Barracuda Networks Inc., a provider of cloud-connected security and storage solutions, has added networking and application security capabilities to Barracuda NG Firewall and Barracuda Web Application Firewall to support enhancements made to Azure. Additionally, the company has made Azure Resource Manager Templates available for faster deployment of both solutions in Azure.
The new Azure routing features allow the Barracuda NG Firewall to act as the default gateway for all machines on the same Virtual Network (VNET). This enables security and operations teams to get full traffic visibility both in and out of VNETs as well as the ability to control all traffic. New User Defined Routes also allows users to deploy the Barracuda NG Firewall on both ends of the S2S Virtual Private Network (VPN) tunnels for full security inspection and traffic prioritization. Customers can leverage the Barracuda NG Firewall for application awareness to enable traffic prioritization and Quality of Service (QoS).
Secure Publishing of Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) facilitates Single Sign On from devices (including mobile) to cloud or on-premises web applications. The Barracuda Web Application Firewall facilitates publishing of AD FS and federated applications in Azure as well as on-premises. The solution offers improved security, availability, and scalability for publishing AD FS in Azure. It also shields the Windows Server cloud infrastructure from Internet based threats that target known or 0-day Microsoft vulnerabilities. N-way synchronized clustering in Azure ensures that the application security tier can scale-out proportionally to the web application tier.
The Barracuda NG Firewall and Barracuda Web Application Firewall for Microsoft Azure are available in the Azure Marketplace as part of the Microsoft Azure Certified program. Customers can purchase hourly Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) or Bring-Your-Own-License (BYOL) subscriptions. The Barracuda NG Firewall and Barracuda Web Application Firewall hourly prices start at $0.60/hour USD and $1.04/hour USD, respectively.
For more information about Barracuda solutions on Microsoft Azure, visit http://cuda.co/azure-cert.