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1,720 Customers Surveyed

14,286 Data Points Collected

221 Published TechFacts

21 Published Charts

27 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Mimecast Customer Satisfaction Rating

A Chief Security Officer at a state & local government would be very likely to recommend Mimecast for this reason:

The product works as advertised, simple, effective and reliable.

Mimecast Case Study

Whitworth University & Mimecast Internal Email Protect

Introduction

This case study of Whitworth University 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 Mimecast was much more affordable than Proofpoint.
  • 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 1-5 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.
  • Since deploying Mimecast Targeted Threat Protection Internal Email Protect, they have saved approximately 11-20 hours of IT time per month.
  • They would strongly 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

All your archive challenges, solved.

The biggest challenge I solved by deploying Mimecast is:

Integrated backup and archiving
20%
Automated retention for compliance
19%
Improved management efficiencies and bottomless storage
18%
Simplified e-discovery and legal holds
14%
Delivered better access to information
13%
Cost savings over legacy solution
6%

Mimecast Customer Research

No Surprise, But Security is #1 Reason for Web Filtering!

The primary reason my organization requires web filtering is to:

Block access to malicious web sites: 69%
Support acceptable web use policies: 22%
Log historical access to web sites visited: 1%
Other: 8%

Mimecast Case Study

City Of Marietta Ga And Marietta Board Of Lights And Water & Mimecast Internal Email Protect

Introduction

This case study of City of Marietta GA and Marietta Board of Lights and Water 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 company to evaluate and ultimately select Mimecast:

  • Their primary reason for deploying Mimecast’s Targeted Threat Protection – Internal Email Protect was because they experienced security incidents that involved attackers compromising employees’ email credentials and then accessing their email systems to spread the attack.
  • 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 company uses:

  • Currently has 1-5 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 51-75%.
  • They have encountered threats caused by attackers infiltrating and compromising their users’ email accounts.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Mimecast:

  • They would strongly agree that they would recommend Mimecast Targeted Threat Protection – Internal Email Protect to their peers.
  • Since deploying Mimecast Targeted Threat Protection Internal Email Protect, they have saved approximately 21-30 hours of IT time per month.
  • 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 Testimonial

With Mimecast, there are fewer help desk calls about email, fewer impersonated emails getting through, and better spam protection that can be managed by our end users.

IT Vice President, Medium Enterprise Wholesale Distribution Company



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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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