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Barracuda NG Firewall
Next Generation Firewalls for Distributed Enterprises now with Advanced Threat Protection.

The Barracuda NG Firewall is a family of hardware and virtual appliances designed to protect network infrastructure, improve site-to-site connectivity and simplify administration of network operations. Beyond its powerful network firewall, IPS and VPN technologies, the Barracuda NG Firewall integrates a comprehensive set of next generation firewall technologies, including Layer 7 application control, WAN optimization, Web filtering, anti-virus, anti-spam and network access control enforcement.
Central Management Across the Enterprise
With hardware models ranging from the micro branch office up to the large headquarters and datacenters, and a corresponding offering of virtual appliances, the Barracuda NG Firewall is designed for deployment across the entire enterprise. Through the Barracuda NG Control Center, administrators can manage security, content and traffic management policies from a single interface. Centralized management of security and content policy provides a number of benefits, including:

  • Consistent security posture and policy enforcement across the enterprise
  • Real-time accounting and reporting across multiple gateways
  • Comprehensive history and rollback of configuration and policy changes across the network
  • Centralized version control of anti-spam, anti-virus, Web filter and network access control updates

Intelligent Traffic Management
The Barracuda NG Firewall features intelligent site-to-site traffic management capabilities that optimize both availability and performance of the wide area network. Administrators can control application-level routing and prioritization of traffic across multiple links, tunnels and traffic conditions. Supported link types include dedicated lines, xDSL, 3G wireless mobile networks, and any other link types presented as a copper or optical Ethernet link.
Stops Threats and Reduces Administrative Overhead
The Barracuda NG Firewall is an application-aware firewall solution designed to mitigate threats, enforce policies and optimize traffic flow - resulting in ultra reliable WAN links. As an added benefit, industry leading, centralized management provides visibility of the entire network, reducing administrative overhead and in line costs.

Barracuda NG Controller
Central Management of the Entire Enterprise Security Infrastructure

Security-conscious companies and managed security providers are confronted with an increasing number of gateways in their networks. Managing hundreds or thousands of systems can require a costly, time-intensive process by qualified staff.
The Barracuda NG Control Center can significantly decrease administrative overhead.Cost Efficiency
The Barracuda NG Control Center can significantly decrease administrative overhead.

  • Deployment costs: Using the Barracuda NG Control Center, rollouts with hundreds of devices can be completed within a few weeks instead of months.
  • Operating costs: The Barracuda NG Control Center helps to significantly reduce the cost associated with security management while providing extra functionality both centrally and locally at the managed gateways
Security Management with Ease

Firewall rulesets and other security policies, as well as, software patches and version upgrades are centrally controlled from within the management console. Deployment can be scheduled and applied to all managed devices. Highly customizable administrative roles allow delegation of administrative capabilities for specific departments or locations. Administrators are kept informed at all times on the status of remote gateways and can implement centrally defined security rules at every location. Furthermore, the integrated revision control system provides easy audits and cuts overhead.

Microsoft Azure Certified

The Barracuda NG Firewall ensures highly secure, encrypted traffic from, to, and within Microsoft Azure, providing secure remote and site-to-site access, and centralized management.
Securing applications and data in Microsoft Azure is far easier with tools that are dedicated to the task. Deploying the Barracuda NG Firewall in the cloud is very similar to running local network firewalls, and provides the advantages of common policy enforcement and distributed security management in a hybrid-IT environment. It provides next-generation firewalling and secure remote access to Microsoft Azure. It enables organizations to deploy sophisticated multi-zone network architecture in Microsoft Azure, just like their on-premises networks.

Amazon Web Services Certified

The growth in cloud computing capabilities and services has driven more data into places where traditional IT security measures cannot reach - into data centers not owned by your corporate IT group. Beyond its powerful network firewall, IPS, and VPN technologies, the Barracuda NG Firewall integrates a comprehensive set of next-generation firewall technologies, including comprehensive Application Control, Availability, and Quality of Services (QoS) features. The advantage of using a Barracuda NG Firewall for your Amazon Web Services is that you receive . . .

  • Secure and reliable connectivity between on-premises and Amazon Web Services deployments
  • Granular Application Control
  • Full User Awareness
  • Central management of all functionality for both, on-premises and Amazon Web Services deployments Unrivaled Quality of Service capabilities

Data Sheets & White Papers (WP)

Barracuda NG Firewall
Amazon Web Services
WP: Modern Security Management
Barracuda NG Controller
WP: WAN Optimization

Microsoft Azure Data Sheet
WP: PCI DSS Compliance

For more information, click on the above data sheet links or call CPU at 800-880-4200!