Mail Securtiy for Exchange 2013

Hello Experts!

I'm currently researching best possible solution for on premisses Exchange 2013 mail security. I ran across this and tested it. While it's very cost effective solution, its is not as dynamic as I need it. You can tight some of the policies to make is very secure but you will start getting a lot false positives to the point when it will start driving user complains. On the other hand if relax it, you may run into getting user mailboxes infected.

I would like to have your opinion what solution will be ideal for 150-200 mailbox setup. Some of the features I would like to see is user managed quarantine policies.

Thank you
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Hypercat (Deb)Commented:
Here's one we have used for a number of years.  It has both on premises and online solutions. The on-premises is GFI MailEssentials, and the cloud solution (if you're interested in considering that) is ControlNow:

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Simon Butler (Sembee)ConsultantCommented:
I would disagree with your assessment of Vamsoft ORF. I have been using it for years with excellent results.
However it is not a set and forget solution - it takes some tuning, but all products should be treated like that.
When I deploy it, the first week it doesn't block anything, but logs everything. That gives me an idea of what works for that site. Of particular interest is recipient validation, which needs to be disabled on Exchange and done through Vamsoft. That will help you block a lot of junk by blocking emails sent to known bad addresses. In my experience most sites have a few addresses that get a lot of spam that have never existed. Take a look at my blog or more - I have written about Vamsoft ORF a lot.
What it cannot do though is anything user based. It is a gateway product.

Other products to consider - the main alternative I see is GFI Mail Essentials. Very popular in this size.
Otherwise look at cloud based solutions.

But test, test and test again. Don't purchase based on features or reputation alone.

Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
2 products that i have used in the past with success are eSafe and McAfee EWS

Esafe is a more cost effective approach but also has features like Managed Quarantined Policies and User Managed Spam

McAfee EWS has all of the features with a bigger price tag.

The EWS product line has been deemed EOL and it is now MWG.

pomah1Author Commented:
Anyone heard or have experience with MailGateway from Alt-N Technologies?
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