Trend Micro Inc (TSE: 4704; Nasdaq: TMIC), a leader in network antivirus and Internet content security software and services, today announced that Computer 2000 has joined Trend Micro's UK partner line up as Distributor.
As part of the Tech Data Group, Computer 2000 is the largest IT distributor in the UK and Ireland, serving more than 10,000 reseller customers. Based on the new partnership with Trend Micro, Computer 2000 will be able to offer resellers Trend Micro's integrated SMB Solutions specifically designed for companies with up to 250 users.
Roger Levenhagen, Managing Director, Trend Micro UK, says: "We are very pleased to be teaming up with Computer 2000 and believe this move will further strengthen Trend Micro's footprint in the UK market as a major vendor of network antivirus and Internet content security solutions."
He continued: "The relationship with Computer 2000 presents an excellent opportunity to take advantage of the growth in the small and medium market segment. The partnership is complementary to our existing channel structure, and will maximise our success in reaching a greater number of end users."
Richard Hales, General Manager of Software, Computer 2000, said: "Computer 2000 has a reputation for supplying the channel with those products most suited to their customers needs. The relationship with Trend Micro helps us continue this by offering specifically designed, market leading antivirus and content security solutions for small and medium businesses. As the global leader in server based antivirus software, Trend Micro is an ideal partner to add to our security product portfolio."
Hales continued, "Trend Micro's products nicely complement those of their technology partners, such as Cisco, Microsoft and HP. As Computer 2000 also carries these vendors within its portfolio, Trend Micro is an obvious choice for our growing business."