The Palo Alto Networks learning path provides the next-gen firewall knowledge to be confident in securing networks and applications, with 2 certifications that are focused on technical expertise (ACE & PCNSE).

The learning paths have been devised to ensure you are fully equipped to work with and deploy Palo Alto solutions. Click on the selection of courses below and begin to differentiate yourself in the market place:

The NextWave Partner Program is designed for network security focused Value Added Resellers, System Integrators, Service Providers, Managed Security Service Providers, and Alliance partners who want to market, sell, manage, and deliver Palo Alto Networks enterprise network security solutions to their customers. Partner Levels:

  • Diamond
  • Platinum
  • Gold
  • Silver

Training requirements for each category are defined below:

 

For more information about the Partner Program please visit Palo Alto's web site.

What's the difference between Partner Certification and Individual/Professional Certification?

Partner Certifications are linked to the Partner as a whole and can help attract better commercial terms.

Individual/Professional Certifications are held by one person.

Courses

Successful completion of this five-day, instructor-led course should enhance the student’s understanding of how to configure and manage Palo Alto Networks® next-generation firewalls. The student will get hands-on experience configuring, managing, and monitoring a firewall in a lab environment.
OverviewThe Palo Alto Networks Firewall 8.1: Optimizing Firewall Threat Prevention (EDU-214) course is four days of instructor-led training that emphasizes the PAN-OS® threat prevention capabilities. After completing this course, you should be able to:Describe the cyber-attack lifecycle and recognize common forms of attackDescribe PAN-OS® threat prevention capabilitiesUse firewall log information to make better configuration decisionsConfigure the firewall to detect, block, and record threats
OverviewThe Palo Alto Networks Firewall 8.1: Troubleshooting course is three days of instructor-led training that will help you:Investigate networking issues using advanced firewall tools including the CLIFollow proven methodologies specific to individual featuresAnalyze advanced logs to resolve various real-life scenariosSolve advanced, scenario-based challenges
Palo Alto Networks® Traps™ Advanced Endpoint Protection prevents sophisticated vulnerability exploits and unknown malware-driven attacks. Successful completion of this two-day, instructor-led course should prepare the student to deploy Traps in large-scale or complex configurations and optimize its configuration.
OverviewThe Palo Alto Networks Panorama 8.1: Managing Firewalls at Scale (EDU-220) course is two days of instructor-led training that will help you:Learn how to configure and manage the next-generation Panorama management serverGain experience configuring templates (including template variables) and device groupsGain experience with administration, log collection, and logging and reportingGain experience with Panorama High Availability and Panorama troubleshootingUnderstand new Panorama features such as Panorama in the public cloud, the Logging Service, and GlobalProtect cloud service
Palo Alto Networks® Traps™ Advanced Endpoint Protection prevents sophisticated vulnerability exploits and unknown malware-driven attacks. Successful completion of this two-day, instructor-led course helps prepare the student to install Traps in basic configurations.