Securing Cloud Connectivity for Microsoft Azure with Barracuda NG Firewall

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Microsoft has published a new Channel 9 video demonstrating the Barracuda NG Firewall on Azure.  This video covers how Barracuda helps solve the most common challenges faced by Azure customers. As a Certified Azure Partner, Barracuda works closely with Microsoft to ensure that our security offerings address the most cutting-edge and innovative solutions.

In this episode, Seth Juarez from Microsoft's Developer Evangelism Team was joined by Jeff Johnson from Barracuda Networks where they discussed how the Barracuda NG Firewall cloud solution helps corporate IT secure connectivity for Microsoft Azure with both visibility and control.

Watch the video to see a demo of the NG Firewall and these features:

Traffic Access Control (firewalling)

  • IP addresses, ports, protocols
  • User identity and AD security groups
  • RPC port mapper information
  • FQDN
  • Application Detection

Encrypted ExpressRoute

  • Encrypt traffic sent over MPLS
  • Merge on-premises and Azure DC security domains
  • Full control over keys/algorithms

Preserving Low Latency

  • QoS: Packet priority queueing
  • TI: Rerouting bulk traffic over Internet VPN
  • WAN Opt: Compressing bulk traffic

MPLS Failure Protection

  • TI: Graceful fail-over to Internet VPN
  • TI: Zero connection drops
  • Support for multiple ISP uplinks

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