Cisco Validates Trend Micro for Cisco UCS™ Platform

Leaders in networking and security deliver channel-ready solution employing Trend Micro™ Deep Security, the industry's first agentless security platform.

Aug 27, 2012, 16:25 ET from Trend Micro Incorporated

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 27, 2012  /PRNewswire/ --  VMworld Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704;TSE: 4704), a global virtualization and cloud security leader today announced Cisco validation of Trend Micro Deep Security 8 for the Cisco UCS™ platform*.

Cisco UCS™ is the industry's first converged data center platform that delivers smart, programmable infrastructure to simplify and accelerate enterprise-class application and service deployment in bare-metal, virtualized and cloud-computing environments. Trend Micro Deep Security is the industry's first agentless security platform that unlocks virtual machine performance and enables compliance-impacted applications to be deployed seamlessly with Cisco UCS™ cloud and datacenter solutions.

Cisco and Trend Micro will team together to enable channel partners to accelerate the evolution and innovation of datacenter and VDI solutions for their customers, who will achieve increased consolidation, ease of management, comprehensive virtualization security and compliance, and increased ROI with Trend Micro Deep Security for Cisco UCS™. 

Cisco UCS™ technologies simplify architecture, and automate and centralize management functions, enabling rapid deployment and scalability for cloud computing. Trend Micro's participation in the Cisco Developer Network and inclusion of Deep Security in the Cisco Developer Network Marketplace will increase the scope of Cisco UCS™ channel-ready solutions to include industry-leading, effective security solutions validated to work with the UCS™ platform. Customers can now have the assurance that adding security to their UCS™ solutions will not hinder performance. Rather, customers will be able to achieve high consolidation rates with less management burden. 

The Cisco Developer Network unites Cisco with third-party developers of hardware and software to deliver tested interoperable solutions to joint customers.  As a Registered Developer, Trend Micro offers a complementary product offering and has started to collaborate with Cisco to meet the needs of joint customers.  With offerings such as Trend Micro Deep Security 8, customers can more quickly deploy a broad range of Cisco Compatible business applications, devices, or services that can enhance the capabilities, performance, and management of their Cisco network.  For more information on Trend Micro Deep Security 8 interoperability with Cisco UCS Platform go to:

Supporting quotes

Steve Kaplan, vice president virtualization and cloud, Presidio

"Our ongoing relationship and collaboration with leaders like Trend Micro and Cisco mean that we are well-positioned to meet the growing needs of our customers who demand advanced and integrated technologies. Trend Micro Deep Security's validation on the Cisco UCS platform expands our ability to address our clients' complete IT lifecycle with a comprehensive virtualization security solution that will meet their compliance needs, while achieving solid ROI."  

Jed Ayres, senior vice president, partner management & marketing, MCPc, Inc

 "Two critical elements of MCPc's next generation IT infrastructure architecture, "Anyplace Workspace" are the technologies from Trend Micro and Cisco.  Having Trend Micro Deep Security validated on the Cisco UCS platform allows our clients to modernize their IT infrastructure, maximizing the benefits of a virtualized and cloud-based IT environment without compromising their security or compliance requirements."

Partha Panda, vice president of business development, Trend Micro

"The validation of Deep Security is an extension of the foundation we've already established with UCS™ channel members and we're pleased to announce our collaboration with Cisco UCS™, a leader in converged infrastructure solutions. With this validation and our participation in CDN, the two companies will leverage our extensive partner ecosystem, offering our valued resellers the first agentless security platform that's ready for UCS™, and giving them the tools and resources they need to help them grow a profitable and sustainable business around this new solution." 

Supporting assets

  • Cisco UCS™ is leading the way in converged infrastructure solutions. For information on the UCS™ Platform, click here. 
  • For more information on how Trend Micro Deep Security provides advanced protection for physical, virtual and cloud servers, click here.

About Trend Micro
Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704;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 computing 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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* Interoperability testing is designed to simulate typical customer configurations and does not replace the need for onsite testing in conjunction with implementation.

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