Businesses are enhancing their infrastructure with virtualisation technologies and taking advantage of cloud computing where it makes sense.
IT managers still need to protect there networks from targeted attacks and sophisticated threats with security methods that are easy to use and sophisticated.
Network managers are asking for a system with dynamic reporting and monitoring functionality, advanced automation features that puts time back in the pockets of their network and security department. For example, Palo Alto Networks have a security system that is services oriented, delivers high performance, supports a virtualised environment and protects the network against modern threats.
Gartner, Inc. has released the latest Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls and for the third year Palo Alto Networks has been positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant. From the report, Gartner states:
Through 2018, more than 75% of enterprises will continue to seek network security from a different vendor than their network infrastructure vendor.
The network security market is undergoing one of the most exciting transitions led by a small number of innovative companies who are challenging status quo.
Simple firewalls analyse traffic on standard ports for what it can block and allow.
- Do all applications follow rules?
- Want to strike an appropriate balance between blocking all personal-use applications and allowing them?
- Can you analyse which applications are being used and by whom easily?
- LiveThreat Intelligence Impact Report 2013 – Whitepaper
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- VMware and Palo Alto Networks joins forces, transforming security for the Software Defined Data Center Read more here
- VMware and Palo Alto Team to More Quickly Secure Virtual Resources (cio.com)
- FireEye, Palo Alto Top Network Companies on Deloitte Fast 500 List (cio.com)
- Security, Research centre, Report Black Hat 2014: Threat Intelligence With an Emphasis On Context