SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW), the next-generation security company, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner Inc. in the "Leaders" quadrant of the May 25, 2016 "Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls" for the fifth consecutive year.

According to the report, "As the first line of defense between external threats and enterprise networks, firewalls need to continually evolve to maintain effectiveness, responding to the continuing evolution in threats as well as changes in enterprise network speed and complexity."

The Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls1 evaluates vendors' ability to execute and completeness of vision.

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  • "We're proud to be recognized for the fifth consecutive year as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls. Our prevention-oriented approach to cybersecurity is anchored by our next-generation firewall; it is the cornerstone of our Next-Generation Security Platform, combining network, cloud and endpoint security capabilities to safely enable applications and prevent successful cyber breaches. We're thrilled that Gartner continues to recognize both our ability to execute and completeness of vision in this area." 
    - René Bonvanie, CMO, Palo Alto Networks

Over 31,000 customers in 140 countries have chosen Palo Alto Networks because of our deep expertise, unwavering commitment to innovation and breach prevention-oriented next-generation platform.

To learn more about the Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Security Platform, visit: https://www.paloaltonetworks.com/products/designing-for-prevention/security-platform
To learn more about the Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall, visit: https://www.paloaltonetworks.com/products/platforms/firewalls.html
To read the complete report, visithttp://go.paloaltonetworks.com/Gartner2016 

About Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks is the next-generation security company, leading a new era in cybersecurity by safely enabling applications and preventing cyber breaches for tens of thousands of organizations worldwide. Built with an innovative approach and highly differentiated cyberthreat prevention capabilities, our game-changing security platform delivers security far superior to legacy or point products, safely enables daily business operations, and protects an organization's most valuable assets. Find out more at www.paloaltonetworks.com.

Palo Alto Networks and the Palo Alto Networks logo are trademarks of Palo Alto Networks, Inc. in the United States and in jurisdictions throughout the world. All other trademarks, trade names or service marks used or mentioned herein belong to their respective owners.

  1. Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls, Adam Hils, Jeremy D'Hoinne, Rajpreet Kaur and Greg Young, May 2016

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

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