Barracuda Message Archiver, Barracuda NG Firewall, Barracuda Spam Firewall and Barracuda Web Application Firewall Achieve VMware Ready – vCloud Air Status

CAMPBELL, CA – March 10, 2015 — / — Barracuda Networks, Inc. (NYSE: CUDA), a leading provider of cloud-connected security and storage solutions, today 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. 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 that they work seamlessly within VMware vCloud Air, and can be deployed in production with confidence,” said Howard Hall, senior director, Alliances, VMware.

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 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.

“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 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.

For more information about Barracuda security and storage solutions available on vCloud Air, please visit

Pricing and Availability
Barracuda NG Firewall on vCloud Air is available today in the Bring Your Own License (BYOL) model and can be found within the online VMware Solution Exchange (VSX) at

Barracuda Message Archiver on vCloud Air is available today in the BYOL model and can be found within the online VSX at

Barracuda Spam Firewall on vCloud Air is available today in the BYOL model and can be found within the online VSX at

Barracuda Web Application Firewall on vCloud Air is available today in the BYOL model and can be found within the online VSX at

About Barracuda Networks, Inc. (NYSE: CUDA)
Barracuda (NYSE: CUDA) 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

Barracuda, Barracuda Networks, and the Barracuda Networks logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Barracuda Networks, Inc. in the U.S. or other regions.

Forward-Looking Statements 
This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the interoperability, benefits, and performance of the Barracuda products with VMware vCloud Air. You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements because they involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that are, in some cases, beyond the Company’s control and that could cause the Company’s results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.  Factors that could materially affect the Company’s business and financial results include, but are not limited to customer response to the Company’s products, as well as those factors set forth in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company expressly disclaims any intent or obligation to update the forward-looking information to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date of this press release.

VMware, VMware vCloud Air and VMware Ready are registered trademarks or trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions. The use of the word “partner” and/or “partnership” does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.

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Source: Barracuda Networks


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