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Barracuda NG Firewall Now Available in Azure Virtual Machines Gallery as part of Microsoft Azure Certified

Barracuda NG Firewall version 5.4.3 Extends Support for Microsoft Centric Deployments

Campbell, Calif. – July 16, 2014 – Barracuda Networks, Inc. (NYSE: CUDA), a leading provider of cloud-connected security and storage solutions, today announced the availability of the Barracuda NG Firewall Vx in the Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines Gallery as part of the new Microsoft Azure Certified program. The newest version – Barracuda NG Firewall version 5.4.3 – extends support for Microsoft deployments in the areas of Windows Remote Desktop Services, virtualization and public cloud, enabling customers to further capitalize on their Microsoft investments. Barracuda is presenting its Azure Certified solutions at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference this week in Washington, DC.

"Microsoft is excited to have Barracuda's security solutions available in the Azure Gallery as part of our Azure Certified program," said Garth Fort, general manager, Cloud and Enterprise Partner Marketing, Microsoft. "We've worked closely with Barracuda engineering, solutions architects and sales teams to create a great customer experience and make it easy for customers to leverage the Barracuda NG Firewall and Barracuda Web Application Firewall to move their applications into the Azure cloud securely."

The Barracuda NG Firewall includes capabilities such as:

  • Extended support for Microsoft Azure – delivers next-generation firewalling capabilities and high-speed (>1 Gbps) site-to-site secure remote access from on-premises networks to Microsoft Azure or Vnets within Microsoft Azure, and enables organizations to deploy securely interconnected multi-zone network architectures.
  • Full user awareness for Windows Remote Desktop Services – provides user awareness even when multiple users on a Remote Desktop Server are behind a single IP address.
  • Support for Hyper-V virtualization – supports Microsoft Hyper-V deployments in addition to VMware.

Both the Barracuda NG Firewall and the Barracuda Web Application Firewall are available in the Azure Gallery as part of the new Microsoft Azure Certified program announced this week at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference. Barracuda is keynoting the session Transformation to the Cloud: Security Risks, Challenges & Best Practices on Wednesday, July 16, at 4pm ET, in Room 103B of Walter E. Washington Convention Center.


Visit the Barracuda / Microsoft Azure Certified landing page to learn more about all Barracuda solutions – including the Barracuda Web Application Firewall and the Barracuda NG Firewall – in the Azure Gallery

Blog Post: Barracuda NG Firewall and Barracuda Web Application Firewall Now Microsoft Azure Certified

Blog Post: Barracuda at Microsoft World Partner Conference

Pricing and Availability

The Barracuda NG Firewall Vx is a virtual appliance that runs on Hyper-V and VMware environments and is sized based on target numbers of users. Pricing for virtual appliances starts at U.S. list price $1799 USD.

The Barracuda NG Firewall for Microsoft Azure is available today in the Azure Gallery as part of the new Microsoft Azure Certified program.

International pricing and availability vary based on region.

About Barracuda Networks, Inc. (NYSE: CUDA)

Barracuda 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


Forward-Looking Statements.

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the functionality and performance of Barracuda NG Firewall products and compatibility with Microsoft Azure.  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 are 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.

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