Trend Micro Drives Growth with New Global Operations Headquarters in Dallas-Fort Worth

     Trend Micro Drives Growth with New Global Operations Headquarters in
                              Dallas-Fort Worth

World's largest pure play software security solution provider also celebrates
25th anniversary

PR Newswire

DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2013

DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a
pioneer in security software and solutions, today officially announced the
grand opening of its Global Operations Headquarters in Irving/Las Colinas,
Texas, located near Dallas. The new location will house business units,
including: threat research, finance, legal, customer support, commercial sales
and marketing, and human resources. Initially, 220 employees will work from
the office with potential for additional expansion.

This announcement also coincides with the company's 25^th anniversary, as well
as the launch of a new program to support K-12 schools across the nation. A
ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held today at 225 E. John Carpenter Freeway,
Suite 1500.

"Although we have become one of the largest companies in our industry, we
maintain an entrepreneurial spirit that is deeply committed to making the
world safe for sharing digital information," said Eva Chen, CEO, Trend Micro.
"With our new base of operations in the United States, we are further
demonstrating a relentless dedication to customers as we enter a new era after
our first quarter century in business. We are excited that 'Trenders' from all
around the world will experience the vibrant business community the
Dallas-Fort Worth area has to offer."

Trend Micro was founded in 1988 by Steve and Jenny Chang, along with her
sister, Eva Chen, in Los Angeles. As the company's top competitors have
diversified into other businesses, Trend Micro has emerged as the largest
company in the world that is solely focused on cyber security software and

Global research firms have also reinforced the company's leadership position.
In a recent report[1], IDC ranked Trend Micro No.1 in worldwide corporate
server security revenue with a 30.8 percent overall market share. The Experton
Group ranked the company first in cloud security in its 2013 Cloud Vendor
Benchmark report.

"It is truly exciting that, as we celebrate our 25^th anniversary, we are also
announcing a new headquarters in one of the most dynamic economic centers in
the world," said Kevin Simzer, senior vice president, marketing and business
development, Trend Micro. "This location will serve a vital role for the
company as we continue to gain momentum worldwide. The Dallas-Fort Worth
office affords us an ideal location to be successful, with access to an
exceptional talent pool and the ability to travel anywhere in the world with

In addition to its new D/FW location and anniversary, Trend Micro is launching
its Educational Grant program with a gift to the Irving Independent School
District. This initiative will support "technology-safe" education at K-12
public schools and districts across the country. A total of $25,000 in cash,
software and technology services will be awarded to each recipient to help
keep students safe online with both training and Trend Micro's innovative
security software. The program will also include an Internet Safety Awareness
assembly to teach best practices for online safety.

For the latest developments on the grand opening, anniversary and new grant
program, follow @trendmicro on Twitter and visit

About Trend Micro
Trend Micro Incorporated a global leader in security software, rated number
one in server security (IDC, 2013), strives to make the world safe for
exchanging digital information. Built on 25 years of experience, 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

[1] IDC: Worldwide Endpoint Security 2013-2017 Forecast and 2012 Vendor
Shares" (doc #242618, August 2013)

SOURCE Trend Micro Incorporated

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