VM-Series is the virtualized form factor of the Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewall. To meet the growing need for inline security across diverse cloud and virtualization use cases, you can deploy the VM-Series firewall on a wide range of private and public cloud computing environments such as VMware, Cisco ACI and ENCS, KVM, OpenStack, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft public and private cloud, OCI, and Google Cloud Platform.
|Use the Panorama plugin for VMware NSX 3.1 to secure all East-West traffic in your NSX-T data center.|
|PAN-OS XFR is here!||XFR releases deliver new features for the VM-Series firewalls more frequently than a regular PAN-OS release. The first release is PAN-OS 9.0.3.xfr.|
Deploy the VM-Series firewall as a network virtual service on CSP5400 Series and CSP2100 Series.
VM-Series firewalls are now available for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). You can protect and segment your workloads, prevent threats and improve visibility into your applications as you move to OCI.
|Date||Other New Releases|
|November 2019||Panorama plugin for Nutanix for monitoring VMs in your Nutanix environment|
|September 2019||VM-Series plugin 1.0.5 that adds support for VLAN access mode with SR-IOV on PAN-OS 9.0.4|
Panorama Plugins for:
VM-Series Auto Scale Templates for AWS - Version 2.1 (officially supported)
|Jan 2019||Support for VMWare ESXi 6.7|
The Palo Alto Networks VM-Series firewall is the virtualized form of the Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewall. Use the VM-Series firewall deployment guide to learn how to secure your protect apps and data in virtualized data center, private cloud, and public cloud deployments.
Your enterprise's most valuable assets reside in your data center, including proprietary source code, intellectual property, and sensitive company and customer data. Your customers and employees trust you to maintain the confidentiality and integrity of their data and expect that data to be always available, so it's important to implement a data center best practice security policy that safeguards your data and prevents successful attacks. Use the guidelines in this site to plan, deploy, and maintain your data center best practice security policy.
Thinking about upgrading your next-gen firewalls and Panorama to PAN-OS 9.0? Before you begin, make sure you review the release notes to learn about known issues, issues we've addressed in the release, and changes in behavior that may impact your existing deployment.