Gartner states that “Palo Alto Networks is assessed as a Leader, mostly because of its NGFW focus, because it set the direction of the market along the NGFW path, and because of its consistent visibility in shortlists, increasing revenue and market share, and its proven ability to disrupt the market.”  AE Business Solutions’ partnership with Palo Alto enables companies to benefit from this Next Generation Firewall and IPS technology.

Palo Alto’s innovative technology makes it the only technology that….

  • Scans ALL applications (including SSL traffic) to secure all avenues in/out of a network, reduce the attack surface area, and provide context for forensics.
  • Prevents attacks across ALL attack vectors (exploit, malware, DNS, command & control, and URL) with             content-based signatures
  • Detects zero day malware & exploits using public/private cloud and automatically creates signatures for global customer base

AE Business Solutions embraces distributed security models which place security and controls throughout the environment rather than focusing on only the perimeter.  AE's Architects work with enterprises to leverage Palo Alto technology to segment and secure the data center, where malicious software is targeting.  

Nextgen Firewall

Palo Alto Networks offers a full line of next-generation security appliances that range from the PA-200, designed for enterprise remote offices, to the PA-7050, which is a modular chassis designed for high-speed datacenters. Our platform architecture is based on our single-pass software engine and uses function-specific processing for networking, security, threat prevention, and management to deliver predictable performance. The same firewall functionality that is delivered in the hardware appliances is also available in the VM-Series virtual firewall, allowing you to secure your virtualized and cloud-based computing environments using the same policies applied to your perimeter or remote office firewalls.


Threat Prevention

The Threat Prevention subscription adds integrated protection from a variety of network-borne threats including exploits, malware, dangerous files, and content. This powerful subscription includes IPS functionality, stream-based blocking of millions of known malware samples, protection from spyware, command-and-control traffic, and a variety of hacking tools.

The Threat Prevention subscription even goes beyond simply blocking malicious content to include the control of specific file types by policy, as well as inspecting traffic for specific content to prevent data loss. As a result, this critical subscription not only provides you with critical protection from threats, but also gives you important additional policy controls that keep your network secure.

URL Filtering

URL filtering is enabled through an annual subscription that provides you with a URL filtering database that controls web activity based on users through URL category level controls, or through customizable white- and black-lists. The URL filtering subscription is not bound by any user limitations, which provides you with greater flexibility in terms of growth and more predictable operational expenses. The URL filtering subscription includes continual updates to the URL filtering database, as well as problem resolution.


GlobalProtect delivers consistent security to users in all locations. It may be deployed in many different scenarios for extending the protection of your next-generation firewall to endpoints both within and outside of the organization. With a GlobalProtect gateway subscription, you can apply the state of the endpoint device as part of the context for security policy using the Host Information Profile (HIP). In addition, users with mobile devices can use GlobalProtect apps for iOS and Android to connect to the next-generation firewall.

The GlobalProtect Portal license extends the range of coverage by enabling you to deploy GlobalProtect gateways in a greater number of configurations. For example, with a Portal license, you can deploy multiple external gateways in order to support users in different geographies. In addition, with the Portal license, gateways may also be deployed internally to protect local and wireless networks.


The WildFire subscription provides integrated protection from advanced malware and threats. WildFire adds the increasingly important ability to proactively identify and block unknown threats such as custom or polymorphic malware, which are commonly used in modern cyberattacks.

The subscription provides you with following advanced capabilities:

  • WildFire signature feed – receive new malware protections every 30 minutes covering newly discovered malware identified by WildFire.
  • Integrated WildFire logs – logs automatically delivered to the firewall including analysis verdicts for all analyzed files and malware.
  • WildFire API – Enables you to programmatically submit files to WildFire, as well as take advantage of WildFire integration with Bit9 and Mandiant solutions.