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Trend Micro releases virtualisation and cloud security solutions

Anuradha Shukla | Oct. 27, 2011
Helps accelerate the development and deployment of cloud security standards in Singapore.

Trend Micro has announced the launch of its next-generation of virtualisation and cloud security solutions, Deep Security 8.0 and SecureCloud 2.0.

The global cloud security specialist will also accelerate the development and deployment of cloud security standards across the region, including Singapore.

Trend Micro has also announced its vision for a smarter data-centric security framework and introduced a new security model that puts the spotlight on data.

The company claims that the integration of threat and data protection capabilities within a unified framework ensures visibility into who is accessing what data, when it was accessed, and also where and how it was accessed.

Promising smarter threat protection, the new framework updates and adds to the power of the Trend Micro Smart Protection Network infrastructure, which has protected more than 130 million users since it was first unveiled in 2008.

Momentum in Asia Pacific

Trend Micro is experiencing a growth in the Asia Pacific region and the company reports its sales of server security for virtualisation environment surpassed physical environments in first half of 2011.

Many companies in the health care, banking and public sector have adopted virtualisation security. Businesses are using Trend Micro as the strategic platform for their enterprise-wide security and enjoy benefits such as faster threat protection, increased efficiency, better productivity and a lower total cost of ownership.

Elaborating on its Deep Security 8.0 solution, Trend Micro says it is the first agentless anti-malware for virtual environments, and the first to include intrusion prevention and Web application protection as part of an all agentless solution across physical, virtual and cloud computing environments.

SecureCloud 2.0 works with Deep Security 8.0 to create a context-aware framework that responds to the constantly evolving state of the dynamic data centre.

"Singapore is a leading player in the journey to the cloud, and we commend IDA's commitment and initiatives towards promoting cloud security," said Oscar Chang, executive vice president, Asia Pacific, Trend Micro. "We are committed to support governments and businesses in Asia in securing their journey to the cloud with superior technology, continuous innovations, and in-depth knowledge of global threat intelligence."

"Trend Micro envisions that during 2012 and beyond, business will need a more holistic and a smarter security. With the rapid consumerisation of IT and the sophistication of attacks, businesses will need better and faster threat protection that enables business productivity whilst increasing efficiency and manageability of their security," said Dave Asprey, vice president, cloud security, Trend Micro.

"Our involvement and extensive work with governments, industry associations and businesses has put us on a good platform that can help businesses stay more protected while embracing opportunities and advantages of cloud computing and consumerisation with new confidence."


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