Trend Micro joins Cisco program

Trend Micro announces support for Cisco's SAFE security blueprint and undergoes tests to ensure interoperability.

P>Trend Micro Inc., a leading provider of enterprise antivirus and content security software for the Internet age, recently announced support for Cisco Systems Inc.’s new SAFE security blueprint.

As a result of its alliance with Cisco, Trend Micro will be testing its products to ensure integration and interoperability with a variety of Cisco's security solutions.

InterScan VirusWall is one Trend Micro Internet antivirus solution that has already passed the testing and has been certified by Cisco to interoperate with the Cisco Secure PIX Firewall family.

The SAFE security blueprint integrates scalable security services throughout an e-business infrastructure enabling companies to design and implement security networks.

Cisco's Cisco Security and VPN Associate Program provides the testing and certification of interoperable security solutions based on Cisco's security products. In addition to InterScan VirusWall, other Trend Micro products will be submitted for interoperability testing in the future.

“We are committed to working with Cisco to provide best-of-breed, fully compatible Internet security solutions,” said Allan Thompson, senior vice president of strategic alliances for Trend Micro. “The resulting solutions of the Security and VPN Associate Program will assist our customers to more effectively and easily defend their networks.”