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Barracuda Expands Offerings to Enable Increased MSP Efficiency
The new Managed Backup Appliance service offering handles the configuration of backups for Barracuda Backup – Intronis MSP Edition, based on the preferences of the MSP and its customers. It offers flexible backup for both on-premises and cloud deployments, faster recovery times, and image and file replication to a secondary appliance or to the Barracuda Cloud for offsite protection. As part of the new service, technicians monitor backups on a 24/7/365 basis, perform corrective action on failed backups, and notify the MSP of any communications disruptions from on-site equipment to the MSP Solutions monitoring system. Additionally, MSP Solutions technicians can run a full restore upon request.
Barracuda Adds Advanced Threat Protection to SignNow E-Signature Platform
With SignNow, customers gain control over document signing workflow, auditing, tracking, and document archiving. With the newly added Advanced Threat Protection, users have added protection against their shared and stored documents passing along malware or other malicious threats. SignNow Enterprise gives customers:
Barracuda Offers Backup Customers and MSPs Faster Restores with LiveBoot 2.0
“The whole point of deploying a backup strategy is to make sure businesses are covered when things go wrong, and in today’s landscape, there are a lot of potential obstacles,” said Rod Mathews, senior vice president and general manager, data protection at Barracuda. “We’ve seen everything from natural disasters to ransomware attacks or employees accidentally deleting critical files that can wreak havoc on an organization’s recovery strategy. Barracuda Backup LiveBoot 2.0 provides customers with a powerful and affordable layer of protection for recovering lost data.”
Barracuda and Zscaler Jointly Deliver Comprehensive, Affordable Cloud-Delivered Web Security
“Barracuda’s powerful security solutions provide customers with a complete and affordable way to easily manage security across their networks, applications, and data, regardless of where they reside — on-premises, virtual, or in cloud environments,” said Sanjay Ramnath, vice president of security products at Barracuda. “This collaboration extends our platform’s cloud security functionality by utilizing Zscaler’s highly scalable security service to protect users accessing the internet from anywhere, using any device.”
Barracuda Accelerates Customer Cloud Transitions with New “Cloud Ready” Program
Barracuda today announced its new “Cloud Ready” program designed to help organizations securely extend their workloads and applications into cloud environments. With each new purchase of an on-premises Barracuda NextGen Firewall or Barracuda Web Application Firewall – including both physical and virtual deployments – Barracuda provides a cloud license for the same solution in Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure (Azure) at no additional cost for up to 90 days. Leveraging Barracuda’s cloud-enabled security suite, organizations can deploy their applications and workloads securely with the same powerful capabilities and intuitive user interface whether deployed on-premises or in the cloud.
Barracuda Expands Storage Capacity and Performance for Barracuda Backup Solutions
Barracuda today announced a platform refresh for its Barracuda Backup product portfolio of data protection solutions. The new systems are designed to protect data for organizations facing increasing demands with limited resources, and offers IT administrators the ability to more efficiently plan for and support future data growth. The new Barracuda Backup appliances provide expanded capacity for physical appliance models, by as much as 100 percent more capacity on entry-level systems. The new platform also includes performance updates that speed up the backup, restore and replication processes. The capacity upgrades deliver a lower cost per Terabyte, and the performance enhancements allow customers to back up and replicate data faster, meet backup windows and get data offsite more efficiently, as well as the ability to restore faster in the event of data loss. These software performance updates are available at no additional cost to customers with active Energize Update subscriptions, and the new appliances are available to eligible customers with Instant Replacement subscriptions.
Barracuda Automates Web Application Vulnerability Remediation and Security Policy Enforcement
Barracuda today announced its new Vulnerability Remediation Service, a cloud-based solution that makes it easier for organizations of any size to deploy comprehensive web application security with minimal administrative overhead. Barracuda Vulnerability Remediation Service automates security policy enforcement with on-demand or scheduled scanning and automatic remediation of web application vulnerabilities, simplifying security operations for DevOps teams especially as application developers look to leverage the agility and elasticity of public cloud platforms. Barracuda Vulnerability Remediation Service enables administrators to find, automatically fix and continuously monitor web application vulnerabilities, creating more agile workflow processes, increased efficiency, and ultimately reduced Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). The service can be used for applications deployed on-premises, or in hybrid or cloud-only environments.
Webiplex DocuPeak and SignNow E-Signature Integration Enables Contract Automation and Management for One of the World’s Largest ...
DocuPeak enables customers to leverage existing IT investments by integrating with numerous common business systems. DocuPeak provides a platform for automating forms and document processes that avoids the need for custom coding, expensive consultants, or an off-the-shelf piece of software that may not match specific requirements. SignNow, recently rated as the Top Enterprise Software by G2 Crowd, empowers customers with easy-to-use, affordable e-signature capabilities.
Barracuda Offers Next-Generation Firewall for Google Cloud Platform Customers
Barracuda announced today that its NextGen Firewall is now available for customers using Google Cloud Platform and can be purchased from Barracuda via the BYOL model. Barracuda NextGen Firewall was developed for highly distributed networks with the advanced security and management capabilities that are required for cloud and hybrid environments. Barracuda NextGen Firewall – which is available directly on AWS Marketplace, Microsoft Azure, and now Google Cloud Platform – provides flexible remote access, application visibility, user awareness, and highly granular security policy management to customers looking to securely leverage cloud platforms.
Barracuda Announces Web Security Gateway Updates to Enhance Advanced Threat Protection, and Network Performance, Adds New Chromebo...
Barracuda today announced Barracuda Web Security Gateway version 11.0, which offers customers advanced security protection and improved SSL scanning performance, as well as the ability to enforce policy configuration on Chromebooks. Barracuda Web Security Gateway is purpose built to enable organizations to benefit from online applications and tools, while preventing exposure to web-borne malware and viruses, and limiting lost user productivity and misused bandwidth. With version 11.0, Barracuda Web Security Gateway combines powerful web security functionality with next-generation firewall capabilities allowing for more robust, complementary security protection managed from a single pane of glass.