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Top Rated
153 Ratings

Avanan

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Score 9.1 out of 100
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Score 8.9 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • Proofpoint Essentials for Small Business ranks higher in 1 feature set: Secure Email Gateway

Secure Email Gateway

8.8

Avanan

88%
9.4

Proofpoint Essentials

94%
Proofpoint Essentials for Small Business ranks higher in 5/7 features

Anti-malware

9.1
91%
100 Ratings
9.2
92%
2 Ratings

Cusomizability

8.8
88%
101 Ratings
8.6
86%
2 Ratings

Data Loss Protection

8.7
87%
88 Ratings
10.0
100%
1 Rating

Threat Detection

9.5
95%
101 Ratings
9.2
92%
2 Ratings

Sandboxing

8.2
82%
88 Ratings
10.0
100%
1 Rating

End-to-End Encryption

8.1
81%
71 Ratings
9.6
96%
2 Ratings

Management Tools

8.9
89%
101 Ratings
9.4
94%
2 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • Proofpoint Essentials for Small Business is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

9.2

Avanan

92%
107 Ratings
10.0

Proofpoint Essentials

100%
3 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

9.0

Avanan

90%
5 Ratings

Proofpoint Essentials

N/A
0 Ratings

Usability

8.8

Avanan

88%
33 Ratings

Proofpoint Essentials

N/A
0 Ratings

Availability

9.1

Avanan

91%
1 Rating

Proofpoint Essentials

N/A
0 Ratings

Performance

6.4

Avanan

64%
1 Rating

Proofpoint Essentials

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

9.3

Avanan

93%
34 Ratings

Proofpoint Essentials

N/A
0 Ratings

In-Person Training

1.0

Avanan

10%
1 Rating

Proofpoint Essentials

N/A
0 Ratings

Online Training

8.2

Avanan

82%
1 Rating

Proofpoint Essentials

N/A
0 Ratings

Implementation Rating

8.7

Avanan

87%
2 Ratings

Proofpoint Essentials

N/A
0 Ratings

Product Scalability

9.1

Avanan

91%
1 Rating

Proofpoint Essentials

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Avanan

This software is well-suited for a company that is looking to protect its data from common security breaches. It is very user-friendly and easy to implement, which is why these few things make it easily usable on a daily basis. This software also allows for much faster cloud performance and provides regular reports which provide security analytics.
Marta Budzan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Proofpoint Essentials

I would definitely recommend it for fast and easy deployment with no need of constant managing solution. It is a solid solution that will do all what you need for the email security. Especially when you have a small IT team or even do not have enough experienced specialists to handle email security questions - Proofpoint is what I would recommend to use. I gave it 9 of 10 points only because of the price, you can find find more cheap solutions on the market.
Valeryi Mezentsev | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Avanan

  • The dashboard for Avanan makes all of the most important information easy to digest.
  • Alerting - specifically, the Geo-Location alerts allow us to see if a user has possibly been compromised.
  • The End-User Email Quarantine experience gives users the ability to request emails be released, which trains them to better spot legitimate emails.
Nathaniel Roebuck | TrustRadius Reviewer

Proofpoint Essentials

  • For basic protection, the Solution has an Antivirus, Zero hours Filtering, and Impostor protection.
  • Targeted attacks - URL and Attachment Defense.
  • Content filtering.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Avanan

  • Sometimes, it's not easy to find why the email has been moved to spam or blocked
  • Tuning takes time, sometime query just don't work even everything is right.
  • UI can be made more user friendly, so that it will be easier to operate
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Proofpoint Essentials

  • I don't have [a lot] of bad things to say about the software its all positives in my book
Daniel Merkl | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Avanan

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

$4 per user per month

Avanan Editions & Modules

Edition
Advanced Anti-Phishing$4.001
Complete Malware Protection$5.001
Full-Suite Protection$8.001
  1. per user per month
Additional Pricing Details
Prices for fewer than 500 users.

Proofpoint Essentials

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

Proofpoint Essentials Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Likelihood to Renew

Avanan

Avanan 9.0
Based on 5 answers
Cost, need to make sure the cost is competitive for how many users are using email protection as we move users to MS Teams and don't rely so much on full access to email accounts (both sending and receiving internal and external).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Proofpoint Essentials

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Avanan

Avanan 8.8
Based on 33 answers
The end-users love not having their inboxes fill up with extra useless emails. As an administrator, it is simple to implement and maintain. The ability to put something into test mode before going live makes our life a lot easier and less stressful. Avanan has many different components to make your life easier.
Ed Gray | TrustRadius Reviewer

Proofpoint Essentials

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Reliability and Availability

Avanan

Avanan 9.1
Based on 1 answer
Always been available as needed.
Eric Rise | TrustRadius Reviewer

Proofpoint Essentials

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Avanan

Avanan 6.4
Based on 1 answer
It's not all the time, on occasion the platform can delay email by seven to ten minutes.
Eric Rise | TrustRadius Reviewer

Proofpoint Essentials

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Avanan

Avanan 9.3
Based on 34 answers
Support has always been there for me, they take on suggestions and product improvements quite seriously. I've spoken to techs and you can tell that they care about the product and the service in which they deliver. Avanan support is always responsive in everything I throw them and in most cases they don't tell me how to build out a widget or custom query, they actually do it for me and send it to me.
Paul Maranzano | TrustRadius Reviewer

Proofpoint Essentials

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

In-Person Training

Avanan

Avanan 1.0
Based on 1 answer
There was no in person training.
Eric Rise | TrustRadius Reviewer

Proofpoint Essentials

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Online Training

Avanan

Avanan 8.2
Based on 1 answer
Takes a lot to get a 10 out of 10.
Eric Rise | TrustRadius Reviewer

Proofpoint Essentials

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

Avanan

Avanan 8.7
Based on 2 answers
Ensure system administration and exchange admin are up to speed on Avanan
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Proofpoint Essentials

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Avanan

Avanan has a one-click solution, which subscribers or clients use to deploy a new security update. Further, Avanan has the protection of any cloud application, which means, it bypasses any security threat and maintain the set safety processes. Finally, data leakage is a shield that Avanan has deployed, a very smooth process in the firm.
Joel Elliot | TrustRadius Reviewer

Proofpoint Essentials

As already wrote, Proofpoint is perfect solution to be deployed quickly without requiring any additional resources or services.Good email tracking logs, excellent reporting features. Great filtering mechanism. Cost effective pricing.
Valeryi Mezentsev | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Avanan

Avanan 9.1
Based on 1 answer
It does what they claim and then some.
Eric Rise | TrustRadius Reviewer

Proofpoint Essentials

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Avanan

  • Improved risk mitigation by providing additional layer protection for M365.
  • Easy to setup and configure. No expert knowledge required and no downtime required.
  • Customizable license count. No need to buy the same number of mailbox users if you really don't want to protect some unused mailboxes.
Kishor Kumar TB | TrustRadius Reviewer

Proofpoint Essentials

  • Proofpoint Essentials for Small Business has a simplified management.
  • It has a Basic Archive and Legal Hold & eDiscovery Management.
  • Integrated DLP that gives benefits to any organization.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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