Barracuda Networks Inc. today announced that it has been named as a finalist in the “Best Security Company” category and its Barracuda Web Filter and Barracuda Web Filtering Service are being jointly considered in the “Best Content Security” category from the SC Magazine Reader’s Trust Awards.
This is the seventh consecutive year that Barracuda Networks and its products have been named as finalists in this prestigious industry award competition, which honors best-in-class security products and services. Barracuda Networks was selected from hundreds of entries submitted in more than 31 technology categories. All finalists will be reviewed and winners chosen by the wide distribution of SC Magazine readers, which includes security and technology experts from large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets.
Barracuda Networks (barracudaNetworks.com) has a depth and breadth of products designed to meet the security needs of enterprises of all sizes. The company offers multiple subscription-based security solutions across email, Web and application security, as well as Next-Generation Firewall technologies. Barracuda Networks offers the strongest customer service and support in the world with 18 international sales and support centers across the globe.
“We are honored once again to be recognized by the readers of SC Magazine, and are especially proud to be recognized as a leading security company,” said Dean Drako, president and CEO of Barracuda Networks. “We are continuously looking to meet and exceed our customers’ needs from both a technological standpoint as well as from a service and support standpoint.”
“This is one of the most exciting and illuminating award categories, as the finalists have to demonstrate the unique combination of strength in product, organization and fight against cybercrime to secure the vote of our readers,” said SC Magazine Editor-in-Chief Illena Armstrong in regards to the “Best Security Company” award category.
In its 14th year, the annual SC Awards showcase the best solutions, services and professionals while recognizing achievement and technical excellence. SC Magazine distinguishes the achievements of the security professionals in the trenches, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities and the passionate work of government, commercial and nonprofits - all working to help improve global security.
Winners of this year’s SC Magazine Awards will be announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony to be held in San Francisco during the RSA Conference on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011.
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