Garland Technology Becomes Founding Partner for Palo Alto Networks User Group “Fuel”

BUFFALO, N.Y., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Garland Technology became a founding partner for the Palo Alto Networks user group, Fuel. The group consists of a community of Palo Alto Networks users, employee and enthusiasts. According to the website,, they are a “user-led non-profit organization for user companies of Palo Alto Networks technologies. The Fuel community is made up of users who are interested in advancing their knowledge on securing information and critical infrastructure as well as Palo Alto Networks technologies.”

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Chris Bihary, CEO and a co-owner at Garland Technology, was a key decision maker in the process. “We’ve been working with Palo Alto Networks and their users as a technology partner for years,” said Chris.  “When we were approached with the idea of being a founding partner, we enthusiastically decided to support this user group.”

Garland Technology officially became a founding partner in February 2015.

“User groups drive innovation in our space,” said Jerry Dillard, CTO and co-owner at Garland. “Getting feedback from users is music to my ears, and really assists us with R&D.”

Blake Wofford, President at Fuel, said, “Fuel is excited to welcome Garland Technology as one of its Founding Partners. Garland Technology’s contributions to the Fuel community will be invaluable, allowing members to benefit from news and education focused on its products as well as industry-wide trends. This partnership will allow Fuel and Garland Technology to combine efforts to advance network administration while shaping the future of this global community of security professionals.” Blake is a 15+-year veteran of the IT industry and believes that Fuel is a great opportunity for users and user companies alike.

Garland Technology is also participating as a sponsor at Ignite 2015, a user conference hosted by Palo Alto Networks. Learn more about the conference here:

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