5 Ratings
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Score 9.7 out of 100
14 Ratings
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Score 8.3 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Avast Email Security

Avast Email Security is ideal for people who care [about] email security. With Avast Email Security you need not worry about spamming and malware attacks. Also, if you regularly share confidential information, Avast Email Security comes in handy when it comes to encrypting emails to ensure no unauthorized access. Therefore, the software is ideal for many companies and professionals such as doctors, accountants, and insurance firms.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

McAfee Email Gateway (Discontinued)

Comparable to a Barracuda email appliance, these units retain email that is quarantined as well as provide cloud layer to support it. It is best suited for a medium size company as the devices are often not as scalable as Barracuda.
Derek Schroeder | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Secure Email Gateway

Avast Email Security
9.1
McAfee Email Gateway (Discontinued)
Anti-malware
Avast Email Security
9.0
McAfee Email Gateway (Discontinued)
Cusomizability
Avast Email Security
9.0
McAfee Email Gateway (Discontinued)
Data Loss Protection
Avast Email Security
10.0
McAfee Email Gateway (Discontinued)
Threat Detection
Avast Email Security
9.0
McAfee Email Gateway (Discontinued)
Sandboxing
Avast Email Security
9.0
McAfee Email Gateway (Discontinued)
End-to-End Encryption
Avast Email Security
9.0
McAfee Email Gateway (Discontinued)
Management Tools
Avast Email Security
9.0
McAfee Email Gateway (Discontinued)

Pros

Avast Email Security

  • Avast Email Security is so easy to use and anyone can decrypt and encrypt emails
  • The software offers better protection to emails
  • The software is relatively affordable
  • With Avast Email Security, it is easy to manage inbox sizes of individual emails
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

McAfee Email Gateway (Discontinued)

  • Filtering system is very strong, more often than not blocks bad email.
  • Does fine job filtering and configuring content filtering for extension types such as ZIP or RAR.
  • Intermediary between Internet and email system provides extra layer of security including ability to spool email in the event of an email system outage.
  • Outbound encryption feature is very useful for security purposes.
Derek Schroeder | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Avast Email Security

  • I have not experienced any issues that I can list here.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

McAfee Email Gateway (Discontinued)

  • The onsite appliances have end-of-life forcing an upgrade to new unit.
  • Many of the appliances have been end-of-life and seems McAfee may not be offering the service in the future.
Derek Schroeder | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Avast Email Security

Avast Email Security is a great tool more so if your have other Avast products. It is easy to use, very secure and offers great features to protect your emails. It is the best I have used
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

McAfee Email Gateway (Discontinued)

Barracuda provides two product options, the ESS cloud-only filtering, and onsite Email Security Gateway appliances. Unless compliance needs require the on-premises device, the ESS option easily beats the McAfee Email Gateway.
Derek Schroeder | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Avast Email Security

  • By keeping spamming and other online threats away, we do not have to worry about corrupt emails or hacking instances.
  • With Avast Email Security, we do not have to worry about data loss
  • Avast Email Security makes it easy to encrypt and decrypt emails thereby ensuring data privacy
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

McAfee Email Gateway (Discontinued)

  • The end-of-life of appliances is unfortunate as it forces a purchase of a replacement unit. Barracuda devices have a 4-year refresh cycle so purchasing additional hardware is rarely necessary.
  • McAfee seems to be phasing out the service over time.
Derek Schroeder | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Avast Email Security

General

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

McAfee Email Gateway (Discontinued)

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Avast Email Security
10.0
McAfee Email Gateway (Discontinued)
6.0

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