SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), the global cybersecurity leader, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of PureSec, a leader in serverless security, to extend its Prisma(TM) cloud security strategy.
“With the addition of PureSec to our Prisma cloud security suite, we will be well positioned to help organizations accelerate their journey to the cloud,” said Nikesh Arora, chairman and CEO of Palo Alto Networks. “We are excited to welcome PureSec to Palo Alto Networks. The integration of PureSec into Prisma will strengthen our ability to secure serverless applications and deliver greater protections across multiple cloud environments.”
PureSec, a visionary serverless security company, enables customers to build and maintain secure and reliable serverless applications. The company provides end-to-end security for serverless functions that cover vulnerability management, access permissions, and runtime threats.
The addition of PureSec will further advance Palo Alto Networks in its ability to offer the most complete and comprehensive cloud security suite. With PureSec, Palo Alto Networks will be uniquely positioned to secure serverless applications throughout the entire life cycle, significantly reducing the attack surface.
Terms of the PureSec transaction were disclosed in Palo Alto Networks third quarter fiscal 2019 quarterly report on Form 10-Q.
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Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is shaping the cloud-centric future with technology that is transforming the way people and organizations operate. Our mission is to be the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life. We help address the world’s greatest security challenges with continuous innovation that seizes the latest breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, analytics, automation, and orchestration. By delivering an integrated platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of partners, we are at the forefront of protecting tens of thousands of organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices. Our vision is a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. For more information, visit www.paloaltonetworks.com.
This press release contains “forward-looking” statements that are based on our management’s beliefs and assumptions and on information currently available to management. Such forward-looking statements include statements regarding the expected benefits of the acquisition of PureSec to us, our market position, and our customers, the expected impact of the acquisition on our offerings, our expectations regarding our existing and acquired offerings performing as intended, and our integration plans. These forward-looking statements are subject to the safe harbor provisions created by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. There are a significant number of factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from statements made in this press release, including risks associated with new product and subscription releases, including our limited operating history; risks associated with managing our rapid growth; our ability as an organization to successfully integrate PureSec and acquire and integrate other companies, products or technologies in a successful manner; the risks associated with new products and subscription and support offerings, including the discovery of software bugs; our ability to attract and retain new customers; delays in the development or release of new subscription offerings, or the failure to timely develop and achieve market acceptance of new products and subscriptions as well as existing products and subscription and support offerings; rapidly evolving technological developments in the market for network security products and subscription and support offerings; length of sales cycles; and general market, political, economic and business conditions.
Additional risks and uncertainties are included under the captions “Risk Factors” and “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations” in our quarterly report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on May 30, 2019, which is available on our website at investors.paloaltonetworks.com and on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Additional information will also be set forth in other filings that we make with the SEC from time to time. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to us as of the date hereof, and we do not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking statements provided to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date on which they were made or to update the reasons why actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements, even if new information becomes available in the future.
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