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"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."

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"It's a user-base subscription.""From the pricing point of view, like any other product in the market, there is scope for negotiation."

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Top Answer: The malicious URL scanning, as well as the anti-malware features, have been really useful for us in our environment.
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Top Answer: Safe attachments, safe links, policies, and the ability to protect from zero-day threats are the most valuable features… more »
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Also Known As
Cisco Email Security, IronPort, Cisco Email Security, ESA, Email Security Appliances
Voltage SecureMail, Micro Focus SecureMail, HPE SecureMail, SecureMail
MS Defender for Office 365, MS Defender for Office 365, MS Defender for Office 365
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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.

Micro Focus Voltage SecureMail is the best of breed end-to-end encrypted email solution available for desktop, cloud, and mobile that is scalable to millions of users while keepingPersonally Identifiable Information (PII) and Personal Health Information (PHI) secure and private. This level of secure email communication gives organizations the confidence to transition from paper to electronic communication.

Microsoft Defender for Office 365 protects all of Office 365 against advanced threats like business email compromise and credential phishing, and automatically investigates and remediates attacks. With Defender for O365 you get Integrated threat protection for all of Office 365 that gives you:

- Native protection for Office 365 with built-in protection that simplifies administration, lowers total cost of ownership, and boosts productivity.

- Unparalleled scale and effectiveness with powerful automated workflows to improve SecOps efficiency.

- A complete solution for collaboration that protects you from attacks across the kill chain.

To learn more about our solution, ask questions, and share feedback, join our Microsoft Security and Compliance Community.

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Sample Customers
SUNY Old Westbury, CoxHealth, City of Fullerton, Indra
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Microsoft Defender for Office 365 is trusted by companies such as Ithaca College.
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Energy/Utilities Company21%
Retailer16%
Manufacturing Company11%
Financial Services Firm11%
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Comms Service Provider32%
Computer Software Company20%
Financial Services Firm5%
Government5%
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Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider22%
Government6%
Retailer5%
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Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise46%
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Midsize Enterprise29%
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Micro Focus Voltage SecureMail is ranked 41st in Email Security while Microsoft Defender for Office 365 is ranked 10th in Email Security with 3 reviews. Micro Focus Voltage SecureMail is rated 0.0, while Microsoft Defender for Office 365 is rated 8.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Defender for Office 365 writes "Essential security capabilities, plenty of email protection, and enhanced data loss prevention". Micro Focus Voltage SecureMail is most compared with Zix Email Encryption and Proofpoint Email Protection, whereas Microsoft Defender for Office 365 is most compared with Mimecast Email Security with Targeted Threat Protection, Proofpoint Email Protection, Microsoft Exchange Online Protection, Barracuda Email Security Gateway and SonicWall Capture Advanced Threat Protection.

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