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The Only Vendor to Be Recognized as a Leader in Both SSE and SD-WAN

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Gartner® has recognized Palo Alto Networks as a Leader in the 2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for SSE. This recognition joins our recent acknowledgment as a Leader in the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for SD-WAN. We believe that, taken together, these emphasize our commitment to delivering best-in-class cybersecurity solutions that help organizations stay secure and agile in this hybrid era. 

Prisma® Access is the SSE component of Prisma SASE, the industry's most complete secure access service edge (SASE) solution that converges networking and security in a single offering. On its own, Prisma Access offers consolidated best-in-class and cloud-delivered ZTNA 2.0 security with the best user experience on a single unified platform.  

Superior Security with ZTNA 2.0

Stop zero-day threats in zero time with built-in AI/ML capabilities. Combined with least-privileged access, and continuous trust and threat verification, this ensures all users, devices, apps and data are secure. 

Unified Product & Management

Dramatically reduce the risk of a data breach with a single unified product that offers single-pane-of-glass management, consistent policy, and shared data for all users and apps.

Exceptional User Experience

Deliver exceptional user experiences at cloud scale without compromising performance, backed by industry-leading SLAs. 

We’re thrilled with this recognition by Gartner. Read the report to learn why Gartner named us a Leader for SSE.


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Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Security Service Edge, 10 April 2023, Charlie Winckless | Aaron McQuaid | John Watts | Craig Lawson | Thomas Lintemuth | Dale Koeppen

Gartner, Magic Quadrant for SD-WAN, 12 September 2022, Jonathan Forest | Naresh Singh | Andrew Lerner | Karen Brown


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