The Tech & Learning Annual Awards of Excellence have wrapped up, and we are pleased to be among the winners. Barracuda Essentials for Office 365 was recognized in the category of New Products, and three other Barracuda solutions received Awards of Excellence as Upgraded Products. You can see the winners at the Tech & Learning site here.
Tech & Learning is one of the premier magazines for education technology professionals responsible for implementing and purchasing technology products in K-12 districts and schools. 2016 marks the 34th year of the Tech & Learning Annual Awards for Excellence, which helps community leaders discover and evaluate the latest products and services in educational technology. You can learn more about Tech & Learning at their website here.
Barracuda Essentials for Office 365 – New Product
One of our hottest new solutions for businesses also fits right into the K12 community. Barracuda Essentials for Office 365 provides multi-layer security, backup, archiving, and eDiscovery for Office 365 deployments.
Barracuda Backup – Upgraded Product
The Barracuda Backup solution has received significant feature enhancements this year, including a portfolio-wide refresh designed to help organizations that face increasing data demands and limited resources. Physical, virtual, cloud, and SaaS; whatever the deployment, this single, integrated solution keeps all your data safe.
NextGen Firewall F-Series – Upgraded Product
The Barracuda NextGen Firewall (NGF) has made significant forward progress this year. The team expanded the security functionality of the NGF and added several enhancements to performance and cloud enablement. The F-Series cloud-ready firewalls improve site-to-site connectivity and enable uninterrupted access to applications hosted in the cloud.
Web Security Gateway – Upgraded Product
A favorite of K12 and other education communities, the Barracuda Web Security Gateway (WSG) protects users from web-borne malware and viruses, lost user productivity, and misused bandwidth. In the past year, we’ve added the new Web Categorization Service, made it easier to manage Chromebook security, and doubled SSL inspection speed and added ATD integration. The Barracuda Web Security Gateway has everything an educational organization needs to maintain a safe computing environment, on or off campus.
2016 isn’t the first year that Barracuda has picked up Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence. From 2013 – 2015, Barracuda received fourteen awards for our security, storage, and productivity solutions.
If you would like more information on Barracuda solutions for K-12 environments, visit our corporate website here. We offer solutions for safe learning, paperless schools, managing data, network readiness, and email security.
Christine Barry is Senior Chief Blogger and Social Media Manager at Barracuda. In this role, she helps bring Barracuda stories to life and facilitate communication between the public and Barracuda internal teams. Prior to joining Barracuda, Christine was a field engineer and project manager for K12 and SMB clients for over 15 years. She holds several technology credentials, a Bachelor of Arts, and a Master of Business Administration. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan.