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https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/product-logos/F0/xp/X1RDAHLZ8KLM.JPEGGreat product, great support, highly recommend it.The BC Forest Practices Board uses Proofpoint Email Protection organization-wide. It is an effective tool that we have been using for many years. The support is also very good.,It is a great Anti SPAM solution The support provided is extremely good. The user interface is well laid out.,Updates don't always play well without some interaction from support,8,Proofpoint has been a good investment. I like the fact that it is largely set it and forget it.,Proofpoint Email Protection has significantly reduced the number of SPAM incidents that the organization has had to deal with.,I am not sure whether we have benefited from this feature as it happens in the background and it is not apparent to me that it has reduced the threat footprint, although it most likely has. But there is not specific way of determining this.,Simply a great product if you need to protect your companyIt is being used across the organization. It is used for email encryption, URL protection in emails, scanning emails for viruses, and the like.,Encryption Ease of use of administration interface Support is very knowledgeable,None so far,10,In 3 years we had only one phishing campaign directed at us, and it was easy to handle the situation Ease of managing the product Pricing was very competitiveProofpoint is worth its weight in gold.We use Proofpoint Email Protection for our 3 MX entries in DNS. All external email flows into Proofpoint before we distribute it to Exchange and SAP. It is being used enterprise-wide (5000+ users) and the SPAM/virus/malware detection is excellent. It does all of the heavy lifting so that Exchange can focus on distributing the email internally.,SPAM/virus/malware detection - works well and you can add custom rules for known good domains. Software upgrades always go off without a hitch. Hardware refreshes are simple with the high quality assistance from Proofpoint's case focused engineers.,I would like to see better supported Microsoft Outlook plug-ins that allow SPAM submission. I occasionally have some error messages pop-up regarding the existing PP plug-in when Outlook starts up. Self-diagnosing emails sent to PP administrators if any part of the cluster is experiencing issues such as storage, CPU, or RAM related.,9,Positive ROI due to the malware/viruses it catches daily which would cause severe issues otherwise. Easy to administer once everything is configured. Excellent support.,We have greatly benefited on several occasions where regular threats make their rounds.,I am not sure of any particulars that come to mind.,Symantec Advanced Threat Protection,Symantec Email Security.cloud
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Score 8.6 out of 101
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November 19, 2018

Proofpoint Email Protection Review: "Great product, great support, highly recommend it."

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The BC Forest Practices Board uses Proofpoint Email Protection organization-wide. It is an effective tool that we have been using for many years. The support is also very good.
  • It is a great Anti SPAM solution
  • The support provided is extremely good.
  • The user interface is well laid out.
  • Updates don't always play well without some interaction from support
I would highly recommend the product.
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August 27, 2018

Proofpoint Email Protection Review: "Simply a great product if you need to protect your company"

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It is being used across the organization. It is used for email encryption, URL protection in emails, scanning emails for viruses, and the like.
  • Encryption
  • Ease of use of administration interface
  • Support is very knowledgeable
  • None so far
I personally think it is well suited for every organization
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November 17, 2018

Proofpoint Email Protection Review: "Proofpoint is worth its weight in gold."

Score 9 out of 10
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We use Proofpoint Email Protection for our 3 MX entries in DNS. All external email flows into Proofpoint before we distribute it to Exchange and SAP. It is being used enterprise-wide (5000+ users) and the SPAM/virus/malware detection is excellent. It does all of the heavy lifting so that Exchange can focus on distributing the email internally.
  • SPAM/virus/malware detection - works well and you can add custom rules for known good domains.
  • Software upgrades always go off without a hitch.
  • Hardware refreshes are simple with the high quality assistance from Proofpoint's case focused engineers.
  • I would like to see better supported Microsoft Outlook plug-ins that allow SPAM submission. I occasionally have some error messages pop-up regarding the existing PP plug-in when Outlook starts up.
  • Self-diagnosing emails sent to PP administrators if any part of the cluster is experiencing issues such as storage, CPU, or RAM related.
Any enterprise that needs a frontline barrier for on-premise email should be using a fine product such as Proofpoint.
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About Proofpoint Email Protection

Proofpoint Email Protection; available as an on-premise or cloud based solution; blocks unwanted, malicious and impostor email, 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 with:

  • The ability to detect BEC or malware-free threats using our machine learning impostor classifier (Stateful Composite Scoring Service)
  • Nearly unlimited email routing capabilities utilizing our advanced email firewall.
  • Robust reporting and email tracking/tracing using Smart Search.
  • TAP, DLP and Encryption built into the same console providing a single pain of glass for management purposes.
  • Unwanted email management that allows users to decide which emails they would like to see in their inbox.

Proofpoint Email Protection Features

Has featureAbility to detect BEC or malware-free threats using our machine learning impostor classifier (Stateful Composite Scoring Service)
Has featureNearly unlimited email routing capabilities utilizing our advanced email firewall.
Has featureRobust reporting and email tracking/tracing using Smart Search.
Has featureTAP, DLP and Encryption are built into the same console providing a single pain of glass for management purposes.
Has featureUnwanted email management allows users to decide which emails they would like to see in their inbox.

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Has featureFree Trial Available?Yes
Does not have featureFree or Freemium Version Available?No
Does not have featurePremium Consulting/Integration Services Available?No
Entry-level set up fee?No

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Proofpoint Email Protection Technical Details

Deployment Types:On-premise, SaaS
Operating Systems: Windows, Linux, Mac
Mobile Application:No
Supported Countries:United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Australia, Japan
Supported Languages: Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian (Bahasa), Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Sinhala, Slovak, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese