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Go Daddy and Trend Micro Deep Security

Posted on July 31, 2011  in Technology

Web Hosting and Domain Registrar behemoth Go Daddy picks Trend Micro Deep Security to secure their servers.


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Wow!!! The biggest web hosting/domain registrar running Trend Micro Deep Security, this is exciting news!!!


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Here is the snippet of the press release last week:

Go Daddy Selects Trend Micro to Help Set a New Standard for Secure Online Experiences
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™ 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.com Chief 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.”

More details on Batangas Today and Trend Micro Media Room

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