About CudaTel

CudaTel is a collaboration between Barracuda Networks and FreeSWITCH, with the vision of creating a next-generation phone system for the rest of us. CudaTel is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Barracuda Networks, operating from Barracuda’s Ann Arbor, Michigan research center.

Barracuda Networks Inc. combines premise-based gateways and software, cloud services, and sophisticated remote support to deliver comprehensive security, networking and storage solutions. The company’s expansive product portfolio includes offerings for protection against email, Web and IM threats as well as products that improve application delivery and network access, message archiving, backup and data protection.

Coca-Cola, FedEx, Harvard University, IBM, L’Oreal, and Europcar are among the more than 100,000 organizations protecting their IT infrastructures with Barracuda Networks’ range of affordable, easy-to-deploy and manage solutions. Barracuda Networks is privately held with its International headquarters in Campbell, Calif. For more information, please visit www.barracudanetworks.com.

The Barracuda Networks Difference

Since its inception, Barracuda Networks continues to gain wide acclaim from customers, media and analysts by offering exceptional customer service, top-notch products and engaging partner programs. Companies and organizations of all sizes rely on Barracuda Networks solutions for five key reasons:

Powerful Products & Technology

Barracuda Networks’ product portfolio includes: CudaTel, Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall, Barracuda Web Filter, Barracuda IM Firewall, Barracuda Web Application Firewall, Barracuda SSL VPN, Barracuda Load Balancer, Barracuda Link Balancer, Barracuda Message Archiver, Barracuda Backup Service, and the BarracudaWare software portfolio. Combining its own award-winning technology with powerful open source software, Barracuda Networks solutions deliver easy to use, comprehensive security, networking, and data protection products. Barracuda Central, an advanced 24/7 operations center manages data centers for all service-based offerings and works to continuously monitor and block the latest Internet threats.

Community Contributions

Barracuda Networks takes pride in serving its employees and surrounding communities and has been recognized for its contributions and industry leadership. In addition, Barracuda Networks is an active member of the open source and free software communities, donating hardware, code, funds and other resources to fuel open source technology innovation and collaboration. Please visit our Community and Open Source sites for more information.

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CudaTel Communications Server 3.0 now available

2014/01/21
Great news for CudaTel customers:  version 3.0 of the CudaTel Communications Server is now available to all customers with active Energize Updates subscriptions.

Why is this so awesome?  Take a look at the features that are coming in this release:

 New look and feel to the web interface. The Cudatel Communication Server web interface is cleaner and more consistent with a new color scheme.

  • Easier import of users. User information can now be added to your configuration via a CSV file.
  • Per-line ringtones. Ringtones can now be set on a per line basis for supported phones.
  • Users can be imported via CSV. Ringtones can be configured on a per line basis for Polycom, Yealink and Cisco SPA phones that support this feature.

And feature enhancements:

  • Full details of supported features and functionality can be viewed per phone from the web interface.
  • Agent Wrap-Up time can be configured for each Inbound Call Queue.
  • Transfer sound can be configured for Automated Attendants.
  • Call Control screens can be accessed from the web interface without launching the Call Control Client.
  • Inbound calling can be disabled on Group extensions that are solely being used as permission containers.
  • Last registered time and date can be viewed at a glance from the Unassigned Phones tab.
  • Offline phone registration report includes generic SIP devices.

There are also a handful of fixes included in this release.

This EA version of 3.0 is only available on CudaTel units that are covered with an active Energize Updates subscription.  Early adopters can check out this version, enjoy the new features, and let us know how it goes.  This gives our customers a voice in how the software is working before it is widely distributed.

If you'd like to check out CudaTel Communications Server 3.0, you can update your firmware in the CudaTel administrative interface.

If you don't yet have a CudaTel system, you can try it risk-free for 30 days.  Order your demo unit here, and check out our training and documentation library here.