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Virtual appliancesAs organizations turn to virtualization as a way to save money, simplify deployments and reduce their environmental footprint, Barracuda Networks is offering virtual appliance versions of the Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall and Barracuda SSL VPN with additional solutions to follow. Virtual appliances enable enterprises to harness the same powerful security and networking technologies available in the Barracuda Networks range of hardware based solutions. Barracuda Networks virtual appliances are an ideal choice for enterprises that are standardizing hardware platforms or with existing virtual environments like VMware. As the organization grows, these appliances can be easily scaled for performance and capacity and also lend themselves to quicker backup and disaster recovery. The virtual appliances combined with industry leading storage, security and networking hardware appliances from Barracuda Networks provide flexible deployment options to meet the unique needs of small, medium and large enterprises.
Key Features:• Same powerful technology as the Barracuda Networks hardware appliances • Same simple Web based user interface • Simple installation in your existing VMware infrastructure • Can be combined with Barracuda Networks hardware appliances • Plug and play deployment • Maintenance free through automatic updates • Lower TCO
Features and Benefits of Barracuda Spam & Virus FirewallThe Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall is an integrated hardware and software solution for complete protection of your email server. It provides a powerful, easy-to-use and affordable solution to eliminating spam and viruses from your organization by providing the following protection:• Anti-spam • Anti-virus • Anti-spoofing • Anti-phishing • Anti-spyware (Attachments) • Denial of Service
Powerful, Complete SolutionThe Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall is compatible with all email servers and can fit into nearly any corporate or small business environment. It is used by small organizations with as few as 10 employees and large organizations with as many as 200,000 employees. A single Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall handles up to 100,000 active email users. Multiple units can be clustered together for even greater capacity and high availability. The Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall protects your email server with twelve defense layers:• Network Denial of Service Protection • Rate Control • IP Reputation Analysis • Sender Authentication • Recipient Verification • Virus Scanning • Policy (User-specified rules) • Spam Fingerprint Check • Intent Analysis • Image Analysis • Bayesian Analysis • Rule-based ScoringThe Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall architecture optimizes the processing of each email to maximize performance and process millions of messages per day. Unlike software solutions, the Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall reduces the load placed on the email server by offloading both spam and virus filtering. In addition, all Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall models include essential outbound filtering techniques including attachment scanning, virus filtering, rate controls and encryption. These features help organizations to ensure that all outgoing email is legitimate and virus-free.
Easy to UseWith no software to install and no modifications required to existing email systems, installation of the Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall is quick and easy. Once installed, the system administrator uses the intuitive web interface for monitoring and maintenance. With Barracuda Networks Energize Updates, the Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall is continuously updated with the latest spam and virus definitions every hour keeping maintenance to the unit at a minimum and eliminating administrative overhead. Updates are provided by Barracuda Central, an advanced 24/7 security operations center that works to continuously monitor and block the latest Internet threats.
AffordableAt Barracuda Networks, we design and build products not only for their power and ease of use, but also for their affordability. With no per user license fees, the Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall is the most affordable enterprise-class spam and virus solution available.
Comparison Between Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall Virtual Appliance
Active Email Users
1-50 Up to 1,000 Up to 5,000 Up to 10,000
CPU Cores Allowed
1 Core 2 Cores 3 Cores 4 Cores or more
Cloud Protection Layer
Per User Settings and Quarantine
Delegated Help Desk Role
Clustering & Remote Clustering
Per Domain Settings
SNMP / API
Per User Score Settings
Delegated Domain Admin
- Technical Specs
Manufacturer Barracuda Networks Supplier No Device Type Vx Firewall Bundled with No Height (Rack Units) No Width No Depth No Height No Weight No Humidity Range Operating No Connectivity Technology No Data Transfer Rate No Data Link Protocol No Remote Management Protocol No Capacity No Features • Anti-spam • Anti-virus • Anti-spoofing • Anti-phishing • Anti-spyware (Attachments) • Denial of Service Interfaces No Power Device No Voltage Required No Part Number BSFV300A-V1 Global UPC No Video No Active Email Users No Supported Domains No Message Log Storage No Quarantine Storage No Rackmount Chassis No Ethernet No Redundant Disk Array (RAID) No Redundant Power Supply No Compatible with all Email Servers Yes Outbound Email Filtering Yes MS Exchange/LDAP Accelerator No Per User Settings No Syslog Support No Clustering No Per Domain Settings No Single Sign-On No SNMP/API No Customizable Branding No Per User Score Settings No