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Barracuda Spam Firewall Receives Five-Star Rating and Designated a Best Buy from SC Magazine

Campbell, Calif. (October 22, 2014) – Barracuda Networks, Inc. (NYSE: CUDA), a leading provider of cloud-connected security and storage solutions, today announced that the Barracuda Spam Firewall has earned a five-star rating in SC Magazine’s 2014 Email Security Group Test review.  Additionally, Barracuda Spam Firewall was designated a Best Buy from SC Magazine.

SC Magazine praised the Barracuda Spam Firewall for its easy-to-manage, easy-to-use and easy-to-deploy features. “The appliance we tested came out of the box with a quick-start sheet. We had the unit up and running in minutes,” the review stated. “The web-based user interface was intuitive and easy to use. We were able to do everything we needed without the documentation.” Along with the five-star rating, SC Magazine also selected the Barracuda Spam Firewall as a Best Buy, affirming that it is a “Good solution for any size business so we make this our Best Buy.”

“The Barracuda Spam Firewall includes a comprehensive set of security layers to help ensure that organizations remain productive in the face of evolving threats,” said Stephen Pao, GM Security at Barracuda. “We are excited that the Barracuda Spam Firewall has received both 5-star and Best Buy ratings from SC Magazine as it highlights Barracuda’s commitment to provide customers with best-in-breed solutions.”

Highlighted features of the Barracuda Spam Firewall include:

  • Comprehensive, Long-Term Solution. The Barracuda Spam Firewall includes spam and virus blocking, data protection, large file transfer, email continuity, DoS prevention, encryption, and policy management—at an affordable price. As new email security requirements emerge, the Barracuda Spam Firewall is updated with new capabilities to ensure comprehensive protection over the long term.
  • Intuitive, Efficient, and Scalable. The Barracuda Spam Firewall offers fast, easy set-up and management. The out-of-the-box solution helps save resources and lets the IT team focus on other issues. With a wide range of models to choose from, a solution is available for different sizes of companies, and the integration of the Barracuda Cloud Protection Layer makes it easy to scale capacity as needs change.
  • Fastest New-Threat Response. Barracuda Central has 24x7 monitoring to block the latest Internet threats. Data collected at Barracuda Central is analyzed and immediately utilized in Barracuda Real-Time Protection to create definitions for automatic Energize Updates that deliver protections against previously unknown threats within minutes of their discovery.

SC Magazine’s Review of the Barracuda Spam Firewall:

About the Barracuda Spam Firewall

The Barracuda Spam Firewall provides comprehensive email content security. It includes best-of-breed spam and virus blocking, data protection, DoS prevention, email continuity, encryption, and policy management – at an affordable price. As new email security requirements emerge, the Barracuda Spam Firewall is automatically updated with new capabilities for long-term protection. This easy-to-use product is available in many models to fit the needs of organizations of all sizes. The Barracuda Spam Firewall is also available as a virtual appliance. To learn more, visit:

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


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