Barracuda Networks, Inc, a trusted partner and leader in cloud-first security solutions, today announced that it has been recognized as a Visionary in the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls based on “Ability to Execute” and “Completeness of Vision.” “.
“Enterprises need protection that goes beyond next-generation firewalls to ensure they are protected from a broad range of network threats that can bypass traditional firewall security,” said Tim Jefferson, SVP of Engineering for Data Protection, Network and Application Security at Barracuda. “We believe this report will help customers sift through the noise to find the right provider that meets their evolving needs.”
According to Gartner, “By 2026, over 30% of new branch office distributed firewall deployments will be Firewall-as-a-Service offerings, up from less than 10% in 2022.”1
Ransomware, advanced persistent threats, targeted attacks, and zero-day threats require increasingly sophisticated defense techniques that balance accurate threat detection with rapid response times. Barracuda CloudGen Firewall provides a comprehensive set of next-generation firewall technologies to provide real-time network protection against a wide range of network threats, vulnerabilities, and exploits, including SQL injections, cross-site scripting, denial of service attacks, trojans, viruses, worms, and spyware.
“What we know – and what we have seen – is that Barracuda is on the right track to help companies with flexible IT environments and the use of the cloud,” said Pascal Wenders, ICT team leader of Aevitae in a Barracuda case study.