A Recognized Leader in SSE

Mar 21, 2024
4 minutes

Palo Alto Networks is taking charge in cybersecurity; this time it's by being acknowledged as a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Security Service Edge Solutions, Q1 2024 report.

Cybersecurity demands continuous innovation. Attackers are highly motivated and constantly evolving their tactics, techniques, and tools. To us, this recognition acknowledges our unwavering dedication to securing our customers’ hybrid workforce and solving customer needs with Prisma Access, our leading security service edge (SSE) solution.

Prisma Access — Redefining Secure Access

In today's era of remote work and escalating cyber threats, Prisma Access leads the way in innovative security solutions. According to the Forrester report, “Security behemoth Palo Alto Networks fields an SSE solution with emphasis on network security, identity, and Zero Trust.”

We believe the findings of the evaluation highlight our commitment to staying ahead of the curve. This ensures Prisma Access remains a robust and future-focused SSE solution.

A Vision That Sets Us Apart

Our strategic vision for SSE is resonating with both the market and experts alike.

As the Forrester report succinctly puts it:

Palo Alto Networks' roadmap is detailed, thematically grouped, and inventive.

From our perspective, this acknowledgment reflects our dedication to addressing today's security needs and preempting tomorrow's challenges, ensuring that our customers are always one step ahead. Moreover, our focus on integrating AI and AIOps into our offerings distinguishes us from the crowd.

The report notes, "The vendor consistently innovates in R&D and acquires innovative startups: it built CASB risk scores around its AppID, created AIOps for SSE, and recently acquired enterprise browser startup Talon."

Our approach to security emphasizes a customer-first mindset, focusing on delivering the best SASE platform through a combination of in-house innovation and strategic acquisitions. This blend of building and buying ensures we provide top-tier security solutions, directly addressing our commitment to leveraging advanced technologies for better security outcomes.

The Customer at the Core

Central to our success is our unwavering focus on customer satisfaction and technological excellence.

To us, this recognition from Forrester strengthens our resolve to empower enterprises with the most advanced and effective security solutions.

We serve a role as a pivotal force in the security service edge space. "Palo Alto Networks is a strong fit for firms looking for a network-centric approach to remote workforce security," the Forrester evaluation concludes.

To provide operational reliance to customers, Prisma Access is engineered to offer 99.999% uptime service level agreement (SLA), 10ms latency, and the unique position of being the sole SASE provider with a SaaS SLA without compromising security. Furthermore, Prisma Access takes a unified approach by leveraging AI/ML-powered security, underscoring the principle that good data has the potential to do great things. We analyze approximately 1.37 billion new and unique objects per day, including shared threat data from roughly 65k+ customers, to continuously train around 4,400+ ML models for accurate and comprehensive protection. This enables us to prevent up to 11.36 billion attacks inline and block up to 2.3 million new and unique attacks per day.

This level of service underscores the commitment to reliability and performance, ensuring that businesses can rely on continuous secure access to their digital resources with minimal disruption and without compromising security. Such offerings are critical in today's digital landscape where downtime can impact operations and costs.

Looking Ahead with Confidence

The designation of Palo Alto Networks as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Security Service Edge Solutions, Q1 2024, is more than an acknowledgment; we believe it's a testament to our strategic vision, technological innovation and commitment to customer success.

Discover why we think Palo Alto Networks can transform your organization's security posture and drive future-ready resilience. Access the report and find out why Forrester named us a Leader.

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