SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Palo Alto Networks™ (NYSE: PANW), the network security company, today announced the immediate availability of the GlobalProtect app for iOS, allowing enterprises to safely enable mobile devices. Enterprises can now extend next-generation firewall security policies to mobile users, ensuring that employees can take full advantage of their mobile devices without compromising network security.
"By bringing GlobalProtect to one of the most popular mobile operating systems in use today, Palo Alto Networks is helping customers ensure their mobile device strategies incorporate network security by extending our proven safe enablement security model to smartphone and tablet platforms," said Rene Bonvanie, chief marketing officer at Palo Alto Networks. "Furthermore, our partnerships with leading mobile device management vendors ensure that our GlobalProtect iOS app works seamlessly with solutions that organizations may already have in place."
GlobalProtect can automatically connect users to the best available GlobalProtect gateway on a Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewall. As a result, organizations can consistently enforce security policies based on application, user, content and device, regardless of where the user is located. Through the safe enablement of applications, users can access business and productivity tools while enjoying protection from mobile threats to the device and data.
GlobalProtect for iOS is available now for download from the App Store(SM). Customers using a next-generation firewall to support mobile apps must have the appropriate GlobalProtect gateway licenses.
For more information about GlobalProtect, visit http://www.paloaltonetworks.com/globalprotect.
About Palo Alto Networks Palo Alto Networks is the network security company. Its innovative platform allows enterprises, service providers, and government entities to secure their networks and safely enable the increasingly complex and rapidly growing number of applications running on their networks. The core of Palo Alto Networks platform is its Next-Generation Firewall, which delivers application, user, and content visibility and control integrated within the firewall through its proprietary hardware and software architecture. Palo Alto Networks products and services can address a broad range of network security requirements, from the data center to the network perimeter, as well as the distributed enterprise, which includes branch offices and a growing number of mobile devices. Palo Alto Networks products are used by more than 11,000 customers in over 100 countries. For more information, visit www.paloaltonetworks.com.
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