Barracuda Essentials vs. NeoCertified Secure Email

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Barracuda Essentials
Score 9.3 out of 10
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Barracuda Essentials is an email security platform designed to protect users and businesses from volumetric threats like malware and spam, as well advanced threats like targeted spear phishing and ransomware, and provides email archiving and data protection from corruption and deletion with cloud backup and recovery of emails and files, data leak prevention and encryption.N/A
NeoCertified Secure Email
Score 10.0 out of 10
N/A
NeoCertified offers their HIPAA compliant Secure Email service, providing email encryption across all devices, including mobile and tablet devices.
$59
per month
Pricing
Barracuda EssentialsNeoCertified Secure Email
Editions & Modules
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Non-Profit
$59.00
per user, per year
Single User
$99.00
per user, per year
Multiple Users
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Barracuda EssentialsNeoCertified Secure Email
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
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Secure Email Gateway
Comparison of Secure Email Gateway features of Product A and Product B
Barracuda Essentials
6.6
16 Ratings
24% below category average
NeoCertified Secure Email
-
Ratings
Anti-malware10.016 Ratings00 Ratings
Customizability5.015 Ratings00 Ratings
Data Loss Protection2.113 Ratings00 Ratings
Threat Detection9.016 Ratings00 Ratings
Sandboxing3.012 Ratings00 Ratings
End-to-End Encryption8.013 Ratings00 Ratings
Management Tools9.016 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
Barracuda EssentialsNeoCertified Secure Email
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(16 ratings)
10.0
(3 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
8.9
(8 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
8.2
(9 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Barracuda EssentialsNeoCertified Secure Email
Likelihood to Recommend
Barracuda Networks, Inc.
The Barracuda Essentials solution is definitely a great alternative to network security and especially corporate email to prevent employees from clicking on malicious links, spam, phishing, trojans and ransonware. The solution today is implemented in almost all sectors of the company and we have control of everything and good protection guaranteeing principles of compliance and security.
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NeoCertified LLC
NeoCertified Secure Email is very easy to use, and the speed of the encryption is excellent. The only challenge we have had is some of the national carriers are unfamiliar with NeoCertified Secure Email and thus sometimes give us some resistance in our utilizing it.
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Pros
Barracuda Networks, Inc.
  • Barracuda Essentials Spam Filtering works and it is very easy to add or remove senders from the Spam filter lists.
  • Barracuda Essentials provides excellent protection from Phishing and other Malware.
  • Barracuda Essentials email encryption is so easy to use and easy to setup. Our users love it.
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NeoCertified LLC
  • Easily works with our Outlook email system.
  • Those receiving our secure emails find it easy to set up a user name and password to access and open and attach and send back.
  • Whenever help is needed they respond quickly.
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Cons
Barracuda Networks, Inc.
  • Encryption is always on. There's NO way to turn it off so false encryption leads to real issues. Many banks and other companies cannot read/accept encrypted email. There should be a "Do Not Encrypt" type of keyword to prevent encryption (competing products have this).
  • There's no indication an email was encrypted (like with Proofpoint or ZIX mail).
  • MSP management interface needs work. You have to request licenses by email and wait. Pretty archaic today. Most competing product sites let MSP's increase/decrease licensing as needed, immediately.
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NeoCertified LLC
  • Perhaps in having additional service techs
  • Everyone always wants better pricing but they are competitive in their field
  • Better public recognition of NeoCertified Secure Email
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Likelihood to Renew
Barracuda Networks, Inc.
Its the best email security gateway product I have used.
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NeoCertified LLC
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Usability
Barracuda Networks, Inc.
Barracuda Essentials is simple to use. It has a user dashboard that is simple to navigate even for those who have few computer skills. One can barely realize that the program is even running in the background heading off those emails that can cause damage to my computer or our overall system.
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NeoCertified LLC
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Support Rating
Barracuda Networks, Inc.
This is the best tool in the industry. It provides the best support on top of the product. If one has any trouble configuring things or troubleshooting things, Barracuda's support is renowned for resolving bugs and issues as well as assisting troubleshooting and fixing issues. I would highly recommend it as it covers all email security bases.
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NeoCertified LLC
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Alternatives Considered
Barracuda Networks, Inc.
Barracuda Essentials has a far easier admin pannel than is provided by mimecast along with far more filtering options such as dkim. Much easier to do the initial setup along with much better support provided. Barracuda Essentials has Advanced threat protection that uses AI to spot patterns and gives you the option to remove a suspect email from all inboxs
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NeoCertified LLC
The cost and ease of use was the determining factors.
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Return on Investment
Barracuda Networks, Inc.
  • Barracuda Essentials has had a very positive impact especially since the Pandemic with many remote workers. Our IT objective is 99.9% uptime with many redundancy fail safes in place. Barracuda Essentials helps meet that objective by protecting the vast amount of email we receive daily.
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NeoCertified LLC
  • It solves my number 1 problem...staying compliant with the security rules and regulations that my industry imposes.
  • It gives peace of mind to my clients that their personal information is secured. This is an easy step in customer service that goes above and beyond what many offer. Trust is a huge issue for clients, we have our clients trust that we will always be looking out for their best interest, including securing our correspondence that includes private information.
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