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Barracuda's CloudGen WAF Lands on Google Compute Platform

July 19, 2018 / Sean Michael Kerner

Barracuda now supports all three major public cloud providers with its CloudGen Web Application Firewall technology and enables multicloud management capabilities. Barracuda Networks announced on July 19 that it is extending its CloudGen WAF (Web Application Firewall) to the Google Cloud Platform, helping GCP users defend against threats. The CloudGen WAF is now available across all three major public cloud providers—Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and now GCP. The WAF technology helps organizations defend against distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) as well as application layer threats. "If a customer's web app is hosted in Amazon, Azure or Google, those cloud providers offer native DDoS protection and most of them also offer an enhanced level of DDoS protection if you pay more," Tim Jefferson, vice president of public cloud at Barracuda, told eWEEK. "The cloud providers offer volumetric DDoS protection, while our solution protects against layer 7 applica...