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Trend Micro integrates with AWS Gateway Load Balancer for improved security function

Cloud security firm Trend Micro has announced its hybrid cloud security integration with the newly launched AWS Gateway Load Balancer (GWLB). 

GWLB is a service designed to make it easier to deploy, scale, and manage third-party virtual appliances with Amazon Web Services (AWS). 

"This integration provides customers with the ability to use trusted vendor appliances, like those from Trend Micro, in a way that is auto-scalable and operates to continuously meet security needs in an as-a-service format," Trend Micro explains.

"In today's economic reality, companies are quickly migrating their infrastructure into a hybrid cloud model to meet the demands of remote work. Gartner stated in a recent report, Dynamic cloud realities demand that controls automatically adapt to the protected workloads because an IP address alone is no longer sufficient for security. Trend Micro Cloud One Network Security with GWLB delivers protection that fits the dynamic nature of cloud migration."

Mark Nunnikhoven, vice president of cloud research for Trend Micro and Amazon Web Services Community Hero says to maintain functional IT operations, meet compliance standards, and protect complex systems in the cloud, security is a concern that must be proactively addressed. 

"Customers need an appliance that adapts to increased volume and automatically provides centralised implementation of network security with less friction," he says.

"GWLB with Cloud One Network Security help solve this problem for security teams," Nunnikhoven says.

"Security teams using GWLB with Trend Micro for their hybrid cloud security can benefit from high availability, scaling, and load balancing while maintaining all product features and benefits," he says.

 Mayumi Hiramatsu, vice president, Amazon EC2 Networking, Amazon Web Services, Inc, says, "As companies move their infrastructure in the cloud, they are looking for ways to easily insert, scale, and manage security appliances in their network topologies.

"Trend Micro is an AWS Advanced Technology Partner with a long-standing history of providing security solutions to help customers address their portion of the shared responsibility model," he says.

"AWS Gateway Load Balancer with Trend Micros security solution is now available to more than 290,000 active buyers in Amazon Web Services Marketplace and can help our shared customers address their network security needs in the cloud," Hiramatsu says.

The integration with GWLB coincides with Trend Micro's release of its Cloud One Network Security solution, now available in the Amazon Web Services Marketplace. 

In September, Trend Micro’s hybrid cloud security offerings have been designated as AWS Outposts Ready, meaning Trend Micro solutions are now fully and demonstrably capable of integrating with Outposts deployments.