GalaxyVisions, ColoGuard Use Barracuda to Battle Spam and Viruses

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Leading host, colocation providers' clients can now tap barracuda products to battle malware.

GalaxyVisions, ColoGuard Offer Spam & Virus Firewall

Barracuda's solution adds another layer of convenience and confidence to our colocation and Internet hosting customers…We like this technology so much that we immediately deployed it to our own domains and saw an instant decrease in spam.

Leading New York City Internet host GalaxyVisions and colocation provider ColoGuard today announced they are offering Barracuda Networks Inc. products to provide customers industry-leading protection against email spam and viruses.

With the immediate availability of the Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall, ColoGuard and GalaxyVisions customers will have the protection of the world's top-selling email security appliance at an affordable price. Both GalaxyVisions and ColoGuard can quickly deploy the firewall to any of their customers' domains for immediate protection against email threats.

"Barracuda's solution adds another layer of convenience and confidence to our colocation and Internet hosting customers," said Ruben Magurdumov, co-founder and vice president of operations at ColoGuard and GalaxyVisions. "We like this technology so much that we immediately deployed it to our own domains and saw an instant decrease in spam."

The Barracuda solution shields email servers from inbound malware and denial-of-service attacks while filtering out unwanted spam. The enterprise-grade technology last week won the Reader Trust Award in the Best Email Security Solutions categories at 2013 SC Awards, which are sponsored by the leading magazine for IT security professionals.

"The email security solution features ease of use and deployment for hardware, virtual, cloud servers and hybrid offerings with no per-user fees," the judges said. "Barracuda Networks leverages 12 defense layers to provide defense capabilities for any email server within large corporate or small business environments."

Barracuda's technology features integrated protection in the cloud, which stops spam before it reaches its customers' networks. Administrators are able to see detailed email monitoring and other statistics via a simple dashboard. The intuitive Web UI gives quick access to system information and management features. Logging and reports require no database administration skills.

Among other features, the Barracuda Spam and Virus Firewall appliance:

  •     Scans of outbound emails and attachments
  •     Blocks unauthorized or unintended disclosures of Social Security and credit card numbers
  •     Blocks spam from leaving customers' servers to prevent reputation loss and blacklisting
  •     Allows users to encrypt customized email at no extra cost

In fact, the Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall appliance also prevents phishing, denial of service, spoofing and other attacks. New potential threat vectors and active attacks are identified and blocked by Barracuda Central, the company's 24/7 security center that continuously monitors for new threats and updates profiles for the fastest responses possible.

"Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall is the best value in email security today," Magurdumov said. "We're very excited to offer this service to our customers."

For more information, contact GalaxyVisions sales' department at 1-866-484-678, or ColoGuard's sales department at 1-800-645-032.

About ColoGuard
ColoGuard Inc. was born out of the increasing need for affordable enterprise colocation solutions. ColoGuard is a privately held managed colocation facility based in the heart of Brooklyn, NY, just minutes from New York City. With a state-of-the-art in-house data center, ColoGuard’s goal is to provide affordable enterprise colocation solutions for companies of all sizes. ColoGuard’s facility offers a diverse network routes via dark fiber, 24/7/365 live technical support and prices and services that are unmatched by competitors. For more information, visit

About GalaxyVisions
GalaxyVisions was founded in 2003 and is a privately held managed hosting provider located in the heart of Brooklyn, NY. It provides affordable hosting solutions for companies of all sizes. GalaxyVisions supplies the servers, software, bandwidth and management tools needed to run almost any web-based application. From small projects to enterprise server solutions, GalaxyVisions will meet or beat the price of any competitor. GalaxyVisions is committed to excellent quality service 24/7/365.

About Barracuda Networks
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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