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Score 9.9 out of 100
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Score 7.8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

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

Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen

1. For malware, botnet threat detection, and prevention.2. To reduce the risk of information loss.3. To monitor communication within your network.4. To assess potential vulnerabilities and proactively protect endpoints, servers and applications.
Ravinder Beniwal | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Endpoint Security

McAfee Email Gateway (Discontinued)
Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen
7.7
Anti-Exploit Technology
McAfee Email Gateway (Discontinued)
Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen
8.2
Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)
McAfee Email Gateway (Discontinued)
Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen
7.6
Centralized Management
McAfee Email Gateway (Discontinued)
Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen
7.7
Hybrid Deployment Support
McAfee Email Gateway (Discontinued)
Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen
8.5
Infection Remediation
McAfee Email Gateway (Discontinued)
Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen
7.1
Vulnerability Management
McAfee Email Gateway (Discontinued)
Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen
7.2
Malware Detection
McAfee Email Gateway (Discontinued)
Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen
7.7

Pros

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

Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen

  • Provides better integration across multiple platforms.
  • Automatic and re-settable time for scan.
  • Includes a message security gateway for specific applications like Office 365 SharePoint.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

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

Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen

  • Multiple agents for different pieces of the software and they don't talk.
  • Mac install is super difficult and if I update the OS on a Mac it breaks the OS if Trend Micro Smart is not compatible with that version.
  • Communication drops to the server randomly and has to work with tech support to get it working again.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

McAfee Email Gateway (Discontinued)

No score
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No answers on this topic

Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen

Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen 7.6
Based on 8 answers
I have only had to contact technical support once, which in itself shows what a good product this is, and I received spot-on advice from the person I contacted.
Melissa Cartee | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

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

Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen

Everything I've used and installed before and since has been easier to implement and support. TM had attractive pricing, however, that was negated by the overall experience.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

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

Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen

  • We have stopped multiple infections of ransomware from spreading.
  • Lost some productivity when database crashed
  • Updates tend to slow system down
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

McAfee Email Gateway (Discontinued)

General

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

Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

McAfee Email Gateway (Discontinued)
6.0
Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen
7.7

Support Rating

McAfee Email Gateway (Discontinued)
Trend Micro Smart Protection Suite, with XGen
7.6

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