Software-as-a-Service provides threat protection.

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Suited for small, medium, and enterprise businesses, fully channel enabled SecureCloud(TM) provides security policy for all types of users that can be managed from single Web console. Email Reputation Services offer first line of defense for messaging gateway security, while InterScan Messaging Hosted Security service protects against viruses, spam, malware, and phishing. For service providers, Botnet Identification Service protects against threats posed by botnets.

Original Press Release:

Trend Micro Announces SecureCloud - Security Services Platform

Complete Software-As-A-Service Security Platform Offers Further Channel Opportunity

CUPERTINO, Calif., July 30 /-- Trend Micro Incorporated , a leader in network antivirus and content security software and services, today announced immediate availability of SecureCloud(TM), Trend Micro's complete Software-as-a-Service Security platform offering its industry leading threat protection solutions for small, medium and enterprise businesses.

The SecureCloud security platform has three dimensions that together create a complete Software-as-a-Service solution:
-- Security policy for all types of users that can be managed from a single Web console.
-- Protection against threats across email and the Web that includes Web reputation, anti-malware and comprehensive content security.
-- Services that deliver security across all elements of the customer's infrastructure from gateway to desktop.

SecureCloud offers a range of solutions to meet the distinct needs of different customer sizes. Enterprise customers are increasingly outsourcing specific elements of their security such as email protection; freeing IT resources to focus on more productive projects. Small businesses are struggling to cope with the many different security point solutions and prefer a single simple-to-use Web console to manage these solutions. SecureCloud can meet these needs and has the ability to scale and add services as businesses grow and requirements change.

In its continued commitment to the channel community, Trend Micro has designed SecureCloud to be fully channel enabled. The recently announced Trend Micro Worry-Free Remote Manager, provides resellers and partners quick access to sell SecureCloud Services and enables them to remotely manage desktop, server and messaging security for multiple customers from a single, hosted location. In the future, functionality to manage customer's gateway and other services will be added; allowing resellers the deliver additional value and helping them build stronger relationships with their customers.

Three distinct Security Applications are available immediately on the SecureCloud Software-as-a-Service security platform.

-- Email Reputation Services
-- InterScan Messaging Hosted Security
-- Botnet Identification Service

Email Reputation Services is a highly effective first line of defense for messaging gateway security. The Service's administration portal provides customers with a unique policy in-the-cloud capability to decide how aggressive they wish to be with abusive email senders. The portal enables administrators to apply a policy to a specific ISP or country, as well as run a Botnet Report to monitor their own network address space for malicious activity. The Service already has 6,000 active customers and over 100 million mailboxes protected on a global basis.

Email Reputation Services is also available from Trend Micro's strategic partner Cisco. The Service can be purchased as part of the Security Plus pack which runs on the Trend Micro CSC blade for Cisco ASA Platforms.

InterScan Messaging Hosted Security is a comprehensive hosted email security service that protects against viruses, spam, malware, phishing and other email-borne blended threats. The Service offers streamlined management, with a "set it and forget it" interface, as well as granular access and control to enforce compliance and prevent data leakage.

For service providers, Trend Micro Botnet Identification Service protects against the growing threat posed by botnets. This new Service identifies in real-time the Command and Control centers that operate the many networks of zombies. This information enables customers to block communications between these Command and Control centers and the compromised PCs they control. By breaking the communication cycle, the botnets are rendered harmless without affecting other services.

Working all together within the SecureCloud platform, the more customers who join Trend Micro SecureCloud Services, the better the security intelligence becomes for each individual user and organization.

"Trend Micro has foreseen the transition from security at the gateway or network edge toward the Internet cloud. While application and storage servers still require resident security, the end point now needs a thin security agent which can be achieved with in-the-cloud updates," said John Maddison, general manager Trend Micro Network Services. "Trend Micro is enabling our partners to provide a complete range of Software-as-a-Service security applications either as point solutions or as a combination of services managed through a single web console. Trend Micro is unique within the service industry being able to leverage its own technology with a focus on unifying security applications from the edge to the end point."

Pricing and Availability for the existing service is as follows:

Email Reputation Services Advanced is available now, globally. Pricing for 250 users is $6.80 per user.

InterScan Hosted Messaging Security Advanced is available now in North America and Latin America with expansion to additional regions expected in Q4 2007. Pricing for 250 Users is $28.50 per user.

Botnet Identification Service is available now, globally. Pricing for 500,000 users is 9 cents per user.

For further information on Trend Micro SecureCloud and access to the free botnet report please visit:

About Trend Micro Incorporated
Trend Micro Incorporated is a pioneer in secure content and threat management. Founded in 1988, Trend Micro provides individuals and organizations of all sizes with award-winning security software, hardware and services. With headquarters in Tokyo and operations in more than 30 countries, Trend Micro solutions are sold through corporate and value-added resellers and service providers worldwide. For additional information and evaluation copies of Trend Micro products and services, visit our Web site at

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