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  • 9 October 2013 12:03

Barracuda Once Again Named Content Security Appliance and Virtual Appliance Volume Leader According to Leading Analyst Firm

Barracuda leads the market in content security appliance and virtual appliance units with a 14 percent market share.

Campbell, Calif. (9 October 2013) – Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of security and storage solutions, today announced that once again the company has been named the content security appliance and virtual appliance volume leader as reported by IDC in its Worldwide Quarterly Security Appliance Tracker, Q2, September 2013.

According to the report, Barracuda leads the market in content security appliance and virtual appliance units with a 14 percent market share. This marks the 11th consecutive quarter that Barracuda has maintained market leadership in the content security appliance and virtual appliance markets by volume according to the IDC Tracker.

“Security continues to be a key issue for companies,” said John Grady, Research Manager, IDC. “Barracuda’s market leadership shows that the company’s strategy of providing powerful yet affordable security solutions and award-winning customer support is an attractive combination for customers.”

“Barracuda remains committed to providing industry-leading solutions that protect against the most rapidly propagating threats over the Internet,” said Stephen Pao, GM Security, Barracuda. “We believe that the growth reported in the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Security Appliance Tracker reflects our ongoing R&D investments in solutions that secure and simplify IT for our customers.”

Barracuda’s content security solutions available as hardware and virtual appliance solutions include:

· Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall - includes best-of-breed spam and virus blocking, data protection, DoS prevention, email continuity, encryption and policy management

· Barracuda Web Filter – enables connected businesses to benefit from new technologies and online tools without being exposed to malicious content, lost productivity, wasted bandwidth and data loss

In addition, Barracuda provides pure cloud and hybrid cloud versions of its content security offerings through the Barracuda Email Security Service and the Barracuda Web Security Service.


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About Barracuda Networks, Inc.

Protecting users, applications, and data for more than 150,000 organisations worldwide, Barracuda Networks provides powerful, easy-to-use, affordable IT solutions. The company's customer-centric business model focuses on delivering high-value, subscription-based IT solutions for security and storage. For additional information, please visit or on Twitter: @barracuda


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