2019-09-15T16:44:00Z

What advice do you have for others considering Barracuda Email Security Gateway?

1

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Barracuda Email Security Gateway, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

ITCS user
Guest
1414 Answers

author avatar
Top 5LeaderboardReseller

For any user receiving compromising third-party emails, Barracuda will help secure the system. I rate this solution a nine out of 10.

2021-06-20T10:06:47Z
author avatar
Top 20Real User

We procured the solution as a service. We have 3,000 people making use of it. There is no need for us to do maintenance. The solution is administered by our subset department and they have a fantastic support team, should there arise any field issues. They are wonderfully accessible. I rate Barracuda Email Security Gateway as a nine out of ten.

2021-05-31T14:13:00Z
author avatar
Top 5LeaderboardReseller

I would recommend this solution. Barracuda has one of the best email security solutions for SMB and big enterprises. Barracuda is not a leader for email security, but they are really good at what they are doing. In terms of email security, Barracuda is one of the best solutions. There are a hundred different products in the market, such as Fortinet and Forcepoint, but Barracuda is cost-effective and really good at what it does. I would rate Barracuda Email Security Gateway a nine out of ten. It is a really good solution, and it does what it says.

2021-04-23T15:51:56Z
author avatar
Top 5MSP

I recommend this solution to others. In a few years, I think this solution is going to be a global leader. I rate Barracuda Email Security Gateway a seven out of ten.

2021-02-24T07:15:38Z
author avatar
Top 5Real User

We have a standalone device that is not scalable, so we are considering a cloud-based solution. I would recommend using the cloud-based solution, and not as an on-premises deployment. I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.

2021-01-12T16:11:10Z
author avatar
Top 10Reseller

We're resellers of the product. Overall, we've been pretty happy with the solution. I'd rate it at a nine out of ten.

2021-01-06T09:26:55Z
author avatar
Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Overall, this is a good product with wonderful security capabilities and I definitely recommend it. I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.

2020-12-18T12:15:50Z
author avatar
Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Overall, I am satisfied with this product, although I don't have the expertise to meaningfully recommend it, or not. I would rate this solution a five out of ten.

2020-11-12T17:38:53Z
author avatar
Top 10Real User

I think it's a good product, it's rated fairly highly when I look at reviews. I would rate this solution a nine out of 10, no reason for not giving a 10 than, nothing is perfect.

2020-10-19T09:33:28Z
author avatar
Top 20Real User

Security Gateway is simple to implement. Make sure that multiple people on staff are trained in setting it up. In other words, you do not want to just be relying on one individual in the organization to be the only one who is able to set it up. Always have a backup, or even two. That is especially important to us as an MSP. One more thing would be to pay attention when you first onboard with the solution. Barracuda puts you through some training with one of their technicians. I think it is important that you record those training sessions to keep for your reference. What will happen if you do not take advantage of recording it is that after the first two or three installs, you will be on your own. If you make sure you make a copy of your training session with them, then you can always refer back to it. On a scale from one to ten where one is the worst and ten is the best, I would rate this product overall as a nine-of-ten. The reason I would give it a nine is just that one area where we do not have the ability to manually go in and modify some of the settings. Until we can do that, it is still a great product but it is not quite a ten.

2020-09-10T07:35:34Z
author avatar
Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Try the Barracuda Email Essential Security Cloud Service. It's not expensive and implemented in half an hour. I would rate it an eight out of ten.

2020-03-16T06:56:00Z
author avatar
Top 5LeaderboardReal User

I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.

2020-02-20T06:38:05Z
author avatar
Real User

I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

2020-02-06T11:37:19Z
author avatar
Real User

As far as advice to other organizations considering this solution, I would generally recommend the product. But it depends. I can recommend Barracuda as a user because I have not had any problem with it. But if your organization has a limited budget, you might want to consider going with Trend Micro. Trend Micro is also a very good product, and it is a little cheaper than Barracuda when it comes to pricing structure. But Trend Micro is also not as easy to implement and use as Barracuda. So you would have to determine whether Barracuda is worth investing in so that you save time and effort. Barracuda costs a little more, but it is easier to use, more user-friendly and has a little better reputation. On a scale from one to ten, with one being the worst and ten being the best, I would rate Barracuda Email Security Gateway as a seven out of ten. This rating is lower even though I am completely satisfied with this product as a solution. The big problem is not the product, but the support — which I consider a very important factor. If I can't get support on time or I have to work inconvenient hours to get live support, this ends up affecting our services. One other thing I think I should mention is that the reporting system for Barracuda is very good. Good reporting is important to the utilization of the product in an efficient manner.

2019-09-15T16:44:00Z
Learn what your peers think about Barracuda Email Security Gateway. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: September 2021.
535,919 professionals have used our research since 2012.