Barracuda Tech Services : Data Provides Cloud-Connected Security and Storage through Agreement with Barracuda Networks
CLEARWATER, Fla. (May 19, 2015) – Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ: TECD) today reported a concurrence with Barracuda Networks (NYSE: CUDA), a leading provider of cloud-associated security and storage arrangements that improve IT, to give the organization’s full arrangement of items to Tech Data’s divert of arrangement providers in the United States. Barracuda items, including content security, network and application security, and storage, are accessible promptly through Tech Data’s Advanced Infrastructure Solutions (AIS) division.
“Barracuda has turned into a perceived confided in accomplice in the IT business and we are satisfied to welcome them to Tech Data’s answers portfolio,” said Pete Peterson, senior VP, Global Business Development at Tech Data. “Barracuda speaks to the sort of disruptive, high-development merchant accomplice that Tech Data tries to accommodate its resellers and we anticipate a long, commonly fruitful relationship.”
Barracuda Tech Services gives capable, simple to-utilize security and storage arrangements that assistance end clients address security dangers, enhance network execution, and ensure and store data. Barracuda Tech Services are fabricated utilizing engineering that can wipe out extra foundation and staff costs and quicken the arrangement procedure—permitting IT staff to center around more vital undertakings and lessen the danger of fizzled organization. Its item suite is likewise based on a typical stage, with normal management and regular interface, that is anything but difficult to introduce and oversee, empowering arrangement providers to rapidly and effectively get their clients up and running.
“Tech Data has tremendous venture into the affiliate group, and we are excited to add them to our channel and broaden the market accessibility of our honor winning security and storage arrangements,” said Michael Hughes, senior VP, Worldwide Sales at Barracuda. “Barracuda has encountered colossal technology advancement the previous year—with more new item presentations than whenever in our history—and this relationship gives Tech Data resellers access to our total item suite of machines, virtual apparatuses, SaaS and cloud choices.”
Barracuda’s answers are outlined particularly for mid-showcase IT experts who look to profit by present and developing patterns in IT, including cloud computing, virtualization, the multiplication of cell phones, and the related blast of data. Barracuda’s Total Threat Protection activity is intended to ensure clients over each danger vector using Barracuda Tech Services (email, web, clients, applications, network), and its Data Protection Plus activity is intended to empower efficiency while securing and putting away data for clients using . Featured arrangements now accessible to Tech Data’s affiliate group include:
- Barracuda Firewall: next-generation firewall featuring application control and user identity in an affordable, all-inclusive pricing model with no per-use, per-module or VPN license fees
- Barracuda Spam Firewall: comprehensive email content security to manage all inbound and outbound traffic to stop email-borne threats and data leaks
- Barracuda Web Filter: secure web gateway featuring spyware, malware and virus protection, with a powerful policy and reporting engine to stop web-borne attacks, lost productivity, and misused bandwidth
- Barracuda Backup: cloud-integrated solution for protecting physical and virtual environments, including all software, appliance and offsite replication
- Barracuda Message Archiver: cloud-connected appliance designed for organizations looking to reduce their email storage requirements and boost user productivity with mobile or desktop access to any email ever sent or received
- CudaSign: award-winning eSignature solution with options to use as appliance or virtual appliance on-premises or cloud service
For a complete listing of Barracuda’s products, visit http://cr-t.com/barracuda/.
“We are eager to add Barracuda to our AIS portfolio, giving our accomplices access to their capable and streamlined arrangements,” said Chuck Bartlett, senior VP, AIS at Tech Data. “As cyberattacks keep on making features and data security stays at the bleeding edge of our industry, it’s vital to approach viable arrangements that are anything but difficult to send. Barracuda’s honor winning, cloud-associated item suite and high-speed business model will be a value-include for our answer providers.”
Barracuda has an appealing accomplice program—evaluated “5-Star” by The Channel Company’s CRN® 2015 Partner Program Guide—finish with bargain enrollment to remunerate accomplice created openings, rebates on certain item families, and expanded buy cutoff points to use towards arrangements and preparing. The organization keeps on picking up acknowledgment and industry laud, most as of late respected as one of CRN’s 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors and 20 Coolest Storage Vendors of 2015; SC Magazine Reader Trust Award for Barracuda Firewall; and Tech and Learning Excellence Awards for Barracuda Firewall, Barracuda Spam Firewall, Barracuda Web Filter, Barracuda Backup, Barracuda Message Archiver, Barracuda Copy and CudaSign.
Tech Data will use Barracuda’s CudaSign e-signature solution to onboard new resellers. For an introductory video on becoming a Barracuda partner, click here. To speak with an AIS representative at Tech Data about Barracuda products, call (800) 237-8931, ext. 75163 or email Barracuda@techdata.com.
About Tech Data
Tech Data Corporation is one of the world’s largest wholesale distributors of technology products, services and solutions. Its advanced logistics capabilities and value added services enable 115,000 resellers to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users in more than 100 countries. Tech Data generated $27.7 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2015. It is ranked No. 111 on the Fortune 500® and one of Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies.” To learn more, visit www.techdata.com, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
About Barracuda Networks
Barracuda (NYSE: CUDA) gives cloud-connected security and storage arrangements that improve IT. These intense, simple to-utilize and moderate arrangements are trusted by in excess of 150,000 associations worldwide and are conveyed in machine, virtual devices, cloud and crossover organizations. Barracuda’s client driven business model spotlights on conveying high-value, subscription-based IT arrangements that give end-to-end network and data security. For additional information
Barracuda Utah: Security And Cloud Driving Growth
A powerful blend of digital security and cloud change sellers and administrations has helped Exclusive Group hit another income point of reference getting through the €1.75bn stamp in deals from a year ago.
