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Palo Alto Networks launches a managed nextgeneration firewall service for AWS

Palo Alto Networks has teamed up with AWS to unveil the new Palo Alto Networks Cloud NGFW for AWS – a managed Next-Generation Firewall ( NGFW ) service designed to simplify securing AWS deployments – enabling organizations to speed their pace of innovation while remaining secure .

Cloud NGFW for AWS , exclusively available on AWS , brings Palo Alto Networks acclaimed security to organizations ’ cloud deployments in a few clicks . Recognizing that customers want to dedicate their time and resources to building applications and running their business instead of managing cloud network security infrastructure , Cloud NGFW for AWS shifts the operational responsibility , including deployment , maintenance , availability and scale , to Palo Alto Networks .
“ A key reason that companies have embraced the cloud is that they want to concentrate on their core competencies and leave other tasks like infrastructure and underlying services to experts like AWS . The native AWS experience and the proliferation of AWS native services have given these organizations the tools they needed to embrace the cloud ,” said Anand Oswal , Senior Vice President , Network Security at Palo Alto Networks .
“ Now , as cyberattacks continue to grow in frequency and sophistication , organizations are looking for network security that is as easy to deploy as other native AWS services . We are thrilled to team with AWS to combine the top-notch security we are known for with the world-class experience people have come to expect from AWS .”

Snowflake and AWS to improve demand forecasting and delivery for CPG industry

Retail and CPG businesses that sell on Amazon . com need to accurately forecast and anticipate variances of demand for their products , while also planning for manufacturing and delivery lead times to Amazon fulfilllment centers .
Snowflake ’ s Retail Data Cloud , which unites Snowflake ’ s data platform , Snowflake – and partner-delivered solutions and industryspecific datasets , breaks down data silos across the retail industry .
Retail brands and CPGs that sell on Amazon will now be able to receive their Amazon PO data natively in Snowflake , leverage brandlevel and fulfilllment center-level forecasts , and access new data from third-party data providers within the Retail Data Cloud , all on Snowflake ’ s single , integrated platform .

Snowflake has announced an extension of its relationship with Amazon Web Services ( AWS ), to improve demand forecasting and delivery for the retail and consumer packaged goods ( CPG ) industries .

The AWS and Snowflake relationship will empower retail businesses to process , analyze , act on and syndicate data from a multitude of sources without the delays of traditional methods which require copying and moving data .
This development will offer customers the ability to receive Amazon purchase order ( PO ) data and leverage product demand forecast data generated by Amazon Forecast within Snowflake ’ s Retail Data Cloud .
Rosemary Hua , Global Head of Retail and CPG at Snowflake , said : “ Together , Snowflake and AWS can streamline data-driven inventory management for items sold on Amazon .”
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