Oct. 11, 2022

Daiwabo Information System Co., Ltd.
Palo Alto Networks Inc


Daiwabo Information System Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as DIS; Head Office: Kita-ku, Osaka, President: Hiroyuki Matsumoto) has concluded a distributorship agreement for the Japanese market with Palo Alto Networks Inc. (hereinafter referred to as Palo Alto Networks; Head Office: Santa Clara, California, USA), and has begun to collaborate with Palo Alto Networks in selling comprehensive security solutions and next-generation firewalls that support a zero trust strategy for every aspect of network security in the Japanese market.


Palo Alto Networks is the leader in the field of global cyber security. In fact, the company was the first in the world to add an application control function to a firewall and coined the term “Next-generation firewall.” It offers a comprehensive global security service that provides consistent security measures that cover cloud, network, and mobile devices. It provides easy-to-use solutions that are capable of offering end-to-end zero trust implementations across the entire infrastructure, and it supports the comprehensive protection of all users, all applications, all data, and all devices anywhere and at any time. In addition, it extends overall support to the life cycle of products that implement zero trust to help customers to properly develop zero trust architecture across their entire infrastructure, thereby ensuring the secure operation of every application and preventing cyber breaches. In this way, it is making strenuous efforts to maintain reliability in the digital age.


DIS offers solutions supplied by Palo Alto Networks Inc to users across the country through about 19,000 dealers, with the help of our community-based sales system, consisting of about 90 sales bases that cover the entire country, and provides value-added support including for technological inquiries. We believe that are in this way supporting digitalization and business reform in companies and contributing to the digital transformation of Japan.


We will exhibit Palo Alto Networks Inc’s products and offer seminars at the “DIS World in Echigo Niigata with Digital Days” exhibition that DIS will be holding for two days, starting on November 16, 2022. All people interested in this exhibition are cordially welcome.

URL : https://www.dis-world.com/niigata/ (This website is written in Japanese.)


Koji Suzuki, Director, Channel Sales of Palo Alto Networks says, “We are very pleased to start our collaboration with Daiwabo Information System, which sells our security solutions in the Japanese market as our distributor. As the nature of threats grows more serious every day with the expansion of ways and methods of utilizing IT, zero trust is an important platform for the proper protection of IT security regardless of the size of the company, in the days of digital transformation. We are determined to contribute to the vitalization and development of all companies and organizations including small- and medium-sized concerns in Japan by offering our advanced and comprehensive security solutions through the network of dealers that Daiwabo Information System has built up nationwide.”


Hiroyuki Matsumoto, President of Daiwabo Information System, says,“Amid the accelerating digital transformation and reform of working practices and the spreading introduction of telework and utilization of cloud services, it has become a challenge to devise measures against security risks including data breaches and to strengthen the network environment. We continue to contribute to the problem-solving activities of small- and medium-sized companies in Japan by offering the extensive line-up of Palo Alto Networks that helps them select solutions that are most suitable for the network and business scale of each company.“

On Palo Alto Networks Inc
Palo Alto Networks is the global leader in the field of cyber security. It strives to innovate to overcome cyber threats so that businesses and organizations can use technology with confidence and offers next-generation cyber security to thousands of customers in every industrial field throughout the world. The highest quality cyber security platform and service are supported by industry-leading threat intelligence, and they are strengthened by state-of-the-art automation. We are extending support to make every day safer by introducing products designed to realize zero trust enterprises, responding to security incidents, and delivering better security results achieved by world class partner ecosystems. These are the reasons for selecting Palo Alto Networks as a partner in the field of cyber security.


※Palo Alto Networks and the logo of Palo Alto Networks are registered trademarks and trademarks of Palo Alto Networks in the United States. All other trademarks, trade names and service marks mentioned in this announcement are the property of their respective owners. Unreleased services and functions that are mentioned in this document or other official press releases are not available until they are released. It may be that they are not released as scheduled or not released at all. When purchasing products and services offered by Palo Alto Networks, please visit https://www.paloaltonetworks.jp and confirm the services and functions that are already available.


On Daiwabo Information System Co., Ltd.
As one of Japan’s leading distributors of IT-related equipment, DIS supplies products, purchased from around 1,300 makers and suppliers, both at home and abroad, to end users across the country, through our network of around 19,000 dealers in Japan. Operating roughly 90 sales bases throughout the country, we have a well-established and community-based sales system, and can respond to a wide-range of requests from our customers, as a friendly and trustworthy distributor.

URL : https://www.pc-daiwabo.co.jp/english/


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Daiwabo Information System Co., Ltd.
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