In episode 59 of the Acceleration Economy Minute, Kieron Allen discusses Trend Micro, which is on our Top 10 list of Cybersecurity Enablers.
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00:35 — Trend Micro has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Anlyz — a leading provider of security operations center or SOC technology whose core platform enables companies to track and eliminate security threats around the clock. The deal includes onboarding 40-plus employees, all focused on strengthening Trend Micro’s security platform.
01:03 — For enterprise customers, the key benefit is improved operational efficiency because Trend Micro will leverage Anlyz’s Security Orchestration Automation and Response (SOAR) technology to broaden its existing platform.
01:25 — Trend Micro’s channel partners will see benefits as well, Kieron says: they can scale SOC services more easily by reducing the number of technology vendors needed, and the acquisition provides Trend Micro managed security service providers with a comprehensive platform from which to Anchor their SOC functions.
01:46 — This is another example of the tech industry’s consolidation trend; Trend Micro is demonstrating the benefit of Integrated Solutions to both its business and its customers, Kieron concludes.
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