Palo Alto Networks

Palo Alto Networks produces hardware firewall products that take an app-centric method for traffic classification. The Company's platform was built from the ground up for breach prevention, with threat information shared across security functions system-wide, and designed to operate in increasingly mobile, modern networks. By combining network, cloud and endpoint security with advanced threat intelligence in a natively integrated security platform, we safely enable all applications and deliver highly automated, preventive protection against cyber threats at all stages in the attack lifecycle without compromising performance.

Company Growth (employees)
Santa Clara, US
Size (employees)
4,137 (est)
Palo Alto Networks was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, US

Key People at Palo Alto Networks

Rene Bonvanie

Rene Bonvanie

Chief Marketing Officer
Brett Eldridge

Brett Eldridge

Vice President of Global Customer Engineering & Support
Rajiv Batra

Rajiv Batra

Founder, VP Engineering
Asheem Chandna

Asheem Chandna

Founding Investor and Board of Directors
Mark Anderson

Mark Anderson

Senior Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations

Palo Alto Networks Office Locations

Palo Alto Networks has offices in Santa Clara, Seattle, Washington, Portland and in 108 other locations
Santa Clara, US (HQ)
4401 Great America Parkway
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Palo Alto Networks Data and Metrics

Palo Alto Networks Financial Metrics

Palo Alto Networks's revenue was reported to be $431.8 m in Q3, 2017

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

431.8 m

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

308.1 m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


Net income (Q3, 2017)

(60.9 m)

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

(49.1 m)

Market capitalization (21-Sep-2017)

12.7 b

Cash (30-Apr-2017)

692 m
Palo Alto Networks's current market capitalization is $12.7 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


598.2 m928.1 m1.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

85.5 m131.1 m175.4 m

Gross profit

512.7 m797 m1.2 b
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


192.3 m217.7 m234.2 m297.2 m334.7 m345.8 m398.1 m422.6 m431.8 m

Cost of goods sold

53.5 m59.3 m64.4 m79.2 m94.2 m94.9 m101.3 m113.2 m123.7 m

Gross profit

138.9 m158.3 m169.8 m218 m240.5 m250.9 m296.8 m309.4 m308.1 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


18.8 m40.5 m322.6 m310.6 m653.8 m375.8 m734.4 m


50.3 m72.7 m84.8 m

Current Assets

958.3 m1.1 b1.7 b


48.7 m62.9 m117.2 m
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


543.7 m343 m454.1 m275.8 m413.2 m550 m839.4 m761.4 m692 m

Current Assets

933.6 m861.5 m1 b1 b1.3 b1.4 b1.9 b1.9 b1.9 b


49.8 m52.6 m59.5 m76.7 m92.6 m100.5 m125 m154.1 m192.3 m


155 m155.4 m155.4 m163.5 m163.5 m163.5 m163.5 m163.5 m238.8 m
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(226.5 m)(165 m)(225.9 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

19.4 m28.9 m42.8 m

Accounts Receivable

(48 m)(77 m)(140 m)

Accounts Payable

(1.1 m)(3.5 m)15.1 m
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

(30.1 m)(43 m)(45.9 m)(38.7 m)(62.5 m)(70.2 m)(61.8 m)(60.6 m)(60.9 m)

Accounts Payable

10.5 m14 m14.7 m17.5 m32.5 m24.3 m29.2 m28 m33.2 m
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

4 x
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Palo Alto Networks Operating Metrics

Palo Alto Networks's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 39.5 k in Q3, 2017
FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Jun, 2017


$771.4 m$240.49 k$282.78 m$302.22 m$1.22 b$388 m$459 m$544.1 m$1.91 b$516.9 m$561.6 m$486.2 m

Enterprise Customers

19 k21 k22.5 k24 k26 k28 k30 k31 k34 k35.5 k37.5 k39.5 k


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Palo Alto Networks Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
LightCyberFebruary 28, 2017$105 m

Palo Alto Networks Market Value History

Palo Alto Networks Revenue Breakdown

Palo Alto Networks Job Categories

Palo Alto Networks Median Salaries

Source: 358 public H-1B filings from Palo Alto Networks

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Palo Alto Networks Online and Social Media Presence

Palo Alto Networks News and Updates

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Okta Integrates with Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Security Platform

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Okta Universal Directory Enhancements Let Organizations Migrate from On-Premises

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Okta expands multi-factor authentication as it diversifies beyond single sign-on

Okta customers who use the identity provider for single sign-on capabilities will get basic multi-factor authentication added to their service for free, as part of a suite of updates the company announced today. Starting now, all Okta Identity Cloud customers will be able to set up user accounts to …

Ransomware has been around for almost 30 years, so why does it feel like it's getting worse?

Ransomware is not new. The malware, which encrypts data and demands payment in exchange for decryption keys, has been with us for almost 30 years. So why does it feel like it's getting worse? Well, that's because it is getting worse.  SEE ALSO: A new ransomware is sweeping the globe, but there's…

Meet your new cybersecurity experts — the Girl Scouts

The Girl Scouts are partnering with Palo Alto Networks security to help train the next generation of cybersecurity experts. Starting in September 2018, the Scouts will offer the first in a series of 18 badges based around digital protection. According to TechRepublic, the first badges will be availa…
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