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"The most valuable features are filtering and sandboxing.""This is a solid email monitoring and security system that learns and maintains a two-way dialog with email system administrators.""If there is a problem somewhere Fortinet can act on it immediately. That is very important.""The most valuable features are the low price and its ability to integrate with other Fortinet products.""FortiMail Cloud is very fast."

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"MailChimp has many capabilities."

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"Networking should be simplified.""The setup of the rules can be improved. I think it should be simplified and would be the best improvement in the system.""The product could be improved by extending reporting tools and adding options for notification.""The downside of this solution is that it is difficult to implement policies on FortiMail.""It is slightly difficult to configure FortiMail in the cloud with Exchange on-premise, especially the quarantine mailbox access for end-users."

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"The solution could be easier to use."

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"You only have to purchase one license for multiple participants.""A license for our company using FortiMail and FortiCare (filtering and support) was $4000.""The licensing is for three years. In the beginning, we did not pay monthly, it was paid once for three years."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The most valuable features are filtering and sandboxing.
Top Answer: It is slightly difficult to configure FortiMail in the cloud with Exchange on-premise, especially the quarantine mailbox access for end-users.
Top Answer: We use this solution to block spoofing. We are MSPs and we provide services to many companies that are running FortiMail.
Top Answer: MailChimp has many capabilities.
Top Answer: The solution could be easier to use. I'm still looking around. While it has many capabilities it could be more user-friendly. The limitations of the solution should also be better defined. I reached… more »
Top Answer: We use MailChimp to send campaigns to potential clients.
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Email has long been a favorite attack vector of cyber criminals and is often an early stage of advanced threats. But not only do you need to keep threats from getting in, you need to keep data from getting out. Fortinet’s email security solution has the highly effective, yet easy to use inbound and outbound protection you need. It comes in a large range of offerings to fit any size organization or service provider. Plus, unmatched flexibility in deployment modes and form factors means it fits perfectly in any environment.

MailChimp is an email marketing service with more than 5 million users around the world. Design, send, and track email newsletters from anywhere. And since MailChimp is built to support lists with millions of subscribers, we'll scale with your company.

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Sample Customers
Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
The Atlantic, WNYC, Sierra Nevada, New York Times
Top Industries
Comms Service Provider39%
Computer Software Company19%
Energy/Utilities Company5%
Financial Services Firm33%
Marketing Services Firm22%
Media Company11%
Non Profit11%
Comms Service Provider33%
Computer Software Company24%
Company Size
Small Business64%
Midsize Enterprise18%
Large Enterprise18%
Small Business71%
Midsize Enterprise9%
Large Enterprise20%

Fortinet FortiMail Cloud is ranked 1st in Cloud Email with 5 reviews while MailChimp is ranked 2nd in Cloud Email with 1 review. Fortinet FortiMail Cloud is rated 8.4, while MailChimp is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiMail Cloud writes "Reliable email filtering and security that functions and learns at a high level". On the other hand, the top reviewer of MailChimp writes "Has many capabilities, but could be more user-friendly". Fortinet FortiMail Cloud is most compared with Fortinet FortiMail, Microsoft Defender for Office 365, Barracuda Email Security Gateway and Microsoft Exchange Online Protection, whereas MailChimp is most compared with Amazon SES, SendGrid, Mandrill, Zoho Campaigns and Mailjet.

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