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As of March 1, 2022, the legacy Barracuda Essentials Security, Compliance, and Complete editions are no longer available for purchase. Only existing customers can renew or add users to these plans.

Following October 30, 2022, the documentation and trainings will no longer be updated and will contain outdated information.

For more information on the latest Email Protection plans, see Barracuda Email Protection.

To update your bookmarks, see the following for the latest documentation and trainings:

Note that MSP customers should continue to follow Barracuda Essentials for MSPs.


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Managed Service Providers (MSPs): See Barracuda Essentials for MSPs for information on getting started with ECHOplatform and activating Barracuda Essentials.

Be sure to read about License Definitions for the Barracuda Email Protection portfolio.

For pricing, feature lists, and datasheets, refer to the Barracuda Essentials  product page.

If you have purchased Barracuda Total Email Protection, in addition to this Essentials documentation space, see the following Campus content:

Barracuda Essentials provides the most complete, simple, and affordable solution for protecting business emails and data in Office 365, Microsoft Exchange, and G Suite. It combines our award-winning email security, as well as a tamper-proof email archive to ensure compliance and simplify litigation searches. For Office 365, Barracuda Networks also offers full cloud-to-cloud backup and recovery of all your emails and files.

Partners/Resellers: Manage multiple Barracuda Email Security Service accounts using the drop-down menu in the Barracuda Cloud Control web interface. See How to Manage Multiple Accounts for more information.

Where to Start

Select the Barracuda Essentials deployment based on the email service or server in your environment:

Component Documentation

Use the tabs at the top of this page to access service-specific documentation.