SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW), the global leader in cybersecurity, announced today it has been positioned as a leader in "The Forrester Wave™: Zero Trust eXtended (ZTX) Ecosystem Providers, Q4 2018," a new report published by Forrester Research, Inc.

Palo Alto Networks was among the 14 select vendors that Forrester evaluated for its Q4 2018 The Forrester WaveTM report. Forrester evaluated the vendors based on criteria in the categories of current offering, strategy and market presence. In this evaluation, Palo Alto Networks was cited as a Leader and earned the highest score in the strategy category.

According to the Forrester report, Palo Alto Networks "continues to understand the reasons for using Zero Trust technologies and the technical steps needed to enable Zero Trust for enterprises. The company has acquired and integrated tooling from organizations that have strong cloud capabilities ( and RedLock), user analytics (Magnifier [Lightcyber]), and endpoint security (Traps), all while ensuring that customers are engaged in both strategic alignment and optimal tool use."

"We are delighted that Forrester has recognized us as a leader in this report. Our Security Operating Platform empowers customers to confidently automate threat identification and policy enforcement across cloud, network, and endpoints. This prevention-first security platform approach enables customers to adopt best practices and take a Zero Trust approach to preventing threats."
– René Bonvanie, EVP & CMO, Palo Alto Networks

More than 54,000 customers in more than 150 countries have chosen Palo Alto Networks for its continuous innovation in security, automation and analytics.

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