Sophos Email Appliance Competitors and Alternatives

The top Sophos Email Appliance competitors are
  • Fortinet FortiMail
  • Barracuda Spam and Virus Firewall
  • Cisco IronPort
  • Symantec Email Security.cloud
Read reviews of Sophos Email Appliance competitors and alternatives
Wouter Hindriks
Real User
Senior Network Administrator at a tech services company
Feb 28 2018

What is most valuable?

On-box DKIM and DMARC features let us secure our email flows and reduce the risk of our domains being used for spamming. Administration of the email domains and custom filters are... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The system enables end users to manage their own whitelists/blacklists and provides our service desk with the means to troubleshoot email delivery issues with ease.

What needs improvement?

The user interface could be updated. Better dashboards and more interactive overviews would be nice, but the current functionality is sufficient.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

The Cisco Email Security Appliance has enabled us to reduce spam by at least 30% compared to our previous solution.
Adriana Ymeri
Real User
IT Infrastructure Engineer at a tech company with 11-50 employees
Mar 15 2017

What is most valuable?

* Spam detection from FortiGuard Antispam Service and FortiMail antispam techniques; session based and application based. * Inbound and outbound inspection * Supports multiple... more»

How has it helped my organization?

FortiGate provides inbound scanning for e-mail based threats, but FortiMail provides much deeper analysis and implements a much richer feature set.

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

No per user or mailbox pricing; industry leading based on price and performance.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We used Exchange Server + FortiGate firewall. FortiMail offers more email security features.
Syed Ubaid Ali Jafri
Consultant
Head of Cyber Security at KPMG Pakistan
Jul 18 2017

What is most valuable?

The Anomaly-based spam detection is a very good feature of Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall, since it not only keeps... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Based on a true case, we had been receiving emails from different countries on a bulk scale containing malware. Before... more»

What needs improvement?

Two things: 1) The backup and recovery of the rule set stored in the device. 2) In denial of service condition, the... more»

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

Pricing options should be considered by the Barracuda management, as per country market research. They should consider... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Lack of technical support and very delayed responses in the case of an incident.

What other advice do I have?

I would suggest implementing Barracuda Spam, because this solution has a multi-factor threat analysis engine, which... more»

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