Barracuda Essentials Gives You Everything You Need
July 06, 2021

Barracuda Essentials Gives You Everything You Need

Jay Glatt | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with Barracuda Essentials

Barracuda Essentials is being used by our entire organization. It monitors all emails inbound from [Microsoft] Exchange, as well as all outbound emails. Inbound emails are scanned for phishing, malware, spam, viruses etc., as well as any URL links are protected and have typosquatting protection. We have high confidence that our incoming and outgoing emails are clean.
  • Advanced Threat Protection on Attachments
  • Malware Protection
  • Spam and Virus Detection
  • DoS Attacks
  • I would like to see the ability to click on a link to immediately go to the area to resolve any email issues (eg: Intent Analysis issues, Sender Policy issues, etc.)
  • + The number of phishing emails detected and stopped is all the ROI needed.
  • + Does a great job scanning and blocking bad attachments
  • - Intent Analysis can be difficult to work with

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If you want total protection for your Office365 / Exchange email system, this is the way to go. Spam, viruses, malware, link protection, attachment scanning are all included. It takes a short while to get used to how to resolve certain issues, but once you know, it becomes easy.

Barracuda Essentials Feature Ratings

Data Loss Protection
Threat Detection
End-to-End Encryption
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Management Tools

Barracuda Essentials Support

Barracuda support is the best in the industry. I've had to contact them for several questions or issues and they have always been very responsive and able to answer any questions immediately.

Using Barracuda Essentials

Very easy and intuitive to use.