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New Barracuda web filter update extends support for Google Chromebooks

Barracuda Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: CUDA) said it has released the new Barracuda Web Filter version 8.0, further extending the company´s support of mobility initiatives for K-12 organizations.

Support for Chromebooks Administrators now can leverage proxy authentication on the Barracuda Web Filter to enforce user-based policies on Chromebooks in addition to Windows and MacBooks for users browsing outside the network perimeter.

“The increasing adoption of mobile devices on school campuses is evident, making mobility a critical piece of the content security puzzle,” says Stephen Pao, GM Security, Barracuda. “We continue to deliver industry leading security solutions to K-12 organizations that allow them to better manage and enable mobile initiatives. With the latest release of Barracuda Web Filter 8.0, combined with the Barracuda Mobile Device Manager, schools can easily and affordably advance their BYOD and 1-to-1 initiatives.”

Barracuda 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. For additional information, visit


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