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2022 Press Releases

February 18, 2022

Palo Alto Networks Continues Rollout of Fourth-Generation Hardware With the PA-3400 and PA-5400 Series ML-Powered Next-Generation Firewalls

Palo Alto Networks, recognised as a 10- time leader in network firewalls, announced the PA-3400 and PA-5400 Series ML-Powered Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs) — offering three times better security performance over the previous generations. The PA-3400 and PA-5400 Series join Palo Alto Networks other fourth-generation NGFWs to provide extraordinary protection for the data centre, internet edge and campus.
 
“With bandwidth demands rising and attackers getting ever more sophisticated, customers’ firewall demands are constantly increasing,” said Lee Klarich, chief product officer, Palo Alto Networks. “Our fourth-generation hardware now ranges to serve all of our customers whether they are looking to protect the smallest branch or the largest data centre, campus, or enterprise edge.”
 
“Companies are incurring extra losses due to increased cyber attacks. Malaysia Digital Corp (MDEC) predicted a loss of RM 51 billion due to cyber security threats in Malaysia, accounting for more than 4% of the nation’s total gross domestic product. This signifies an urgent need for enterprises to ramp up their cybersecurity infrastructure to increase their business resilience against the unpredicted cyber threats.” said Suk Hua Lim, Country Manager, Palo Alto Networks, Malaysia.
 
The PA-3400 and PA-5400 Series NGFWs deliver faster prevention and better evasive threat detection. Compared to the previous generation, the PA-5400 Series has seven times content inspection per core and up to 38 high-performance cores. The PA-3400 Series has close to four times content inspection per core and up to 19 high-performance cores.
 
With up to a 50% reduction in rack space usage and increased energy efficiency, these new firewalls can help make organisations’ IT infrastructure more sustainable and environmentally friendly.
 
Availability
The new NGFWs and PAN-OS 10.2 Nebula are expected to be available in March.
 
More Information
See additional information on the PA-3400 and PA-5400 or join the virtual launch event starting on March 22 to learn more.