SpamTitan as a Mimecast Alternative – A Guide

As you probably know, there’s been a rapid increase in the number of cyber attacks in recent months and over the last year. These attacks are delivering an incredible amount of damage to their victims, and that’s only the companies that we’ve heard about. There are many others that do not report such attacks. 

What we do know is that 60% of SMBs that suffer a cyber attack go out of business within six months. And that when it comes to email security, human error is a major factor in 95% of attacks. So it’s of the highest importance that you implement an email security solution for your business. 

SpamTitan and Mimecast are both market leading email security solutions. This SpamTitan and Mimecast comparison guide will compare the two solutions and help you evaluate which is best for your organization. 

What is the Best Mimecast Alternative? 

Deciding which email security solution to choose for your organization can be difficult. This report shows the results of customer surveys from G2 Crowd and offers an insightful comparison of a Mimecast alternative.

 In this study, customers rated both the solutions by:

  •  Features
  •  Ease of use
  •  Effectiveness
  •  Threat detection functionality

The report shows that SpamTitan is the winner in all categories. The customer ratings and testimonials in this study highlights that SpamTitan has outstanding customer support, it’s easy to deploy, equal to Mimecast in threat detection but SpamTitan has more affordable pricing.

SpamTitan versus Mimecast Pricing


SpamTitan versus Mimecast ratings

Of the seven core ratings topics, SpamTitan is the clear winner in six and almost matching the product distribution.

SpamTitan is recognized in the industry for its first-class support, both through the POS process, solution migration and after-sales support. SpamTitan customers say working with us is easy in everyway, including: 

  • Ease of use
  • Ease of set up
  • Ease of business
  • Ease of admin


In the features analysis, SpamTitan blazes ahead of Mimecast, with users favoring SpamTitan’s features with a remarkable 78% win.

Customers are thrilled with SpamTitan’s ease of use and simple integration – organisations can be set up with SpamTitan and begin filtering email spam in less than hour.


SpamTitan versus Mimecast administration comparison

When it comes to administration in an email protection solution, there are seven core areas that systems administrators look for in a solution. In this survey, users were asked about these areas: 

  • Intelligence reporting
  • Email integration support
  • Access management
  • Data loss prevention
  • Compliance
  • Email clients
  • Role-based rules.

SpamTitan comes out on top in the Mimecast comparison survey in administration features, with a major win in email integration support, compliance and data loss prevention. SpamTitan is once again, the leading Mimecast alternative.


SpamTitan versus Mimecast functionality comparison

SpamTitan and Mimecast have similar email filtering features. 10 key functionalities were identified to compare both solutions equally: 

  • Anti-spam
  • Anti-malware
  • Anti-phishing
  • Filtering functionality
  • Quarantine
  • Outbound email monitoring
  • Advanced threat intelligence / protection
  • Archiving
  • Reporting
  • On-premises deployment.

Both SpamTitan and Mimecast are very strong in Anti-Spam functionality and Advanced Threat Protection. However, SpamTitan has a leading edge by emphasizing in Anti-malware, Filtering, Quarantining, and Reporting, thus once again SpamTitan comes out on top.

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SpamTitan versus Mimecast maintenance comparison

SMB's that implement an email protection solution, expect a simple solution with little-none maintenance work involved for the system administrator. G2's users responses show that SpamTitan is easier to maintain in the following areas:

  • Auditing
  • Allow and block lists
  • Compliance
  • Archiving.

A recent case study shows how leading web hosting company, Grid-1 migrates to SpamTitan, as they were looking for a new email security solution that was low maintenance but could fully protect customers against the ever-increasing threats associated with email communication. Read full case study.


SpamTitan versus Mimecast detection comparison

SpamTitan’s threat detection is on a very close par with Mimecast, the G2 study shows that SpamTitan is rated as the leading solution.

The three areas that were asked about include: 

  • Data exfiltration detection
  • Activity monitoring
  • Real-time detection.

Email Security

SpamTitan versus Mimecast security comparison

SpamTitan takes the lead in security and detection in preventing email phishing and all malware attacks.  SpamTitan use a multi-vectored approach to scan emails for security threats in Office 365.  According to G2's user reviews, SpamTitan is best for Anti-Malware/Anti-Spam, Quarantine, Advanced Threat Protection, Anti-Phishing & Account Takeover Protection. SpamTitan uses these methods to filter emails for phishing, malware and malicious links.

Reviewers Company Size

G2 have provided information to help you see if these reviews are right for your organization's size:

Small-business (50 or fewer employees)

Mid-market (51 to 1000 employees)

Enterprise (> 1000 employees).

Over 50% of respondents of this survey were SMB, the remaining were either mid-market or enterprise companies.

What are SpamTitan's Customers Saying?

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“The overwhelming positive feedback from SpamTitan users on G2 Crowd is indicative of our commitment to ensuring the highest levels of customer success. An incredible achievement for a product that is significantly the IT pros favourite” Ronan Kavanagh, CEO, TitanHQ

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