Barracuda Email Security Gateway

Complete Protection from Email-Borne Threats

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Overview

Today’s IT professionals need a comprehensive email security solution to block email-borne attacks that also provides additional features needed to ensure business continuity—at one affordable price.

The Barracuda Advantage

  • Free Cloud Protection Layer providing:
    • Email spooling up to 96 hours
    • Inbound email filtering
  • Barracuda Real-Time Protection
  • Outbound email filtering for DLP
  • Cloud-based encryption included free of charge
  • Configuration backup to the cloud
  • Preconfigured for quick deployment
  • No per-user or per-server fees

Product Spotlight

  • Industry-leading spam and virus defense for email
  • Protection from data loss and reputation damage
  • Advanced Threat Protection1 to protect against ransomware and other advanced threats
  • Advanced, granular policy management
  • Also available as a virtual appliance and on public cloud platforms (Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure)

Comprehensive Protection for the Long Term

The Barracuda Email Security Gateway includes spam and virus blocking, data protection, email continuity, DoS prevention, encryption, and policy management—combined to deliver a complete solution. As new requirements emerge, it is automatically updated with new capabilities to ensure continuous protection.

Complete Email Threat Protection

The Barracuda Email Security Gateway provides multi-layer security, email continuity, and data leakage prevention. Advanced Threat Protection1 combines behavioral, heuristic, and sandboxing technologies to protect against zerohour, targeted attacks and ransomware.

Affordable and Easy to Use

Fast, easy set-up and simple, intuitive management keep time and resource needs low. The integration of the Barracuda Cloud Protection Layer and no per-user fees make it easy and very affordable to scale capacity as your business grows.

"Virus and inbound/outbound filtering at an affordable price. If it wasn’t for the Barracuda Email Security Gateway, we most likely wouldn’t be filtering at all, due to the high costs of other vendors’ per-user pricing structures."

- Shane Henszey, IT Manager U.S. Vision, Inc.

Technical Specs

Technical Specs

Comprehensive Protection

  • Spam and virus filtering
  • Cloud Protection Layer
  • Prevents spoofing, phishing, and malware
  • Denial of Service (DoS/DDoS) protection
  • Directory harvest protection
  • Outbound email filtering

DLP & Reputation Loss

  • Maintain compliance
  • Prevents reputation loss and blacklisting
  • Pre-defined filters (e.g., HIPAA, credit card, and U.S. Social Security Numbers)

Advanced Policy Control

  • IP and content-based filtering
  • Bulk email categorization
  • Content encryption
  • Sender/recipient filtering
  • RBL and DNSBL support
  • Keyword blocking
  • Character-set blocking
  • Reverse DNS blocking
  • URL pattern and category blocking
  • TLS encryption policy
  • Secondary authentication

Sender Authentication

  • SPF and DomainKeys
  • Emailreg.org
  • Invalid bounce suppression

Spam Filter

  • Rate control
  • IP reputation analysis
  • Fingerprint and image analysis
  • Rules-based scoring algorithms
  • Barracuda Anti-Fraud Intelligence

Virus Filter

  • Triple-layer virus blocking
  • Integrated Exchange AV Agent
  • Decompression of archives
  • File type blocking
  • Barracuda Antivirus Supercomputing Grid
  • Advanced Threat Protection1 to protect against ransomware, zero hour and targeted attacks.

System Features

Administrators

  • Web-based interface
  • User account administration
  • Reports, graphs, and statistics
  • LDAP interface
  • Multiple domain support
  • Secure remote administration
  • Delegated domain administration
  • Delegated help desk role
  • Email spooling
  • Configure backup to cloud

End Users

  • User-based filtering
  • Individual spam scoring
  • Personal allow and block lists
  • End-user quarantine and digest emails
  • Outlook
  • Bayesian analysis

Hardware Features

Connectors

  • Standard VGA
  • PS/2 keyboard/mouse
  • Ethernet (see chart below)

Virtual Appliance

  • Hardened OS
  • Seven models to choose from
  • Common hypervisor support including; VMware ESX and Workstation, Oracle VirtualBox, Citrix Xen, and Microsoft Hyper-V

