Barracuda NextGen Firewall F-Series

Advanced Security and Traffic Control for Distributed Enterprises

The F-Series cloud-ready firewalls improve site-to-site connectivity and give you uninterrupted access to applications hosted in the cloud—all while simplifying network administration and reducing IT overhead for multi-site organizations and managed service providers.

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Next-Generation Firewalls for the Cloud Era

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In the cloud era, network firewalls must do more than secure your network. They must also ensure you have uninterrupted network availability and robust access to cloud-hosted applications.

The Barracuda NextGen Firewall F-Series is a family of hardware, virtual, and cloud-based appliances that protect and enhance your dispersed network infrastructure. They deliver advanced security by tightly integrating a comprehensive set of next-generation firewall technologies, including Layer 7 application profiling, intrusion prevention, web filtering, malware and advanced threat protection, antispam protection, and network access control.

In addition, the F-Series combines highly resilient VPN technology with intelligent traffic management and WAN optimization capabilities. This lets you reduce line costs, increase overall network availability, improve site-to-site connectivity, and ensure uninterrupted access to applications hosted in the cloud. Scalable centralized management helps you reduce administrative overhead while defining and enforcing granular policies across your entire dispersed network.

The F-Series cloud-ready firewalls are ideal for multi-site enterprises, managed service providers, and other organizations with complex, dispersed network infrastructures.

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Security for the Cloud Era

Security paradigms are shifting—and securing your network perimeter is no longer good enough. In the cloud era, workloads happen everywhere, users are increasingly mobile, and potential attack surfaces are multiplying. Barracuda NextGen Firewall F-Series is purpose-built to deal with the challenges of securing widely distributed networks.

Deploy Barracuda NextGen Firewall F the way you want it: Physical, virtual, or in the cloud.

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Enable Intelligent Network Perimeters

Security, WAN optimization, and application control features are available in all F-Series models, to fit any network environment—from small, remote sites to large headquarters. These features make it easy for you to:

  • Provide business-level quality of service to cloud applications like Office 365, by dynamically prioritizing them over non-critical web traffic
  • Guarantee users’ access to critical applications through granular policy controls
  • Dynamically balance traffic across multiple internet connections to minimize downtime and improve performance
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Provide Quality of Service and Visibility across Distributed Environments

Barracuda NextGen Control Center ties it all together by helping you deploy, manage, and monitor firewalls across any number of sites with reduced administrative overhead and cost.

  • Eliminate the need to backhaul traffic through centrally located firewalls for business-quality access.
  • Easily scale firewall deployments as you add more locations.
  • Accommodate rapid growth while leveraging the latest technologies in cloud and mobility.
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Provide Quality of Service and Visibility across Distributed Environments

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Barracuda NextGen Control Center ties it all together by helping you deploy, manage, and monitor firewalls across any number of sites with reduced administrative overhead and cost.

  • Eliminate the need to backhaul traffic through centrally located firewalls for business-quality access.
  • Easily scale firewall deployments as you add more locations.
  • Accommodate rapid growth while leveraging the latest technologies in cloud and mobility.

Barracuda NextGen Control Center ties it all together by helping you deploy, manage, and monitor firewalls across any number of sites with reduced administrative overhead and cost.

  • Eliminate the need to backhaul traffic through centrally located firewalls for business-quality access.
  • Easily scale firewall deployments as you add more locations.
  • Accommodate rapid growth while leveraging the latest technologies in cloud and mobility.
Key Features:  Scalable Deploymentmore
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Barracuda Advanced Threat Protection

In today’s constantly evolving threat landscape, your organization faces zero-hour malware exploits and advanced persistent threats that routinely bypass traditional, signature-based IPS and antivirus engines.

Barracuda Advanced Threat Protection gives your security infrastructure the ability to identify and block new, sophisticated threats—without affecting network performance and throughput.

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Optimized Site-to-Site Connectivity

  • Easily establish secure VPN connections across multiple sites.
  • Prevent link failure by transparently spanning up to 24 physical uplinks to create highly redundant VPN tunnels.
  • Increase available bandwidth thanks to built-in traffic compression and WAN optimization capabilities.
  • Automatically create and tear down VPN tunnels between spokes in a hub-and-spoke architecture to enhance connection quality for latency-sensitive traffic.
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Ready for Virtual Environments and Hybrid Cloud Deployments

Enable fast, secure connectivity across hybrid networks that combine on-premises and cloud components.

Easily deploy F-Series firewalls as virtual appliances for private networks in VMware, XenServer, KVM, and Hyper-V.

Provide network segmentation and security on public cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, with flexible pricing models that include Pay-As-You-Go and Bring-Your-Own-License.

Eliminate performance bottlenecks by optimizing traffic flows within dynamically created VPN tunnels across on-premises and cloud components.

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Once-Only Central Management

Barracuda NextGen Control Center give you a single pane of glass to easily deploy, manage, and monitor your entire firewall infrastructure, spanning hundreds of locations and multiple deployment surfaces. Managing several hundred firewalls is nearly as simple as managing one.

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Provide Secure Remote Access

Advanced client-to-site VPN capabilities help you enable your mobile workforce by ensuring secure remote access to network resources without time-consuming client configuration and management.

Available remote-access options include clientless SSL VPN via iOS and Android apps, as well as dedicated VPN clients for macOS, Linux, and Windows operating systems.

Network Access Control clients featuring a centrally manageable private firewall are also available for Windows devices.