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Basingstoke, UK - 7th May, 2008 – Barracuda Networks Inc., the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances, today launched the Barracuda Message Archiver 850 and 950 models for enterprises and large organisations searching for an affordable solution to preserve and index all emails. The Barracuda Message Archiver 850 and 950 models also help organisations to efficiently store and manage emails while also satisfying regulatory compliance criteria for saving email.

“One of the biggest challenges facing larger organisations today is the need to balance making sure that their email server continues to operate efficiently while also future proofing their network for compliance,” said Stephen Pao, vice president of product management for Barracuda Networks. “The Barracuda Message Archiver 850 and 950 enable enterprise customers to achieve legal and regulatory compliance needs while making more efficient use of storage technology by providing increased performance, reliability and scalability inside the IT organisation.”

The Barracuda Message Archiver 850 can archive and index email for up to 4,000 users, and the Barracuda Message Archiver 950 has enough processing power to handle 6,000 users. Both models include dual-redundant power supplies and hot-swappable RAID arrays. In addition to offering the full set of storage capabilities – including single instance storage and built-in storage and redundancy through internal or external mirroring – offered with all Barracuda Message Archiver models, the Barracuda Message Archiver 850 and 950 models also include a hardware-based iSCSI host based adapter for high-performance interaction with Storage Area Networks.

Pricing and Availability

The Barracuda Message Archiver 850 and 950 are available immediately priced at £20,249 (€28,349) and £30,349 (€ 42,499) respectively with no per user licensing fees. For more information, please visit www.barracuda.com/archiver.

About the Barracuda Message Archiver

The Barracuda Message Archiver is a complete and affordable email archiving solution, designed to effectively index and preserve all emails, achieve legal and regulatory compliance needs, and make more efficient use of storage technology inside the IT organisation. Leveraging standard policies and seamless access to messages, email content is fully indexed and backed up to enable administrators, auditors and end users quick retrieval of any email message stored in an organisation’s email archive. Delivered by Barracuda Central, Energize Updates provide automatic updates to its extensive library of virus and policy definitions for enhanced monitoring of compliance and corporate guidelines, document file format updates needed to decode content within email attachments and security updates for the underlying platform to remain free of potential security vulnerabilities.

About Barracuda Networks Inc.

Barracuda Networks Inc. is the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances. Barracuda Networks also provides world-class IM protection, application server load balancing and message archiving appliances. More than 50,000 companies, including Coca-Cola, FedEx, Harvard University, IBM, L'Oreal, NASA and Europcar, are protecting their networks with Barracuda Networks’ solutions. Barracuda Networks' success is due to its ability to deliver easy to use, comprehensive solutions that solve the most serious issues facing customer networks without unnecessary add-ons, maintenance, lengthy installations or per user licence fees. Barracuda Networks is privately held with its headquarters in Campbell, Calif. Barracuda Networks has offices in eight international locations and distributors in more than 80 countries worldwide.

For more information, please visit www.barracuda.com.

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