Barracuda Solutions for Google Cloud Platform

Protect your applications and your data running on GCP with Barracuda CloudGen Firewalls which are purpose-built for seamless integration and a near-native experience.

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Seamless Workload Migration

Migrate your workloads to GCP while maintaining the same familiar tools and existing controls

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Secure Remote Access

Remotely connect users to your GCP environment with granular control by user and application

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Automate Deploying Protections

Fully-featured API enables DevOps and SecOps to automate security controls using familiar tools

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First for a Reason

Barracuda CloudGen Firewall F Series was the first network firewall approved for use on GCP. It provides network-based protection that is fully integrated with GCP.

The “shared responsibility” model of security for cloud platforms means that you are responsible for protecting sensitive data when you migrate existing workloads.

Barracuda CloudGen Firewall Google Cloud Platform Features Diagram
Barracuda CloudGen Firewall Google Cloud Platform Features Diagram

Barracuda CloudGen Firewall Google Cloud Platform Features Diagram

Protect Your Workloads Migrated to the Cloud

Most companies start out by migrating existing workloads from on-premises infrastructure to GCP. Web-accessible applications run much the same way in GCP as they did in an on-premises or hosted environment, but new security controls are needed to protect data in GCP.

With Barracuda’s solutions for GCP, you can use the same Reference Architecture for on-premises WAFs and firewalls to secure a web-facing application can be applied across multiple applications. This makes it much easier, safer, and more efficient to deploy many workloads in GCP.

Barracuda CloudGen Firewall Google Cloud Platform Features Diagram

Secure Remote Access to Google Cloud Platform

Moving from an on-premises infrastructure to the cloud creates a new challenge for secure remote access. GCP provides a finite number of remote connections to network-facing applications, whereas companies may want remote workers to have access across a range of devices – from mobiles to laptops. Unfortunately, the security built-in to such devices often leaves security gaps and compromises the ability to leverage GCP for these mission-critical applications.

By deploying the Barracuda CloudGen Firewall, you gain an almost unlimited capability to remotely connect users to these applications. Dedicated VPN clients are available for the Barracuda CloudGen Firewall to support most popular device operating systems. The CloudGen Firewall also provides highly granular control, which can be defined both by user and application, further hardening an organization’s security when running mission-critical apps in the cloud.

Barracuda CloudGen Firewall Google Cloud Platform Features Diagram
Barracuda CloudGen Firewall Google Cloud Platform Features Diagram

Barracuda CloudGen Firewall Google Cloud Platform Features Diagram

Automate GCP Security with CloudGen WAF APIs

In the on-premises world, security is usually treated as a networking function. In the cloud, you can design security directly into your applications by using APIs and published integrations with orchestration tools to automatically deploy CloudGen WAFs when your applications are deployed.
Barracuda CloudGen Firewall Google Cloud Platform Features Diagram

Protection for the Cloud Generation

If you’re running internal workloads in public cloud environments, you require robust, reliable access controls. All too often, organizations make it too easy to access backend resources in public-cloud deployments, resulting in severe security gaps.

Barracuda CloudGen Firewall F Series offers a wide variety of client-to-site VPN options, making it easy for you to securely enable reliable access to resources via any device, regardless of where it is used. Enhanced VPN protocols and SD-WAN capabilities allow flexible branch-to-cloud traffic management, including multi-transport VPN and hybrid WAN.

Advanced VPN capabilities make it easy for you to:

  • Establish secure connections between offices, GCP projects, datacenters, and hybrid cloud deployments
  • Provide flexible VPN remote access from laptops, tablets, and smartphones
  • Place critical and confidential resources in public-cloud environments with confidence
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Barracuda Products for Google Cloud Platform

The cloud can be made even more secure than your on-premises environment, but only if you choose the right products to enhance your basic GCP infrastructure.

CloudGen Firewall

Distributed Layer 4 security solution that was built for GCP and can be deployed in hybrid environments. Adds protection to solutions like Direct Connect.

CloudGen WAF

Protects web-facing applications from cyber-attacks including OWASP top-10 and advanced persistent threats, as providing full monitoring.

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Start a 30-Day Free Trial

Barracuda is now offering free 30-day license for the Barracuda CloudGen Firewall and the Barracuda CloudGen WAF (Web Application Firewall) in GCP. The program includes Barracuda’s award-winning, expert technical support.

With the Cloud-Ready program, you can secure your cloud deployments are you roll them out. Our easy-to-use centralized management tools help ensure your administrative tasks won’t get more complex or time-intensive.

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Start a 30-Day Free Trial

With the Bring Your Own License (BYOL) model, you purchase your annual firewall license from Barracuda for the required level of throughput and then install it in GCP. Your firewalls are active 24x7 throughout the duration of the license. Multi-year discounts are available.

BYOL pricing is well suited to situations in which you require continuously available protection for a predictable, fixed operating cost.

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Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) licenses charge you based on the time when your firewalls are active - unlike BYOL in which services are active 24x7. If your usage fluctuates, you can turn services on or off at certain times when they're not needed (such as non-work hours).

PAYG is especially useful for customers that scale dynamically to match peak workloads. There is no need to manually turn firewalls off or reconfigure them when they are turned back on. GCP will do this automatically. You will only be billed when you're active.

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Test Drive the Barracuda CloudGen Firewall in GCP

The Barracuda CloudGen Firewall delivers enterprise-class network security in public-cloud and hybrid environments. Its flexible and robust VPN capabilities make it easy to create secure and highly reliable site-to-site and client-to-site connections using multiple tunneling protocols. Sign up for a free test drive to see firsthand how to securely access GCP sample resources three ways – SSL VPN, lightweight VPN client (CudaLaunch), and the full VPN client.

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