Node4 Bolsters Security with Trend Micro

Node4 has extended its partnership with Trend Micro that sees Node4’s dedicated managed Security as a Service (SECaaS) portfolio boosted with Trend Micro Deep Security. The service enhancement of N4Cloud Security will enable organisations to manage different hybrid cloud services across disparate technologies by single-console management to improve efficiency and governance.

Typically, organisations deploy a variety of cloud services (such as N4Cloud, VMWare, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure) using a combination of both public and private hosting, which results in multiple disparate technologies to secure. By incorporating Trend Micro’s hybrid cloud protection alongside its own managed SECaaS, Node4 is solving this problem and helping business without the resources to protect multiple cloud environments themselves to outsource the problem, and in doing so, achieve the ultimate defence against evolving threats.

“UK enterprises can now benefit from end-to-end security services which span across the Node4 proposition, from consultancy, hosting, to fully managed services and support. This means that organisations can stop new threats faster, and know data is protected in physical, virtualised and cloud environments. It also takes the pressure off resources with information held in impressive state-of-the-art data centre facilities that ensure even the most mission critical applications are hosted securely and fully protected. N4Cloud Security allows enterprises to consume security as a service no matter what stage an enterprise is in their IT transformation,” said James Munroe, Head of Channel Sales UK at Trend Micro.

“Many businesses don’t have the skills set to manage the variety of technologies and cloud services they have, let alone the security requirements they require. Our managed services can take these strains away,” commented John Williams, Product Manager at Node4. “It was an obvious decision to partner with Trend Micro following the release of its new suite of security services for hybrid environments. Security is a key pillar for Node4 and this partnership allows us to further strengthen our portfolio for our customers and deliver the ultimate defence against today’s evolving cyberattacks while simultaneously freeing up resources.”

Node4’s SECaaS is fully-managed by Node4’s Security Operations Centre (SOC), removes the complexities of planning, building, and managing infrastructures, and ensures security operations are monitored 24/7 by experts to keep businesses operating at peak performance; this links with Node4’s orchestrated N4Stack service which balances security with cloud optimisation.

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David Dungay

Editor - Comms Business Magazine