Barracuda NextGen Firewall X-Series: Simple Cloud-Based Network Management for Small to Midsized Businesses
The X-series firewall enables small and medium size companies to securely adopt cloud applications, virtualization and mobility within IT constrained environments. Barracuda NextGen Firewalls are a cornerstone of a Total Threat Protection framework, which integrates purpose-built, best-of-breed, highly scalable security solutions to protect users, networks, and data center applications. Components like web and email security, web application security, and secure remote access integrate with the firewall.
Administration is easy with an intuitive web interface and free, cloud-based central management. Consistent user interfaces and common administrative workflows, provides traffic optimization, security and connectivity in a simple and affordable, cloud-managed solution.
Simplified Network Traffic Intelligence
Includes a powerful layer-7 engine that can used to optimize network traffic and guarantee a high level of service for business critical applications. Powerful features like time and user-based Quality of Service, Application-based Uplink Selection, and Link Redundancy help you ensure availability for the rest of the organization.
Comprehensive Network Security
The NextGen Firewall X Series is a complete network security solution including firewall policies, intrusion IDS/IPS and multiple options for web content security. This is provided through integrated URL filtering, by transparently redirecting web traffic to the cloud-based Barracuda Web Security Service or in conjunction with a Barracuda Web Security Gateway appliance.
Enable a mobile workforce through advanced client-to-site VPN capabilities, to ensure secure remote access to network resources without time-consuming client configuration and management. Available remote access options range from clientless SSL VPN via a remote access app for iOS and Android to dedicated VPN clients for Mac OS, Linux, and Windows operating systems.
Reduce Management Overhead
Centrally manage the X-Series firewall through the cloud-based Barracuda Control Center. The intuitive interface provides a low learning curve, as a single configuration encompass every component of a firewall rule.
Straightforward, Transparent Pricing
Pricing is structured for growing organizations – Like most of the Barracuda products, there are no per-user fees associated with the X-Series firewall. Integrated URL filtering, VPN access, intrusion detection/prevention, and malware protection are all offered at no additional cost.
JOIN THE CONVERSATION
Share your thoughts and questions in the comment section below. To get the latest news from PCM, follow @PCM on Twitter, join us on Facebook, or connect with us on LinkedIn. To get the latest news sent straight to your inbox, join our newsletter.