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IT Infrastucture - Cloud Admin at Primary S.A.
Sep 18 2015

What is most valuable?

In the time we were using it: * Intrusion Prevention System/Intrusion Detection System (IPS/IDS) * Layer 7 filtering * DDoS prevention * HA * Traffic management, among others.

How has it helped my organization?

During the testing time, the improvement was prominent as we stop unwanted outgoing traffic and were able to get real-time logs. This provided us with better bandwidth administration and usage.

What needs improvement?

If I compare it to other firewalls like Kerio Control, I would say that, probably, the GUI/Configuration Menu is something that could be more user friendly.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

At that time we were using pfSense, which is not bad at all, but we needed something more enterprise-class like, and Barracuda Networks gave that to us. The monitoring tools are great.

What other advice do I have?

Try it before you buy. Barracuda gives the chance to try the hardware and the software before buying it so you can test all the things that you will need and use day-to-day. And if you can, take a… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We were evaluating a lot of appliances/firewalls/UTM like, * Sonicwall * Checkpoint * Bluecoat * Kerio Control * Cisco ASA * Sophos Gateway (formerly Astaro Gateway) There were also many others that I… more»

What is Barracuda CloudGen Firewall?

Barracuda's Cloud Generation Firewalls redefine the role of the Firewall from a perimeter security solution to a distributed network optimization solution that scales across any number of locations and applications, connects on-premises and cloud infrastructures, and helps organizations transform their business.

Also known as
Barracuda NextGen Firewall, Barracuda CloudGen Firewalls
Barracuda CloudGen Firewall customers

ARZ, Bauer, CBCX Technologies, Diamant-groep, Eissmann Group Automotive, European Youth Olympics, Exalo Drilling, FineLine Technologies, Geocell, Grimaldi, Infront Sports & Media, Odlo, Schenker Deutschland AG, Tilak, Verbandsgeneinde Zell, Conservas El Cidacos S.A., Institute for Emergency Medicine and Medicine Management, Erwin Muller GmbH, Info-Tech: NGF is Champion, Schoellerbank, IZB Informatik-Zentrum, RHI AG, Berglandmilch, Antenne Bayern, Sanochemia

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