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Palo Alto Networks expands global distribution agreement with Westcon Group

21 Aug 2014

Palo Alto Networks and Westcon Group has today announced that the companies have expanded their global distribution agreement.

The deal opens up new markets throughout the world for the industry’s fastest-growing enterprise security platform, empowering resellers using highly integrated global distribution capabilities.

“Palo Alto Networks has been an important partner in our Security Practice,” says Dolph Westerbos, Chief Executive Officer, Westcon Group.

“Unifying our relationship globally just makes sense. This provides our reseller and service provider partners with a broader and more consistent security portfolio around the world, and leverages Westcon’s technical and market expertise to drive new revenue.”

Palo Alto Networks and Westcon Group have held regional distribution relationships for several years. As teams and processes align at a global level, the companies will soon do business in more than 40 countries.

Over the next few years, Palo Alto Networks and Westcon Group will invest in every theatre to take advantage of shared momentum, providing resellers access to a full technology ecosystem and more efficient global business operations.

“For years, Westcon Group has been a valuable ally to Palo Alto Networks,” adds Mark McLaughlin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Palo Alto Networks.

“We are pleased to have now a major worldwide distribution partner committed to shared success in a global market hungry for a true next-generation enterprise security platform.”