TechValidate Research on Mimecast

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4,903 Customers Surveyed

38,227 Data Points Collected

341 Published TechFacts

59 Published Charts

31 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Mimecast Customer Testimonial

With Mimecast we have seen a significant decrease in malicious emails come through, as well as the large number of mass mail attacks that affect the integrity of our messaging environment.

IT Specialist, Medium Enterprise Professional Services Company

Mimecast Customer Research

Eliminating storage costs is biggest advantage over legacy, on-premises archive solutions.

The biggest advantage over on-premises solutions is:

Eliminating storage costs
30%
Control of corporate data while maintaining enterprise security
27%
Better disaster recovery
20%
More agility
16%

Mimecast Case Study

McConnell Dowell Constructors

Introduction

This case study of McConnell Dowell Constructors is based on a November 2018 survey of Mimecast customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Simplified and speedy e-discovery.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Mimecast:

  • The biggest challenge they solved by deploying Mimecast was to achieve simplified e-discovery and legal holds.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Mimecast that the surveyed company uses:

  • EDiscovery features or workflows important to improving legal process:
    • Legal holds
    • Self-service search for legal teams
  • Regulations are affecting their retention and archive policies:
    • contractual and legislative requirements specific to the construction of infrastructure
  • The retention that best fits their organizational requirements is 50 years.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Mimecast:

  • Has saved <10 man-hours per month by enabling self-service access to end-users and legal/compliance teams, since deploying Mimecast Cloud Archive.
  • Using Mimecast Cloud Archive, they estimate their Return on Investment (ROI) was/is <12 months.
  • The biggest advantage over on-premises solutions has been control of corporate data while maintaining enterprise security.
  • Confirmed that workforce productivity has improved 0 – 25% since deploying Mimecast Cloud Archive.
  • They would be willing to be a reference for Mimecast.

Mimecast Customer Satisfaction Rating

Omar Campos, a System Administrator at Whitworth University, would be very likely to recommend Mimecast for this reason:

I only have Proofpoint to compare it to, but Mimecast is just so much more robust and granular. The support has been great as well.

Mimecast Case Study

Southern Nevada Health District & Mimecast Internal Email Protect

Introduction

This case study of Southern Nevada Health District is based on a January 2019 survey of Mimecast customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select Mimecast:

  • Their primary reason for deploying Mimecast’s Targeted Threat Protection – Internal Email Protect was because they had incidents where their employees were sending sensitive data via email in violation of organizational policy or causing a data breach.
  • In the last 12 months, they confirmed that they have experienced security incidents caused by the actions of careless users who had inappropriately shared via email sensitive data or violated their organization’s security policies.
  • In the last 12 months, they confirmed that they have been hit by an attack where malicious activity was spread from one infected user to another employee via email.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Mimecast that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Currently has 0 personnel whose primary job function is IT security.
  • Out of their organization’s overall email traffic, they estimate internally generated email (internal to internal and internal to external) accounts for 26-50%.
  • They have encountered threats caused by attackers infiltrating and compromising their users’ email accounts.

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Mimecast:

  • They would strongly agree that they would recommend Mimecast Targeted Threat Protection – Internal Email Protect to their peers.
  • They would disagree that the email security provided by Microsoft Office 365 on its own (whether you are using it or not) is sufficient.

Mimecast Customer Research

64% of Organizations Leverage the Cloud for Web Security

Regarding web security, my organization currently uses a:

A mix of on-premises and cloud-based solution: 37%
On-premises web security solution: 32%
Cloud-based web security solution: 27%
None: 4%


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About Mimecast

Mimecast is a cybersecurity provider that helps thousands of organizations worldwide make email safer, restore trust and bolster cyber resilience. Mimecast’s expanded cloud suite enables organizations to implement a comprehensive cyber resilience strategy. From email and web security, awareness training, data protection, to uptime assurance and more, Mimecast helps organizations stand strong in the face of cyberattacks, human error and technical failure.

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