15 Ratings
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Score 9 out of 100
4 Ratings
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Score 8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Forcepoint Email Security

Forcepoint Email Security is perfect for set and forget. Very little do I need to get in and that's to tailor a policy there are minimal issues I have encountered since using the product.
Alan Matson, CCNA:S, MCP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Symantec Messaging Gateway

It is very well suited for an organization that wants to protect inbound email and use just one product. It may be less appropriate for an organization that is small or has a limited IT support staff.
Steve P | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Secure Email Gateway

Forcepoint Email Security
9.1
Symantec Messaging Gateway
Anti-malware
Forcepoint Email Security
10.0
Symantec Messaging Gateway
Cusomizability
Forcepoint Email Security
9.0
Symantec Messaging Gateway
Data Loss Protection
Forcepoint Email Security
8.0
Symantec Messaging Gateway
Threat Detection
Forcepoint Email Security
9.0
Symantec Messaging Gateway
Sandboxing
Forcepoint Email Security
9.0
Symantec Messaging Gateway
End-to-End Encryption
Forcepoint Email Security
10.0
Symantec Messaging Gateway
Management Tools
Forcepoint Email Security
9.0
Symantec Messaging Gateway

Pros

Forcepoint Email Security

  • URL sandbox
  • File sandbox
  • Spam filter
Guy Fridman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Symantec Messaging Gateway

  • Prevents SPAM attacks.
  • Filters email based on content.
  • Blocks phishing links.
  • Blocks ransomware links/attacks.
Steve P | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Forcepoint Email Security

  • Speed is not the best but its email not instant chat
Alan Matson, CCNA:S, MCP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Symantec Messaging Gateway

  • The web interface can be difficult at times.
Steve P | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Forcepoint Email Security

Forcepoint Email Security 7.0
Based on 2 answers
The support could be better, but the good thing is rarely having to call them.
Alan Matson, CCNA:S, MCP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Symantec Messaging Gateway

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Forcepoint Email Security

Since Forcepoint is used widely in our organization, the integration between DLP web and Mail is amazing, and I didn’t find a good reason to split services between vendors if I have all the package in one place
Guy Fridman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Symantec Messaging Gateway

Without mentioning some of the other products by name, I can tell you that Symantec Messaging Gateway is one of the best.
Steve P | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Forcepoint Email Security

  • Even though Forcepoint solution is targeted high in terms of price, the added value it provides to an organization by securing their system in web and mail is tremendous
Guy Fridman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Symantec Messaging Gateway

  • It would be difficult to determine the exact ROI Symantec Messaging Gateway had on your overall business. However, I can assure you the downtime suffered due to inbound email threats has been reduced to nearly zero in our environment. If IT isn't chasing down ransomware/phishing issues and users aren't staring at a quarantined PC, life is good.
  • There are no negative impacts on ROI that I can think of.
Steve P | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Forcepoint Email Security

General

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

Symantec Messaging Gateway

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Forcepoint Email Security
10.0
Symantec Messaging Gateway
8.0

Support Rating

Forcepoint Email Security
7.0
Symantec Messaging Gateway

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