Barracuda Security and Storage Solutions Now on VMware vCloud Air

KUALA LUMPUR, 18 March 2015 (Wed): Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-connected security and storage solutions, announces 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®.

Thiban Darmalingam, the Regional Manager for Barracuda in Malaysia says, “We are pleased to have our Barracuda products join the vCloud Air ISV Program and achieve VMware Ready – vCloud Air certification. This signifies to customers that the Barracuda NG Firewall, Barracuda Message Archiver, Barracuda Spam Firewall and Barracuda Web Application Firewall will work seamlessly within the VMware vCloud Air, work seamlessly within VMware vCloud Air, and can be deployed in production with confidence.”

“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,” adds Thiban.

Additionally Barracuda is a member of the Access tier of the vCloud Air ISV program and is listed on the VMware Solution Exchange.

Organisations 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 is 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.


“This announcement should be of benefit to our customers who want seamless solutions and further Barracuda’s goal of providing total threat protection to our customers,” says Thiban.

The VMware Ready program is a co-branding benefit of the Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program that makes it easy for customers to identify partner products certified to work with VMware cloud infrastructure. Customers can use these products and solutions to lower project risks and realize cost savings over custom-built solutions. With thousands of members worldwide, the VMware TAP program includes best-of-breed technology partners with the shared commitment to bring the best expertise and business solution for each unique customer need.

Author: Terry KS

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