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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.""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."

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"It's an expensive solution.""The licensing costs are per-user for the product that you get with them.""It is a bit expensive."

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Top Answer: It is doing its work. It is doing what it was actually designed to do. It has ensured we don't have business email… more »
Top Answer: At times, we feel the pricing is a bit too high, but then, there is also room for discounts. We enjoy a lot of… more »
Top Answer: The area of license renewal should be improved. We normally renew our license every year. There is a feature called… more »
Top Answer: It does a good job for us, and its admin console is easy to use.
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Also Known As
Cisco Email Security, IronPort, Cisco Email Security, ESA, Email Security Appliances
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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.

Mimecast’s Advanced Email Security with Targeted Threat Protection uses multiple, sophisticated, detection engines and a diverse set of threat intelligence sources to protect email from spam, malware, phishing, and targeted attacks delivered as a 100% cloud-based service.

ZixEncrypt removes the hassle of encrypted email and gives you peace of mind that your sensitive data is secure in email. Using proven policy filters, your emails and attachments are scanned automatically. If emails contain sensitive information, they can be encrypted or quarantined. With encryption, secure email is delivered to your recipients in the easiest method possible, including our unrivaled transparent delivery. If the messages are quarantined, there's a second chance to review, ensuring the right messages are going to the right people.

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Sample Customers
SUNY Old Westbury, CoxHealth, City of Fullerton, Indra
Azizi Developments, Affinity Credit Union, Aftercare, Al Abbar Group
Erie County of Pennsylvania’s Human Services Department, Justice Federal Credit Union, STAR Financial Group, Chisago County, Minn., The National Banks of Central Texas, Kentucky Retirement Systems (KRS), Frankfort, Ky, Athletico Physical Therapy, District of Columbia Retirement Board (DCRB), CIBM Bank
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Energy/Utilities Company19%
Retailer14%
Manufacturing Company10%
Financial Services Firm10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider29%
Computer Software Company21%
Government6%
Financial Services Firm5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider17%
Government5%
Financial Services Firm5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company36%
Government10%
Insurance Company7%
Financial Services Firm6%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business34%
Midsize Enterprise24%
Large Enterprise41%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business7%
Midsize Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise66%
REVIEWERS
Small Business56%
Large Enterprise44%
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Mimecast Email Security with Targeted Threat Protection is ranked 7th in Email Security with 7 reviews while Zix Email Encryption is ranked 27th in Email Security. Mimecast Email Security with Targeted Threat Protection is rated 8.2, while Zix Email Encryption is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Mimecast Email Security with Targeted Threat Protection writes "Protects your organization from all types of threats". On the other hand, Mimecast Email Security with Targeted Threat Protection is most compared with Microsoft Defender for Office 365, Fortinet FortiMail, IRONSCALES, Barracuda Essentials and Clearswift SECURE Email Gateway, whereas Zix Email Encryption is most compared with Microsoft Exchange Online Protection, Barracuda Email Security Gateway and Micro Focus Voltage SecureMail.

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