Alex Coker attended Palo Alto’s “201” course: Firewall Installation, Configuration and Management: Essentials I. Afterwards alex passed the ACE (Accredited Configuration Engineer) exam. Per Palo Alto the ACE exam serves as an objective indication of an engineer’s ability to configure Palo Alto Networks firewalls using the PAN-OS. Palo Alto Networks is a provider of premium networking products. Alex is putting his knowledge to use configuring a Palo Alto Firewall to provide secure remote access in a municipal setting.