Compare Proofpoint Email Protection vs. SonicWall Email Security

Proofpoint Email Protection is ranked 3rd in Messaging Security with 2 reviews while SonicWall Email Security is ranked 10th in Messaging Security with 4 reviews. Proofpoint Email Protection is rated 9.0, while SonicWall Email Security is rated 7.4. The top reviewer of Proofpoint Email Protection writes "Easy to use and set up with excellent anti-spam features". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SonicWall Email Security writes "Good at handling email security and has an easy setup". Proofpoint Email Protection is most compared with Agari, Cisco Email Security (ESA) and Palo Alto Networks WildFire, whereas SonicWall Email Security is most compared with Barracuda Email Security Gateway, Cisco Email Security (ESA) and Fortinet FortiMail.
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Pros
The anti-spam features are excellent on the email firewalls.The most valuable feature is the ability to remove bad messages that were delivered, prior to being classified as unwanted.

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The most valuable features are the anti-spam, anti-phishing, anti-virus, and anti-spoofing.This solution provides very good email security that protects us against spamming and malware.The anti-spam aspect of the solution is its most valuable feature.Beside a few issues with specificity in the email protection controls, this product is very good at handling email security.

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The solution could be improved with the addition of PLP and email encryption features.Proofpoint should have better integration with complex environments that need more than one instance of Proofpoint, as there are issues with nested instances.

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A lot of spoofed emails are still coming to the end-user, so the configuration for this option needs to be improved.We would like to see more information on a dashboard about what is happening when it comes to spamming and malware.They need well-trained partners in Nigeria.The technical support from the company is not always very good at solving issues, but they offer access to a good community of users where problems are easily solved.

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We have a two-year license subscription and the price is very high.

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3rd
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10th
out of 44 in Messaging Security
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7.3
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Compared 13% of the time.
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Proofpoint Enterprise ProtectionDell SonicWALL Email Security Platform
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Overview

Proofpoint Email Protection stops malware and non-malware threats such as impostor email (also known as email fraud). Deployed as a cloud service or on-premises, it provides granular filtering to control bulk "graymail" and other unwanted email. And business continuity capabilities keep email communications flowing, even when your email server fails.

SonicWALL Email Security Platform offers powerful protection to keep email threats out. And sensitive data in. With innovative protection techniques for both inbound and outbound email plus unique management tools, the Email Security platform delivers superior email protection today while standing ready to stop the new attacks of tomorrow.
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Sample Customers
Blocket, University of Waterloo, Lincoln Memorial University, WellSpan Health, U-Haul, Carestream Health, WestinghouseStar Kay White, Locala Community Partnerships
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Software R&D Company22%
Comms Service Provider14%
Government11%
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