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Palo Alto Networks Named Best Place to Work in Bay Area Two Years Running

Named by Silicon Valley Business Journal As One of the Top Bay Area Businesses

SUNNYVALE, Calif, April 25, 2011

For the second year in a row the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal selected Palo Alto Networks, the network security company, as one of the top 10 "Best Places to Work" in the Bay Area. This distinguished award recognizes companies for exemplary employee satisfaction, as determined by anonymous employee survey results conducted by an independent research agency. Palo Alto Networks was chosen as a leader in employee satisfaction out of the 301 companies from 12 Bay Area counties who participated in this year's survey.

"We work hard to offer opportunity for our employees, and embrace the spirit of innovation in all that we do," said Jean Lea, interim vice president of Human Resources at Palo Alto Networks. "The Best Place to Work recognition given to Palo Alto Networks is an honor. As a young and exceptionally fast-growth company, we are highly focused on establishing a reputation in our industry as being 'the place to work'," she said.

Since its founding in 2005, Palo Alto Networks has grown from a stealth-mode startup to one of the fastest-growing companies in the security industry. To learn more about employment opportunities at the company, visit http://www.paloaltonetworks.com/company/careers.html.

About Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks™ is the network security company. Its next-generation firewalls enable unprecedented visibility and granular policy control of applications and content – by user, not just IP address – at up to 20Gbps with no performance degradation. Based on patent-pending App-ID™ technology, Palo Alto Networks firewalls accurately identify and control applications – regardless of port, protocol, evasive tactic or SSL encryption – and scan content to stop threats and prevent data leakage. Enterprises can for the first time embrace Web 2.0 and maintain complete visibility and control, while significantly reducing total cost of ownership through device consolidation. Most recently, Palo Alto Networks has enabled enterprises to extend this same network security to remote users with the release of GlobalProtect™. For more information, visit www.paloaltonetworks.com.

Palo Alto Networks, "The Network Security Company," the Palo Alto Networks Logo and App-ID are trademarks of Palo Alto Networks, Inc. in the United States. All other trademarks, trade names or service marks used or mentioned herein belong to their respective owners.