Trend Micro Announces Alliance with Intego for Apple Mac OS X Users
September 26, 2007 in Announcements
[prMac.com] CUPERTINO, CA - September 26, 2007 - Trend Micro Incorporated (TSE: 4704), a leader in network antivirus and Internet content security software and services, and Intego today announced a new partnership that allows for the direct distribution of Intego's market-leading Mac OS X security products. Under the agreement, Trend Micro representatives worldwide will be able to offer customers endpoint and network security, and centralized management solutions for Apple Mac OS X users. This technology collaboration extends protection to heterogeneous networks in businesses of all sizes.
"Customers have come to rely on Trend Micro for leading-edge security on numerous platforms and environments, and now we now have a solid solution for Mac OS X users," said Tom Miller, vice president and general manager of Trend Micro Global Enterprise Business. "We looked at a number of providers, but Intego stood out from the pack. This partnership is further evidence of our intention to create a strong ecosystem of alliance partners to the benefit of our customers' diverse network security requirements."
"Trend Micro is a global leader and a well-respected name in enterprise security," said Laurent Marteau, CEO of Intego. "This agreement allows Intego to extend our reach to business users of Mac OS X, which has made inroads into a growing number of market sectors in recent years. Our commitment to Trend Micro and Mac customers is to continue to offer solutions that are innovative, state-of-the-art, and easy to implement such as Intego VirusBarrier X4, our flagship product." Mac Growth in the Enterprise Market
Beyond Apple's strong presence in the education, publishing and design sectors, Macs are becoming increasingly popular in other business environments. But Macs, like all networked computers, are at risk from viruses and malware, and require reliable protection. Intego's VirusBarrier X4 (endpoint), VirusBarrier Server, and VirusBarrier Mail Gateway, provide full protection from all known viruses. And administrators can easily use Remote Management Console to manage Intego software on any number of Macs on a network.
Intego Solutions Availability Intego VirusBarrier X4, VirusBarrier Server, VirusBarrier Mail Gateway and Remote Management Console are available now in North America from Trend Micro and distributors/reseller partners, and will roll out in other regions during the third quarter of this year.
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