Trend Micro Wins VMware 2017 Global Partner Award
June 08, 2018
Global cybersecurity leader awarded for extraordinary performance and achievements

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704TSE: 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 recognized 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 recognized for the past three years and the team from Japan has received four awards.

“I am pleased to recognize this year’s Global Partner Innovation Award winners, which are given to a select group of partners for their exceptional efforts in innovation in 2017,” said Susan Nash, vice president, Strategic Corporate Alliances, VMware. “VMware is proud to see Trend Micro honored in the Technical ISV category, and we look forward to our continued collaboration in enabling digital transformations for global business of all sizes.”

Trend Micro has been working closely with VMware for more than 10 years, continually optimizing its security offering for VMware environments. The result of this collaboration is highly efficient, comprehensive security that can be automatically deployed to consistently protect virtualized 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 VMware partner since 2008 and the strength and solidity of our partnership has helped organizations over that time transform and secure the modern data center,” said Sanjay Mehta, SVP, Business Development & Strategic Alliances, Trend Micro. “Our comprehensive set of automated security capabilities is optimized 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:

  • Cloud Provider
  • Education
  • Emerging Markets Distributor
  • Empower the Digital Workspace
  • Integrate Public Clouds
  • Global Distributor
  • Global Systems Integrator
  • Global Systems Outsourcer
  • Marketing
  • Modernize Data Centers
  • OEM
  • Professional Services
  • Solution Provider
  • Strategic Alliance
  • Technology
  • Transform Networking & Security
  • Transformational Solution Provider

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 recognizing 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 centralized 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 organizations 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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