SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), the leader in enterprise security, today announced that it has received the Global VMware Partner Network Award in the Global Technology Partner of the Year category. The award was presented at VMware Partner Exchange 2014, VMware's annual partner event, held in San Francisco.
"I am pleased to recognize this select group of partners who distinguished themselves at the global level in 2013," said Dave O'Callaghan, senior vice president, Global Partner Organization, VMware. "VMware is dedicated to educating and equipping our partners with the resources they need to master the new reality of the software defined enterprise that enables more agile delivery of IT services – for organizations of all sizes. We congratulate Palo Alto Networks on winning a Global VMware Partner Network Award and look forward to our continued mutual success in 2014."
"Palo Alto Networks is pleased to be recognized by VMware and believes that our partnership, and this award shows how we are transforming security for the software-defined data center, securing our customers' networks from cyber threats and accelerating their cloud deployments," said Chad Kinzelberg, senior vice president, Business and Corporate Development at Palo Alto Networks. "We look forward to continuing to collaborate closely with VMware."About VMware Partner Exchange 2014VMware Partner Exchange 2014 is the leading global event for virtualization and cloud partners, bringing thousands of members from the VMware partner ecosystem together to discuss the future of the industry. With more than 190 breakout sessions and an exhibitor Solutions Exchange, partners gain valuable insight on how to leverage new technologies to deliver next generation enterprise hybrid cloud solutions to customers. To learn more about VMware Partner Exchange visit www.vmwarepartnerexchange.com. To learn more about the Palo Alto Networks partnership efforts with VMware, please visit https://www.paloaltonetworks.com/partners/vmware.html. About Palo Alto NetworksPalo Alto Networks is leading a new era in cybersecurity by protecting thousands of enterprise, government, and service provider networks from cyber threats. Unlike fragmented legacy products, our security platform safely enables business operations and delivers protection based on what matters most in today's dynamic computing environments: applications, users, and content. Find out more at www.paloaltonetworks.com. VMware is a registered trademark and/or trademark of VMware, Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. All other marks and names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies. Palo Alto Networks and the Palo Alto Networks Logo are the registered trademarks and/or trademarks of Palo Alto Networks, Inc. in the United States and in jurisdictions throughout the world. All other trademarks, trade names or service marks used or mentioned herein belong to their respective owners. SOURCE Palo Alto Networks