Network security company, Palo Alto Networks, has announced that NSS Labs awarded Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls with the “Recommended” rating for passing all tests. The company said this includes the TCP split-handshake spoof test, within the NSS Labs Network Firewall 2011 Comparative Test. Also noted in this online news statement is that the Palo Alto Networks PA-4020 performed above its stated datasheet performance.
“Not only did Palo Alto Networks pass all effectiveness and stability tests, but only the Palo Alto Networks PA-4020 performed above its stated datasheet performance. NSS Labs noted that Palo Alto Networks price/performance is $10 per protected Mbps, by far the most cost-effective product among the participating vendors—Check Point, Cisco, Juniper, Fortinet, and SonicWALL.”