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Barracuda Announces New Training to Simplify Web Application Firewall and NG Firewall Public Cloud Implementations

Barracuda University Now Incorporates Configuration and Deployment Training for Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, and VMware vCloud Air

Campbell, Calif. (July 15, 2015) – Barracuda Networks, Inc. (NYSE: CUDA) –

Press Release Highlights:

  • Building on its public cloud momentum, Barracuda is offering new training courses and Public Cloud Certification through Barracuda University to better enable partners and integrators to successfully configure and deploy Barracuda Web Application Firewall and Barracuda NG Firewall in public cloud environments.
  • New courses and Pubic Cloud Certification through Barracuda University provide unique training on the deployment of Barracuda security solutions on Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, and VMware vCloud Air.
  • Barracuda University public cloud courses include, BTN320 – Barracuda NG Firewall Public Cloud Security Engineer, and BTW320 – Barracuda Web Application Firewall Public Cloud Security Engineer.

Barracuda today announces Public Cloud Certification through Barracuda University, providing training and support for public cloud-focused partners. This announcement builds on Barracuda’s public cloud momentum as one of the first security vendors to integrate with public cloud platforms including Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services and VMware vCloud Air.

Barracuda partners and integrators, who are interested in attaining its public cloud certification, can do so by completing the necessary Web Application Firewall and NG Firewall classes available within Barracuda University. For more information or to find Barracuda University, please visit: https://bu.barracuda.com/about/university

Quotes

“As a Premier Partner of Barracuda’s for over 10 years, Anovis is excited that Barracuda has introduced this new specialized training and Public Cloud Certification through Barracuda University,” said Adi Reschenhofer, CEO, Anovis. “Customers require secure connectivity as they deploy hybrid Infrastructures and connect on-premises resources with the cloud.  We look forward to extending our knowledge of the Barracuda’s solutions with the additional public cloud training and providing global customers with the security they need to connect on-premises workloads with the cloud.”

“When we help customers move to the cloud, we often find that security concerns are top of mind,” said Eric Boyd, Founder & CEO, responsiveX, a leading Azure Circle Partner and a Microsoft Cloud Platform Partner. “We welcome the extra training and certification that Barracuda is providing to partners. It enables us to stay at the forefront of technology and provide more valuable services to our customers.”

“Being a founding member of the Azure Circle in the UK and a premier ExpressRoute Systems Integrator in EMEA, we frequently see the requirement to strengthen cloud security solutions,” explained Dan Scarfe, Founder & CEO, Dotnet Solutions. “We’ve already had the opportunity to work with Barracuda on several opportunities and want to scale our business leveraging the new Public Cloud Certification training.”

“Nimbo was formed to help customers move to the cloud and has been on the leading edge of innovation in the cloud for over five years,” said Taylor Bird, VP, Solutions Architecture, Nimbo. “Barracuda’s industry leading cloud security solutions are a key component to enable customers to move critical workloads to the cloud. With the new training, Barracuda is taking a leadership role to speed secure migrations to the cloud.”

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 www.barracuda.com.

Barracuda, Barracuda Networks, and the Barracuda Networks logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Barracuda Networks, Inc. in the U.S. or other regions.

Forward-Looking Statements 

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the potential benefits to Barracuda and system integrators of Barracuda’s Public Cloud Certification Program. 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 results include, but are not limited to customer response to the Company’s products, as well as those factors 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.