Barracuda Bags 2016 Microsoft Azure Certified ISV Solution Partner of the Year Award
Ne Delhi, India, June 11, 2016: Barracuda Networks, Inc. (NYSE: CUDA) has won the 2016 Microsoft Azure Certified ISV Solution Partner of the Year award. Microsoft recognized Barracuda for its continued technology innovation to help customers securely move workloads and applications into Azure.
Barracuda was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. Barracuda was the first Azure Certified Security Solution Provider, and works closely with Microsoft worldwide across multiple teams to support customers as they leverage efficiencies in the public cloud. Barracuda’s Microsoft Azure Certification and Microsoft–Gold Application Development status assure that Barracuda solutions have been tested for readiness and compatibility with multiple Microsoft platforms, including Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Cloud Platform hosted by service providers through the Cloud OS Network, and on-premises private cloud Windows Server Hyper-V deployments.
“We are honored to be named Microsoft Azure Certified ISV Partner of the Year,” said BJ Jenkins, president and CEO, Barracuda. “This achievement speaks to the growing momentum Barracuda has in public cloud, and the strength of Barracuda’s relationship with Microsoft. We will continue to work together to design, build and plan new solutions that empower customers with the best possible experience to fully leverage the benefits of the cloud, while maintaining the security and control they require.”
Winners were chosen from a set of more than 2,500 entrants from 119 countries worldwide, with the awards presented in several categories. Barracuda was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services in Microsoft Azure.
Gavriella Schuster, general manager, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Corp. said, “We are honored to recognize Barracuda as this year’s Winner of the 2016 Microsoft Azure Certified ISV Partner of the Year award,”
“Barracuda is a prime example of the excellent talent we see in our Microsoft partner community to deliver innovative and transformative solutions to our mutual customers,” added Schuster.
Offering customers a suite of solutions designed to work seamlessly in Azure, Barracuda makes them available directly from the Azure Marketplace, which can significantly cut deployment time. Available now as part of the Azure Security Center, Barracuda security solutions are engineered for the cloud, offering dynamic scaling, API-based configurations, integration with Azure Active Directory and Azure App Service. Barracuda’s Azure-ready solutions include Barracuda Web Application Firewall, Barracuda NextGen Firewall, Barracuda Email Security Gateway, and Barracuda Message Archiver, and provide customers:Application Security,Network Security,and Email Management.