Barracuda Networks Broadens Reach in Singapore and Malaysia Through New Distribution Agreement with D-Synergy

Campbell, Calif., Dec. 19, 2007 —Barracuda Networks, Inc., the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances, today announced an agreement with D-Synergy, one of the region’s leading distributors in Internet security. Under the terms of agreement, D-Synergy will distribute Barracuda Networks’ complete line of email and Web security appliances with an initial focus on anti-spam with the Barracuda Spam Firewall.

“Barracuda Networks’ products have gained market traction in several Asian markets by delivering comprehensive and affordable protection against today’s Internet threats, including spam, spyware and malware,” said Doreen Sim, Managing Director of D-Synergy. “We are enthusiastic to expand our portfolio to leverage the power and performance of the Barracuda Spam Firewall and further grow a presence for Barracuda Networks among Singapore’s and regional enterprises.”

“At Barracuda Networks, our goal is to deliver powerful and cost-effective email and Web security appliances to worldwide markets that may not have previously been able to secure their networks from the latest Internet-borne threats,” said Dean Drako, president and CEO of Barracuda Networks. “Our partnership with D-Synergy will enable us to strengthen our market footprint in Asia.”

Barracuda Networks is the No. 1 supplier in email protection across the U.S.A., Japan, China, Canada and the U.K. The Barracuda Spam Firewall, a complete, easy-to-use email security solution, supports up to 30,000 active email users with no per user licensing fees. Utilizing key techniques, including Predictive Sender Profiling and Barracuda Real-Time Protection, the Barracuda Spam Firewall delivers a 95 percent spam accuracy rating upon installation. Energize Update subscription service provides automatic updates to the Barracuda Spam Firewall, continuously enhancing spam and virus protection, while eliminating administrative overhead.

About Barracuda Networks Inc.

Established in 2002, 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 license 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

About D-Synergy

Established in 2004, D-Synergy is one of South-east Asia’s fastest-growing Internet Security and Networking technology distributors and a leading technology sales, marketing and infrastructure-enabling company. As a critical link in the supply chain, D-Synergy creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through highly competitive price/performance combinations, unique marketing programs, technical support, and product aggregation and distribution. D-Synergy offers a broad array of products and solutions as an appointed value-added distributor to a growing list of global technology brands. D-Synergy has offices in Singapore and Malaysia, and an extensive network of regional representation. For more information, please visit