Compare SonicWall Email Security vs. Symantec Messaging Gateway

SonicWall Email Security is ranked 11th in Messaging Security with 4 reviews while Symantec Messaging Gateway is ranked 10th in Messaging Security with 1 review. SonicWall Email Security is rated 7.4, while Symantec Messaging Gateway is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of SonicWall Email Security writes "Good at handling email security and has an easy setup". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symantec Messaging Gateway writes "Good fingerprinting and keyword rules, but it needs to better support unstructured data discovery". SonicWall Email Security is most compared with Barracuda Email Security Gateway, Cisco Email Security and Proofpoint Email Protection, whereas Symantec Messaging Gateway is most compared with Cisco Email Security, Fortinet FortiMail and Proofpoint Email Protection.
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Pros
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 feature that I like the best is the fingerprinting concept.

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Cons
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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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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Pricing and Cost Advice
We have a two-year license subscription and the price is very high.

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11th
out of 57 in Messaging Security
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546
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7.3
10th
out of 57 in Messaging Security
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2,034
Comparisons
1,685
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
789
Avg. Rating
7.0
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Dell SonicWALL Email Security PlatformSymantec.cloud, Symantec Email Security.cloud
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Overview
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.

Symantec’s on-premises email security solution begins with Messaging Gateway which provides essential inbound and outbound messaging security including, powerful protection against the latest messaging threats including ransomware, spear phishing, and business email compromise, It catches more than
99 percent of spam with a less than 1 in 1 million false positives, and effectively responds to new messaging threats with real-time automatic antispam and antimalware updates. Messaging Gateway combines multilayer protection technologies that effectively detect, block, and quarantine suspicious email

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Sample Customers
Star Kay White, Locala Community PartnershipsDoric, Joblink Plus, Our Lady of Mercy College, Parramatta, PPB Advisory, Slater & Gordon Lawyers, Sydney Adventist Hospital Ltd.
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