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IIJ Global Solutions Awarded the Palo Alto Networks 2023 JAPAC SASE Partner of the Year

TOKYO, JAPAN, December 15, 2023 — IIJ Global Solutions Inc. (Representative Director, President: Yoshinobu Inoue, hereafter referred to as IIJ Global), a 100% subsidiary of Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (IIJ), today announced it has received the Palo Alto Networks 2023 JAPAC SASE Partner of the Year.

These annual awards are presented to an elite group of Palo Alto Networks partners that, over the past 12 months, have excelled in one or more of the following areas:

  • Performance
    : Bookings that partners initiate, the pipeline they build, innovative new services launched and net new customers added.
  • Enablement
    : Number of Palo Alto Networks technical, pre-sales, sales and post-sales training courses and certifications completed.
  • Engagement
    : Nominated by the Palo Alto Networks team for exceptional engagement with Palo Alto Networks and our customers.
  • Technical Innovation
    : Nominated by the Palo Alto Networks team for demonstrated technical innovation via product integration(s).

IIJ Global provides comprehensive support to its customers based on its outstanding experience and technology in both networking and security.

IIJ Global will continue to support customers' businesses by providing services and solutions that support enterprise cloud transformation.

“A trusted ecosystem of partners is more critical than ever before in the new world of cybersecurity,” said Prem Iyer, senior vice president Ecosystems at Palo Alto Networks. “Our partners, of all types, are a key catalyst and enabler of our ability to deliver the transformational solutions that our customers need. We’re proud to recognize IIJ Global Solutions as JAPAC SASE Partner of the Year and we look forward to continuing the important work of solving complex security challenges together.”

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About IIJ Global

IIJ Global Solutions Inc. (IIJ Global) was established in September 2010 as an IIJ Group company by acquisition of AT&T Japan's local Network Outsourcing service business. IIJ Global provides WAN Connectivity Services and Total Network Outsourcing Services from designing to building and managing corporate networks for enterprises. Not only limited to domestic but also offers Global network services. For more information about IIJ Global, visit the IIJ Global Website at https://www.iijglobal.co.jp/en/.

About IIJ

Founded in 1992, IIJ is one of Japan's leading Internet-access and comprehensive network solutions providers. IIJ and its group companies provide total network solutions that mainly cater to high-end corporate customers. IIJ's services include high-quality Internet connectivity services, systems integration, cloud computing services, security services and mobile services. Moreover, IIJ has built one of the largest Internet backbone networks in Japan that is connected to the United States, the United Kingdom and Asia. IIJ was listed on the Prime Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 2022. For more information about IIJ, visit the IIJ Web site at https://www.iij.ad.jp/en/.


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