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Barracuda Networks

Vendor Information

Background

Nobody Does IT

Better Barracuda Networks, Inc. offers industry-leading solutions designed to solve mainstream IT problems – efficiently and cost effectively – while maintaining a level of customer support and satisfaction second to none. Our products span three distinct markets, including: 1) content security, 2) networking and application delivery, as well as 3) data storage, protection and disaster recovery. While we maintain a strong heritage in email and web security appliances, our award-winning portfolio includes more than a dozen purpose-built solutions that support literally every aspect of the network – providing organizations of all sizes with true end-to-end protection that can be deployed in hardware, virtual, cloud and mixed form factors.

Trusted Planet-Wide

Barracuda is a publicly traded company (NYSE: CUDA) that provides powerful yet easy-to-use security and storage solutions that simplify IT. CitiBank, Coca-Cola, Delta Dental, FedEx, Harvard University, IBM, L'Oreal, Liberty Tax Service, Mythbusters and Spokane Public Schools are among the more than 150,000 organizations in 100+ countries confidently protecting their users, applications and data with Barracuda solutions. Based in Silicon Valley – Northern California, our network is comprised of offices in 15 countries, 1000+ employees and 5000+ partners.

Products

 

Load Balancer ADC by Barracuda Networks

Ensure Application Scalability, Performance, and Security

The Barracuda Load Balancer ADC is ideal for organizations looking for a high-performance, yet cost-effective application delivery and security solution. With the broadest range of hardware and virtual models, the Barracuda Load Balancer ADC provides maximum flexibility for organizations looking to build highly secure and scalable application infrastructure, whether it’s deployed on-premises or in the cloud.

 

Load Balancer ADC Vx by Barracuda Networks

Ensure Application Scalability, Performance, and Security The Barracuda Load Balancer ADC is ideal for organizations looking for a high-performance, yet cost-effective application delivery and security solution. With the broadest range of hardware and virtual models, the Barracuda Load Balancer ADC provides maximum flexibility for organizations looking to build highly secure and scalable application infrastructure, whether it’s deployed on-premises or in the cloud.

 

Link Balancer by Barracuda Networks

Cost-Effective Internet Performance and Availability The Barracuda Link Balancer dynamically balances traffic across multiple ISP links to ensure Internet continuity and availability, even during ISP outages. It balances both outbound and inbound traffic intelligently, so users have Internet access whenever they need it. Application prioritization and granular quality-of-service (QoS) policies assure priority to business-critical application traffic – and the applications remain available even when links fail. It deploys quickly and transparently into existing networks without changes to configuration or topology. Secure and affordable, the Barracuda Link Balancer streamlines bandwidth management while providing maximum Internet access.

 

Barracuda Spam Firewall by Barracuda Networks

Inbound/Outbound Filtering and Data Leak Prevention

The Barracuda Spam Firewall manages all inbound and outbound email traffic to protect organizations from email-borne threats and data leaks. As a complete email management solution, organizations can encrypt messages and leverage the cloud to spool email if mail servers become unavailable.

The Barracuda Spam Firewall is offered without per-user or per-feature fees, and is also available as a virtual appliance. For hosted email security, see Barracuda Email Security Service.

 

Barracuda Spam FirewallVx by Barracuda Networks

Protect Against Email-Borne Threats

Secure inbound email traffic against email-borne threats. With the Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall Vx, protecting against inbound malware, spam, phishing, and Denial of Service attacks ensures that business productivity isn’t impacted by attacks through the email system. Powerful and customizable policies enable further enforcement of detailed requirements that govern inbound email messages.

Stop Threats Before They Hit the Network

Offload CPU-intensive tasks to the cloud, like antivirus and DDoS filtering, to reduce processing load on the appliance and ensure threats never reach the network perimeter. The Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall Vx is integrated with a cloud-based service that pre-filters email before delivery to the onsite Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall Vx, which performs further inbound security checks and outbound filtering.

Ensure Continuous Email Availability

Ensure that email is available even when mail servers fail. Because email is a critical vehicle by which today’s businesses operate, a failure of the email server can significantly limit business operations. With the Cloud Protection Layer, bundled free of charge with the Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall Vx, email is spooled for up to 96 hours, with an option to re-direct traffic to a secondary server.

Protect Sensitive Data

Leverage powerful encryption technology to ensure sensitive data cannot be viewed by outside parties. Outbound filtering and quarantine capabilities ensure that every outbound email complies with corporate DLP policies.

Simplify Email Security

Configurations on the Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall Vx are simple and easy to deploy, ensuring customized email protection is in place in a matter of minutes. Day-to-day management is enhanced through cloud-based centralized management that is included without additional fees.

The affordable, all-inclusive pricing model requires no per-user fees, minimizing the investment in securing your email infrastructure.

 

Barracuda Email Security Service by Barracuda Networks

Stop Email-Borne Threats Before They Reach the Network

For advanced email security with the convenience and scalability of the cloud, Barracuda Email Security Service provides a highly affordable alternative to software and hardware-based alternatives. The service manages inbound and outbound email traffic to protect organizations from email-borne threats and data leaks. As a SaaS solution, organizations can leverage Barracuda Email Security Service to encrypt messages and spool email if mail servers become unavailable.

