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Palo Alto Networks opens new office in the Philippines

Zafar Anjum | April 27, 2015
Boosts presence in the country and strengthens customer and industry support

Palo Alto Networks

Palo Alto Networks’ executives with guest during the launch event of Palo Alto Networks in the Philippines. Guests of honor include (from left) Palo Alto Networks ASEAN Vice President and General Manager Wahab Yusoff, Philippines Country Manager Lyndon Lacanienta, Globe Telecoms Chief Information Officer Henry Aguda, Palo Alto Networks APAC Head of Systems Engineering Joseph Green, and Asia Pacific and Japan Regional Marketing Director KP Unnikrishnan.

Palo Alto Networks is opening its Philippine office based at the Joy-Nostalg Center in Ortigas Center, Pasig City, the security company announced today.

This launch was marked by a company-organized event on April 24 at the Makati Shangri-La.

The announcement underscores our decision to strengthen presence in the Philippines to address growing demand for Palo Alto Networks enterprise security offerings in the market, the company said in a statement.

The Palo Alto Networks said its customer base in the country cuts across a wide range of industries, including telecommunications, financial services, retail, energy, utilities, education, manufacturing, healthcare, hospitality, media and entertainment, and the public sector.

"Palo Alto Networks is a fast-growing security company with more than 22,500 customers globally," said Steve Redman, Vice President for Asia Pacific, Palo Alto Networks. "Our company continues to see tremendous growth in Asia Pacific driven by the increasing demand for our disruptive and unique enterprise security offerings that prevent rather than simply remediate cybersecurity threats. We see the same demand for enterprise-grade security in the Philippines and are delighted to expand our business in the country."

"According to the Global Web Index, the Philippines has the fastest growing internet population in the world, having seen 531 percent growth in the last five years," said Lyndon Lacanienta, Philippines Country Manager, Palo Alto Networks. "The country also continues to see strong economic growth, making it a prime target for cybercriminals. Our new office not only positions us for further growth, but also allows us to better serve the increasing needs of enterprises and services providers in multiple industries across the country".

In Asia Pacific, Palo Alto Networks is headquartered in Singapore. 

 

 

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