Arq Group to use Trend Micro Deep Security for secure AWS Managed Service

SYDNEY – 4th of June 2014: Arq Group (formerly Melbourne IT Group) has chosen Trend Micro Deep Security as a key component of its managed Amazon Web Services (AWS) service to provide customers with scalable security for the cloud. As a leading provider of managed AWS environments, Arq Group’s 24×7 operations will leverage Trend Micro Deep Security to provide additional layers of security to its customers’ cloud environments.

Arq Group will offer a fully managed service for customers seeking a robust web presence in the cloud, leveraging both AWS and Trend Micro to provide customers with a reliable and secure deployment.

Arq Group’s expertise in managing critical online platforms, allows Arq Group to offer comprehensive protection for organisations looking to move to the cloud, or operating in the cloud, by combining the security capabilities of AWS at the infrastructure layer with Trend Micro Deep Security at the services layers, all managed by Arq Group’s secure ISO27001 operations model. This delivers a scalable end-to-end security and risk management solution.

“Security is a priority for organisations looking to operate in the cloud and the complexities of securely managing flexible, scalable and public-facing workloads are a key challenge for businesses,” said Peter Wright, Managing Director, Enterprise at Arq Group. “Trend Micro Deep Security allows us to provide a secure managed service to our customers who can be confident that data in their cloud environment is protected from threats.”

As an Advanced Technology Partner in the Amazon Web Services Partner Network (APN), Trend Micro has developed leading technology and flexible business models, and is investing heavily in partnerships and solutions that enable organisations to move critical data and workloads into the public cloud.

“We’re pleased to be working with Arq Group to help customers confidently and securely move to the cloud through a managed AWS service,” said Greg Boyle, director, strategic business and alliances at Trend Micro Australia and New Zealand. “As AWS continues to gain momentum, we plan to work with Arq Group to deliver innovative security that is smart, simple to use and fits the way organisations operate in the cloud.”

 

About Trend Micro

Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in security software, strives to make the world safe for exchanging digital information. Built on 25 years of experience, our solutions for consumers, businesses and governments provide layered data security to protect information on mobile devices, endpoints, gateways, servers and the cloud. Trend Micro enables the smart protection of information, with innovative security technology that is simple to deploy and manage, and fits an evolving ecosystem. All of our solutions are powered by cloud-based global threat intelligence, the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™ infrastructure, and are supported by over 1,200 threat experts around the globe. For more information, visit trendmicro.com.au

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