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Barracuda Spam Firewall from Barracuda Networks

The Barracuda Spam Firewall is an integrated hardware and software solution for complete protection of your email server. It provides a powerful, easy to use, and affordable solution to eliminating spam and virus from your organization.

The Barracuda Spam Firewall is easily deployed and quickly installed. It is compatible with all email servers and can fit into nearly any corporate or small business environment. It is used by organizations as small as 10 people and organizations as large as 200,000 employees.

The Barracuda Spam Firewall will process a tremendous amount of email and route it based on the corporate, the per domain, and the per user settings. Email may be blocked, quarantined, tagged, or delivered based on the preferences of the organization or the individual user.

Key features and benefits of the Barracuda Spam Firewall include:

Plug and Play Installation

Deploying the Barracuda Spam Firewall is extremely easy. There is no software to install, no modifications to your existing email systems. Most of our customers complete the plug and play installation in under 10 minutes.

Independent network device dedicated to spam and virus filtering
The Barracuda Spam Firewall is a self contained network device that handles your email security needs. Since it's a separate device that will filter out typically more than 60% of the incoming email, it will greatly reduce the load on your email system. Your email servers will process and store less incoming email. The performance of your email servers will increase. You will not have to replace your email server.

Multilingual Support

The Barracuda Spam Firewall can detect and block spam in more than ten languages and features a user interface available in Chinese (simplified and traditional), German, French, Spanish, Japanese, Dutch and English.

User-based and corporate-based filtering

The decision on what types of emails to block can be made either by the user or on a global corporate level. You have the flexibility to decide where you would like the decision to be made.

Optional Quarantine Mailboxes

The Barracuda Spam Firewall provides optional quarantine mail boxes for users. Users can direct questionable email messages into the quarantine area for later review or just in case. The quarantine area can be enabled or disabled on a per user basis. This can greatly reduce the support load for a large organization.

Barracuda Energize Updates

A team of security engineers at Barracuda Central monitor the Internet for trends in spam and virus attacks. As they detect trends, updates are created for the Barracuda Spam Firewall. The Barracuda Spam Firewall is then automatically updated with new spam rules, spam algorithms, and virus definitions. The Barracuda Spam Firewall will continue to deliver comprehensive and accurate protection even as the methods of the spammers change.

Logs and reports

System administrators can view logs or generate reports. The Barracuda Spam Firewall can provide information on the top email users, top spam recipients, top spam senders, and many more items.

Multiple domains & multiple email servers

A single Barracuda Spam Firewall can be used for multiple email servers and for multiple domains.

No per user charges

Barracuda Spam Firewall pricing is simple. Each of the Barracuda Spam Firewall's is designed to handle an approximate number of active users. With the Barracuda Spam Firewall there are no per user charges. Each model comes with both spam-blocking and virus-checking capabilities integrated all for one fixed cost.