Go Daddy Selects Trend Micro

Trend Micro Deep Security has enabled Go Daddy to block threats in the cloud before they reach its network and servers

July 27, 2011

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CUPERTINO, Calif., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704;TSE: 4704), a global cloud security leader, today announced that the world's largest provider of Web hosting, domain name registrations and net new SSL Certificates has selected Trend Micro to help them better understand and stay ahead of online threats. The Go Daddy Group, Inc. has more than 9.4 million customers, more than 49 million domain names under management and maintains more than 5 million active hosting accounts.

Trend Micro(TM) Deep Security, which provides advanced protection for systems in the dynamic data center-from physical, virtual or cloud servers, to virtual desktops, has enabled Go Daddy to:

-- Improve protection, with threats blocked in the cloud before they reach the Go Daddy network and servers. -- Enhance visibility of threat activity and associated protection. -- Implement flexible, fast responses to changing threats, with customizable rules. -- Minimize impact on server performance for maximized customer satisfaction. -- Lower total cost of ownership.

Supporting quote:

Todd Redfoot,GoDaddy.comChief Information Security Officer (CISO)

"Since Trend Micro Deep Security has a small footprint, it allows us to keep the same customer density on our servers. The Deep Security console is very easy to use, and anything you can do from the console can be carried out automatically to keep the cost of administration low."

About Trend Micro Deep Security

Deep Security combines intrusion detection and prevention, firewall, integrity monitoring, log inspection, and agentless anti-malware capabilities to help prevent data breaches and ensure business continuity. This dynamic, centrally managed solution also supports compliance with important standards and regulations such as PCI, FISMA, and HIPAA.

Deep Security leverages the threat intelligence of the Trend Micro(TM) Smart Protection Network(TM) cloud security infrastructure. This next-generation innovation combines sophisticated cloud-based reputation technologies and the expertise of TrendLabs(SM) researchers to deliver real-time protection from emerging threats.

Supporting assets:

-- In a Tolly Group report, Trend Micro Deep Security with its agentless anti-malware architecture, was observed to be up to 11 times more efficient in the use of key system resources in virtual environments than competing solutions from Symantec and McAfee. The report also showed that Deep Security can support over three times the virtual machine density of these solutions. Read the full report here. -- In Network World Magazine's Clear Choice Test in virtualization security ranking, Trend Micro Deep Security was rated first among the five tested virtualization security products. Read the announcement here. -- For more information on Trend Micro's latest innovations in virtualization security, please visit our site here to learn more. -- Visit the Cloud Security Blog for the latest dialogue on where the cloud is headed and what's at stake.

About Trend Micro

Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global cloud security leader, creates a world safe for exchanging digital information with its Internet content security and threat management solutions for businesses and consumers. A pioneer in server security with over 20 years' experience, we deliver top-ranked client, server and cloud-based security that fits our customers' and partners' needs, stops new threats faster, and protects data in physical, virtualized and cloud environments. Powered by the industry-leading Trend Micro(TM) Smart Protection Network(TM) cloud computing security infrastructure, our products and services stop threats where they emerge - from the Internet. They are supported by 1,000+ threat intelligence experts around the globe.

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