Trend Micro and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) have integrated the security vendor’s Worry-Free Business Security solution into the dashboard of Windows Server 2012 Essentials, which, combined with the anti-malware software’s support for Windows 8, makes for an SMB-centric security offering, according to the companies.
The Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security solution features anti-malware and data
Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) version 2.0 was released without fanfare on 16 December, making an already very well-regarded security suite into quite a formidable opponent for the other free security suites and especially for the paid ones.
Cloud security specialist Trend Micro announced the integration of the company’s Worry-Free Business Security Services into the Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Windows Server 2012 Essentials console, an offering aimed at SMBs.
The integrated solution is designed to protect users from a variety of cybercrime threats and can be deployed as a cloud hosted or on-premise platform.
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In mid-December, Dell launched the OEM version of Windows Server 2012 Essentials, which is the simplest way for small-business customers to unleash the power of Windows Server 2012. For customers looking to cloud-enable their IT infrastructure, Server 2012 Essentials is the first step and can be an essential offering for customers.