Palo Alto Networks is a global cybersecurity platform that is shaping the cloud-centric future with technology that is transforming the way people and organizations operate. The company's platform helps address the world's greatest security challenges with continuous innovation that seizes the latest breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, analytics, automation, and orchestration. It delivers an integrated suite of tools that empower a growing ecosystem of partners. Palo Alto Networks was founded in 2005 by Dave Stevens, Fengmin Gong, Nir Zuk, Rajiv Batra, and Yuming Mao. As of July 2012, the company is trading on the NYSE under the ticker, PANW.