Compare Proofpoint Email Protection vs. Symantec Email Security.cloud

Proofpoint Email Protection is ranked 3rd in Messaging Security with 2 reviews while Symantec Email Security.cloud is ranked 9th in Messaging Security with 1 review. Proofpoint Email Protection is rated 9.0, while Symantec Email Security.cloud is rated 7.0. 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 Symantec Email Security.cloud writes "Good fingerprinting and keyword rules, but it needs to better support unstructured data discovery". Proofpoint Email Protection is most compared with Agari, Cisco Email Security (ESA) and Palo Alto Networks WildFire, whereas Symantec Email Security.cloud is most compared with Cisco Email Security (ESA), Proofpoint Email Protection 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 feature that I like the best is the fingerprinting concept.

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Cons
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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It will provide Excel reports and PDF reports, but it would be great if they supported the concept of Crystal Reports.

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3rd
out of 44 in Messaging Security
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9.0
9th
out of 44 in Messaging Security
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2,177
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1
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789
Avg. Rating
7.0
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Compared 13% of the time.
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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.

Symantec Email Security.cloud filters unwanted messages and protects users from targeted attacks. The service has self- learning capabilities and Symantec intelligence to deliver highly effective and accurate email security. Encryption and data loss prevention help you control sensitive data. It supports Microsoft Office 365, Google Apps, on premises or hosted Microsoft Exchange, and other mailbox services, delivering always-on, inbound and outbound messaging security. It is designed to provide 100 percent protection against known and unknown email viruses and have a 99 percent spam capture rate, as defined in the service level agreement. Email Security.cloud helps protect organizations from email-borne viruses, malware, spam, phishing, targeted attacks, and bulk email, all while removing the complexities of on-site technology.

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Sample Customers
Blocket, University of Waterloo, Lincoln Memorial University, WellSpan Health, U-Haul, Carestream Health, WestinghouseDoric, Joblink Plus, Our Lady of Mercy College, Parramatta, PPB Advisory, Slater & Gordon Lawyers, Sydney Adventist Hospital Ltd.
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Software R&D Company23%
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Government11%
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