Cloud Harmonics Helps Channel Partners Maximize Next-Generation Firewall Deployments

Santa Clara, October 1, 2013 – Cloud Harmonics, the leading cloud security solutions distributor, launched new applications for its unique AppLinc platform that help customers better utilize key features, such as App-ID™ and User-ID™, from Palo Alto Networks. The new AppLinc applications complement Cloud Harmonics' distribution, training and advanced services offerings to ensure channel partners have all the capabilities and support they need to accelerate the deployment of comprehensive next-generation security solutions.

"Cloud Harmonics has exceptional technology, training and advanced services capabilities that can help our NextWave Partners get up and running quickly and make sure their customers can make the most of our solutions, said John Spiliotis, Vice President, Americas Sales at Palo Alto Networks. "We are excited to partner with Cloud Harmonics, whom we believe is as committed as we are to transforming the network security market.

Cloud Harmonics has partnered with Palo Alto Networks and the larger ecosystem of leading network solution providers, such as Infoblox® Inc., Arista Networks, Bit9 and Aruba Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN), to make it easy for channel partners to take advantage of new technologies that effectively address their customers' ever-evolving needs. Cloud Harmonics offers:

  • Distribution – as an authorized distributor for Palo Alto Networks, Aruba Networks, Infoblox, Arista Networks, Bit9 and Bradford Networks.
  • Best-in-Class Training – on next-generation technologies, including special classes designed to speed adoption and deployment of next-generation solutions. For example, Cloud Harmonics offers migration training that helps partners seamlessly evolve their customers' security from legacy firewalls to Palo Alto Networks.
  • Advanced Services – to offload or complement a vendor or partner's migration, remote installation and customization service offerings.
  • AppLinc Platform and Applications – to support migration planning, application visibility and tuning, operational management, and user and device mobility. Cloud Harmonics also provides unique apps that help partners and customers unlock the potential of specific features in solutions from leading technology providers, such as Palo Alto Networks' App-ID, User-ID, Guest ID and SDK.

"We think of ourselves as a one-stop shop for Palo Alto Networks and their partners, said Pradeep Aswani, founder and director of Cloud Harmonics. "We can help them ramp up and extend the value of the solutions they are offering to speed growth and create new revenue opportunities.

About Cloud Harmonics
Cloud Harmonics, the leading cloud security solutions distributor, helps channel partners deliver the solutions that customers are looking for to secure their varied environments against new, advanced targeted attacks. Through distribution, best-in-class training, advanced services and the AppLinc platform and applications, channel partners have the resources, expertise and support they need to increase customer satisfaction, differentiate themselves in the market and grow their business. For more information, visit