Trend Micro Announces Comprehensive Capabilities for Microsoft Office 365
New features help protect against targeted attacks and data loss as
organizations migrate to the cloud
OTTAWA, July 21, 2014 /CNW/ - As more organizations transition to the cloud
for increased efficiencies and streamlined management of IT infrastructure,
Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader(1 )in cloud
security, today announced upcoming new and enhanced capabilities for Microsoft
Office 365 customers. These expanded services demonstrate Trend Micro's
commitment to delivering solutions that help secure cloud architectures
combined with centralized management, and comprehensive protection controls to
help guard against data loss and advanced malware within Microsoft Corp.'s
"Our history with Microsoft runs deep, and our approach to providing customers
with sound security-enhanced options will help users achieve the full benefits
and ROI the cloud has to offer," said Partha Panda, vice president, global
channels and strategic alliances, Trend Micro. "This complementary approach to
security will help enable Microsoft partners to address their customers'
concerns so they can more effectively close deals. As the largest, pure-play
security software provider, we are deeply committed to being innovators in
cloud protection as adoption surges across global industries."
Trend Micro helps enhance Microsoft environments with multi-layered threat and
data protection that encompasses endpoints, Web and email. To better support
channel partners' ability to sell Trend Micro's additional solutions for
Microsoft Office 365, these centrally managed solutions will be available as
part of the Trend Micro Smart Protection Complete suite. This interconnected
set of security offerings delivers protection at endpoint, application and
network levels to protect users with the broadest range of anti-malware
capabilities available to thwart attacks such as Citadel, Luuuk, SpyEye and
ZeuS. The suite enables organizations to tailor their defense based on their
unique business requirements with flexible on-premise, cloud and hybrid
deployment models that fit dynamic IT environments as they transition to the
"The cloud lets businesses stay focused on their customers and profits, rather
than worrying about the limitations of lengthy deployment processes or
outdated technology," said Kim Akers, general manager, Microsoft. "Companies
like Trend Micro have a breadth of knowledge about data security that help
secure cloud applications, and complement our solutions."
Trend Micro™ Cloud App Security This new offering works directly with Office
365 using a Microsoft API for Exchange Online, SharePoint Online and OneDrive
for Business. By providing data at rest encryption with customer-managed keys,
customers will have added control of their data while preserving Office 365
functionality. It also helps reduce risk with advanced malware scanning
through sandbox analysis and simplifies compliance with data loss prevention.
Trend Micro™ Hosted Email Security Currently, Trend Micro Hosted Email
Security provides top performing spam(2) and malware filtering for Office 365,
helping protect users by scanning emails for malicious attachments and URLs,
spam and graymail, and phishing attacks. The coming update includes enhanced
spear phishing protection and hidden malware detection.
"Working with both Microsoft and Trend Micro allows us to offer powerful
solutions that will help our customers' businesses grow by providing
user-friendly technology that drives productivity and profitability," said
Mike Hogan, Microsoft General Manager, En Pointe Technologies. "We are excited
to learn that Trend Micro is continuing to invest in its Microsoft
relationship. Microsoft's cloud services meet the needs of a wide variety of
our customers, and the inclusion of Trend Micro gives us the ability to create
an even stronger selling point."
Trend Micro offers a comprehensive range of security-enhanced solutions for
Microsoft environments, including Deep Security™, SecureCloud™ and
PortalProtect™ in support of Azure, SharePoint and Agent Extension.
Additionally, Trend Micro solutions now support Exchange, SharePoint and Lync
servers, on-premises or in the cloud. Trend Micro is also a member of
Microsoft Active Protections Program to help protect against zero-day
vulnerabilities announced in Microsoft Security Advisories.
For more information on Trend Micro's comprehensive security features for
Microsoft Office 365, visit: www.trendmicro.com/office365
About Trend Micro Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in security
software, 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
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(_____________________________________ )(1) Experton Group - 2013 Cloud Vendor
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