SYDNEY, Australia, 28 April 2011 – Trend Micro Incorporated (TSE: 4704), a global cloud security leader, has been named VMware Technology Alliance Partner of the Year in Australia and New Zealand in recognition of the companies’ long-term strategic affiliation.
Announced to more than 700 VMware partners across ANZ during VMware’s two day Partner Exchange 2011 held in Sydney, the prestigious award was given to the Trend Micro team as a result of the companies’ joint commitment to providing comprehensive and innovative virtualisation security solutions.
John Donovan, Director of Partner Sales, VMware, said: “We are pleased to recognise Trend Micro with this well-deserved award and look forward to continuing our successful relationship by allowing enterprise customers to secure their virtual environment as they move to ITaaS.”
Trend Micro Managing Director, ANZ, Dave Patnaik, said: “This award is testament to the fact that security is increasingly a critical consideration for customers looking to move to cloud and virtual environments. While it is a true honour for the ANZ team, the real winners are our customers, who enjoy increased system performance, cost savings and maximum security on their journey to the cloud.”
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Trend Micro Incorporated (TSE: 4704), a global cloud security leader, creates a world safe for exchanging digital information with its Internet content security and threat management solutions for businesses and consumers. A pioneer in server security with over 20 years’ experience, we deliver top-ranked client, server and cloud-based security that fits our customers’ and partners’ needs, stops new threats faster, and protects data in physical, virtualized and cloud environments. Powered by the industry-leading Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™ cloud security infrastructure, our products and services stop threats where they emerge – from the Internet. They are supported by 1,000+ threat intelligence experts around the globe.
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