#1 Ranking in 2018 market share for SDC Workload Security According to Global Analyst Firm
HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 5 December 2019 - Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704),
a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today announced it has been named
by IDC as the #1 vendor in Software-Defined Compute (SDC) workload protection,
according to the analyst firm's new independent report: Worldwide Software
Defined Compute Workload Security Market Shares, 2018 (DOC #US45638919, November 2019).
revealed Trend Micro achieved a market share lead of 35.5 percent, almost
triple its nearest competitor in 2018.
"We predicted a decade ago that organizations
would need multi-layered security to protect their cloud environments and
software-defined data centers," said Steve Quane, executive vice president, Network Defense
and Hybrid Cloud Security at Trend Micro. "We're
glad to see our foresight and innovation being recognized by so many customers
and to be ranked a #1 vendor for 2018 market share by IDC."
defines SDC in the report as, "SDC technologies are often used in the context
of public or private clouds, but can also be implemented in non-cloud
environments--particularly virtualized and/or containerized environments. These
products accomplish their goals by ensuring the system does not run malicious
software that can compromise business applications and data on the servers."
Trend Micro has steadily built out its SDC workload protection capabilities for
virtual, public cloud and container environments, offering tight integration
with AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform," said Frank Dickson, program vice
president, security and trust at IDC. "Although, the future has not been
written, Trend Micro is the dominant player in this market."
time, real-time security has been embedded into running applications and Trend
Micro has focused on automation and security-as-code to seamlessly build
protection into DevOps pipelines, including pre-runtime scanning of container
innovation continued with the August release of XDR, which correlates data
across email, network, endpoint, server and cloud workloads to identify
malicious activity which might otherwise go unnoticed.
further built on these capabilities with the acquisition of security posture
management leader Cloud Conformity in October. This month, Trend Micro launched
a cloud security services program, Trend Micro Cloud One™, to address
customers' security challenges around data center, IaaS, containers, storage
and serverless architectures.
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