Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Trend Micro and VMware Collaborate on Virtualized Data Center Security

Trend Micro and VMware are collaborating on security for the software defined data center.

The companies will integrate Trend Micro's Deep Security with VMware NSX platform for network virtualization.  Trend Micro's Deep Security integrates anti-malware, Web reputation and firewall in addition to intrusion prevention, integrity monitoring and log inspection to protect mission-critical applications and data. The platform utilizes agentless and agent-based protection to automatically secure virtual servers and desktops, as well as private and public clouds.

"As VMware launches its next-generation VMware NSX™ network virtualization platform, Trend Micro is excited to work alongside to create a comprehensive security backbone that protects the data center of the future," said Kevin Simzer, senior vice president, marketing and business development, Trend Micro. "This relationship will help simplify and automate how security is deployed, delivering reliable protection that easily scales to the needs of each customer."