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Barracuda NG Firewall now supports Microsoft’s cloud applications

Ike Suarez | June 30, 2014
Latest NG Firewall helps enable users to transition to newer topologies in Microsoft ecosystem.

The Barracuda NG version 5.4.3 now supports Microsoft deployments in the areas of Windows Remote Desktop Services, virtualization and public cloud, according to a press statement by the Campbell, California-based provider of cloud connected and storage solutions.

The press statement by Barracuda Network said some of the capabilities of the latest version of its NG Firewall include the following:

  • Full user awareness for Windows Remote Desktop Services
  • Support for Hyper-Virtualization
  • Extended Support for Microsoft Azure Cloud

Simpler integration

The press statement said the latest version of Barracuda NG Firewall has a small lightweight transparent client simplifying integration and not relying on external authentication protocols.

Likewise, in addition to VMware, the Barracuda NG Virtual appliances can now be deployed on Microsoft Hyper-V servers.

At the same time, the latest version of the Barracuda Vx now supports next-generation firewalling capabilities and high speed secure site-to-site secure remote access from on-premises networks to Microsoft Azure or Vnets within Microsoft Azure.

"High speed" was defined as speeds of over 1 Gbps.

The press statement said the latest version helps enable users to transition to newer topologies  proposed in the Microsoft ecosystem.



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