Proofpoint invests 20% of revenue back into R&D – one of the highest in the industry – to ensure its products stay ahead of emerging threat tactics.
Email attacks constantly evolve with attackers employing multiple techniques, including malware distributed via attachments or URLs and malware-free attacks like email fraud. Proofpoint email security offers a low total cost of ownership by combining the components of next-generation email security, with enterprise-grade control, in a scalable cloud-based package. Delivered through the cloud, customers should expect to incur no additional costs because of scaling, managing, or updating the service. It’s all handled by Proofpoint, unless the customer prefers to manage their own appliance.
Companies that use Proofpoint’s cloud or SaaS infrastructure that grow or need additional scale only need to purchase the required number of seats with no requirement for any additional hardware, configuration, or management overhead. Proofpoint has a 90%+ customer renewal rate and has obtained top customer reviews from Gartner Peer Insights and G2. It offers award-winning support to ensure that customer needs are met in the event of an issue, which extends the level of quality that Proofpoint strives to provide for all its customers.
Proofpoint email security maintains a frequent update release schedule, critical to improving security effectiveness. On average, customers receive 4-5 major releases per year with numerous smaller releases. Customers do have the choice on if/when to accept upgrades and it’s defined on a per-customer basis. This flexibility enables accommodation of requirements of larger customers and also the change management processes that many customers have in place. Updates to the underlying technology such as sandboxing, analysis infrastructure and threat intelligence inputs are also released in an ongoing manner without disruption to our customers.
“We offer an extensible security platform with rich integrated features,” the company said. “As a cloud-based solution, it simplifies the roll-out of effective inbound email security and filtering with outbound DLP, encryption, and secure file sharing. The platform is further extended with cloud application protection, compliance, and archive functionalities.”