Barracuda Networks

MIS Technology has partnered with Barracuda Networks ( for their powerful yet affordable range of security and networking products. With their products, MIS Technology can capably perform managed and unmanaged IT services we provide to our clients.

Barracuda Networks offers three solutions to help clients regain control of their computer networks: Security solutions, Application Delivery solutions, and Data Protection solutions.

Its Security solutions offer advanced security for email, web, application and network threats. It Application Delivery solutions improve application performance and employee productivity. While its Data Protection solutions protect critical data while achieving regulation and litigation compliance.

You can choose each solution either as hardware appliance, as virtual service, or as cloud service. For each hardware appliance, you can choose from many models according to your company’s needs – models for a small business to a large enterprise.


Barracuda Networks has the “broadest range of advanced security solutions in the industry”. It leverages the benefits of hardware, cloud and virtual technology, backed by its threat intelligence from its Barracuda Central.

Barracuda Networks offers email security, web security, and next generation firewalls for security.

Email Security

The Barracuda Spam and Virus Firewall range of appliances “integrates the advanced technology needed to detect known and new attacks and provides email encryption at no added cost.”

Its main capabilities include:

  • blocks spam, viruses, phishing, Dos, spoofing and other attacks;
  • integrated cloud-layer protection keeps junks traffic out of LAN connections and email servers;
  • blocks disclosure of sensitive data, and blocks spam from leaving an email server
  • integrated cloud encryption service allows encryption of customized emails;
  • provides detailed email monitoring and reports;
  • quick setup and easy deployment;
  • intuitive web UI provides quick access to system information, management features, logs and reports; and
  • affordable pricing – no per-user fees and no additional fees for cloud security and cloud encryption services.


Web Security

The Barracuda Web Filter range of appliances is an “integrated content filtering, application blocking, and malware protection solution that is powerful, easy to use, and affordable for businesses of all sizes.”

Its main capabilities include:

  • Windows- and Mac-compatible web security agents protect and enforce web policies on off-network computers, at no cost;
  • Comes with a spyware removal tool to disinfect computers that connect to the network carrying spyware;
  • Create granular policies to manage web access by global users, groups and individuals based on content categories, time factors, applications, bandwidth, and others;
  • Out-of the-box security policies instantly protect desktops against viruses, spyware, phishing and other aggressive web attacks;
  • Quick setup and easy deployment;
  • Intuitive web UI provides quick access to system information, logs, policy features and reports; and
  • Affordable pricing and no per-user feews or license fees for software agents


Next Generation Firewalls

The Barracuda NG Firewall range of appliances delivers Layer-7 firewalling, application delivery and content security.

Its main capabilities include:

  • Protects network assets against intrusion, malware, spam, DoS attacks, and other persistent threats, while enforcing network access controls and filtering both email and web traffic;
  • Provides highly granular access policies based on application, user and group IDs, bandwidth, time, and other criteria;
  • Has a simple and intuitive portal that centralizes management of multiple units in dispersed networks;
  • Advanced WAN optimization capabilities greatly increases bandwidth;
  • Aggregates disparate links, and balances and shapes traffic among links according to policies;
  • Incorporates advanced site-to-site and client-to-site VPN capabilities for easy and secure network access; and
  • Affordable, all-inclusive pricing.


Application Delivery

Application delivery covers Application Delivery Controllers, Link and Load Balancers, and Remote Access.

Application Delivery controllers

The Barracuda Web Application Firewall can quickly protect web servers from data breaches and websites from defacement.

Its main capabilities include:

  • Default policies deliver instant protection;
  • Consolidates web app security, access control, and traffic optimization in one affordable appliance;
  • Fast setup, with intuitive web UI for administration, reporting and automatic updates;
  • Caching, compression and acceleration optimizes application performance;
  • Supports enforcement of granular policies for access to applications by user groups and individuals; and
  • Fast report creation, with scheduled, recurring, and automatic delivery via email.


Link and Load Balancers

The Barracuda Link Balancer provides advanced policy features for efficient routing application traffic among links, and also provides firewall and VPNs for added layers of security.

Its main capabilities include:

  • Policy-based link-load balancing prevents traffic congestion;
  • Automatic failover from primary to backup links preserve traffic priorities during ISP link failure;
  • Aggregates links from fast and low-cost lines from one or more ISPs;
  • Has built-in DNS server;
  • Provides load-balanced VPNs across links; and
  • Easy to create rules for traffic prioritization.

The Barracuda Load Balancer distributes traffic among servers for efficient use of server resources and provides server failover for high availability.

Its main capabilities include:

  • Integrated intrusion prevention system rejects “magic packet attacks”;
  • Affordable, with no per-port or per-server license fees;
  • Plug-and-play deployment, with an intuitive UI;
  • Balances load using weighted round robin, weighted least requests, adaptive scheduling and content cues along with server health checks;
  • Supports server clustering for automatic failover/failback while also providing failover/failback for distributed datacenters; and
  • Optimizes server and bandwidth resources using file caching, data compression, SSL offloading and connection pooling.

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Remote Access

The Barracuda SSL VPN is a powerful plug-and-play appliance purpose-built to provide remote users with secure access to internal network resources.

Its main capabilities include:

  • Provides tailored, secure connectivity to a broad range of users;
  • Competitively priced and with no per-user fees and no spike fees;
  • Intuitive web UI gives instant visibility of SSL VPN status with access to policy tools and report;
  • Delivers easy to create policies based on roles, user groups, individuals and day, date and time ranges as well as other criteria;
  • Multifactor authentication, virtual keyboards, Network Access Control (NAC), antivirus and a cache cleaner ensure only authorized users enter the network; and
  • Support for PPTP and L2TP/IPsec extends secure remote access services to smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices.


Data Protection

The Barracuda Backup Service combines a plug-and-play appliance for onsite backups with cloud and private cloud disc-based replication to quickly and securely store data in multiple locations off-site.

Its main capabilities include:

  • Protects data with AES 256-bit encryption at all times from transfer to storage;
  • Eliminates separate vendor costs for software, tapes, media storage, transportation and countless staff hours;
  • No per-server or per-application backup software license fees;
  • Backs up and restores at LAN speed;
  • Maintains multiple copies of backed up data in offsite locations at secure Barracuda cloud storage centers or by using multiple Barracuda Backup Servers to setup private clouds via site-to-site replication across a corporate network; and
  • Tracks revision histories that let administrators accurately roll files or even entire servers back to previous backed up versions.


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