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Score 8 out of 100
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Score 9.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Clearswift SECURE Email Gateway (SEG)

The CS SEG appliances are running as virtual appliances by now. They do need not much power in the ESX environment. I recommend to use at least two peers running in a cluster. The cluster feature is working very well. The CS SEG can process a huge number of emails in a very short time frame.
Frank Haarmann | TrustRadius Reviewer

FireEye Email Security

I would highly recommend FireEye Email Security to a colleague. The platform is good at eliminating malicious emails prior to delivery to the end-user. Detections exist across the URL, attachment, and embedded HTML levels. It is a strong platform.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Secure Email Gateway

Clearswift SECURE Email Gateway (SEG)
8.2
FireEye Email Security
8.9
Anti-malware
Clearswift SECURE Email Gateway (SEG)
9.0
FireEye Email Security
9.4
Cusomizability
Clearswift SECURE Email Gateway (SEG)
9.0
FireEye Email Security
9.2
Data Loss Protection
Clearswift SECURE Email Gateway (SEG)
9.0
FireEye Email Security
Threat Detection
Clearswift SECURE Email Gateway (SEG)
7.0
FireEye Email Security
9.3
Management Tools
Clearswift SECURE Email Gateway (SEG)
7.0
FireEye Email Security
7.7
Sandboxing
Clearswift SECURE Email Gateway (SEG)
FireEye Email Security
8.8

Pros

Clearswift SECURE Email Gateway (SEG)

  • CS SEG is fast in email processing
  • Managing the quarantine is easy
  • Display of the reasons why an email has been processed this is very detailed
Frank Haarmann | TrustRadius Reviewer

FireEye Email Security

  • Blocking URL-based threats using FAUDE features.
  • Post threat detection via the Retroactive feature.
  • Excellent sandboxing analysis performance and detailed dynamic analysis reports.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Clearswift SECURE Email Gateway (SEG)

  • Improvement is needed in the area of AV/Antispam update processing (internally)
  • Improvement is needed in the log file processing. Many log file entries are not understandable for an operator or administrator without special insider knowledge
  • Clearswift has recently changed the support provider. Now there are no german supporters anymore.
Frank Haarmann | TrustRadius Reviewer

FireEye Email Security

  • The interface is not exactly intuitive.
  • There are a high number of false positives.
  • To my knowledge, there is not a way to whitelist links or attachments.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Clearswift SECURE Email Gateway (SEG)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

FireEye Email Security

FireEye Email Security 8.2
Based on 1 answer
FireEye Email Security is the most effective email security solution for protecting enterprises from APT. It is not complicated to set up and you can ride a wave of continuous security effects for a long time without major changes after the initial setup. It's automated, so users don't have to care too much about it. In addition, it provides detailed analysis data, so you can utilize it for 3rd party solutions if you want.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Clearswift SECURE Email Gateway (SEG)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

FireEye Email Security

FireEye Email Security 7.3
Based on 3 answers
In the years we have had this service, we haven't needed much help (which is a testament to the ease of use/reliability of the product) but when we have they have been probably the best vendor I've ever dealt with when it comes to quickly addressing support call issues. We also have a very readily available engineer that has been quick to help with more complex requests.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Clearswift SECURE Email Gateway (SEG)

The Clearswift Secure Email Gateway (CS SEG) has very low license costs. A two peer cluster is enough to run a complete emailing gateway environment. Compared to the Proofpoint PPS the CS SEG does not need a management appliance. The CS SEG peers can manage the quarantine by themselves. This is easy to use and quite fast.
Frank Haarmann | TrustRadius Reviewer

FireEye Email Security

There are a few things FireEye Email Security does better than ProofPoint and vice versa. For example, you would think blocking .html attachments would be trivial. FireEye Email Security can be configured to do it. Proofpoint can not, and if you try to configure it, HTML gets stripped from the email content, which has a major impact on the business. On the other hand, ProofPoint has a number of additional features and bells and whistles that FireEye Email Security does not.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Clearswift SECURE Email Gateway (SEG)

  • Since this CS SEG environment is operated for a customer, I cannot answer this question
Frank Haarmann | TrustRadius Reviewer

FireEye Email Security

  • It's been positive in the sense that it has blocked some malicious email that would have otherwise made it to our users.
  • It has been negative in the sense that we spend a higher-than-expected number of cycles dealing with false positives.
  • Another negative is that we also experience false negatives.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Clearswift SECURE Email Gateway (SEG)

General

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

Clearswift SECURE Email Gateway (SEG) Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

FireEye Email Security

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

FireEye Email Security Editions & Modules

On-premise Edition
Server Edition$01
  1. per mailbox
SaaS Edition
AVAS$01
Cloud Edition$01
  1. per mailbox
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Clearswift SECURE Email Gateway (SEG)
8.0
FireEye Email Security
8.6

Usability

Clearswift SECURE Email Gateway (SEG)
FireEye Email Security
8.2

Support Rating

Clearswift SECURE Email Gateway (SEG)
FireEye Email Security
7.3

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