Trend Micro Security Solutions Deliver Powerful New Value To Iomega External Hard Drives
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Trend Micro Security Solutions Deliver Powerful New Value To Iomega External Hard Drives
Iomega HDDS Now Provide Industry’s Strongest Combination Of Physical and Virus Protection
CUPERTINO and SAN DIEGO, CA, Jan. 05, 2010 -- Trend Micro and Iomega, an EMC company (NYSE: EMC) and a global leader in data protection, announced today that Trend Micro’s powerful and easy-to-use security products will be added to Iomega’s industry-leading Protection Suite, which is bundled with Iomega hard drives shipped worldwide.
With the addition of Trend Micro Internet Security software solutions, consumers, small businesses and creative professionals purchasing Iomega portable and desktop hard drives will be able to choose between a complimentary subscription to Trend Micro™ Internet Security for PCs or a complimentary subscription to Trend™ Smart Surfing for Mac™.
By adding Trend Micro Internet Security solutions to its Protection Suite, Iomega delivers a superior combination of virus protection and physical drive durability that addresses the most common consumer concerns for the safety of their digital data stored on an external portable or desktop hard drive.
Trend Micro Internet Security and Trend Smart Surfing for Mac will be part of the Iomega Protection Suite that is bundled with Iomega hard drive products, including the Iomega® Prestige and Iomega® eGo™ portable hard drives, as well as the Iomega Prestige, Iomega eGo and Iomega® UltraMax™ desktop hard drives.
About Trend Micro Internet Security Solutions
Trend Micro Internet Security gives consumers and small businesses true personal and professional online freedom without requiring burdensome management of their security programs. It is powered by the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™ infrastructure, which works in the background, correlating threat intelligence, blocking threats in the Internet cloud, and giving customers - wherever they are -- immediate, real-time protection that competitive products don't offer.
Users of Trend Micro Internet Security solutions will enjoy a small file size that is low in memory consumption, fast installation, and effective protection that contains unique parental control features.
“Trend Micro Internet Security solutions are a great new addition to Iomega’s industry-leading Protection Suite and a real value to our customers because these powerful software solutions can help secure our customers’ stored data and computers ,” said Jonathan Huberman, president of Iomega and the Consumer and Small Business Division of EMC. “Our customers’ data and personal information will be more secure because of Trend Micro’s multi-layered universal protections against malware, bots, spam, spyware, hackers and identity theft.”
“Data protection against Internet threats is essential for both consumers and small business, whether it’s special family pictures or proprietary business information. By partnering with Iomega, we can provide an extra layer of real-time security that’s easy-to-use so consumers can rest assured their personal information is safe, and business owners can focus on growing their companies,” said Carol Carpenter, executive general manager of consumer and small business for Trend Micro.
Most Powerful Software Package Bundle with a Hard Drive Today
Bundled with Iomega external desktop and portable hard drives, the Iomega Protection Suite is a one-stop portfolio of backup and anti-virus software giving users added protection for their photos, videos, music and other files.
With the addition of Trend Micro Internet Security Solutions, the Iomega Protection Suite will include:
- Iomega QuikProtect: backup software for simple scheduled file-level backup of data to hard drives and network-attached storage devices (for Windows and Macintosh desktops and notebooks).
- EMC® Retrospect® Express or Express HD: backup all of your data plus applications and settings (for Windows and Macintosh desktops and notebooks).
- MozyHome™ Online Backup: Convenient online backup service with 2GB of online capacity for free (unlimited online storage for $4.95/month). MozyHome Online service allows you to restore your most important data from any computer with internet access, at any location in the world.
- A subscription to Trend Micro™ Internet Security for PCs or a 12-month subscription to Trend™ Smart Surfing for Mac™ .
All of the software elements in the Iomega Protection Suite are accessible via an easy download for new owners of Iomega external hard drive products.
Trend Micro Internet Security and Trend Smart Surfing are expected to be available as part of the Iomega Protection Suite by the end of January 2010, wherever Iomega external hard drive products are sold. Customers will be able to activate and download the subscription from their computer by visiting the Iomega Protection Suite Web site after their purchase of an Iomega external hard drive.
About Trend Micro
Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in Internet content security, focuses on securing the exchange of digital information for businesses and consumers. A pioneer and industry vanguard, Trend Micro is advancing integrated threat management technology to protect operational continuity, personal information, and property from malware, spam, data leaks and the newest Web threats. Visit TrendWatch at www.trendmicro.com/go/trendwatch to learn more about the latest threats. Trend Micro's flexible solutions, available in multiple form factors, are supported 24/7 by threat intelligence experts around the globe. Many of these solutions are powered by the Trend Micro Smart Protection Network, a next generation cloud-client content security infrastructure designed to protect customers from Web threats. A transnational company, with headquarters in Tokyo, Trend Micro's trusted security solutions are sold through its business partners worldwide. Please visit www.trendmicro.com.
Iomega Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of EMC Corporation headquartered in San Diego, is a worldwide leader in innovative storage and network security solutions for small businesses, home offices, consumers and others. The Company has sold more than 410 million digital storage drives and disks since its inception in 1980. Today, Iomega's product portfolio includes one of the industry's broadest selection of direct-attached external hard drives; industry leading network attached storage products for the home and small business; and the ScreenPlay™ family of multimedia drives that makes it easy to move video, pictures and other files from the computer room to the livingroom. To learn about all of Iomega's digital storage products and managed services solutions, please go to the Web at www.iomega.com. Resellers can visit Iomega at www.iomega.com/ipartner.
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