Essentials

Cloud based enterprise-class security for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Email security, continuity, archiving, and social-media protection.

Overview

Your small businesses gets hit by the same advanced attacks that target large organizations. You need a security solution that is just as effective. Proofpoint Essentials packages security controls into a single interface. Get more security and less management overhead. 

Enterprise Security for small and medium-sized businesses

Harness our enterprise security technology and infrastructure, which used by some of the world’s largest and most security conscious companies. Essentials blends our expert knowledge of today’s threats with a deep understanding of your needs as a smaller enterprise.

You get:

  • Enhanced security with spam and phishing detection
  • Dynamic analysis of URLs and attachments
  • Social media account protection
  • Policy-enforced encryption and data loss prevention

Learn why Proofpoint is the leader in cybersecurity solutions.

Simple to Manage with Granular Control

Our cloud-based platform gives you the ultimate control and flexibility. You have no hardware or software to install; updates are automatic. By filtering mail before it even reaches your network, Essentials frees up administrative time, bandwidth, the drudgery of end-user filtering, and even disk space on servers.

We know time is valuable. That’s why Essentials provides unmatched technology without the management and deployment headaches. Administrators simply login to the online console and manage all users and account settings from a single, secure platform.

You get:

  • Accurate email classification
  • Content control for social-media accounts
  • Robust filter rules engine
  • Per-user controls and quarantine access

Business Continuity

You rely heavily on email to do business. You might manage a few minutes without email—but what about a few hours or a few days? Unfortunately, smaller enterprises can rarely justify the cost of building a highly redundant messaging infrastructure. Essentials continuity ensures that your critical email gets through at all times, even during a partial network failure.

We provide:

  • 24x7 Emergency Inbox to provide users email access when the normal mail environment is unavailable
  • Instant Replay sends (or resends) messages to your messaging server for 30 days
  • Email spooling and failover

"Proofpoint Essentials has completely transformed our cybersecurity posture and we are confident we are doing everything possible to protect our employees from the array of increasingly malicious attacks." 

— Charles Hoots, Impac Services 

Secure Archiving

Stay secure using our 10-year cloud archive. Essentials helps you manage your data, prevent leakage, and maintain easy access for discovery to achieve regulatory and legal compliance. And it does this while reducing costs and freeing you from storage limits.

Our archiving feature can dramatically reduce the internal growth of Outlook PST files. Data for each account is stored separately from other users and secured with a unique encryption key.

You can:

  • Automatically preserve all emails and attachments
  • Manage, monitor and review all email content
  • Meet your legal and regulatory obligations
  • Get fully indexed, rapid search and e-discovery features standard

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Essentials Support and Knowledgebase

We offer world-class support, services and training to maximize your investment.