The wholesaler has been developing its land impression and has a list of merchants that have been picking up piece of the pie that has conveyed some of that development for Exclusive.
Offers of €1.75bn were up by 38% on the €1.27bn conveyed in 2016 and the firm has seen good twofold digit natural development in the UK in the course of recent months, which remains the biggest locale.
On an overall premise the channel player additionally expanded its affiliate accomplice base by 10% a year ago and has been hitting up more associations with a portion of the bigger SIs and telcos.
Barracuda Utah ensure data with outbound filtering keeps sensitive data from leaving your organization while simultaneously ensuring that legitimate emails are delivered
Barrie Desmond, COO at Exclusive Group, said that it was taking advantage of two of the most imperative market regions with security and cloud however its attention on administrations was additionally a major piece of its approach.
“We have a decent adjusted business and have an adjusted portfolio and our center merchants outflanked the market,” he included “There is additionally a brain science and a logic that is prepared for development.”
There is likewise a proceeded with assurance to ensure it can convey the help that affiliates should respond to changing client requests.
“Most clients say that they need to go on a [digital transformation] travel with their trusted counselor yet that consultant is as yet managing heritage business. I’d trust with training and learning we plan to fill that hole,” said Desmond.
Barracuda Utah use an intense, cloud-based miniaturized scale benefit that consolidates a few layers of recognition with progressively advanced examination that guarantees fast reaction to zero-hour assaults. Barracuda Utah gives end-to-end security of your business email. Inbound separating ensures against spam, infections, and phishing assaults.
Keeping the development going might well include more topographical extension as the firm takes a gander at zones it is under spoken to or not exceptionally dynamic, including Eastern Europe for instance.
“Over these most recent couple of years we have totally upset the quick development, esteem including end of dispersion by consummating our way to deal with advertise entrance and increasing speed,” said Olivier Breittmayer, CEO of Exclusive Group.
“Presently we try to advance our business to grow this accomplishment over the market, winding up considerably more applicable to high-volume exchanges that request ideal scale and satisfaction effectiveness,” he included.
A failure to provide customers with a menu of payment options for cloud services could be a problem, according to the vendor’s research
In the event that pricing and licensing models are not sufficiently adaptable they hazard being a factor that can keep down further selection in cloud services.
Payment models keep on evolving, moving from the conventional annuity way to deal with month to month and past, and clients are searching for various approaches to pay for cloud services.
Research from Barracuda has discovered that 41% of associations felt that firewall pricing and licensing was not approriate for the cloud and that was an issue. But Barracuda Utah ensures that its cloud services are appropriate for pricing and licensing.
At the point when clients were tested by the firm on what they might want to see 73% reacted that they needed adaptable pricing alternatives that included pay-as-you-go and metered.
Just 23% were cheerful paying for cloud-based security instruments similarly they had constantly paid previously.
Chris Hill, chief business advancement EMEA at Barracuda, said that it took a gander at licensing models to ensure it could furnish clients with decisions.
“We are an on-introduce firewall supplier too and the cloud is altogether different so a great deal of our chance and research has been delving into why that is and what the clients are considering and you can’t do an indistinguishable thing in the cloud from you do on-preface,” he said.
“There are diverse methods for purchasing your stuff in the cloud and we ensure that we can adjust to the distinctive utilization models that there are in the cloud,” he included.
Chris Hill said that bring-your-own particular licenses, meter charging and different models were developing and merchants expected to watch out for the way clients needed to pay for services.
He said that when cloud initially developed most merchants attempted to shoe-horn in their conventional licensing approaches yet that had gone under weight and more adaptable strategies had been required.
“The manner of thinking had gone from not paying for the physical box any longer but rather for what they utilize and that permits thusly the opportunity to use a portion of the highlights of the cloud, with the opportunity to send more than you could on start in a dispersed world,” he said.
“Pricing models have helped the clients with adaptability and we have adapated to ensure we can offer that way. One of the greatest bottlenecks is individuals stressed over the licensing models in the cloud. They have the innovation they cherish on introduce and need to have the capacity to do likewise in the cloud however acknowledge they can’t bear to do what they are doing there on the off chance that they take after a similar model and that is a blocker,” he included.
Alternate features hurled by the Barracuda review included revealing the progressing conviction from the greater part of clients that on-commence security is superior to cloud.
That demonstrated that there was more instruction work required from the channel to underline it can regularly be the contrary circumstance, for this Barracuda Utah offers full cloud-to-cloud backup and recovery of all the clients sensitive in formation.
There were likewise a few signs that clients perceived that cloud security devices would be valuable however they required some assistance in setting everything up and dealing with the innovation and Barracuda Utah use an intense, cloud-based miniaturized scale benefit that consolidates a few layers of recognition with progressively advanced examination that guarantees fast reaction to zero-hour assaults.