NextWave Managed Security Service Provider Specialization


The combination of a complex threat landscape, a shortage of skilled security personnel and the need to reduce CAPEX (capital expenditures) is fueling increased customer demand for managed security services. Together with our managed service provider partners, we want to capitalize on this opportunity by allowing partners to offer our mutual customers a unique approach to identifying and classifying all network traffic. The result is unprecedented visibility and control while simultaneously preventing all types of threats.

By becoming a NextWave MSSP Specialized partner, you can provide effective and differentiated security services that reduce cost, increase average revenue per customer and maximize the addressable market.

Here are five reasons to become an MSSP Specialized partner:

  1. Innovative technology delivered through our Security Operating Platform
  2. Our commitment to the channel with the largest investment in FY18
  3. Optimize your Palo Alto Networks MSSP practice through our enablement programs
  4. We continue to build and strengthen our managed service go-to-market strategy
  5. Standard MSSP suggested discounts

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ADT is a leading provider of security and automation solutions for homes and businesses in the United States and Canada, people on-the-go and their networks. Making security more accessible than ever before, and backed by 24/7 customer support, ADT is committed to providing superior customer service with a focus on speed and quality of responsiveness, helping customers feel safer and empowered.

AT&T Enterprise Business – Managed Security Services

AT&T managed security services add protective layers to enterprise network, data and applications. AT&T’s managed security services include AT&T FlexWare, a solution that allows a network to be as responsive as the business it supports.

BT Security

BT Security is building on 70 years' experience to provide an end-to-end capability that helps organizations around the globe enjoy higher levels of security at a time when security budgets are not keeping pace with the threat landscape.

CenturyLink® Managed Security Services provide a full complement of threat prevention, threat management, incident response and analysis services to support your hosted or on-premise enterprise security environments.

As a Managed Security service provider, we offer 24/7 monitoring, management, and support across our security service offering, and provide you with persistent visibility into your service information through a highly automated online self-service portal.

Consolidated Communications is a leading broadband and business communications provider serving consumers, businesses of all sizes and wireless companies and carriers, across a 24-state service area. Leveraging its advanced fiber optic network spanning more than 36,000 fiber route miles, Consolidated Communications offers a wide range of communications solutions, including: data, voice, video, managed services, cloud computing and wireless backhaul. Headquartered in Mattoon, IL, Consolidated Communications has been providing services in many of its markets for more than a century.

Critical Start provides managed security services to some of the world’s most mission-critical, security-focused environments, protecting hundreds of thousands of endpoints via our CyberSOC and the world’s only zero-trust security analytics platform. Their proprietary platform revolutionizes the legacy managed services model by addressing both incident AND event orchestration, unlike traditional service providers. This enables them to reduce the number of incidents for investigation by 99.9%. Their advanced event orchestration model also allows them to tune and adjust their managed security tools to adapt to individual customer environments, further reducing the number of false positives. Since they operate in the cloud, they can also tailor deployment architecture, maintenance, updates and configurations to suit customer needs.

Organizations face a complex threat landscape with an increasing rate of cyber attacks. Mobility, bring your own device, virtualization, the cloud, and social media have opened new access points into your organization. Dimension Data has partnered with Palo Alto Networks to bring you a suite of Managed Security Offerings that protect your key information assets whether they are on premise, in the cloud, or at the endpoint. View data sheet.

ElevenPaths, Telefonica Cyber Security Unit

At ElevenPaths, Telefónica Cyber Security Unit, we believe in the idea of challenging the current state of security, an attribute that must always be present in technology. We’re always redefining the relationship between security and people, with the aim of creating innovative security products which can transform the concept of security, thus keeping us one step ahead of attackers, who are increasingly present in our digital life.

GM Security Technologies creates innovative tailored solutions that help accelerate business breakthroughs in the areas of managed security services, multi-tenancy, business continuity, cyber defense, physical security, automation and process orchestration with the goal of ultimately delivering outstanding cost efficiencies to our customers and partner community. Our dedication to principles of simplicity, innovation, and customer success has made us the fastest-growing and leading security & technology provider in Puerto Rico and the LATAM geography.

IBM® Managed Security Services offer's industry-leading tools, technology and expertise to help secure your informational assets around the clock, often at a fraction of the cost of in-house security resources. IBM services provide infrastructure management and monitoring of cloud-based workloads and on-premise workloads, all in a single-pane-of-glass. Every IBM managed security service includes Virtual Security Operations Center Portal. This Portal delivers a global view into all your security operations and security events across your infrastructure.


Layer 3 Communications is an industry leading provider of managed information security services. Combining best of breed technology with word class expertise and service, our proprietary MSSP platform provides our clients with rapid, actionable intelligence on the threats they face, as well as engaging with them to mitigate those threats. Operating on a 24/7/365 basis, our SOC engineers use these technologies to provide our clients with flexible solutions to the problems of security management.

