Info-Tech Research Group Gives Trend Micro Top Honors in Endpoint Anti-Malware Vendor Landscape Report

Sep 12, 2011, 11:32 ET from Trend Micro Incorporated

CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704;TSE: 4704) today announced that its Trend Micro™ Enterprise Security for Endpoints offering received a "Champion" rating in Info-Tech Research Group's Endpoint Anti-Malware Vendor Landscape Report. The recently released independent report evaluates seven anti-malware vendors on various criteria, providing IT leaders with the objective information they need to select effective endpoint security solutions for their companies.

"Malware continues to evolve at a breakneck pace, as does the sheer volume of different malware threats that exist," said James Quin, Lead Research Analyst at Info-Tech Research Group. "To keep up with the onslaught, anti-malware vendors must continue to innovate and bring new products with enhanced capabilities to the field.  As a pioneer in the industry, Trend Micro maintains laser-sharp focus and delivers the strongest reputation-based abilities with features that we believe define a true endpoint protection innovator."

Trend Micro received accolades for its market-leading reputation-based scanning capabilities, citing both Trend Micro's early innovation and continuing leadership in reputation-based protection.

"We're honored to be recognized as an innovative market leader by Info-Tech Research Group. Trend Micro solutions secure data on millions of devices, endpoints and servers in physical, virtual and cloud environments worldwide. This award is validation of our more than 20 years of content security experience and continuous investment in building solutions that meet real customer needs," said Ron Clarkson, senior director, Endpoint Business at Trend Micro.

Anti-Malware Cloud-based protection from Trend Micro

The Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™ system provides the infrastructure behind many Trend Micro products and delivers advanced protection from the cloud, blocking threats and malware in real-time before they reach you. The Smart Protection Network uses patent-pending "in-the-cloud correlation technology" with behavior analysis to correlate combinations of web, email and file-threat activities to determine if they are malicious. By correlating the different components of a threat and continuously updating its threat databases, Trend Micro has the distinct advantage of being able to respond in real time, providing immediate and automatic protection from email, file and web threats.

Info-Tech Research Group Vendor Landscape reports recognize outstanding vendors in the technology marketplace. Assessing vendors by the strength of their offering and their strategy for the enterprise, Info-Tech Research Group Vendor Landscapes pay tribute to the contribution of exceptional vendors in a particular category. In addition to evaluating vendor viability, strategy, reach and channel, the report evaluates products based on features, affordability, usability, and architecture and highlights exceptional contributions to the industry.  The 'Champion' designation is the report's top honor and is reserved for vendors that receive high scores for most evaluation criteria, offer an excellent value, have a strong market presence, are trendsetters in the industry, and provide appropriate solutions for small to midsized businesses.

About Info-Tech Research Group

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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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