Trend Micro Named as a Leader in IDC MarketScape on Worldwide Email Security

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London, 3rd January 2017 – Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, has been named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Email Security 2016 Vendor Assessment (doc #US41943716, December 2016).

“Trend Micro is placed in the Leaders category in this [year’s] IDC MarketScape for making its messaging product a prominent part of its security suite, which also includes its endpoint, web, encryption, mobile, and soon network security products,” according to the report.

Trend Micro’s focus on some of the newest concepts in email security, such as specialised threat analysis and protection (STAP) features including sandboxing technologies, and anti–spear phishing protocols, helped to achieve a Leader position. In addition, customers liked Trend Micro’s easy set up and use of the email product.

“We are committed to staying at the forefront of attack trends and protecting our customers from these evolving security threats,” said Kevin Simzer, executive vice president, sales, marketing and business development for Trend Micro. “Our goal is to make our email security products user-friendly, with numerous leading capabilities across a variety of environments to fit customers’ needs while providing the highest level of security against malicious emails and threats.”

According to the IDC MarketScape report, “Trend Micro is very good at listening to customers and adjusting its products based on the current trends according to its customers.” The report further explains how Trend Micro’s “channel partnership, sales structure, and multiple bundling options with its own products and partners make it easy to purchase the product and any additional products and features exactly how, when, and where a customer requires them.”

For more information on IDC MarketScape positioning, please visit https://resources.trendmicro.com/IDC-MarketScape-Email-Security-Leader.html.

About IDC MarketScape
IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilises a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor's position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360 degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.


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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