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2013 Press Release

Trend Micro™ Deep Security is VSPEX™ Labs Validated for VSPEX Proven Infrastructure

Mutual collaboration between leaders in storage and security ensures that Trend Micro Deep Security deploys seamlessly with EMC® VSPEX cloud and data center solutions

Cupertino, CA – June 26, 2013 -- Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global virtualization and cloud security leader, today announced VSPEX Labs validation of Trend Micro Deep Security for the EMC® VSPEX™ Proven Infrastructure.

EMC’s VSPEX™ is a set of complete virtualization solutions delivered to customers by value-added resellers. Designed for flexibility and validated to ensure interoperability and fast deployment, VSPEX™ takes out the complexity and risk that typically come with designing, integrating and deploying a best-of-breed solution. An integral part of the Trend Micro Cloud and Data Center Security Solution, Deep Security is the industry’s first agentless security platform, delivering comprehensive, adaptive, highly efficient, agentless or agent-based protection for VSPEX solutions.

Together, Trend Micro and EMC will collaborate to help channel partners accelerate the evolution and innovation of data center and VDI solutions for their customers. Organizations that deploy Trend Micro Deep Security on VSPEX Proven Infrastructure can achieve advanced threat protection, accelerate their virtualization investment, and move safely to the cloud.

EMC VSPEX™ has the flexibility to suit a customer’s technology preferences, and is designed to leverage existing IT infrastructures. Customers can choose the hypervisor, server and networking technology according to their business demands, and combine it with EMC’s industry-leading storage and data protection to create a VSPEX of their design.

Trend Micro’s participation in the EMC Technology Partner Program (ETP) and validation of Deep Security for VSPEX™ will increase the scope of VSPEX™ channel-ready solutions to include industry-leading, effective security solutions validated to work with the VSPEX™ solution set. Customers can now have the assurance that by adding Trend Micro security to their VSPEX™ solutions, they will now be able to achieve high consolidation rates with less management burden.

For more information on Trend Micro Deep Security validation with EMC VSPEX™, click here.

Supporting Executive Quotes:

Kevin Simzer, senior vice president, marketing and business development, Trend Micro
“With this announcement, Trend Micro extends our industry commitment to working with global leaders such as EMC in order to offer our customers the most effective and easy-to-use cloud and virtualization security against the volume, velocity and variety of advanced persistent threats. The validation of Trend Micro Deep Security for VSPEX will give our channel partners the tools and resources they need to help their customers be profitable and sustainable as they journey to the cloud."

Parmeet Chaddha, vice president, solutions, EMC
“Collaboration with Trend Micro has added a new dimension to the VSPEX reference architecture that allows our channel to better respond to customers’ needs. Trend Micro Deep Security products are industry proven and provide the necessary protection in customer environments."

Parag Patel, vice president, global strategic alliances, VMware
“We are pleased to see Trend Micro Deep Security validated for EMC ® VSPEX™ Proven Infrastructure. This validation showcases Trend Micro’s virtualized security offerings, as well as its efforts to empower organizations to get more value out of their existing IT infrastructure. Our longstanding partnership with Trend Micro has provided our joint customers with innovative, simple and secure solutions."

Kurtis Lindemann, vice president of systems engineering, RoundTower
“As a Trend Micro and EMC partner, we are excited to be able to provide our customers with a validated solution for virtualization from these two industry leaders that makes deployment and management faster and easier, while at the same time offering the security and performance they demand."

    Supporting assets (link to approved SB, Deployment Guide)
  • For information on the VSPEX™ 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, a global leader in security software, strives to make the world safe for exchanging digital information. Our solutions for consumers, businesses and governments provide layered data security to protect information on mobile devices, endpoints, gateways, servers and the cloud. Trend Micro enables the smart protection of information, with innovative security technology that is simple to deploy and manage, and fits an evolving ecosystem. All of our solutions are powered by cloud-based global threat intelligence, the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™ infrastructure, and are supported by over 1,200 threat experts around the globe. For more information, visit

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