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Barracuda Introduces Cloud Application Protection to Safe Web Apps

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Barracuda Introduces Cloud Application Protection to Safe Web Apps

CEO Insight Team

A leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions, Barracuda Networks introduces new Cloud Application Protection (CAP) platform. The platform will address the escalating application security threats currently prevailing in the organization and render web application security that includes new WAF-as-a-Service solution built on Microsoft Azure and available in the Azure marketplace. “Organizations need application security that’s both easy to manage and flexible enough to protect applications wherever they are deployed. Barracuda Cloud Application Protection platform and WAF-as-a-Service hosted on the public cloud make that possible for a broader market,” stated Tim Jefferson, SVP of Data Protection, Network and Application Security, Engineering and Product Management, Barracuda.

The new WAF-as-a-Service is fully featured yet easy to deploy and manage which in turn brings application security to a broader market. WAF utilizes Azure to provide local availability and ease-of-deployment across all 54 Azure regions wherein it retains the granular controls & customization and can be deployed as a service from the Azure Marketplace within only a few clicks and minutes, protect an organization’s web-facing applications. In addition to WAF capabilities, the CAP platform also includes application vulnerability scanning and remediation, advanced bot protection, DDoS protection, and API security.
System integrators & resellers also use Barracuda’s CAP Solutions. For instance, 10th Magnitude’s newly-released Healthcare Optimized Azure CAF (Cloud Adoption Framework) Landing Zone - a Marketplace that tender bundles services, consulting, workload migration, and Barracuda’s WAF for security, and used by healthcare providers searching for a more secure and simple way to migrate workloads and applications to Azure. Alex Brown, CEO, 10th Magnitude averred, “We believe customers benefit from having a single, easy-to-understand solution that meets their needs securely. Bundling our services with Barracuda’s WAF to create the Healthcare Optimized Azure CAF Landing Zone helps us deliver a streamlined experience for our customers, with the peace of mind that comes with knowing a strong security solution is already built into it”.

Bundling our services with Barracuda’s WAF to create the Healthcare Optimized Azure CAF Landing Zone helps us deliver a streamlined experience for our customers



Barracuda is also going to launch CloudGen Firewall with Microsoft Virtual WAN support at Microsoft’s Ignite conference. Barracuda Firewall is the first security solution to support all Microsoft Virtual WAN features including recently announced multi-link support, providing customers looking to migrate to Office 365 the option of leveraging an Azure backbone to mitigate latency for distributed or remote users. “Barracuda has experience in security, and they understand how to work with partners and customers in our ecosystem. We look forward to continuing to work with Barracuda to help organizations operate in the cloud securely,” concluded Ann Johnson, Corporate Vice President, Cybersecurity Solutions Group, Microsoft Corp.

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