Cisco and Trend Micro Extend Relationship
Companies sign definitive agreement to broaden security collaboration
SAN JOSE, Calif., August 30, 2007 - Cisco® Systems today reaffirm their relationship with Trend Micro Incorporated by announcing the signing of an agreement to extend Trend Micro security services incorporated into Cisco's network infrastructure products.
The agreement advances the two companies' relationship, which started in 2004 when they began plans to incorporate Trend Micro's content security services into Cisco's Adaptive Security Appliance family. In addition to the Cisco ASA collaboration, Trend Micro became one of Cisco's first Network Admission Control partners. Under this agreement, the companies now will work closely on integrating additional content security services into Cisco's routing offerings.
In addition, as part of the two companies' ongoing collaboration, Trend Micro has delivered Trend Micro's Damage Cleanup Services for Cisco's Mitigation, Analysis and Response System to further the vision of Cisco's Self-Defending Network. This services and enhances collaborative protection and incident response across enterprise networks.
"Our work with Trend Micro will continue to support our Self-Defending Network vision and enhances our ability to provide end-to-end security that combines network, application, and content protection," said Tom Russell, senior director of product management for Cisco's Security Technology Group. "We are happy to continue collaborating with Trend Micro."
"Trend Micro is very pleased with the momentum we are building with Cisco Systems. Through the strengthening of our relationship with Cisco, we are continuing to further the delivery of security within the network infrastructure," said Punit Minocha, vice president of business development for Trend Micro. "Our shared commitment to provide the most comprehensive and flexible network security solutions enables us to help protect customers against new classes of threats that are increasingly unpredictable and complex."
CS-MARS, Damage Cleanup Services Pricing and Availability
Trend Micro Damage Cleanup Services for Cisco Security MARS is available directly from Trend Micro starting at $2,000 per year in North America, renewed annually. Damage Cleanup Services will be priced according to the CS-MARS appliance purchased by the customer.
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