Trend Micro Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms for 12-year Span(1)

 Trend Micro Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection
                        Platforms for 12-year Span(1)

PR Newswire

DALLAS, Feb. 6, 2014

DALLAS, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE:
4704), a global leader in security software and solutions, today announced it
has been placed by Gartner, Inc. in the "Leaders" portion of the Magic
Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms(2) - a position it has held every
year the report has been published. The report evaluates endpoint protection
solutions based on completeness of vision and ability to execute.

According to the report, "leaders demonstrate balanced progress and effort in
all execution and vision categories. Their capabilities in advanced malware
protection, data protection and/or management features raise the competitive
bar for all products in the market, and they can change the course of the

"As consumerization accelerates in the workplace, our customers are looking
for a solution that protects all kinds of endpoints and is easy to manage so
they can concentrate time and resources on operating their business," said
Eric Skinner, vice president, solutions marketing, Trend Micro. "We believe
Trend Micro's placement within the 'Leaders' quadrant by Gartner is a
testament to the strong protection and performance of our endpoint protection

Trend Micro's Complete User Protection solution integrates security across all
layers to reduce risk, protect business reputation and ensure compliance.
Recognizing that the threat landscape evolves continuously and that anti-virus
capabilities alone are insufficient, Trend Micro has created a solution that
features multiple layers designed to detect a broad range of threats faster,
avoiding impact to user productivity, and offering centralized control and
visibility to enable interconnected threat response on different operating
systems, devices and applications. It also includes integrated data loss
prevention (DLP) that easily fits into existing infrastructure.

For more information about Trend Micro's Complete User Protection solution and
access to the Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms report, 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

About Gartner Magic Quadrant
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(1) Trend Micro positioned in Leader Quadrant in the previous 9 reports under
the names Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection and Magic Quadrant for
Enterprise Antivirus.

(2) Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms" by Peter
Firstbrook, John Girard, Neil MacDonald, January 9, 2014.

SOURCE Trend Micro Incorporated

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