Palo Alto Networks: Software Firewall Update

Palo Alto Networks: Software Firewall Update

Palo Alto Networks has made it even easier for its customers to try out a VM-Series firewall with the newly announced 30-day VM-Series free trial offer. They have also optimized VM-Series firewalls for NUMA and for Azure Stack, expanded the number of environments that CN-Series container firewalls support, and ensured that CN-Series firewalls secure Amazon EKS on Outposts.

Free 30-day VM-Series Firewall Trial Now Available

Try out VM-Series firewalls in VMware ESXi and Linux KVM environments through the 30-day free trial for VM-Series firewalls. This enables customers to validate VM-Series firewalls in their own custom environment and to try the latest security innovations that are built on top of this platform at no cost for a period of 30 days.

Optimize VM-Series Firewalls for NUMA and Azure Stack

VM-Series plugin 2.1.2 introduces two new critical enhancements—bootstrapping support for NUMA performance optimization and Azure Stack API endpoint access.

Expanded Support for CN-Series Firewalls with Kubernetes 1.21 Qualification

CN-Series firewalls—the industry’s first container firewalls—now support qualified Kubernetes version 1.21 on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS), Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), and Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE).

Secure Amazon EKS on Outposts with CN-Series Firewalls

Palo Alto Networks has announced support for container firewalls on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) running within AWS Outposts

Get VM-Series Firewall Support for AWS Wavelength on r5.2xlarge

VM-Series firewalls for AWS Wavelength now support new r5 instance types in all available regions using the enhanced networking adapter (ENA).

Speed Up VM-Series Firewall Implementation and Management in NSX 3.2.3

The just-released Panorama plugin for VMware NSX 3.2.3 provides a number of fixes for VM-Series firewalls in these environments and addresses issues found when upgrading previous plugins.

Please contact your local Exclusive Networks Account Manager for more information on the Palo Alto Networks software firewall portfolio.