Barracuda Networks, a provider of cloud-connected security and storage solutions, has announced that Barracuda NG Firewall, Barracuda Message Archiver, Barracuda Spam Firewall and Barracuda Web Application Firewall have achieved VMware Ready – vCloud Air status. This designation indicates that the products have undergone technical validation within the vCloud Air environment, and are supported on VMware vCloud Air.
“We are pleased that Barracuda has joined the vCloud Air ISV Program and has achieved VMware Ready – vCloud Air certification,” said Howard Hall, senior director, Alliances, VMware. “Barracuda NG Firewall, Barracuda Message Archiver, Barracuda Spam Firewall and Barracuda Web Application Firewall qualify for the VMware Ready – vCloud Air logo, signifying to customers they work seamlessly within VMware vCloud Air, and can be deployed in production with confidence.”
Additionally Barracuda is a member of the Access tier of the vCloud Air ISV program and is listed on the VMware Solution Exchange.
Organizations extending workloads to the cloud face additional security challenges from an increased attack surface. Businesses need to secure email and applications, including the data they access. With VMware Ready – vCloud Air products, Barracuda would be providing easier management and security in hybrid environments. Product highlights include:
- Barracuda NG Firewall – Delivers “next-generation” firewalling capabilities and high-speed (>1Gbps) site-to-site remote access to on-premises, hybrid and cloud environments.
- Barracuda Message Archiver – Delivers cloud-connected email archiving for efficiency and eDiscovery in hybrid cloud environments.
- Barracuda Spam Firewall – Provides “best-of-breed” email threat protection, allowing customers to encrypt messages and leverage the cloud to extend email protection if mail servers become unavailable.
- Barracuda Web Application Firewall – Provides a “secure” path for customers to move their applications dynamically throughout the data center and into the cloud.
“Securing business data moving through the data center both on-premises and in the cloud can be complex and reveal no shortage of security challenges,” said Nicole Napiltonia, VP of Alliances, Barracuda. “We’re extremely pleased to see Barracuda’s security and storage solutions have achieved VMware Ready status for businesses using vCloud Air to benefit our mutual customers and further Barracuda‘s goal of providing total threat protection to our customers.”
The Barracuda solutions on vCloud Air are available in the Bring Your Own License (BYOL) model and can be found within the online VMware Solution Exchange (VSX). For more information about Barracuda security and storage solutions available on vCloud Air, please visit http://cuda.co/cudavcloud.