The Barracuda NG Firewall Vx is a virtual appliance providing the same powerful technology, comprehensive features, and ease-of-use found in the Barracuda NG Firewall appliance. It is ideally suited for organizations that are standardizing hardware platforms or deploying virtual environments. Beyond its powerful network firewall, IPS, and VPN technologies, the Barracuda NG Firewall Vx integrates a comprehensive set of next-generation firewall technologies, including Layer 7 Application Control, availability, and traffic flow optimization across the wide area network, web filtering, antivirus, anti-spam, and network access control enforcement.
Cloud offerings like Amazon EC2 and Windows Azure depend on highly secure environments within the cloud. The Barracuda NG Firewall Vx is ideal for securing use of these cloud services – connecting on-premises networks to the cloud and connecting logically separated components within the cloud datacenters.