Palo Alto Networks Panorama Valuable Features

Sakher Najdawi
Head of IT Department at a logistics company
The most valuable feature is the ease of use that comes from the GUI. I have found that you can do almost everything from the GUI. You rarely have to log into the CLI, at perhaps once in six months or a year. This solution offers a lot of advanced functionality that is easy to deploy and not available from other vendors. An example of this is credential theft. Credentials are sometimes collected through phishing emails or websites, and this solution helps to reduce that type of attack. Every five minutes, Palo Alto updates the list of phishing websites. You can set up a profile to ensure that if anybody tries to access such a website, whether it be Http or https, then the attempt will be blocked. Palo Alto will automatically monitor the contents of POST messages and check to see if they contain credentials such as a username and password. If they do then it may indicate an attempt to steal credentials by an external site. The traffic will be blocked, the incident will be reported, and the admin will be notified. This solution makes the lives of security admins very easy in cases, as an example, for configuring IPS. If you want to secure traffic between any two zones, we need to make sure that the applications are identified, the users are identified, and all of the security profiles are applied. These including antivirus, anti-spyware, and IPS. This solution makes the configuration very easy. Each firewall is treated as a security sensor where the firewall talks to the cloud and a machine running artificial intelligence helps to detect malware or other threats. This is an important step in the protection that this solution offers. View full review »
Network Architect at a media company with 10,001+ employees
Its automatability: You need it to automate things. We have used it for URL blocking. For example, if there is a threat out there, and we needed to immediately block a new malicious URL across a global enterprise, this is pretty difficult. With Panorama, we can automate this easily with their API. View full review »
Mohamed Sharaf
Security Consultant
What I like most about this solution is that it allows me to push multiple policies on multiple followers at the same time. For instance, I can work on a policy and it gets submitted on more than one file. It is a good feature for me to have, because I have many branches, so it gives me the ability to implement more than one policy, or to implement one policy on multiple files. I like the ease of management for the policies in the all files. View full review »
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Amer Alkatheri
Senior Security Engineer at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees
It's helpful that the solution allows us to control all the firewalls from one device. You can check and monitor all the devices also, from one website. It's also got easy troubleshooting capabilities. The interface of Panorama is very user-friendly. It's easy to find and get information and create reports. View full review »
CTO at Patel3
The most valuable aspects of the solution are the backup to recovery, pushing out the patches, and scheduling. It also has good reporting capabilities in it as well. View full review »
Information Security Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
The interface is very easy to use. You can do most jobs from one single console. View full review »
Senior Consultant at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees
The management console: It provides a single pane of glass for all the firewalls to feed information into. View full review »
Security Unit Manager at Digital Hub Egypt
The dashboards are very good on Palo Alto. They offer a centralized dashboard for managers as well. View full review »
Senior Information Security Engineer at Westcon
What I really like about this program, is the easy integration of the firewalls and the core management interface, which is almost exactly the same as the single firewall. View full review »
Executive Manager at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
The most valuable feature is WildFire. View full review »
Learn what your peers think about Palo Alto Networks Panorama. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: April 2020.
430,376 professionals have used our research since 2012.