[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]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 https://www.cr-t.com/crt/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[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]