Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-connected security and storage solutions, today announced that it has been ranked number one in integrated purpose built backup appliance (PBBA) units shipped worldwide with 53.5% market share for 2013 as reported by the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Purpose Built Backup Appliance (PBBA) Tracker, March 2014. The report also stated that Barracuda finished 4CQ13 with 53.7% market share for integrated PBBA units and indicated continued market momentum for the company.
“Customers continue to select Barracuda’s end-to-end backup solution for its seamless integration into existing infrastructures," said Rod Mathews, GM Storage, Barracuda. “Being ranked number one in integrated PBBA systems by IDC is especially rewarding and reflects our efforts to provide customers with simple, affordable, easy to use solutions.”
Barracuda also announced today that it has expanded the Barracuda Backup-as-a-Service (BaaS) offering worldwide. First announced in January, Barracuda BaaS allows Barracuda Backup 190 and 390 appliances to be bundled into an annual service and provides additional flexibility for customers looking for an integrated backup solution at an affordable upfront price, while still providing the product’s award-winning functionality.
“Barracuda Backup-as-a-Service gives customers a different way to purchase backup,” said Michael Hughes, SVP Worldwide Sales, Barracuda. “Customers can now choose to purchase Barracuda Backup as a bundled subscription, allowing a simple and cost-effective option to meet their backup needs. We wanted to bring Barracuda BaaS worldwide to simplify the sales process for our channel and provide even more choices to our customers around the world.”
Barracuda Backup-as-a-Service 190 and Barracuda Backup-as-a-Service 390 service packages are available immediately in the U.S. and selected countries outside the U.S. Barracuda Backup U.S. list price starts at $1199 USD for an annual Barracuda Backup-as-a-Service 190 service and U.S. list price starts at $2999 USD for an annual Barracuda Backup-as-a-Service 390 service. Both packages include the appliance, Energize Updates, Instant Replacement and Unlimited Cloud storage. For information on international pricing, please contact sales[.]barracuda.com.
About Barracuda Networks, Inc.
Barracuda (barracuda.com) provides cloud-connected security and storage solutions that simplify IT. These powerful, easy-to-use and affordable solutions are trusted by more than 150,000 organizations worldwide and are delivered in appliance, virtual appliance, cloud and hybrid deployments. Barracuda’s customer-centric business model focuses on delivering high-value, subscription-based IT solutions that provide end-to-end network and data security.
This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the functionality and performance of Barracuda Backup as a Service. You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements because they involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that are, in some cases, beyond the Company’s control and that could cause the Company’s results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could materially affect the Company’s business and financial results include, but are not limited to, a highly competitive business environment and customer response to the Company’s products, as well as those factors set forth in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including under the caption “Risk Factors” in the Company’s filings with the SEC. The Company expressly disclaims any intent or obligation to update the forward-looking information to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date of this press release.
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