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Join Barracuda at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

We're excited to be participating in the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington DC next week, where we’ll have a number of announcements related to our offerings available in Azure, including a new version of our Web Application Firewall, a use case with a well-known global customer, and an extension of the work we’re doing with Microsoft. Plus, we have three different slots on stage and some pretty cool giveaways (appliance and virtual bundles at no cost, anyone?! -- read below to find out how to win).

Barracuda offers two key security solutions for Microsoft Azure.

Barracuda Web Application Firewall

The Barracuda Web Application Firewall for Microsoft Azure is the first integrated, fully scalable security solution on Microsoft Azure. With predefined security templates for web applications and 3rd party packaged applications like Microsoft SharePoint, companies of all sizes can enjoy total application security with no need to learn, configure, and manage complex technology. It is fully integrated with Microsoft Azure and can dynamically scale to meet application performance and workload requirements.

Download the Barracuda WAF on Azure whitepaper to learn more on why deploying the Barracuda Web Application Firewall makes sense in Microsoft Azure.

Barracuda NG Firewall

The Barracuda NG Firewall for Microsoft Azure provides next generation firewalling and secure remote access to Microsoft Azure. It allows organizations to deploy sophisticated multi-zone network architecture in Azure, just like their on-premise networks. It enables secure high speed (>1 Gbps) site-to-site and client-to-site connectivity between on-premise networks, user devices and Microsoft Azure. Best of all, its industry best centralized management ensures highly scalable and fault tolerant network infrastructure required by today’s users without the management overhead.

Learn more about how the Barracuda NG Firewall can help your organization by reading Firewall in the Cloud- Microsoft Azure Whitepaper.

Here's how you can learn more about our relationship with Microsoft, how we can help organizations securely migrate to the Azure cloud with confidence, and learn more about our products and services available in Azure. Join us at the Worldwide Partner Conference:

Barracuda Breakout Session:  Transformation to the cloud:  security risks, challenges, and best practices

Wednesday, July 16, 4 - 5pm
Room 103B of Walter E Washington Convention Center
Jan Poczobutt Director of Public Cloud, Barracuda, will present this session on migrating to the cloud.

Migrating apps or workloads to the cloud presents new opportunities and new challenges.  Security prioritization is critical.  In this session, Jan Poczobutt, Director of Public Cloud at Barracuda, reviews how organizations can secure their Microsoft Azure hosted applications and workloads, and explores:

  • App security risks - data loss, privacy, IP theft, compliance, & more
  • Traffic visibility into and out of Microsoft Azure
  • Best practices & use cases - media / entertainment & financial services

Attendees of this breakout session will be entered to win an appliance + Vx bundle:

  • 1-NG Firewall 280 Appliance + 1-NG Vx Level 2 w/1 year Subscription
  • 1-WAF 660 Appliance + 1-WAF Vx Level 1 w/1 year Subscription

Barracuda will also be represented in the following sessions:

Scott Guthrie Keynote
Monday, July 14, 9am

WPC 2014 | CL536 - Drive your apps to the cloud
Bob Baker, Presenter
Tues July 15,  2:30 - 3:30pm
Room 150A
Barracuda's Jan Poczobutt will discuss our relationship with Microsoft, share Azure use cases, and how partners can benefit from this migration to the cloud

Microsoft Azure GTM Insights Executive Roundtable
Tues July 15, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel
999 Ninth Street NW, Washington, D.C. Ballroom Level, Congressional Hall C
Barracuda will be participating in Roundtable

If you are looking for information on Barracuda solutions on Microsoft Azure, take a look at these blog posts and video:

Learn more about the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference at the official WPC website:

Remember to show up at our breakout session on Wednesday for a chance to win an appliance + Vx bundle.  Follow us on Twitter @barracuda and #wpc14 to get updates on the event.

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