Models & Options

Models

100

  • 10 Domains
  • 1-50 Active Email Users
  • 8 GB Message Log Storage
  • Quarantine Storage

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  • Hardware

  • Chassis Type 1U Mini Rackmount
  • Input Current (Amps)
  • Copper Ethernet NICs 1x10/100 Megabit
  • Redundant Disk Array (RAID)
  • Redundant Power Supply
  • Features

  • Compatible with all Email Servers
  • Hardened and Secure OS
  • Outbound Email Filtering
  • Email Encryption
  • Cloud Protection Layer
  • MS Exchange/LDAP Accelerator
  • Per User Settings and Quarantine
  • Delegated Help Desk Role
  • Syslog Support
  • Clustering & Remote Clustering
  • Per Domain Settings
  • Single Sign-On
  • SNMP/API
  • Customizable Branding
  • Per User Score Settings
  • Delegated Domain Administration
  • Advanced Threat Protection Optional

200

  • 50 Domains
  • 51-500 Active Email Users
  • 10 GB Message Log Storage
  • Quarantine Storage

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  • Hardware

  • Chassis Type 1U Mini Rackmount
  • Input Current (Amps)
  • Copper Ethernet NICs 1x Gigabit
  • Redundant Disk Array (RAID)
  • Redundant Power Supply
  • Features

  • Compatible with all Email Servers
  • Hardened and Secure OS
  • Outbound Email Filtering
  • Email Encryption
  • Cloud Protection Layer
  • MS Exchange/LDAP Accelerator
  • Per User Settings and Quarantine
  • Delegated Help Desk Role
  • Syslog Support
  • Clustering & Remote Clustering
  • Per Domain Settings
  • Single Sign-On
  • SNMP/API
  • Customizable Branding
  • Per User Score Settings
  • Delegated Domain Administration
  • Advanced Threat Protection Optional

300

  • 250 Domains
  • 300-1,000 Active Email Users
  • 12 GB Message Log Storage
  • 20 GB Quarantine Storage

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  • Hardware

  • Chassis Type 1U Mini Rackmount
  • Input Current (Amps) 1.2 Amps AC
  • Copper Ethernet NICs 1x Gigabit
  • Redundant Disk Array (RAID)
  • Redundant Power Supply
  • Features

  • Compatible with all Email Servers
  • Hardened and Secure OS
  • Outbound Email Filtering
  • Email Encryption
  • Cloud Protection Layer
  • MS Exchange/LDAP Accelerator
  • Per User Settings and Quarantine
  • Delegated Help Desk Role
  • Syslog Support
  • Clustering & Remote Clustering
  • Per Domain Settings
  • Single Sign-On
  • SNMP/API
  • Customizable Branding
  • Per User Score Settings
  • Delegated Domain Administration
  • Advanced Threat Protection Optional

400

  • 500 Domains
  • 1,000-5,000 Active Email Users
  • 24 GB Message Log Storage
  • 60 GB Quarantine Storage

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  • Hardware

  • Chassis Type 1U Mini Rackmount
  • Input Current (Amps) 1.4 Amps AC
  • Copper Ethernet NICs 1x Gigabit
  • Redundant Disk Array (RAID)
  • Redundant Power Supply
  • Features

  • Compatible with all Email Servers
  • Hardened and Secure OS
  • Outbound Email Filtering
  • Email Encryption
  • Cloud Protection Layer
  • MS Exchange/LDAP Accelerator
  • Per User Settings and Quarantine
  • Delegated Help Desk Role
  • Syslog Support
  • Clustering & Remote Clustering
  • Per Domain Settings
  • Single Sign-On
  • SNMP/API
  • Customizable Branding
  • Per User Score Settings
  • Delegated Domain Administration
  • Advanced Threat Protection Optional

600

  • 5,000 Domains
  • 3,000-10,000 Active Email Users
  • 72 GB Message Log Storage
  • 180 GB Quarantine Storage

