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TMCNet:  Barracuda Networks to Secure Windows Azure Cloud Applications

[February 25, 2013]

Barracuda Networks to Secure Windows Azure Cloud Applications

Campbell, Calif., Feb 25, 2013 (PRWeb.com via COMTEX) -- Barracuda Networks, Inc. today announced a strategic relationship with Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) to be among the first to offer comprehensive protection for web applications and associated confidential data hosted in the Windows Azure cloud. With the award-winning Barracuda Web Application Firewall, Windows Azure developers will be able to protect new and existing applications in the cloud against modern application layer risks, including SQL injection, cross-site scripting, and session tampering.


Security is a top concern for customers moving their applications to the cloud. A May 2012 study conducted by Intel Corp., "What's Holding Back the Cloud," cited that 87 percent of IT professionals surveyed for the report were very or moderately concerned when it comes to security and data protection in adopting the public cloud. Application security concerns are also on the rise, as Forrester Research estimates that more than 67 percent of Internet vulnerabilities happen at the application layer.

With this strategic relationship between Barracuda Networks and Microsoft, Windows Azure developers will be able to secure their cloud applications with the same high levels of protection used in the most security conscious on-premises data centers.

"We are pleased that Microsoft is working with us to address the risks associated with deploying web applications in the cloud," said Rod Mathews, vice president for business development at Barracuda Networks. "We are seeing an increase in the need for our customers to deploy high-level application security in their cloud environments to protect the applications themselves and the data that resides in them." "We are excited about this relationship with Barracuda," said Scott Guthrie, vice president, Windows Azure at Microsoft. "Application developers who take advantage of the global, scalable, and reliable Windows Azure cloud will soon be able to use the Barracuda Web Application Firewall to provide additional security for their applications and data." For more information on the Barracuda Web Application Firewall available for Windows Azure, please visit http://www.barracuda.com/programs/azure.

About the Barracuda Web Application Firewall The Barracuda Web Application Firewall blocks an ever-expanding list of sophisticated web-based attacks directed at online applications, while preventing data loss and optimizing application delivery. It is automatically updated to continually block the latest SQL injections, cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks, session spoofing, XML-based attacks, brute-force attacks, malware uploads, and more. The Barracuda Web Application Firewall also prevents data loss with outbound inspection and powerful authentication capabilities ensuring only authorized personnel can access protected data. In addition, it accelerates web application performance. The Barracuda Web Application Firewall is also available as a virtual appliance. To learn more, visit http://www.barracuda.com/waf.

About Barracuda Networks, Inc.

Protecting users, applications, and data for more than 150,000 organizations worldwide, Barracuda Networks has developed a global reputation as the go-to leader for powerful, easy-to-use, affordable IT solutions. The company's proven customer-centric business model focuses on delivering high-value, subscription-based IT solutions for security and storage. For additional information, please visit https://www.barracudanetworks.com/ or follow us on Twitter@barracuda.

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