Omnificent Systems delivers osProtect, a Managed Network Security Service that focuses on securing your network edge. Powered by osCloud, their secure, flexible, and scalable cloud platform, built from the ground up, osProtect makes the Palo Alto Networks security suite even more accessible to organizations that may not have the personnel or expertise to effectively manage their secure edge. osProtect leverages the power of osCloud to deliver centralized firewall policy management, distributed high-capacity logging, rich security reporting, and dynamic threat intelligence feeds.

The ON2IT Zero Trust SOC-as-a-Service offers customers an economical, enterprise-grade and highly automated alternative for an in house Security Operations Center, enabling organisations to execute an effective Zero Trust cybersecurity strategy with 24/7 and transparent access to highly trained forensic professionals.

Opaq is a cloud company partner that has integrated, automated, and orchestrated a full security stack in the OPAQ cloud platform, built exclusively on Palo Alto Networks Next Generation Security Operating Platform. This enables VAR, MSP, and MSSP partners to deliver multi-tenant, on-demand security-as-a-service to midsize enterprises on a subscription basis. OPAQ tightly integrates enterprise-grade network security powered by Palo Alto Networks and OPAQ’s fully encrypted SD-WAN and delivers as a single cloud service.

ecurity threats evolve each year, increasing in sophistication and malicious intent. Many organizations are constrained by the lack of qualified security staff and limited security budgets. With the right Managed Security Services partner, you can maximize and communicate the effectiveness of your security program. A full suite of Managed Security Services delivered 24x7x365 by the Optiv Security Operations Center (SOC) provides clients with collaborative service components to ensure preventive and ongoing operational measures. The portfolio includes Authorized Support, Device Management, Managed Vulnerability Service, Co-Managed SIEM, Security Monitoring and Managed Endpoint Protection. With Optiv Managed Security Services, clients can expand their security program capabilities allowing for a scalable and repeatable way of operationalizing procedures for security technologies.

Presidio is a leading North American IT solutions provider focused on Digital Infrastructure, Cloud and Security solutions. They deliver this technology expertise through a full life cycle model of professional, managed, and support services including strategy, consulting, implementation and design. By taking the time to deeply understand how their clients define success, they help them harness technology advances, simplify IT complexity and optimize their environments today while enabling future applications, user experiences, and revenue models.

RestorePoint, the Data Protection Experts, specializes in Backup & Recovery Services, Digital Archiving, and Adaptive Security Solutions. We provide our services on premise, in Public Clouds or at one of our six (6) SSAE-16 certified Data Centers. In 2017, RestorePoint achieved Platinum Partner status with Palo Alto Networks and became an early North American Traps Certified Partner.

Rocus Networks is a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions and services. Rocus CyberFusion™ is their fully managed prevention, detection and response security solution that integrates all the necessary controls, management, and 24/7 monitoring to protect against cyberattacks. At the core of their prevention-first, security-as-a-service platform is Palo Alto Networks technology. With the use of machine learning, automation, and a highly-skilled, centralized operations center team, CyberFusion™ provides affordable, enterprise-level security to an organization of any size.

Secureworks® (NASDAQ: SCWX) is a leading global cybersecurity company that protects organizations in a digitally connected world. We close gaps in security layers with a Defense in Concert that that combines visibility from thousands of clients, aggregates and analyzes data from any source, anywhere, to prevent security breaches, detect malicious activity in real time, respond rapidly, and predict emerging threats. We offer our clients a cyber-defense that is Collectively Smarter. Exponentially Safer.™

Singtel Managed Security Services (MSS) is designed to provide growing businesses and large enterprises with a comprehensive network security solution, ensuring uninterrupted security protection.

Sirius Managed Services can help accelerate your shift to a high-performing digital business by serving as your single provider of solutions and talent for IT application transformation, engineering and operations. Sirius Managed Security Services offer proactive management to reduce security burdens by protecting both on-premises and in the cloud.

Tata Consultancy Services is a leading IT service, consulting and business solutions company. TCS is a Palo Alto Networks Global Managed Security Service Provider Partner that offers comprehensive security services from consulting to design, implementation, operations, compliance, digital forensics and enterprises globally.

Trustwave has become a global member of the Palo Alto Networks NextWave partner program to provide managed security services for the Palo Alto Networks security platform. The alliance expands Trustwave Managed Security Services to include Palo Alto Networks devices delivering the latest next-generation security technology to help businesses defend the network perimeter without having to manage and monitor the devices themselves.

Verizon Enterprise Cyber Security Solutions

Verizon Enterprise Cyber Security solutions helps enterprise transform their network from a cyber security battleground into a resilient stronghold by strengthening cyber defenses. Verizon Security VNS can quickly address growing network security challenges. With network functions virtualized, security is easier to manage and less expensive to deploy than traditional security hardware.