Barracuda has announced a web application firewall and it is the first web application firewall solution which is approved by Microsoft for integration into the Azure App Service. The Barracuda Web Application Firewall protects dynamic web applications against unwarranted intrusions with layered security in Azure environments. Barracuda Web Application Firewall in Azure available starting today in Microsoft Azure Marketplace as a part of the Microsoft Azure Certified program. Customers can purchase hourly Pay-As-You_Go or Bring-Your-Own-License subscriptions.

Commenting on the announcement, Michael Hughes, SVP WW Sales, Barracuda, said:

“The rapid transition to cloud platforms like Microsoft Azure offers many great benefits for customers, however, it still requires attention to security so cloud assets and applications remain protected. We’re excited to bring this additional capability to help our mutual customers take advantage of the cloud, and we look forward to continued success in our valued relationship with Microsoft.”

Adding further, Nazim Lala, Sr. Security Lead, Microsoft Azure, said:

“Microsoft Azure App Service makes building great web and mobile applications hosted in the cloud even easier. Barracuda and Microsoft have a shared interest in helping our mutual customers take advantage of the cloud to deliver great mobile and web experiences that engage and connect with their customers – all the while maintaining a strong security posture.”

Customers can use the Barracuda Web Application Firewall to easily augment security for applicators developer on any platform through the Azure App Services.

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