Check Point & Palo Alto Tackle Multicloud Security

Enterprises need more sophisticated protection in multicloud environments, and Check Point and Palo Alto Networks are looking to fill those requirements.

Mitch Wagner, California Bureau Chief, Light Reading

February 8, 2018

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As enterprises deploy software across multiple clouds, they face additional security complications. Check Point Software and Palo Alto Networks this week launched competing products designed to help enterprises meet those needs.

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: CHKP) introduced Cloud Guard on Wednesday, to protect enterprises against attacks on both cloud infrastructure workloads and applications. Check Point says it provides centralized management across multiple cloud platforms.

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Palo Alto Networks Inc. on Tuesday added support for Google Cloud Platform to existing support for Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. It's also rolling out support for platform APIs, securing credentials, and more.

For more on what the two vendors are doing -- and the competitive landscape -- visit Enterprise Cloud News: Unknown Document 740370.

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Mitch Wagner

California Bureau Chief, Light Reading

Mitch Wagner is California bureau chief for Light Reading.

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