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Palo Alto Networks Named Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year for Security

by Helen J. Wolf
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Palo Alto Networks has announced it has received the 2021 Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year award for security.

Palo Alto Networks was recognized for the company’s achievements in the Google Cloud ecosystem, enabling organizations to transform security operations for future success quickly.

Together, Google Cloud and Palo Alto Networks create complete, easy-to-manage cloud-native security solutions that help secure customer data and applications and protect against emerging and advanced cyber threats.

“We are honored to receive the Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year award for security,” said Don Jones, senior vice president of Ecosystems at Palo Alto Networks.

“Palo Alto Networks is committed to helping our customers leverage the public cloud and extend consistent security across all domains,” he says.

Palo Alto Networks Named Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year for Security

“We look forward to continuing our momentum with Google Cloud and building the best integrations that simplify cloud security for our joint customers while improving their security posture.”

Bronwyn Hastings, vice president of Global ISV Partnerships and Channels, Google Cloud, added: “This award recognizes Palo Alto Networks’ commitment to customer success and delivering innovative and impactful solutions on Google Cloud in Security.

“We are proud to recognize Palo Alto Networks as our Technology Partner of the Year Security, and we look forward to continuing to work together to build and create business value for customers with cloud technologies,” she said.

In 2021, Palo Alto Networks partnered with Google Cloud to introduce new product integrations, associated reference architectures, and several new solutions to the Google Cloud Marketplace.

Most notable was Google Cloud’s native security product, the Google Cloud Intrusion Detection System (Cloud IDS), built with Palo Alto Networks Threat Detection technologies. Google Cloud IDS was the first intrusion detection system delivered as a native cloud service and helped meet regulatory requirements for customers by enabling cloud-based monitoring. With a few clicks, Google Cloud customers can deploy on-demand app visibility and threat detection to ensure compliance and protect apps.

Other integrations launched in the past year include Prisma Cloud Autopilot GKE support, Network Connectivity Center integration with Prisma SD-WAN and the VM Series, BeyondCorp with Prisma Access and Cortex XDR for endpoint authentication, and VM Series integrations with new cloud load balancing capabilities that help unblock customer workloads to Google Cloud and accelerate customer adoption.

“Join us in congratulating the winners of the Google Cloud Partner of the Year Award 2021,” added Kevin Ichhpurani, corporate vice president of global ecosystem and channels, Google Cloud.

“As cloud computing and emerging technologies improve how we connect, share information, and do business, these partners have helped customers turn challenges into opportunities.

“We are proud to work with our partners and support customers in innovating their businesses and accelerating their digital transformations. Congratulations to these winners for their creative spirit, collaborative drive, and customer-centric approach; we are proud of you recognize and call you our partners.”

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