25 Coolest Emerging Vendors For 2011

Palo Alto Networks

Don't be fooled, Palo Alto Networks is based in Santa Clara, Calif. But its mission is still the same: To provide next-generation firewalls to keep the network safe and secure. The company has become established enough that it may no longer be considered a true "emerging vendor." Since it was founded in 2005, Palo Alto has brought on 700 global channel partners.