Palo Alto Networks

Palo Alto Networks
Global Authorized Training Partner

Westcon-Comstor is a Global Authorized Training Partner (ATP) for Palo Alto Networks. 


ATC partners are regulated by Palo Alto Networks to ensure the consistent delivery of high-quality learning experience. This mandates that our delivery utilises vendor accredited courseware, qualified instructors offering real-world experience, the latest immersive digital labs and high-class facilities.


We deliver public and private instructor-led learning services, which can be delivered both face to face in a classroom, virtually online or a combination of the two. Additionally, we provide a range of digital learning solutions including e-learning.


Delivery options include the ability to support standard vendor certification, bespoke and tailored content, ensuring we meet the needs of the learner and organization.


Learn more about our delivery options and training labs


Westcon-Comstor Academy has been awarded with the following recognitions:

- Global Distributor of the year 2020

- EMEA Distributor of the year 2020

- JAPAC Distributor of the year 2020

- Global ATP of the year 2020

- FY20 Most Learners for EMEA
- FY20 Highest Sales

Westcon-Comstor resources

Westcon Palo Alto Networks instructors:

We have several certified instructors, based in numerous countries through EMEA and APAC. Delivery can be completed in several languages including English, French, Spanish, Italian, Arabic and Mandarin. For languages outside of our core offering, contact us


Lab environment:

 Our digital lab experience simulates real-life scenarios and provides learners with a safe environment to develop skills.


Palo Alto Networks training credits:

 We accept Palo Alto Networks training credits to pay for learning services. Learn more


Additional resource capabilities:

34 - Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE)

4 - Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Consultant (PCNSC)


“You could feel the experience and competences of the instructor while providing the course. He took the time to explain (or re-explain) the concepts and could adapt itself to the audience. Excellent job!” – Orange.


“The lab work was very well prepared with brilliant documentation, it was great!” – Dimension Data.

About Palo Alto Networks

Palo Alto Networks is a cybersecurity company. Its core products are a platform that includes advanced firewalls and cloud-based offerings that extend those firewalls to cover other aspects of security.
Certification Overview

Palo Alto Networks has 2 main certification paths:




Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Administrator (PCNSA)
•    Course available: Firewall 10.0 Essentials: Configuration and Management (EDU-210) 
•    Pass Pearson VUE Exam


Based on the business there are three options: 


Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE) 
•    Courses available: Firewall 10.0 Essentials: Configuration and Management (EDU-210) and Panorama 10.0: Managing Firewalls at Scale (EDU-220)
•    Pass Pearson VUE Exam


Prisma Certified Cloud Security Engineer (PCCSE)
•    Course available: Prisma Access SASE Security: Design and Operation (EDU-318)
•    Pass Pearson VUE Exam


Palo Alto Networks Certified Security Automation Engineer (PCSAE)
•    Course available: Cortex XDR 2.0: Prevention, Analysis, and Response (EDU-260)
•    Pass Pearson VUE Exam

Partner Program and Benefits

The Next Wave partner program has 3 levels of recognition:



Innovator Platinum Diamond

Technical certifications – PCNSE

Recommended 3 4

A Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE) is capable of designing, deploying, configuring, maintaining and trouble-shooting most Palo Alto Networks Operating Platform implementations.

The Accredited Configuration Engineer (ACE) exam serves as an indication of your ability to configure the core features of the Palo Alto Networks Security Operating Platform. You may earn the accreditation after completing the Firewall Essentials 210 or 110 courses.

Additional information

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