Barracuda Web Application Firewall Reviews

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Score 9.3 out of 100

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June 15, 2021
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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It has been a best product for us as an MSP and also for our clients. Some of our clients used to get hit with phishing attempts 5 - 7 times a day and this has reduced that to almost 98%. The checks that it performs to analyse the emails is record breaking and will only allow emails to go through if they pass these check. Would highly recommend this product as a solution.
  • Email Filtering and Inspection
  • Web-based intrusions and attacks
  • Traffic Patterns
  • More features in Web UI
  • Integrated Control
  • Allow user feedback before newer firmware versions
Best Suited for Customer Environments with O365 Setup - Would recommend it for small, medium, or even large-sized organizations. Need to make some adjustments if you have an automated email setup for some apps.
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April 27, 2021
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
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We block entire countries which is a balancing act as we are global, but with increased risks of brute force, attacks we us [for] the firewall [is] our first line of defense.
  • We can block entire countries.
  • Support is Awesome.
  • Setup is straightforward and adding licenses is easy.
  • Some ports are open by default which if not caught can leave us wide open for attacks.
After we were hit with a brute force attack, we [...] had to recover servers from backups. [So,] we used the firewall to block the county where the attack originated and closed additional ports.
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January 17, 2020
Tony Ortiz | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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We use Barracuda to protect against emerging threats.
  • Web application security.
  • Blocks emails that could be spam.
  • Blocks websites we don't people on here at the school district.
  • Reports could be somewhat confusing.
  • The initial setup was a little difficult for our Security Admin team.
It could really help a smaller business keep users off websites you don't want them on.
The Barracuda Web Application Firewall is easy to use. Support from Barracuda is great also. Load Balancing of the Web Application Firewall is also nice. This allows you to do maintenance or have large loads for the end-user. Threat monitoring of our network and traffic coming into our services within our cloud solution.
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December 22, 2017
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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We are a reseller of Barracuda products. Therefore we sell and implement it at our clients' sites. These appliances are available as a physical or a virtual instance. For companies that are hosting applications/databases in the cloud, this is a must.They provide security as well as bandwidth "conditioning" for the users and the company data. A huge selling factor is that the appliance provides SD-WAN without the overhead cost that you would incur if being provided through the ISP.
  • SD-WAN
  • Traffic conditioning
  • Reasonable cost
  • Learning curve to implement
  • If using SD-WAN, multiple devices required
If you have a database in AWS or Azure with a lot of transactions, SD-WAN is a must. This appliance provides the needed feature at a fraction of the cost of going through an ISP. If you do not have lots of application "transactions" an F series firewall would be more appropriate (and also less expensive).
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Barracuda Web Application Firewall Scorecard Summary

What is Barracuda Web Application Firewall?

Eliminate application vulnerabilities and stop data breaches.
Businesses depend on applications everyday. They are how customers and partners connect, and how employees get their jobs done. Unfortunately, applications remain one of the most commonly exploited threat vectors. Barracuda WAF is designed to protect web, mobile and API applications from being compromised, and prevents data breaches— ensuring users maintain their reputations, and their customers' confidence.

Barracuda Web Application Firewall Features

Has featureCustomizable role-based administration
Has featureInteractive and scheduled reports
Has featureCustom templates
Has featureRest API
Has featureTrusted host exception
Has featureVulnerability scanner integration
Has featureOWASP Top 10 protection
Has featureDDoS protection
Has featureSIEM integrations: HPE ArcSight, RSA enVision, Splunk, Symantec, Microsoft Azure Event Hub, Custom
Has featureNetworking: VLAN, NAT, Network ACLs, Advanced Routing
Has featureSupported Web Protocols: HTTP/S 0.9/1.0/1.1/2.0, WebSocket, FTP/S, XML, IPv4/IPv6

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Barracuda Web Application Firewall Competitors

Cloudflare, Akamai, Signal Sciences, Fortinet, F5

Barracuda Web Application Firewall Pricing

  • Has featureFree Trial Available?Yes
  • Does not have featureFree or Freemium Version Available?No
  • Does not have featurePremium Consulting/Integration Services Available?No
  • Entry-level set up fee?Optional

Barracuda Web Application Firewall Support Options

 Free VersionPaid Version
Live Chat
Video Tutorials / Webinar

Barracuda Web Application Firewall Technical Details

Deployment Types:On-premise, SaaS
Operating Systems: Windows, Linux, Mac
Mobile Application:No

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Barracuda Web Application Firewall?

Barracuda Web Application Firewall, from Barracuda Networks in Campbell, California, protects web applications from bots, DDoS attacks, and other advanced threats to enterprise apps.

What are Barracuda Web Application Firewall's top competitors?

Cloudflare, Akamai, and pfSense are common alternatives for Barracuda Web Application Firewall.

Who uses Barracuda Web Application Firewall?

The most common users of Barracuda Web Application Firewall are from Mid-size Companies and the Information Technology & Services industry.