Interoperability helps telecom and service providers to further alleviate network risks experienced by business and home users
HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 22 January
2019 - Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions,
today announced that its telecom IoT security solution, Virtual Network
Function Suite (VNFS), has been certified as VMware Ready. This designation
verifies the compatibility of the Trend Micro solution to secure modern
networks that are built to support 5G and Internet of Things (IoT).
"We are pleased that Trend
Micro qualifies for the VMware Ready logo, signifying to customers that it has
met specific VMware interoperability standards and works effectively with
VMware cloud infrastructure," said Kristen Edwards, director, Technology
Alliance Partner Program, VMware. "This signifies to customers that the Trend
Micro solution can be deployed in production environments with confidence and
can speed time to value within customer environments."
by VMware allows communications service
providers who prefer or have already adopted VMware vCloud NFV to easily
add network security services from Trend Micro. Those who are interested in the
Trend Micro solution but haven't virtualized their networks yet will find it
much easier to set up an evaluation environment with VMware vCloud NFV.
pleased to be certified VMware Ready, as it signals to telecom carriers,
service and cloud providers that there is an answer to concerns of protecting
expanded architectures required to support 5G," said Hideyuki Tsugane, director
of NFV business development at Trend Micro. "Leading telcos can now use the
latest virtual network-ready solution from Trend Micro to provide industry
leading security and reliability at scale."
providers are expected to offer highly reliable networks that can support the
extra load from an increasing volume of corporate and consumer smart devices,
while also keeping their business and home users safe. The fact that Trend
Micro blocked more than 20.4 billion threats to both in the
first half of 2018 reinforces that it is ideal for this environment.
Micro VNFS contains a fully virtualized set of network functions that sits on
the carrier network, applying URL filtering, application control, intrusion
prevention and IoT reputation services. It leverages Trend Micro's leading
global threat intelligence platform, the Smart
Protection Network™, which blocks
65 billion threats per year for customers.
Micro solution supports next-gen NFV networks by enabling security resources to
be dynamically allocated and configured for different services as they scale up
and down to meet varied traffic demands. It utilizes the data plane development
kit for high-speed packet processing, ensuring outstanding performance.
visit the Trend
Micro page to find out more information on VNFS, or check
out the relevant VMware
Solution Exchange page.
About Trend Micro
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cybersecurity solutions, helps to make the world safe for exchanging digital
information. Our innovative solutions for consumers, businesses, and
governments provide layered security for data centers, cloud workloads,
networks, and endpoints. All our products work together to seamlessly share
threat intelligence and provide a connected threat defense with centralized
visibility and investigation, enabling better, faster protection. With more
than 6,000 employees in 50 countries and the world's most advanced global
threat research and intelligence, Trend Micro enables organizations to secure
their connected world. For more information, visit www.trendmicro.com.hk.
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