On Friday, Palo Alto Networks debuted for trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Having priced the previous evening at $42 a share, the shares finished their first day of trading at $53.13, amounting to a rise of 26.5 percent. The company raised $260 million.
Palo Alto Networks has rolled out an extensive product expansion aimed at beefing up security in both virtualized and physical enterprise networks. Described as "the largest rollout" in the history of the company, the announcement includes four new products and more than 60 new features to existing products.
While information security is about protecting your customers from a wide range of threats, the chief marketing officer of Palo Alto Networks is cautioning his channel partners against marketing based on fear.
Computer-security appliance seller Palo Alto Networks Inc. analyzed Internet traffic on the networks of more than 2,000 large companies between November and May and found a hefty increase in video viewing in the office.