London, 15th July 2014 - As more organizations transition to the cloud for increased efficiencies and streamlined management of IT infrastructure, Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader (1) in cloud security, today announced upcoming new and enhanced security capabilities for Microsoft(TM) Office 365(TM) customers. These expanded services demonstrate Trend Micro's commitment to delivering solutions that secure cloud architectures combined with centralized management and comprehensive protection controls to guard against data loss and advanced malware within Microsoft's existing secure infrastructure.
"Our history with Microsoft runs deep, and our combined approach to providing customers with sound security will help users achieve the full benefits and ROI the cloud has to offer," said Partha Panda, vice president, global channels and strategic alliances, Trend Micro. "This complementary approach to security will enable Microsoft partners to address their customers' security concerns so they can more effectively close deals. As the largest, pure-play security software provider, we are deeply committed to being innovators in cloud protection as adoption surges across global industries."
Trend Micro enhances Microsoft environments with multi-layered threat and data protection that encompasses endpoints, Web and email. To better support channel partners' ability to sell Trend Micro's additional security solutions for Microsoft Cloud, these centrally managed solutions will be available as part of the Trend Micro(TM) Smart Protection Complete suite. This interconnected set of security offerings delivers protection at endpoint, application and network levels to protect users with the broadest range of anti-malware capabilities available to thwart attacks such as Citadel, Luuuk, SpyEye and ZeuS. The suite enables organizations to tailor their defense based on their unique business requirements with flexible on-premise, cloud and hybrid deployment models that fit dynamic IT environments as they transition to the cloud.
"Being a partner of both Microsoft and Trend Micro allows us to offer powerful solutions that will help our customers' businesses grow by providing user-friendly technology that drives productivity and profitability as securely as possible," said Mike Hogan, Microsoft General Manager, En Pointe Technologies. "We are excited to learn that Trend Micro is continuing to invest in its Microsoft relationship. Microsoft's cloud services meet the needs of a wide variety of our customers, and the inclusion of Trend Micro gives us the ability to create an even stronger selling point."
At this year's Microsoft World Partner Conference, Trend Micro will highlight new security offerings for Microsoft Cloud and Office 365, including:
Trend Micro(TM) Cloud App Security
This new offering integrates directly with Office 365 using a Microsoft(TM) API for Exchange Online, SharePoint(TM) Online and OneDrive(TM) for Business. By providing data at rest encryption with customer-managed keys, customers will have added control of their data while preserving Office 365 functionality.
It also reduces risk with advanced malware scanning through sandbox analysis and simplifies compliance with data loss prevention.
Trend Micro(TM) Hosted Email Security
Currently, Trend Micro Hosted Email Security provides top performing spam(2) and malware filtering for Office 365, protecting users by scanning emails for malicious attachments and URLs, spam and graymail, and phishing attacks. The coming update includes enhanced spear phishing protection and hidden malware detection.
Trend Micro offers a comprehensive range of security solutions for Microsoft environments, including Deep Security(TM), SecureCloud(TM) and PortalProtect(TM) in support of Azure, SharePoint and Agent Extension. Additionally, Trend Micro solutions now support Exchange, SharePoint and Lync servers, on-premise or in the cloud. Trend Micro is also a member of MAPP (Microsoft Active Protections Program) to protect against zero-day vulnerabilities announced in Microsoft Security Advisories.
For more information on Trend Micro's comprehensive security features for Microsoft Office 365, visit: www.trendmicro.com/office365.
A beta site of the Cloud App Security offering can also be accessed after registration at: http://beta.trendmicro.com/en/90390/english/external-beta.aspx.
About Trend Micro
Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704), a global leader in security software, strives to make the world safe for exchanging digital information. Our solutions for consumers, Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™ provide layered content security to protect information on mobile devices, endpoints, gateways, servers and the cloud. Trend Micro enables the smart protection of information, with innovative security technology that is simple to deploy and manage, and fits an evolving ecosystem. Leveraging these solutions, organizations can protect their end users, their evolving data center and cloud resources, and their information threatened by sophisticated targeted attacks.
All of solutions are powered by cloud-based global threat intelligence, the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™, and are supported by over 1,200 threat experts around the globe.
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