TechValidate Research on Cisco Email Security

Cisco Email Security Case Study

Medium Enterprise Consumer Products Company


This case study of a medium enterprise consumer products company is based on a February 2018 survey of Cisco Email Security customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.


The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Cisco Email Security:

  • To protect against advanced threats (ransomware, business email compromise (BEC) or phishing)
  • To improve spam efficacy

Purchased Cisco Email Security over the following competitive solutions:

  • Trend Micro
  • Barracuda

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Cisco Email Security that the surveyed company uses:

  • Currently deploying Cisco Email Security in the cloud.
  • Reasons for deploying Cisco Email Security in the cloud or partly in the cloud:
    • Ease of management with no hardware to maintain
    • Automatic software updates
  • Other Cisco security products used in addition to Cisco Email Security:
    • Next Generation Firewall (NGFW)
    • Identity Services Engine (ISE)
    • AnyConnect
    • Zscaler


The surveyed company achieved the following results with Cisco Email Security:

  • Is extremely satisfied with their purchase of Cisco Email Security.
  • Cisco Email Security enables the organization to:
    • Prevent security breaches
    • Detect threats faster

About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of Cisco Email Security by TechValidate.

TechValidate verifies the identity and organizational affiliation of all participants that contribute to published research data. When research participants so desire, we also guarantee their anonymity so that they may share information honestly and freely.

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