"We are excited to see successful customer adoption of the Barracuda Web Application Firewall to augment application security on Windows Azure," said Jan Poczobutt, Director, Enterprise ADC & WAF Sales, Barracuda. "With the Barracuda NG Firewall now available on Windows Azure, Barracuda is enabling customers to deploy secure multi-tier networks within Windows Azure, while also providing high-performance connectivity to Windows Azure from branch offices and client devices."
"Customers are increasingly looking to move their applications to the cloud, and Windows Azure provides a robust cloud infrastructure platform for them to do so," said Yossi Dahan, Principle Consultant at Solidsoft, the 2013 Microsoft World Wide Cloud Partner of the Year and Barracuda reseller. "The Barracuda Web Application Firewall and Barracuda NG Firewall solutions provide complementary application security and secure remote access capabilities that augment Windows Azure. Working with Barracuda has been successful, and together we've been able to gain market traction and secure new customers."
The Barracuda Web Application Firewall has gained market traction in helping secure applications hosted in Windows Azure. With the Barracuda NG Firewall now available, Barracuda offers Windows Azure customers the following:
Barracuda NG Firewall: Provides next generation firewalling and high speed (>1 Gbps) site-to-site secure remote access from on-premises networks to Windows Azure or Vnets within Windows Azure. It enables organizations to deploy sophisticated multi-zone network architecture, and its centralized management capabilities ensure scalable and fault tolerant network infrastructure without the management overhead.
Barracuda Web Application Firewall: A fully integrated Web Application Firewall with Windows Azure that can dynamically scale to meet application performance and workload requirements. With predefined security templates for web applications and third-party packaged applications like Microsoft SharePoint, companies of all sizes can enjoy application security with no need to learn, configure, and manage complex technology.
"In line with our longstanding and deep commitment to security, Windows Azure is working closely with Barracuda to help customers as they move more and more of their on-premises workloads into the Windows Azure cloud platform," said Venkat Gatamneni, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Windows Azure, Microsoft. "We have found that Barracuda's solutions deliver advanced security functionality and are easy for our customers to use and deploy."
Pricing and Availability
The Barracuda NG Firewall and Barracuda Web Application Firewall for Windows Azure are available today as a Bring Your Own License service. For one-year subscriptions, user licenses start at U.S. list price $1,599 USD for Barracuda NG Firewall and $5,199 USD for Barracuda Web Application Firewall. For more information, please visit: www.barracuda.com/azure
Barracuda on Windows Azure
MSDN Channel 9, Episode 128: Using the Barracuda Web Application Firewall on Windows Azure - http://ow.ly/t5HS4
The new "S" in SaaS is SECURITY - http://content.barracuda.com/windowsazurewhitepapers
For more info on the Barracuda NG Firewall
Barracuda NG Firewall product page - https://www.barracuda.com/products/ngfirewall
Barracuda NG Firewall Vx product page - https://www.barracuda.com/products/ngfirewallvx
For more info on the Barracuda Web Application Firewall
Barracuda Web Application Firewall product page -https://www.barracuda.com/products/webapplicationfirewall
Barracuda Web Application Firewall Vx product page -https://www.barracuda.com/products/webapplicationfirewallvx
About Barracuda Networks, Inc. (NYSE: CUDA)
Barracuda provides cloud-connected security and storage solutions that simplify IT. These powerful, easy-to-use and affordable solutions are trusted by more than 150,000 organizations worldwide and are delivered in appliance, virtual appliance, cloud and hybrid deployments. Barracuda's customer-centric business model focuses on delivering high-value, subscription-based IT solutions that provide end-to-end network and data security. For additional information, please visit http://www.barracuda.com.