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Following October 30, 2022, the documentation and trainings will no longer be updated and will contain outdated information.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

Compliance Edition for Exchange 2013 and Newer

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The articles in this section assume you are deploying the Barracuda Email Security and Cloud Archiving Services for the first time. If you previously deployed one of these components and wish to migrate to Barracuda Essentials, contact your Barracuda sales representative.

Barracuda Essentials Email Security provides:

  • Critical multi-layer security and compliance for Exchange 2013 and newer;
  • Effective protection against Spam and Phishing emails;
  • Threat detection and message blocking
  • Complete email archival for compliance and eDiscovery through granular policies;
  • Easy to use applications to access and manage archived email from any device;
  • Full functionality free for 14 days.

Barracuda Email Security Service

  • Specify the Barracuda Email Security Service as an inbound mail gateway so that Barracuda Email Security Service filters out spam and viruses, and then passes the mail on to your Exchange mail service. 
  • Specify the Barracuda Email Security Service as the outboundmail gateway so that the Barracuda Email Security Service processes the mail by filtering out spam and viruses before final delivery.

Advanced Threat Protection

  • Protects against  advanced malware, zero-day exploits, and targeted attacks not detected by the Barracuda Email Security Service virus scanning features.

Barracuda Cloud Archiving Service

Integrates with Exchange 2013+ Premium or Standard Journaling to create a cloud-based indexed archive, ensuring mail is stored securely in a separate repository for as long as needed without risk of deletion. 

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