Posted 18 April 2012

Trend Micro Deep Security 8

Certified for VCE Vblock Infrastructure Platforms
New certification delivers channel-ready solution leveraging Trend Micro Deep Security, the industry's first agentless security platform.

Trend Micro, a global virtualization and cloud security leader, announced it is now part of the VCE independent software vendors (ISV) program and that Trend Micro Deep Security has been certified on the VCE™ Vblock™ infrastructure platform. Trend Micro Deep Security is the industry's first agentless security platform that unlocks virtual machine performance, and this certification enables workloads to be deployed effectively with VCE's optimized cloud infrastructure, while meeting compliance and governance requirements. 

The certification will also enable mutual channel partners and customers to accelerate the evolution and innovation of solutions that will achieve increased consolidation, ease of management, comprehensive virtualization security, and increased ROI with Trend Micro Deep Security for Vblock Infrastructure Platforms. VDI is at the forefront of these innovations increasing availability and scalability while maintaining security of enterprise data.

VCE Vblock Infrastructure Platforms combine industry-leading technologies from Cisco, EMC, and VMware to deliver a pre-configured, rapidly deployable, converged infrastructure for cloud computing. This certification provides Trend Micro customers with effective security solutions certified to work with the Vblock Infrastructure Platform. Customers can now have the assurance that adding Trend Micro security to their Vblock platforms will not hinder performance. Rather, customers will be able to achieve the high consolidation rates with less management burden that Vblock platforms provide. 

Supporting assets

VCE is leading the way in converged infrastructure solutions. For information on the Vblock Infrastructure Platform, click here

For more information on how Trend Micro Deep Security provides advanced protection for physical, virtual and cloud servers, click here.  

Trend Micro has been working closely with VMware for years to create cutting-edge solutions that leverage the VMware platform. To learn more about how the two companies are collaborating, click here.

Supporting quotes

D. Martin, vice president, global channels, VCE

"As customers move more mission critical workloads to virtualized and cloud infrastructures, security is a major requirement. We're providing our mutual customers and channel partners with the ability to leverage their Trend Micro and VCE investments and expertise to deploy a comprehensive converged infrastructure that meets their  most demanding compliance and security requirements."

Parag Patel, vice president, global strategic alliances, VMware

"Through our work with Trend Micro over the years in creating security and compliance solutions for the VMware cloud infrastructure suite, we have come to appreciate Trend Micro's agility and determination in using new platforms and partner technologies to provide security solutions that help our customers accelerate their journey to the cloud. Their work with VCE is another example of Trend Micro's ability to consistently evolve as customers seek cost-effective and secure cloud environments."

Partha Panda, vice president of business development, Trend Micro

"Our official certification of Deep Security is an extension of the foundation we've already established with Vblock channel members and we're pleased to continue our collaboration with VCE, a true leader in converged infrastructure solutions. With this certification, Trend Micro will leverage its extensive partner ecosystem, offering our valued resellers a server and virtualization security product that's ready for Vblock platform, and giving them the tools and resources they need to help them grow a profitable and sustainable business around this new solution."

Channel Partner supporting quotes

Thatcher Alexander, president, Alexander Open Systems

"Alexander Open Systems believes that the VCE Vblock provides a fast, simple and fully supported way for customers to build and expand virtualized infrastructures. We also believe that Trend Micro Deep Security, integrated into the VMware vSphere environment, offers customers the best way to secure virtual servers and desktops. At AOS, our customers expect the best. The fact that Deep Security is now certified on the VCE Vblock architecture allows us to offer our customers exactly that -- the best possible solution for secure virtualized environments."

Alex Mayerson, gCubed practice lead, International Computerware, Inc (ICI)

"Virtualization is now a critical business initiative for more and more companies. With VCE providing customers with both a private cloud and hosted cloud pre-configured stack, security has become the focal point of Vblock adoption in the marketplace. The end-to-end protection provided by Trend Micro Deep Security has enabled our customers to take full advantage of their virtualized environments. Robust intrusion detection and prevention, advanced firewall controls and features, and virtual patching and now file integrity monitoring features have made virtualization of critical tier-1 applications a reality by providing a PCI compliant solution for Vblock environments. As a close partner to both Trend Micro and VCE we are thrilled to see VCE work with Trend Micro to provide Vblock customers with this unparalleled level of security and compliance."

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