Palo Alto Networks Launches Strata Cloud Manager, Industry’s First AI-Powered Zero Trust Management and Operations Solution

Additional innovations include advanced security capabilities and new Next-Generation Firewalls

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Palo Alto Networks introduced Strata™ Cloud Manager, the industry’s first AI-powered Zero Trust management and operations solution. With these innovations and over 4,400 machine learning models, Palo Alto Networks is positioned to prove the combination of AI and Zero Trust can best protect today’s customer needs. It announced a suite of advanced security capabilities in addition to five new Next-Generation Firewalls to address the use cases of modern enterprises. 

Anand Oswal, SVP and GM of Network Security at Palo Alto Networks said:

"I’m excited about the new capabilities we are announcing today. Strata Cloud Manager will simplify management and operations across our customers' entire network security estate. We continue to innovate with AI and ML in our security services, now stopping advanced attacks, including the first and only instance of a unique attack. This approach effectively prevents patient zero. We are also introducing incredible hardware platforms that offer industry-leading performance with best-in-class security."

Redefining Network Security with Strata Cloud Manager

Inadequate predictive and actionable insights, along with a lack of seamless integration across security tools, can result in security gaps and inconsistent policies that compromise protection and operational experience. With Strata Cloud Manager, security teams can:

Ensure continuous network uptime: With predictive analytics, Strata Cloud Manager helps organizations anticipate capacity bottlenecks and assess deployment health up to seven days ahead, enabling security teams to prevent operational disruptions effectively.  

Enhance network security with industry best practices: Leverage AI-powered analysis of policies and real-time compliance checks to fortify network security. 

Streamline network security management for enhanced efficiency: For the first time, effortlessly oversee configuration and security policies across all form factors, including SASE and both hardware and software firewalls, ensuring consistent protection and minimizing operational overhead.  

Palo Alto Networks Advances Cloud Security

As part of Palo Alto Networks' cloud-delivered security services, over 60,000 customers benefit from protection against new and advanced threats. These are some of the new capabilities: 

  • Advanced WildFire prevents assaults by utilising machine learning.
  • Detection capabilities stop dangers like phishing assaults hosted by SaaS platforms and meddler-in-the-middle attacks.
  • Advanced URL Filtering can anticipate and block malicious URLs.
  • Advanced Threat Prevention can check Command-and-control (C2) assaults.

Introducing New Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewalls

It has announced five new Next-Generation Firewalls to expand addressable use cases, from the most high-traffic networks to remote branches, including ones that require 5G connectivity and others that need to operate in the harshest operational technology (OT) environments. The new Next-Generation Firewalls include PA-7500, PA-415-5G and PA-450R. It has also introduced the PA-5445 for securing data centers and large campus locations as well as the PA-455 for securing branch offices that need Power over Ethernet (PoE).

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