Trend Micro, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, announced it has been placed in the Champions quadrant of the Canalys Global Cybersecurity Leadership Matrix, in recognition of major investments and improvements in the channel over the past year.
Canalys recognised Trend Micro’s significant investments in its channel programme over the last year, particularly highlighting its partner portal improvements that include significant investments in deal registration, sales kits, promotions and training. The enhancement of the company’s Managed Service Provider (MSP) programme with a central licensing management platform and the offering of SOCaaS to automate cross-customer and cross-product threat analysis received particular praise from Canalys. The closer alignment AWS’s CPPO programme was also highlighted as a major step.
“Trend Micro has always been 100% committed to the channel and we’re delighted to be named a ‘champion’ by Canalys,” said Louise McEvoy, Vice President of US Channel, Trend Micro. “It is recognition of the hard work our teams around the globe have put in over the past year, and there’s even more to come in 2020 as we continue to refresh our partner programme, launch new platforms and services and pursue new growth opportunities.”
The latest Canalys matrix sees Trend Micro move up from a ‘growers’ to ‘champions’ position in 2020, with its highest-rated benchmark metrics in product availability and supply (79.3%) and ease of doing business (75.4%).