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Cisco Email Security Case Study

Large Enterprise Health Care Company Safeguards Office 365 Email with Cisco Email Security


This case study of a large enterprise health care 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.

“We started with Microsoft’s built-in tools but they do not do a good enough job. Cisco Email Security is much better.”

“Unlike Microsoft, it works.”


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 enhance Microsoft O365 email security (Exchange Online Protection)

Purchased Cisco Email Security over the following competitive solution:

  • Proofpoint

Use Case

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

  • Currently deploying Cisco Email Security in the cloud to enhance Microsoft O365 Exchange Online Protection.
  • Reason for deploying Cisco Email Security in the cloud:
    • Falls inline with their IT strategy
  • Other Cisco security products used in addition to Cisco Email Security:
    • Umbrella
    • Identity Services Engine (ISE)
    • AnyConnect


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

  • Is very satisfied with their purchase of Cisco Email Security.
  • Cisco Email Security enables the organization to:
    • Detect threats faster
    • Accelerate incident response

About This Data

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

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