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  • Hardware

  • Chassis Type 1U Fullsize Rackmount
  • Input Current (Amps) 1.8 Amps AC
  • Copper Ethernet NICs 2xGigabit
  • Redundant Disk Array (RAID)
  • Redundant Power Supply
  • Features

  • Compatible with all Email Servers
  • Hardened and Secure OS
  • Outbound Email Filtering
  • Email Encryption
  • Cloud Protection Layer
  • MS Exchange/LDAP Accelerator
  • Per User Settings and Quarantine
  • Delegated Help Desk Role
  • Syslog Support
  • Clustering & Remote Clustering
  • Per Domain Settings
  • Single Sign-On
  • SNMP/API
  • Customizable Branding
  • Per User Score Settings
  • Delegated Domain Administration
  • Advanced Threat Protection Optional

800

  • 5,000 Domains
  • 8,000-22,000 Active Email Users
  • 120 GB Message Log Storage
  • 360 GB Quarantine Storage

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  • Hardware

  • Chassis Type 2U Fullsize Rackmount
  • Input Current (Amps) 4.1 Amps AC
  • Copper Ethernet NICs 2xGigabit
  • Redundant Disk Array (RAID)
  • Redundant Power Supply
  • Features

  • Compatible with all Email Servers
  • Hardened and Secure OS
  • Outbound Email Filtering
  • Email Encryption
  • Cloud Protection Layer
  • MS Exchange/LDAP Accelerator
  • Per User Settings and Quarantine
  • Delegated Help Desk Role
  • Syslog Support
  • Clustering & Remote Clustering
  • Per Domain Settings
  • Single Sign-On
  • SNMP/API
  • Customizable Branding
  • Per User Score Settings
  • Delegated Domain Administration
  • Advanced Threat Protection Optional

900

  • 5,000 Domains
  • 15000-30000 Active Email Users
  • 240 GB Message Log Storage
  • 1 TB Quarantine Storage

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  • Hardware

  • Chassis Type 2U Fullsize Rackmount
  • Input Current (Amps) 5.4 Amps AC
  • Copper Ethernet NICs 2xGigabit
  • Redundant Disk Array (RAID)
  • Redundant Power Supply
  • Features

  • Compatible with all Email Servers
  • Hardened and Secure OS
  • Outbound Email Filtering
  • Email Encryption
  • Cloud Protection Layer
  • MS Exchange/LDAP Accelerator
  • Per User Settings and Quarantine
  • Delegated Help Desk Role
  • Syslog Support
  • Clustering & Remote Clustering
  • Per Domain Settings
  • Single Sign-On
  • SNMP/API
  • Customizable Branding
  • Per User Score Settings
  • Delegated Domain Administration
  • Advanced Threat Protection Optional

1000

  • 5,000 Domains
  • 25,000-100,000 Active Email Users
  • 512 GB Message Log Storage
  • 2 TB Quarantine Storage

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  • Hardware

  • Chassis Type 2U Fullsize Rackmount
  • Input Current (Amps) 7.2 Amps AC
  • Copper Ethernet NICs 2xGigabit
  • Redundant Disk Array (RAID)
  • Redundant Power Supply
  • Features

  • Compatible with all Email Servers
  • Hardened and Secure OS
  • Outbound Email Filtering
  • Email Encryption
  • Cloud Protection Layer
  • MS Exchange/LDAP Accelerator
  • Per User Settings and Quarantine
  • Delegated Help Desk Role
  • Syslog Support
  • Clustering & Remote Clustering
  • Per Domain Settings
  • Single Sign-On
  • SNMP/API
  • Customizable Branding
  • Per User Score Settings
  • Delegated Domain Administration
  • Advanced Threat Protection Optional

Support Options

Barracuda Energize Updates

  • Standard technical support
  • Hourly spam definition updates
  • Barracuda Reputation Databases
  • Fingerprint and intent analysis definitions
  • Hourly virus definition updates

Instant Replacement Service

  • Replacement unit shipped next business day
  • 24/7 technical support
  • Free hardware refresh every four years