TechValidate Research on Mimecast

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2,896 Customers Surveyed

23,409 Data Points Collected

298 Published TechFacts

49 Published Charts

27 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Mimecast Customer Research

91% of Organizations Use 2 or Fewer Paid Threat Intelligence Feeds

How many paid threat intelligence feeds do you have today?

0: 50%
1-2: 41%
3-5: 8%
5+: 2%

Mimecast Customer Research

50% of Respondents Don’t Use Commercial Threat Intelligence Feeds

How many paid threat intelligence feeds do you have today?

0 Paid Intelligence Feeds: 50%
1-2 Paid Intelligence Feeds: 40%
3-5 Paid Intelligence Feeds: 8%
5+ Paid Intelligence Feeds: 2%

Mimecast Customer Testimonial

What advantages did you see over Cisco for email security?

Mimecast is more user friendly and its very easy to setup polices and filtering methods

IT Administrator, Medium Enterprise Media & Entertainment Company

Mimecast Case Study

Coldwell Banker Bain & Mimecast Internal Email Protect

Introduction

This case study of Coldwell Banker Bain 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 0-25%.
  • 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 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 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

Biggest challenges their organization faced that lead to implementing Mimecast:

The increased threat of cyber security incidents originating from emails.

Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company

Mimecast Case Study

American Homes 4 Rent

Introduction

This case study of American Homes 4 Rent is based on a November 2018 survey of Mimecast customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Mimecast allows the distribution of work to HR and Legal, offsetting IT burdens.”

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:
    • Self-service search for legal teams
  • Interested in archiving IM.
  • Regulations are affecting their retention and archive policies:
    • GDPR/California Consumer Privacy Act
    • Sarbanes Oxley
  • The retention that best fits their organizational requirements is 3 years or less.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Mimecast:

  • Has saved 10 – 15 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 25 – 50% since deploying Mimecast Cloud Archive.
  • They would be willing to be a reference for Mimecast.


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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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