New certification delivers channel-ready solution leveraging Trend Micro Deep Security, the industry’s first agentless security platform.
Cupertino, CA – April 4, 2012 -- Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704;TSE:4704), a global virtualization and cloud security leader, today announced it is now part of the VCE independent software vendors (ISV) program and that Trend Micro Deep Security has been certified on the VCETM VblockTM infrastructure platform. Trend Micro Deep Security is the industry’s first agentless security platform that unlocks virtual machine performance, and this certification enables workloads to be deployed effectively with VCE’s optimized cloud infrastructure, while meeting compliance and governance requirements.
The certification will also enable mutual channel partners and customers to accelerate the evolution and innovation of solutions that will achieve increased consolidation, ease of management, comprehensive virtualization security, and increased ROI with Trend Micro Deep Security for Vblock Infrastructure Platforms. VDI is at the forefront of these innovations increasing availability and scalability while maintaining security of enterprise data.
VCE Vblock Infrastructure Platforms combine industry-leading technologies from Cisco, EMC, and VMware to deliver a pre-configured, rapidly deployable, converged infrastructure for cloud computing. This certification provides Trend Micro customers with effective security solutions certified to work with the Vblock Infrastructure Platform. Customers can now have the assurance that adding Trend Micro security to their Vblock platforms will not hinder performance. Rather, customers will be able to achieve the high consolidation rates with less management burden that Vblock platforms provide.
D. Martin, vice president, global channels, VCE
“As customers move more mission critical workloads to virtualized and cloud infrastructures, security is a major requirement. We’re providing our mutual customers and channel partners with the ability to leverage their Trend Micro and VCE investments and expertise to deploy a comprehensive converged infrastructure that meets their most demanding compliance and security requirements.”
Parag Patel, vice president, global strategic alliances, VMware
“Through our work with Trend Micro over the years in creating security and compliance solutions for the VMware cloud infrastructure suite, we have come to appreciate Trend Micro’s agility and determination in using new platforms and partner technologies to provide security solutions that help our customers accelerate their journey to the cloud. Their work with VCE is another example of Trend Micro’s ability to consistently evolve as customers seek cost-effective and secure cloud environments.”
Partha Panda, vice president of business development, Trend Micro
“Our official certification of Deep Security is an extension of the foundation we’ve already established with Vblock channel members and we’re pleased to continue our collaboration with VCE, a true leader in converged infrastructure solutions. With this certification, Trend Micro will leverage its extensive partner ecosystem, offering our valued resellers a server and virtualization security product that’s ready for Vblock platform, and giving them the tools and resources they need to help them grow a profitable and sustainable business around this new solution.”
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