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Can a Barracuda Networks appliance firmware be deployed on virtual platforms like VMware?

Solution #00004512

Scope:
This solution currently applies to Barracuda Networks SSL VPN and Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall

Answer:
Yes.

As organizations turn to virtualization as a way to save money, simplify deployments and reduce their environmental footprint, Barracuda Networks is now offering virtual appliance versions of its popular hardware appliance products.

Virtual appliances enable enterprises to harness the same powerful security and networking technologies available in the Barracuda Networks range of hardware based solutions. Barracuda Networks virtual appliances are an ideal choice for enterprises that are standardizing hardware platforms or with existing virtual environments like VMware. As the organization grows, these appliances can be easily scaled for performance and capacity and also lend themselves to quicker backup and disaster recovery.

Key Features:

  • Same powerful technology as the Barracuda Networks hardware appliances
  • Same simple Web based user interface
  • Simple installation in your existing VMware infrastructure
  • Can be combined with Barracuda Networks hardware appliances
  • Plug and play deployment
  • Maintenance free through automatic updates
  • Lower TCO
For more information or to request an evaluation copy, please visit http://www.barracuda.com/virtualization or contact Barracuda Networks.

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