Compare FireEye Email Security vs. Symantec Messaging Gateway

FireEye Email Security is ranked 11th in Messaging Security with 1 review while Symantec Messaging Gateway is ranked 9th in Messaging Security with 1 review. FireEye Email Security is rated 8.0, while Symantec Messaging Gateway is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of FireEye Email Security writes "Simple to use and does a good job of protecting systems from malware". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symantec Messaging Gateway writes "Good fingerprinting and keyword rules, but it needs to better support unstructured data discovery". FireEye Email Security is most compared with Cisco Email Security, Forcepoint Email Security and DMARC Compass, whereas Symantec Messaging Gateway is most compared with Cisco Email Security, Fortinet FortiMail and Proofpoint Email Protection.
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The solution's most valuable feature is its simplicity. It's very user-friendly.

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The feature that I like the best is the fingerprinting concept.

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The reporting aspect of the solution needs improvement.

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It will provide Excel reports and PDF reports, but it would be great if they supported the concept of Crystal Reports.

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Symantec.cloud, Symantec Email Security.cloud
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Overview

FireEye Email Security delivers dynamic defense to detect attacks from the very first time they're seen and blocks the most dangerous cyber threats including malware-laden attachments and URLs, credential phishing sites and business email compromise attacks. Email-borne cyber attacks are targeted, automated and hidden amongst millions of messages, easily morphing before signatures can be created.

Symantec’s on-premises email security solution begins with Messaging Gateway which provides essential inbound and outbound messaging security including, powerful protection against the latest messaging threats including ransomware, spear phishing, and business email compromise, It catches more than
99 percent of spam with a less than 1 in 1 million false positives, and effectively responds to new messaging threats with real-time automatic antispam and antimalware updates. Messaging Gateway combines multilayer protection technologies that effectively detect, block, and quarantine suspicious email

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Sample Customers
Northshore Utility District, Luz Technologies, Air Academy Federal Credit Union, Bank Gutmann, Bank of Thailand, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, State of Missouri, City and County of San Francisco, Denver Public Schools, Vodafone, Go Auto, Stater Bros. MarketDoric, Joblink Plus, Our Lady of Mercy College, Parramatta, PPB Advisory, Slater & Gordon Lawyers, Sydney Adventist Hospital Ltd.
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