Palo Alto Networks Named a Leader in Enterprise Firewalls Report


Palo Alto Networks (NASDAQ: PANW), the global cybersecurity leader, today announced it has been named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Firewalls, Q4 2022 report.

According to the Forrester report: “Palo Alto Networks, long known as the inventors of the next-generation firewall (NGFW), demonstrate real innovation across multiple criteria in the network security space. The company’s vision for network security is infused with AI and Zero Trust principles. The execution of both is impressive.” The report also notes: “Palo Alto Networks’ new policy creation wizards use AIOps to continuously recommend best practices on any change, effectively providing real-time guardrails to the user. It would be difficult to overstate how much better this approach is vs. the competition.”

Palo Alto Networks was among the 10 select vendors that Forrester evaluated for its Q4 2022 Enterprise Firewalls report and received the highest scores in both the Current Offering and Strategy categories.

“We are thrilled to be recognized for both our strategy and our offerings. We’ve been at the forefront of innovation for more than a decade with the goal of helping our customers stay ahead of attackers”, said Anand Oswal, senior vice president of products, Network Security at Palo Alto Networks. “For example, leveraging AI and ML to outpace threats and using AIOps to help customers adopt best practices that increase security effectiveness. Most recently, the latest release of our industry-leading software, PAN-OS 10.2 Nebula, brought deep learning inline to help stop the most evasive zero-day threats in real time. With us, customers can be confident they have real zero trust security safeguarding their entire organization, from protecting the hybrid workforce to securing the largest offices, data centers and cloud environments.”