Barracuda Web Filter Wins Gold in the Security Industry’s 2013 Global Excellence Awards for Best Security Hardware Product

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Info Security Products Guide Recognizes Barracuda Web Filter for its Trusted Security Features

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This endorsement is a great example of how Barracuda continues to keep security at the forefront of its innovation when working to solve new IT challenges for our customers.

Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of security and storage solutions, today announced that Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, has named Barracuda Web Filter the Gold winner of the 2013 Global Excellence Awards in the Best Security Hardware Product category.

Barracuda Web Filter is a web content filtering solution that enables the connected business to benefit from new technologies and online tools without being exposed to lost productivity, wasted bandwidth, and data loss. Highlighted features include:

  •     Content/Web Security — enforces granular content and application policies; protects against viruses, spyware, phishing, and other Internet threats; and includes features to optimize network performance.
  •     Remote Filtering — enforces content and application policies on mobile devices being used outside the corporate network.
  •     Social Media Regulation — gives administrators the ability to allow selective access to social media content while restricting non-productive activities.

“We’re honored that the Barracuda Web Filter was recognized as this year’s Gold winner for the best security hardware product, as we have continued to enhance social media controls and mobility features,” said Steve Pao, vice president of product management at Barracuda Networks. “This endorsement is a great example of how Barracuda continues to keep security at the forefront of its innovation when working to solve new IT challenges for our customers.”

More than 50 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated, and their average scores determined the 2013 Global Excellence Awards Finalists and Winners. Winners were announced during the awards dinner and presentation on February 27, 2013, in San Francisco.

About Info Security Products Guide
Info Security Products Guide sponsors leading conferences and expos worldwide and plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and market research that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit

About Barracuda Networks, Inc.
Protecting users, applications, and data for more than 150,000 organizations worldwide, Barracuda Networks has developed a global reputation as the go-to leader for powerful, easy-to-use, affordable IT solutions. The company's proven customer-centric business model focuses on delivering high-value, subscription-based IT solutions for security and storage. For additional information, please visit or follow us on Twitter@barracuda.

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