By : Basel Khaled - Mohamed Elkholy
Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, today announced the expansion of Prisma Access to a new Google Cloud region in Qatar to bring Zero Trust security to the hybrid workforce.
“As organisations adopt hybrid working practices and make the shift to cloud computing, they need to give employees direct and secure access to their data and applications across any device, location, and network,” said Tarek Abbas, Senior Director, Systems Engineering, Emerging Markets, Palo Alto Networks. “Our collaboration with Google Cloud combines the scale offered by its global network with the best-of-breed cybersecurity platforms from Palo Alto Networks, and this new Prisma Access location will bring Zero Trust security to the hybrid workforce throughout Qatar with the best performance and reliability in the industry.”
Purpose Built in the Cloud to Secure Today's Hybrid Workforce
This new location for Prisma Access allows Palo Alto Networks to leverage the hyperscale of Google Cloud technology to provide organisations in Qatar with domestic access to Superior cloud-delivered security to protect users, regardless of the location , Increased service resiliency with a multi-cloud approach to delivering AI-powered innovation in SASE and Exceptional user experience with the lowest latency in the industry.
Ghassan Kosta, Qatar Country Manager, Google Cloud, said: “We are delighted to have Palo Alto Networks expand its presence in Qatar with our new Doha cloud region, and we look forward to advancing the security offerings in the market that empower customers with a robust, secure, and resilient cloud environment.”
Digital transformation, including the transition to hybrid work environments and cloud computing, is ushering in a new era of productivity and innovation for organisations throughout Qatar. However, this shift also expands the attack surface for cyber adversaries, which significantly increases the number of threats that organisations have to manage.
Palo Alto Networks is at the forefront of a new era in security, which is based on key Zero Trust Network Access 2.0 principles like least-privilege access, continuous trust verification, and continuous security inspection across all apps.
Prisma Access helps transform networking and security to deliver a true Zero Trust environment that supports both managed and unmanaged devices, while delivering consistent protections across the entire enterprise.