(The Hosting News) – Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of security and storage solutions, today announced that the company has expanded the number of its products available on the Windows Azure cloud platform. Barracuda Web Application Firewall, Barracuda NG Firewall and Barracuda Load Balancer ADC will be available for customers using Windows Azure.
“The Barracuda Web Application Firewall, Barracuda NG Firewall and Barracuda Load Balancer ADC products are designed to help organizations securely deploy hybrid cloud environments,” said Stephen Pao, GM Security, Barracuda. “This expanded offering provides advanced application delivery and extends remote network access to augment the security offerings available on the Windows Azure cloud platform.”
“Microsoft views security as a top priority, and Windows Azure customers benefit from this core focus in our datacenters and our cloud offerings,” said Bob Kelly, corporate vice president, Business Development, Microsoft. “We are excited that Barracuda is expanding its security offerings that run on Windows Azure to help provide additional security for our joint customers’ applications and data.”
Barracuda Web Application Firewall, one of the first web application firewalls and application delivery platforms available on Windows Azure, has gained market traction in securing applications hosted in Windows Azure. Now, as part of its expanded offering, Barracuda will offer the following for customers using Windows Azure:
•Barracuda NG Firewall – provides VPN and security-enhanced remote network access between customer networks and the Windows Azure cloud platform
•Barracuda Load Balancer ADC – provides high-performance load balancing and application delivery for Microsoft applications hosted in Windows Azure such as SharePoint or Exchange
•Barracuda Web Application Firewall – can be purchased on an hourly basis helping add flexibility for Windows Azure customers
New cloud editions of the Barracuda Web Application Firewall, Barracuda NG Firewall and Barracuda Load Balancer ADC enable customers to expand their offerings to embrace cloud deployments. Enterprise customers looking to migrate to the cloud or to deploy a hybrid cloud infrastructure could benefit from application security and remote access to Windows Azure.
Pricing and Availability
Barracuda Web Application Firewall on Windows Azure is available today. Barracuda NG Firewall on Windows Azure will be available in November 2013.
Barracuda Load Balancer ADC on Azure will be available in November 2013.
The Barracuda Product Blog provides ongoing updates, commentary and analysis related to Barracuda’s product suite: https://www.barracuda.com/blogs/pmblog.
About Barracuda Networks Inc.
Protecting users, applications, and data for more than 150,000 organizations worldwide, Barracuda Networks provides powerful, easy-to-use, affordable IT solutions. The company’s customer-centric business model focuses on delivering high-value, subscription-based IT solutions for security and storage. For additional information, please visit http://www.barracuda.com or on Twitter: @barracuda.