In episode 96 of the Acceleration Economy Minute, Kieron Allen discusses Trend Micro’s position on IDC’s latest Worldwide Cloud Workload Security Market Shares report. Trend Micro is a member of Acceleration Economy’s top 10 Cybersecurity as a Business Enabler shortlist.
This episode is sponsored by Acceleration Economy’s “Cloud Wars Top 10 Course,” which explains how Bob Evans builds and updates the Cloud Wars Top 10 ranking, as well as how C-suite executives use the list to inform strategic cloud purchase decisions. The course is available today.
00:34 — For the fifth consecutive year, Trend Micro has been ranked as the leading vendor in IDC’s Worldwide Cloud Workload Security Market Shares report. The report shows that Trend Micro’s market share is more than twice the size of its closest competitor.
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01:00 — Trend Micro COO Kevin Simzer commented on the results: “Trend was early to spot the transformational potential in cloud and the need to secure this growing attack surface. With a 16% market share today, there’s no vendor out there that comes close to the depth of our threat intelligence and geographic diversity of our customer base.”
01:25 — Cloud technologies are growing at a phenomenal pace and cloud vendors are becoming some of the most profitable companies in the world. Yet migrating critical services to the cloud carries different risks from those in on-premises architecture. That’s why it’s so important for cybersecurity leaders like Trend Micro to continue investing in and tailoring cloud workload security tools to adapt to an increasingly complex and distributed environment.