We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"You're going to get what you pay for. If you're not willing to pay the price of Cisco, you're not going to get a product that's as good as Cisco. I don't think Cisco is overpriced, because for the last two years I've been comparing it to Microsoft and Cisco has been cheaper and given us more features."
"In my previous organization, avoiding four instances of CryptoLocker within an estimated six month period is approximately $600,000 in lost time and effort. Our five year cost was about a million dollars, and the four outages that we had equated to 65 percent of that five year cost."
"The licensing was all transferred."
"Compared to Cisco's on-prem service, the cost is the same, but you don't have to pay for the hardware and you don't have to maintain the system, as far as upgrades and hardware failures are concerned. It is cheaper to operate on their cloud service than it is to operate with their on-prem service."
"Cisco Secure Email and the support are priced well. It's not cheap, but there are other solutions that offer less and cost so much. For example, Microsoft is more expensive than Cisco."
"There are additional fees for adding features."
"At times, we feel the pricing is a bit too high, but then, there is also room for discounts. We enjoy a lot of discounts, and that is why we are still with them. There are no costs in addition to the standard licensing fees."
"There is an additional fee for their central managed console."
"Licensing is paid on a yearly basis."
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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.
Menlo Security Email Isolation preserves the native user experience by integrating easily with existing mail server infrastructures such as Exchange, Office 365, Gmail, and most other webmail offerings. It does this without disrupting existing workflows and while giving users a consistent email experience that’s no different than before.
Isolation doesn’t just end with the content of the email. Documents from the most common applications are scanned and secured. Full visibility is provided into password-protected files. Employees provided with safe PDF versions of original attachments for offline viewing.
Sophos Email is a cloud-based secure email gateway solution for Sophos Central. Built to integrate seamlessly with popular email platforms, Sophos Email is engineered to keep businesses safe from email threats, simply stopping spam, phishing, malware, and data loss.
Menlo Security Email Isolation is ranked 29th in Email Security while Sophos Email is ranked 19th in Email Security with 4 reviews. Menlo Security Email Isolation is rated 0.0, while Sophos Email is rated 8.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Sophos Email writes "Good pricing, offers an easy setup, and quite stable". Menlo Security Email Isolation is most compared with Proofpoint Email Protection, Mimecast Email Security with Targeted Threat Protection, FireEye Email Security and N-able Mail Assure, whereas Sophos Email is most compared with Microsoft Exchange Online Protection, Fortinet FortiMail, Microsoft Defender for Office 365, Barracuda Email Security Gateway and Symantec Messaging Gateway.
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