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Wojciech Wo?Yniak
IT Manager at Toshiba Tec Poland
Reseller
Top 20
Simple to manage with a good client VPN and content filtering

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are the client VPN and content filtering. This solution is simple to manage. The interface and the dashboards are ok.

What needs improvement?

The incident reporting needs to be improved. The local technical support in Poland is not very reliable.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using the Barracuda Web Application Firewall for three years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

This solution is very stable. It is great.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I have only the single web application firewall running on-premises, so I cannot comment on scalability other than to say that I haven't had any problems. We have 18 people who are being protected by this firewall and…

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are the client VPN and content filtering.

This solution is simple to manage.

The interface and the dashboards are ok.

What needs improvement?

The incident reporting needs to be improved.

The local technical support in Poland is not very reliable.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using the Barracuda Web Application Firewall for three years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

This solution is very stable. It is great.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I have only the single web application firewall running on-premises, so I cannot comment on scalability other than to say that I haven't had any problems.

We have 18 people who are being protected by this firewall and we do have plans to increase to approximately 100.

How are customer service and technical support?

I have been in contact with technical support and while I feel that they are not very reliable here in Poland, they are good enough and I am satisfied with them. The escalation was okay and the troubleshooting was also okay.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price of this solution is okay.

What other advice do I have?

My advice to anybody who is implementing this solution is to find a good partner to assist with the implementation.

I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: reseller
Ferrianto Suryanto
Director Of Technology at PT Exa Teknologi Indonesia
Real User
Top 5
A stable solution with good technical support that is user-friendly and easy to set up

Pros and Cons

  • "The solution is user-friendly and easy to set up."
  • "As most people are aware, the implementation is not easy."

What is most valuable?

The solution is user-friendly and easy to set up.

What needs improvement?

There should be some some simple case settings offered, as well as documentation and video. 

As most people are aware, the implementation is not easy. 

For how long have I used the solution?

We implemented Barracuda Web Application Firewall around four years ago. 

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The product is stable. We have encountered no issues in this regard. 

How are customer service and technical support?

The technical support is quite good. 

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

We have primarily been working with Barracuda Web Application Firewall, as we have not yet done much testing of other products. 

How was the initial setup?

It is not easy to implement the solution, although its duration varies with the number of applications that one wishes to deploy. We are talking about a maximum of one hour for a basic configuration. 

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price is reasonable, more so than other products. 

What other advice do I have?

The solution looks good to me. We find that its features provide us with solutions for practically all our needs. 

Our customers run the gamut from small, medium to enterprise. 

I rate Barracuda Web Application Firewall as an eight or nine out of ten. 

Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: partner
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Manjil Bhetwal
Presales Engineer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Optimized performance, user-friendly environment, responsive technical support

What is our primary use case?

Our clients are using the solution for internal banking software and website protection.

What is most valuable?

Barracuda Web Application Firewall provides optimized performance, a user-friendly environment, helpful dashboards, and is simple to use.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for approximately three years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution has been stable in our experience.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have four clients using the solution.

How are customer service and technical support?

The technical support is very good. They were responsive and provide one of the best support in the market. They will assist you with any issues you…

What is our primary use case?

Our clients are using the solution for internal banking software and website protection.

What is most valuable?

Barracuda Web Application Firewall provides optimized performance, a user-friendly environment, helpful dashboards, and is simple to use.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for approximately three years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution has been stable in our experience.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have four clients using the solution.

How are customer service and technical support?

The technical support is very good. They were responsive and provide one of the best support in the market. They will assist you with any issues you might be facing.

How was the initial setup?

The installation was straightforward.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price of the solution is a little expensive. There is a license for this solution and it can be purchased every one, two, or five years.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I have evaluated other solutions.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to others.

I rate Barracuda Web Application Firewall an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Partner
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NN
Cloud Security Architect at a computer software company with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Scalable, straightforward installation, but lacking stability

What is our primary use case?

We are using the Barracuda Web Application Firewall for website content and front-end web application protection.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Barracuda Web Application Firewall for a few years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

I have found F5 more stable than Barracuda Web Application Firewall. They should improve the stability.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Barracuda Web Application Firewall has been scalable in my experience.

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

I have used similar solutions to Barracuda Web Application Firewall, such as F5 and there are not any major differences between them.

How was the initial setup?

The installation…

What is our primary use case?

We are using the Barracuda Web Application Firewall for website content and front-end web application protection.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Barracuda Web Application Firewall for a few years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

I have found F5 more stable than Barracuda Web Application Firewall. They should improve the stability.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Barracuda Web Application Firewall has been scalable in my experience.

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

I have used similar solutions to Barracuda Web Application Firewall, such as F5 and there are not any major differences between them.

How was the initial setup?

The installation is straightforward.

What about the implementation team?

We need a minimum of three to four people to do the implementation and maintenance of the solution.

What other advice do I have?

I rate Barracuda Web Application Firewall a seven out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Hybrid Cloud
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Maged Magdy
Security Consultant at Global Solutions
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Great probabilities recommendations, great features, and great support

What is our primary use case?

We use it for website and web service protection.

What is most valuable?

Its recommendation about the probabilities on the website is great. It also has free probability managers for the website, which is really helpful.  The protection engine, signature-based protection behavior, and analysis features are also great. It also has an ATP module for sandbox scanning and behavior analysis for file uploads.

What needs improvement?

Its interface can be better. It is not very friendly.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been working with this solution for three years.

How are customer service and technical support?

They provide great support with a fast response.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was straightforward. It…

What is our primary use case?

We use it for website and web service protection.

What is most valuable?

Its recommendation about the probabilities on the website is great. It also has free probability managers for the website, which is really helpful. 

The protection engine, signature-based protection behavior, and analysis features are also great. It also has an ATP module for sandbox scanning and behavior analysis for file uploads.

What needs improvement?

Its interface can be better. It is not very friendly.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been working with this solution for three years.

How are customer service and technical support?

They provide great support with a fast response.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was straightforward. It took us a day to deploy this solution.

What other advice do I have?

I would rate Barracuda Web Application Firewall a nine out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Reseller
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