Kiteworks vs. Proofpoint Email Protection

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Kiteworks
Score 9.1 out of 10
N/A
Kiteworks empowers organizations to manage risk in every send, share, receive, and save of sensitive content over numerous communications channels: email, file sharing, managed file transfer, APIs, and web forms. The Kiteworks platform unifies, tracks, controls, and secures sensitive content moving within, into, and out of an organization, significantly improving risk management and ensuring regulatory compliance. With on-premise, private cloud, hybrid and FedRAMP deployment…
$15
per year
Proofpoint Email Protection
Score 8.8 out of 10
N/A
Proofpoint Email Protection is available as an on-premise or cloud based solution and blocks unwanted, malicious and impostor emails with granular search capabilities and visibility into all messages. Outbound controls include encryption and data loss prevention, while continuity capabilities ensure business communications can continue as normal in the event of an email outage. With Proofpoint's Email Protection, you can protect your people, data, and brand from today’s threats…N/A
Pricing
KiteworksProofpoint Email Protection
Editions & Modules
Business
$15
per user/month
Enterprise
Custom Pricing
No answers on this topic
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
KiteworksProofpoint Email Protection
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
More Pricing Information
Community Pulse
KiteworksProofpoint Email Protection
Considered Both Products
Kiteworks

No answer on this topic

Proofpoint Email Protection
Chose Proofpoint Email Protection
We currently have Microsoft ATP turned on behind Proofpoint and Proofpoint's TAP. ATP almost never alerts us to any issues due to the filtering by Proofpoint.
Top Pros
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Features
KiteworksProofpoint Email Protection
Secure Email Gateway
Comparison of Secure Email Gateway features of Product A and Product B
Kiteworks
-
Ratings
Proofpoint Email Protection
9.1
78 Ratings
8% above category average
Anti-malware00 Ratings10.076 Ratings
Cusomizability00 Ratings9.975 Ratings
Data Loss Protection00 Ratings8.748 Ratings
Threat Detection00 Ratings9.075 Ratings
Sandboxing00 Ratings9.257 Ratings
End-to-End Encryption00 Ratings9.258 Ratings
Management Tools00 Ratings8.074 Ratings
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User Ratings
KiteworksProofpoint Email Protection
Likelihood to Recommend
9.1
(2 ratings)
9.8
(95 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
8.3
(2 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(2 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.3
(8 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
KiteworksProofpoint Email Protection
Likelihood to Recommend
Kiteworks
Kiteworks is very good for securely sharing files external to your company and doing so without your customers knowing who each other are. The interface is simple and relatively intuitive. We have had some issues in getting timely support from Accellion this past year, but they seem to be doing better lately.
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Proofpoint
Well suited: Proofpoint does a pretty good job at protecting us from spam emails. I was able to block a lot of emails coming from SendGrid by blocking SendGrid emails with a custom spam filter. However, SendGrid has a lot of legit emails too so I was able to create another rule to allow those emails from certain people, then block the rest. That way business need was met but spam emails are blocked. Less Appropriate If you are trying to monitor internal to internal emails Proofpoint is probably a little over featured for that.
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Pros
Kiteworks
  • Microsoft Office Plugins
  • Desktop Synchronization
  • Mobile Ability
  • Group chat
  • File Filtering
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Proofpoint
  • Spam - catches these emails before hitting the inbox.
  • Daily digest - provides users with a list of the emails that were blocked and allows them to choose to release them if they are legitimate emails.
  • Ensures that emails coming into our organization is safe for our users and verifies the email is coming from stated senders email server.
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Cons
Kiteworks
  • Encrypting our files appears to be less than 100% complete
  • Software updates cannot be scheduled to take place automatically like their old product
  • Detailed activity logging is not available to administrators. You must submit the logs to Accellion for analysis.
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Proofpoint
  • Proofpoint could offer more frequent training opportunities to customers at all levels of expertise.
  • Proofpoint can always continue to strive to keep its product a leader in the industry.
  • Proofpoint's support site could be overhauled to provide a more logical flow.
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Usability
Kiteworks
No answers on this topic
Proofpoint
Very robust and solid product in protecting our emails. The engineers who assisted with our implementation was very knowledgable and great to work with. Easy to use by end-users. Administration and management are also easy for IT. Great dashboard and reporting tools for business reviews.
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Reliability and Availability
Kiteworks
No answers on this topic
Proofpoint
There were no appliance errors or unplanned outages during five years of operation.
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Performance
Kiteworks
No answers on this topic
Proofpoint
Most important thing is the performance of processing mails. Even in a complex environment the system keeps performing on a very high Level.
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Support Rating
Kiteworks
No answers on this topic
Proofpoint
We use ProofPoint support quite often to fix issues and assist with setting up features and rules. Each time we have created a ticket, they have been very helpful and respectful. Each ticket has been treated with the appropriate SLA time and attention. We also enjoy the regular check-ins from the engineers when tickets are open but we get busy with other tasks.
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Alternatives Considered
Kiteworks
The main reason for selecting Kiteworks is that when sharing files with multiple customers, each customer has no idea who the other customers are. To do that in Teams would require users to create a private team for each customer, which would be very [time-consuming].
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Proofpoint
We previously used halon anti-spam, which lasted us well until our organization really started to grow and it was not able to keep up with the amount of mail we were receiving. The support is also nothing compared to Proofpoint's professional services offering. Halon was also not able to have the complex rules that Proofpoint can offer.
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Scalability
Kiteworks
No answers on this topic
Proofpoint
You can add a lot of agents to your environment if you need them. And you can operate hardware appliances and virtual appliances in the same cluster.
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Return on Investment
Kiteworks
  • Before then kitework we used 3 different products. It was expensive and difficult manage.
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Proofpoint
  • Having easy-to-reach backups of all employee emails has made Proofpoint worth it by itself. That plus the countless times that spam/malicious emails did not make it through to the intended person that could have potentially cost the organization a lot of money.
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ScreenShots

Kiteworks Screenshots

Screenshot of The CISO Dashboard: See All Sensitive Content Entering or Leaving the EnterpriseScreenshot of Send Secure Email with Ease from MS Outlook, Web or MobileScreenshot of Share Documents Securely from Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook