Trend Micro Wins VMware 2017 Global Partner Award

Global cybersecurity leader awarded for extraordinary performance and achievements

AUCKLAND, June 22, 2018Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today announced that it has received the Global Partner Innovation Award in the Technical ISV category. Trend Micro was recognised at the VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2018, held in Scottsdale, AZ.

This was the second Global Partner Innovation award for Trend Micro, while the regional team in Asia has been recognised for the past four years and the team from Japan has received three awards.

“Our annual Global Partner Innovation Awards are recognition for exceptional efforts in innovation in 2017, so we’re delighted to see Trend Micro honoured in the Technical ISV category,” said Kerrie-Anne Turner, Head of Commercial Business & Channels ANZ, VMware. “Globally Trend Micro was one of a select group of partners recognised for their great work. We look forward to our collaboration in enabling digital transformations for global businesses of all sizes.”

Trend Micro has been working closely with VMware for 10 years, continually optimising its security offering for VMware environments. The result of this collaboration is highly efficient, comprehensive security that can be automatically deployed to consistently protect virtualised workloads, with full visibility across VMware deployments.

“We’re delighted to receive this award for the second year in a row. Trend Micro has been a global VMware partner since 2008 and the strength and solidity of our partnership has helped organisations over that time transform and secure the modern data center,” said Ashley Watkins, Country Director ANZ, Trend Micro. “Our comprehensive set of automated security capabilities is optimised to protect VMware deployments across data centers, private and public clouds, and hybrid deployments — all part of our mission to secure the connected world.”

Recipients of a Global VMware Partner Innovation Award were acknowledged in 17 categories for outstanding performance and distinctive achievements during 2017.

Award Categories for Global Partner of the Year included:

About VMware Partner Leadership Summit

VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2018 offered VMware partners the opportunity to engage with VMware executives and industry peers to explore business opportunities, customer use cases, solution practices, and partnering best practices. As an invitation-only event, it provided partners with resources to develop and execute comprehensive go-to-market plans. The event concluded with awards ceremonies recognising exemplary achievements in the VMware Partner ecosystem.

About Trend Micro

Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, helps to make the world safe for exchanging digital information. Our innovative solutions for consumers, businesses, and governments provide layered security for data centers, cloud environments, networks, and endpoints. All our products work together to seamlessly share threat intelligence and provide a connected threat defense with centralised visibility and control, enabling better, faster protection. With nearly 6,000 employees in over 50 countries and the world’s most advanced global threat intelligence, Trend Micro enables organisations to secure their journey to the cloud. For more information, visit All product and company names herein may be trademarks of their registered owners.

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