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Following October 30, 2022, the documentation and trainings will no longer be updated and will contain outdated information.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

If you purchased Email Gateway Defense, as part of a Barracuda Email Protection plan or standalone, use the Email Gateway Defense documentation.

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:

The Barracuda Email Security Service is a comprehensive and affordable cloud-based email security service that protects both inbound and outbound email against the latest spam, viruses, worms, phishing, and Denial of Service (DoS) attacks. Spam and viruses are blocked in the cloud prior to delivery to your network, saving network bandwidth and providing additional DoS protection.

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.

Once configured, view inbound and outbound email statistics on the Dashboard page in the web interface.

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