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This article is part of the January 2009 issue of How to be successful with your security steering committee
Mimecast Unified Email Management Fiberlink Price: Varies by company size; $5/seat per month for 5,000 seats Email security has become a complex affair. Spam continues to grow as an operational issue, and email-borne malware and phishing attacks persist. Archiving requirements, legal discovery rules, data loss prevention and the sheer volume of messages have created a management monster. Mimecast offers a multifaceted SaaS package as demand for email services grows and the vendor landscape consolidates. Most of the major players have been acquired: FrontBridge (Microsoft), Postini (Google) and, most recently, MessageLabs (Symantec), leaving independent MX Logic.Mimecast is banking on offering what it says is the most comprehensive service package, including antispam, antivirus, archiving and storage management, e-discovery and data loss prevention. The pitch is one service instead of point solutions. "There are no tradeoffs in terms of control," says Peter Bauer, Mimecast chief executive. "Customers use the service as if they are the only users.We ... Access >>>
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