New Campus, Triple in Size, Offers Collaborative Workspaces for Thousands
of Silicon Valley Employees
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – September 21, 2017 – Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW), the next-generation security company, today announced the grand opening of its new U.S. headquarters in Santa Clara, California. The state-of-the-art LEED Silver facility stretches over 12 acres of land and spans nearly one million square feet, with four buildings welcoming up to 5,000 employees.
Built to fit all of its Bay Area employees “under a single roof,” the new Palo Alto Networks headquarters is sized for the expansion of its workforce, offering ample space to accommodate its plans for aggressive growth. Palo Alto Networks employs more than 4,500 employees worldwide, with nearly 2,000 employees currently based at its Santa Clara headquarters. The new campus was designed to foster a culture of innovation and teamwork among employees in pursuit of achieving the company’s mission to prevent successful cyberattacks and maintain trust in the digital age.
Palo Alto Networks was ranked #1 “best place to work” in the Bay Area by The San Francisco Business Times in 2016, and the new headquarters will allow it to remain an employer of choice while providing for the continued growth of its California workforce.
In addition to hosting employees and their families, Palo Alto Networks is pleased to welcome a distinguished set of elected officials and other leaders from across Silicon Valley to the event. Officials are attending in recognition of the company’s community partnership and contributions to the region’s economic vitality, including:
- State Senator Bob Wieckowski
- Assemblyman Kansen Chu
- Assemblyman Evan Low
- Assemblyman Marc Berman
- County Supervisor Ken Yeager
- San José Mayor Sam Liccardo
- Sunnyvale Mayor Glenn Hendricks
- Santa Clara Vice Mayor Dominic Caserta
- Carl Guardino, CEO, Silicon Valley Leadership Group
“We’re thrilled to welcome our employees to Palo Alto Networks new U.S. headquarters, where our unique culture will continue to thrive as we grow and scale our business. In just ten years, we have achieved tremendous growth, fueled by the ingenuity and commitment of our global teams; and as we open the doors to our new campus today, I’m proud of the company that we’ve built together and of our leadership position within the cybersecurity industry.”
- Mark McLaughlin, chairman and CEO, Palo Alto Networks
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.
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Palo Alto Networks