Proofpoint Email Protection Competitors and Alternatives

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Real User
Customer Success Engineer at NetBeez
Jul 16 2020

What is most valuable?

Spam report is nice as it not only tells me what is malicious but allows me to release annoying but unharmful emails in case I wanted to view them. The automatic encryption feature is nice because… more »

How has it helped my organization?

I don't have to worry about malicious attacks. My emails are automatically encrypted and automatically archived. This allows me to save time & money. I do not have to fuss with each and every… more »

What needs improvement?

Right now everything is working fine. Everything is out of flash and migrated into HTML5. The customization has come a long way since this product launched in 2018. Searching and finding emails is as… more »

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The initial setup took minutes, tweaking everything took maybe an hour to set up to my liking. The costs is very inexpensive compared to other solutions.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Office 365 ATP and I did not want to have all of my eggs in 1 basket. Also, Office 365 ATP is limited regarding customization.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

* Proof Point * App River * Barracuda * Spam Titan
Real User
Senior Security Architect at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Feb 17 2020

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is the URL relay protection because it protects users from phishing attacks.

What needs improvement?

The frequency in which this solution receives technical updates should be improved. If they are to be rated as the number one email appliance then they should also be the first to receive updates. It should happen across all of the customers, immeidately. In the next release of this solution, I… more »

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We have implemented the Sophos Email Appliance for clients, but we have also deployed similar solutions by Mimecast and Proofpoint. These products have some easy-to-go connectors with Office 365.

What other advice do I have?

My advice is that every organization should select an email security appliance, based on their requirements. Even if they are using Microsoft Office 360 Protection, they should still be using a cloud-based email security solution because there are some specific security rules and controls that are… more »
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