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August 28, 2017 22:34 ET

Trend Micro Announces Support for VMware Cloud on AWS

Deep Security delivers customers a single security solution optimized for the hybrid cloud

HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - Aug 28, 2017) -  Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704) (TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today announced its market-leading Trend Micro Deep Security™ server security product is available to customers of VMware Cloud™ on AWS. VMware Cloud on AWS brings together VMware's enterprise-class Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) software and the dedicated, elastic, bare-metal infrastructure of Amazon Web Services (AWS) to give organizations a consistent operating model and application mobility for private and public cloud. The addition of Deep Security provides seamless visibility and security for virtualized workloads across the SDDC, whether on-premises or in the new VMware Cloud on AWS environment.

Organizations undergoing cloud transformation projects can face a range of operational challenges and regulatory considerations that must be addressed. Trend Micro enables security tool consolidation and streamlined regulatory compliance with a single security product that can consistently secure workloads across the hybrid cloud, including physical,virtual, cloud, & container environments. Leveraging multiple security techniques and deep integration with VMware and AWS, workloads can be automatically secured as they are launched, including vulnerability scanning & policy application to ensure that attacks like WannaCry and Erebus won't be successful. With a consistent approach to securing all environments, operational costs can be reduced while taking advantage of the cost-benefits of the cloud.

"Trend Micro's long history of innovation with both VMware and AWS makes us well-suited to provide security for our mutual customers' data center and cloud workloads," said Steve Quane, executive vice president of network defense and hybrid cloud security for Trend Micro. "With millions of secured VMs and nearly 2.5 billion protection hours in the cloud, we have unparalleled experience and expertise to help our customers as they take advantage of the new VMware Cloud on AWS offering."

VMware Cloud on AWS technology partners enable customers to deploy the same proven solutions seamlessly in both the public and private cloud. VMware simplifies deployment and eliminates the need for partners to refactor solutions for VMware Cloud on AWS. If a partner solution works on-premises in a VMware vSphere® environment, it will easily support VMware Cloud on AWS. VMware technology partners complement and enhance native VMware Cloud on AWS service and enable customers to realize new capabilities.

"VMware Cloud on AWS provides customers a seamlessly integrated hybrid cloud offering that gives them the SDDC experience from the leader in private cloud, running on the leading public cloud provider, AWS," said Mark Lohmeyer, vice president, products, Cloud Platforms Business Unit, VMware. "Solutions such as Trend Micro's Deep Security enable IT teams to reduce cost, increase efficiency, and create operational consistency across cloud environments. We're excited to work with partners such as Trend Micro to enhance native VMware Cloud on AWS capabilities and empower customers with flexibility and choice in solutions that can drive business value."

For more information about Trend Micro's protection for workloads on VMware Cloud on AWS, visit here: https://www.trendmicro.com/vmware/.

About VMware Cloud on AWS
Delivered, sold and supported by VMware as an on-demand service, and running on dedicated, elastic, bare-metal AWS infrastructure, VMware Cloud on AWS is powered by VMware Cloud Foundation™, the unified SDDC platform that integrates vSphere, VMware vSAN™ and VMware NSX® virtualization technologies. With the same architecture and operational experience on-premises and in the cloud, IT teams can quickly derive business value from use of the AWS and VMware hybrid cloud experience. For more information on the VMware Cloud on AWS partner ecosystem, visit: http://cloud.vmware.com 

About Trend Micro
Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in cyber security 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 centralized visibility and control, enabling better, faster protection. With more than 5,000 employees in over 50 countries and the world's most advanced global threat intelligence, Trend Micro enables users to enjoy their digital lives safely. For more information, visit www.trendmicro.com.hk.

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