Increasingly, we're seeing companies switching from Secure Email Gateways like Mimecast, Proofpoint, Barracuda and Symantec to a cloud-native solution like Avanan.

We've analyzed a few of our clients who have switched from SEGs to Avanan and are displaying their reasons for doing so below. While their names have been redacted, all are available for reference. 

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Financial Company in New York

Previous Vendor: 

Cloud Suite: Office 365

Switched: June 2020

"We were happy with Mimecast—until we did a POC with Avanan. Then we realized how much Mimecast was letting through and that Avanan was stopping those same attacks."


Energy Company in Texas

Previous Vendor: 

Cloud Suite: Office 365

Switched: June 2020

"We had been using Mimecast when our email was on premises. But when we moved to the cloud, we had to move to a cloud-native solution.


Landscaping Company in California

Previous Vendor: 

Cloud Suite: Office 365

Switched: May 2020

"Too many malicious emails were coming through to end-users. We couldn't get rid of Mimecast fast enough."


Logistics Company in Missouri

Previous Vendor: 

Cloud Suite: Office 365

Switched: April 2020

"Avanan is fully transparent. Their reporting dashboard shows us exactly why they quarantined a particular email."


Financial Company in Michigan

Previous Vendor: 

Cloud Suite: Office 365

Switched: March 2020

"We saw far too many false positives and negatives and we ended up having to individually Allow List emails, which took up far too much time we didn't have."


Financial Company in Massachusetts

Previous Vendor: 

Cloud Suite: Office 365

Switched: March 2020

"Configuration was too difficult, plus we spent far too much time chasing down threats that escaped Mimecast."


Construction Company in Texas

Previous Vendor: 

Cloud Suite: Office 365

Switched: December 2019

"Mimecast was letting too many emails through. It was difficult to use and configuration was a continuing problem."


Software Company in New York

Previous Vendor: 

Cloud Suite: Office 365

Switched: October 2019

"Mimecast was fine when we were on-prem, but we noticed an increase in attacks when we moved to the cloud and so we had to make a change."


Manufacturing Company in New Jersey

Previous Vendor: 

Cloud Suite: Office 365

Switched: September 2019

"We needed something more effective and easier to use than Mimecast."


Management Company in Tennessee

Previous Vendor: 

Cloud Suite: Office 365

Switched: August 2019

"Mimecast was too expensive. Avanan was a lower-cost alternative that actually did a better job at protecting emails."

See What Mimecast Misses

 

 

Building Company in California

Previous Vendor: 

Cloud Suite: Office 365

Switched: May 2020

"There were just too many false positives, and Proofpoint was letting actual threats come through to our end users."


International MSP

Previous Vendor: 

Cloud Suite: Office 365

Switched: May 2020

"Far too many attacks were getting through."


Visitor Management Company in Washington

Previous Vendor: 

Cloud Suite: G-Suite

Switched: April 2020

"Spoofing was a major concern and Proofpoint was blocking legitimate emails, but not malicious ones. Our POC showed how Avanan caught attacks that Proofpoint missed.


Billing Company in New Jersey

Previous Vendor: 

Cloud Suite: G-Suite

Switched: October 2019

"After a breach, we installed Proofpoint. But in a POC we found that Avanan did a great job as an additional layer of security, and also did a forensic search to clean up the breach."

See What Proofpoint Misses

 

 

County Government in Virginia

Previous Vendor: 

Cloud Suite: Office 365

Switched: February 2020

"Barracuda let emails through. With Avanan, the email threat was reduced and we protected our SharePoint and OneDrive accounts."


Economic Development Corporation in Ohio

Previous Vendor: 

Cloud Suite: Office 365

Switched: October 2019

"When we did a trial with Avanan, we immediately saw the differences. More emails were protected and defended against than with Barracuda."

See What Barracuda Misses

 

 

Pharmaceutical Company in Massachusetts

Previous Vendor: 

Cloud Suite: Office 365

Switched: February 2020

"We were frustrated with Symantec's lack of protection."


Automation Company in Michigan

Previous Vendor: 

Cloud Suite: Office 365

Switched: April 2019

"Phishing is a major problem and we installed Avanan as an additional layer, giving us major peace of mind."

See What Symantec Misses