Palo Alto Networks Announces Intent to Acquire CloudGenix

Palo Alto Networks has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CloudGenix.

Under the terms of the agreement, Palo Alto Networks will pay approximately $420 million in cash to acquire CloudGenix, subject to adjustments. The acquisition is expected to close during Palo Alto Networks’ fiscal fourth quarter, subject to the satisfaction of regulatory and customary closing conditions.

Palo Alto Networks offers Prisma Access, comprehensive SASE platform delivering a global cloud network with cloud-delivered security. With the proposed acquisition, Palo Alto Networks will integrate CloudGenix’s cloud-managed SD-WAN products to accelerate the intelligent onboarding of remote branches and retail stores into Prisma Access. According to the company, this combination will extend the breadth of the Prisma Access SASE platform, address network and security transformation requirements, and accelerate the shift from SD-WAN to SASE.

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