 

Barracuda Backup by Barracuda Networks

Streamline Backup with Integrated Software, Appliance, and Cloud for Storage Efficiency and Fast Restores

Barracuda Backup is a complete cloud-integrated solution for protecting physical and virtual environments that includes software, appliance, and offsite replication. Barracuda Backup is simple to deploy, easy to manage, and offers unlimited cloud storage. With an extensive range of supported environments and integration with Copy file sync and share services, organizations can replace multi-vendor piecemeal backup solutions with an all-in-one Barracuda Backup appliance. Barracuda Backup supports replication to another Barracuda appliance for private-cloud data protection or secure transfer to the Barracuda Cloud.

  • Barracuda Backup gives you the freedom to replicate box-to-box, box-to-cloud, or both
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Barracuda Firewall by Barracuda Networks

Easy to deploy, easy to use, and affordable

The Barracuda Firewall provides all next-generation application control and user identity functions in an easy-to-use and affordable solution. It outperforms traditional firewalls and UTMs by integrating a powerful next-generation firewall appliance with scalable cloud content security. While the appliance is optimized for bandwidth-sensitive tasks like packet forwarding and routing, Layer 7 application control, Intrusion Prevention (IPS), DNS/DHCP services, and VPN connectivity, the cloud component handles processor-intensive tasks like virus scanning, content filtering, and reporting.

The affordable, all-inclusive pricing model requires no per-user, per-module, or VPN license fees, simplifying the investment in network and content security. Administration is easy with an intuitive web interface and free, cloud-based central management. The combination of ease-of-use, powerful next-generation features, and affordability makes the Barracuda Firewall the perfect fit for small and medium-sized businesses.

The Barracuda Firewall anchors Barracuda’s modular security framework, which integrates purpose-built, best-of-breed, highly scalable security solutions to protect users, networks, and data center applications. Components like web and email security, web application security, and secure remote access integrate with the firewall, and can be centrally managed for aggregated visibility and control. Paired with consistent user interfaces and common administrative workflows, this approach provides a comprehensive security posture, simplified administration, and a highly scalable architecture.

 

NG Firewall by Barracuda Networks

Improving Performance, Availability, and Security of Distributed Networks

The Barracuda NG Firewall is an enterprise-grade next-generation firewall that was purpose-built for efficient deployment and operation within dispersed, highly dynamic, and security-critical network environments

In addition to next-generation firewall protection, it provides industry-leading operations efficiency and added business value by safe-guarding network traffic against line outages and link quality degradation.

User identity and application awareness are used to select the best network path, traffic priority, and available bandwidth for business-critical traffic. In case of line failure, the Barracuda NG Firewall can transparently move traffic to alternative lines and keep traffic flowing.

The Barracuda NG Firewall meets enterprise requirements of massive scalability, efficient configuration and lifecycle management across dispersed networks, and performance guarantees for business-critical applications. The concept of integrated WAN optimization coupled with industry-leading centralized management results in significantly lower overall operational cost for multi-site deployments.

All policies, client, and device settings are centrally managed and tracked by the Barracuda NG Control Center.

 

NG Firewall Vx by Barracuda Networks

Improving Performance, Availability, and Security of Distributed Networks

The Barracuda NG Firewall Vx is a virtual appliance providing the same powerful technology, comprehensive features, and ease-of-use found in the Barracuda NG Firewall appliance. It is ideally suited for organizations that are standardizing hardware platforms or deploying virtual environments. Beyond its powerful network firewall, IPS, and VPN technologies, the Barracuda NG Firewall Vx integrates a comprehensive set of next-generation firewall technologies, including Layer 7 Application Control, availability, and traffic flow optimization across the wide area network, web filtering, antivirus, anti-spam, and network access control enforcement.

Cloud offerings like Amazon EC2 and Windows Azure depend on highly secure environments within the cloud. The Barracuda NG Firewall Vx is ideal for securing use of these cloud services – connecting on-premises networks to the cloud and connecting logically separated components within the cloud datacenters.

 

Barracuda Web Filter by Barracuda Networks

Filters Content, Malware, Social Media and Rogue App Threats

The Barracuda Web Filter lets organizations benefit from online applications and tools without exposure to web-borne malware and viruses, lost user productivity, and misused bandwidth. As a comprehensive solution for web security and management, it unites award-winning spyware, malware, and virus protection with a powerful policy and reporting engine. Advanced features ensure that organizations adapt to emerging requirements like social-network regulation, remote filtering, and visibility into SSL-encrypted traffic.

Unlimited remote user licenses are included to enforce content and access policies for mobile devices outside of the corporate network. The Barracuda Web Filter is also available as a virtual appliance. For hosted web security, see Barracuda Web Security Service.

 

Barracuda Web Filter Vx by Barracuda Networks

Filters Content, Malware, Social Media and Rogue App Threats

The Barracuda Web Filter Vx virtual appliance delivers powerful web security and policy enforcement for virtual environments. Backed by award-winning antivirus and anti-malware technology, organizations can protect users on and off the network against today’s aggressive web-based malware, phishing, and virus threats, while enforcing corporate user policies. With a fully integrated reporting engine, organizations have full visibility into its web security posture and user activities. Advanced features ensure that organizations adapt to emerging requirements like social-network regulation, remote filtering, and visibility into SSL-encrypted traffic.

 

Barracuda Web Security Service by Barracuda Networks

Protect Distributed Locations and Remote Users Against Web-Borne Threats

As a cloud-based service, the Barracuda Web Security Service provides a convenient option to deploy Barracuda's powerful web security technology for organizations looking to leverage the scalability and flexibility of the cloud. Ideal for safeguarding users on and off the network, the solution unites award-winning spyware, malware, and virus protection with a powerful policy and reporting engine.