CUPERTINO, CA -- April 11, 2011--Trend Micro Inc., a global leader in cloud-based security, and Tencent, Inc., the largest Internet-based service operator in China and provider of the most popular instant messaging service with over 600 million registered accounts, announced that the latest version of the Tencent QQ PC Manager tool will be supported by Trend Micro’s powerful malware detection and removal technologies.
The latest release of Tencent QQ PC Manager (Version 4.6) will incorporate Trend Micro’s world-class host-based anti-malware technology, powered by the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™ cloud infrastructure. Through the Smart Protection Network, Trend Micro scans, filters and correlates more than 50 billion emails, websites and files every single day, and then leverages that data to rapidly identify and respond to emerging threats, and improve the existing response to known threats. With the addition of Smart Protection Network enabled technology, the effectiveness of malware detection and cleaning has been enhanced by three times over earlier versions of QQ PC Manager.
This announcement marks the first collaborative effort between Trend Micro and Tencent. Together, the two leading Internet brands within China will provide immediate and powerful protection for the PC against the latest online threats for China’s immense and growing online population.
“It is our company mission to provide our customers with the best protection against never-relenting, ever-evolving malware threats. We are very pleased to partner with Tencent and to offer hundreds of millions of Internet users in China the same world-class technologies and service Trend Micro has been providing to countless individual and enterprise customers worldwide,” said Oscar Chang, Chief Development Officer and Executive Vice President of Trend Micro Greater China.
Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in Internet content security, focuses on securing the exchange of digital information for businesses and consumers. A pioneer and industry vanguard, Trend Micro is advancing integrated threat management technology to protect operational continuity, personal information, and property from malware, spam, data leaks and the newest Web threats. Visit TrendWatch at www.trendmicro.com/go/trendwatch to learn more about the latest threats. Trend Micro’s flexible solutions, available in multiple form factors, are supported 24/7 by threat intelligence experts around the globe. Many of these solutions are powered by the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™ infrastructure, a next-generation cloud-client innovation that combines sophisticated cloud-based reputation technology, feedback loops, and the expertise of TrendLabsSM researchers to deliver real-time protection from emerging threats. A transnational company, with headquarters in Tokyo, Trend Micro’s trusted security solutions are sold through its business partners worldwide. Please visit www.trendmicro.com.