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Barracuda Networks Unveils SASE Solution for Hybrid, Remote Work

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Barracuda Networks has brought to market SecureEdge, a secure access service edge (SASE) solution designed to help MSPs and businesses "make hybrid and remote work easier to secure," according to the company.

Tim Jefferson, Barracuda's SVP for engineering for data, network and application security, commented on SecureEdge:

"With SecureEdge, Barracuda offers a cloud-native SASE platform that enables customers to control access to data from any device, anytime, anywhere and allows security inspection and policy enforcement in the cloud, at the branch or on the device."

A Closer Look at How MSPs and Businesses Can Use Barracuda SecureEdge

SecureEdge combines Barracuda's Secure SD-WAN, firewall-as-a-service, zero trust network access (ZTNA) and secure web gateway (SWG) capabilities, the company said. MSPs and businesses can use SecureEdge to manage and connect their devices, applications and cloud and hybrid environments.

In doing so, SecureEdge helps these organizations secure their end-users, sites and Internet of Things (IoT) devices, strengthen their security posture and reduce their operating costs.

What Does The Platform Include?

Key features of SecureEdge include:

  • Security policy enforcement for in-office and remote users across cloud, on-premises and hybrid environments
  • Protection against web-based threats
  • Secure remote access for any user to any application and workload
  • Auto-secure SD-WAN across all available uplinks
  • Forward Error Correction algorithms that mitigate packet loss and optimize network traffic

SecureEdge is now available to Barracuda partners and customers.

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Dan Kobialka

Dan Kobialka is senior contributing editor, MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E. He covers IT security, IT service provider business strategies and partner programs. Dan holds a M.A. in Print and Multimedia Journalism from Emerson College and a B.A. in English from Bridgewater State University. In his free time, Dan enjoys jogging, traveling, playing sports, touring breweries and watching football.