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"We do annual licensing for Cisco Secure Email Gatewayand SMA together, and possibly SmartNet support. Packaged together, the cost is just under $38,000.""In addition to the standard licensing, there is a cost for SMARTnet as well.""Pricing depends on your environment and which model you want to buy.""Licensing costs depend on how many users there are. It could range between $5 and $7 per month, per user.""The license was not per user, the license model was per feature. You could choose anti-virus, anti-spam, etc. It was feature-based and charged yearly.""There were no other costs in addition to the standard licensing fees.""We were using Proofpoint and then we switched to Cisco... reportability was one of the main reasons we switched, but the biggest one was cost. If you can get an equivalent functionality for a better price it's wise to do so. That's what our primary decision came down to: We could get equivalent functionality at a lower price point.""It is not that costly. We pay for the solution through a contractor and pay an annual fee."

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Top Answer: The most valuable features are Advanced Malware Protection, URL filtering, and of course Reputation Filtering.
Top Answer: The reporting functionality needs to be improved.
Top Answer: I have experience as an SE for IronPort as well as a private consultant. I have used this solution in multiple environments.
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Overview

Customers of all sizes face the same daunting challenge: email is simultaneously the most important business communication tool and the leading attack vector for security breaches. Cisco Email Security enables users to communicate securely and helps organizations combat Business Email Compromise (BEC), ransomware, advanced malware, phishing, spam, and data loss with a multilayered approach to security.

MetaDefender Email Security protects against email borne threats that evade sandboxes and bypass advanced threat protection solutions such as those offered with Office 365 and G Suite. Using industry-leading multi-scanning and data sanitization, also known as content disarm & reconstruction (CDR), MetaDefender Email Security prevents zero-day attacks and unknown threats as well as providing close to 100% known threat detection, without affecting email server performance.

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Sample Customers
SUNY Old Westbury, CoxHealth, City of Fullerton, IndraLeader Communications Incorporated (LCI)
Top Industries
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Energy/Utilities Company25%
Manufacturing Company13%
Healthcare Company13%
University6%
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Comms Service Provider35%
Computer Software Company20%
Energy/Utilities Company7%
Government5%
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Small Business29%
Midsize Enterprise24%
Large Enterprise48%
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Small Business3%
Midsize Enterprise54%
Large Enterprise43%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco, Fortinet, Barracuda Networks and others in Email Security. Updated: November 2020.
447,718 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Cisco Secure Email is ranked 1st in Email Security with 17 reviews while MetaDefender Email Security is ranked 28th in Email Security. Cisco Secure Email is rated 8.8, while MetaDefender Email Security is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Cisco Secure Email writes "Stops the vast majority of email from getting in, across our multiple email domains". On the other hand, Cisco Secure Email is most compared with FireEye Email Security, Fortinet FortiMail, Proofpoint Email Protection and Barracuda Email Security Gateway, whereas MetaDefender Email Security is most compared with Forcepoint Email Security.

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