Palo Alto Networks CEO: 12 Reasons We're Set To Soar In 2014


Do The Math

We did an analysis just last quarter. I asked the finance team to just run a simple model for me. We have 13,500 customers and we have that [5.4 times lifetime software purchase] dynamic. If we stopped selling tomorrow, if we closed the doors and we did not accept one new customer into the company from tomorrow, but all the existing customers went to the same lifetime value as the 2008-2009 class, what was that worth? And the answer was a little over $1.8 billion in sales.