Premier League club implements Barracuda leading security solutions for protection from today’s threats.
- Barracuda Networks has been selected by Swansea City football club to help protect it from today’s advanced cyber threats as well as to become one of the club’s sponsors.
- Barracuda will provide Swansea City its NextGen Firewalls, complemented by a Web Security Gateway and Barracuda Essentials
- Swansea city signs Barracuda as a club sponsor
Barracuda Networks, Inc. (NYSE: CUDA), the leader in cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, today announced that it has been selected by Swansea City football club to help protect it from today’s advanced cyber threats as well as to become a club sponsor.
Barracuda will provide Swansea City with its purpose built NextGen Firewalls, complemented by a Web Security Gateway and Barracuda Essentials for internal users, in order to help protect the organisation’s network over four different sites, including two networks within the club’s Liberty stadium.
Designed for the cloud era, Barracuda’s NextGen Firewalls consolidate advanced, next-generation firewall, link balancing, and WAN Optimisation technologies into one easy-to-manage appliance capable of on-premises, cloud, and virtual deployments. The Web Security Gateway unites award-winning spyware, malware, and virus protection with a powerful policy and reporting engine. Barracuda Essentials is a multi-layer security, cloud backup and archiving solution designed to help make Office 365 secure.
“We are delighted that Barracuda has agreed to become a sponsor,’’ confirmed Swans Chief Operating Officer Chris Pearlman. “Barracuda is a blue chip company in the heart of the Silicon Valley that operates throughout the world.
“A recent internal review highlighted the fact that our IT security system wasn’t protecting us from every attack and we needed a major upgrade” continued Pearlman, “With the club’s players,…