Popular D-Link routers to ship with Trend Micro PC-cillin Internet Security 12 to help protect against viruses, hackers, spam, and spyware.
London, 2nd March 2005 — D-Link, the leading global manufacturer of broadband, wireless and networking solutions to the SOHO, SMB and Enterprise environments, and Trend Micro, world leading server-based anti-virus vendor, today announced that a selection of D-Link products will be bundled with a 3 month free trial of Trend Micro PC-cillin Internet Security 12. By providing PC-cillin Internet Security 12 with the purchase of select D-Link products, home and small office customers can benefit from increased security.
“Bundling our most popular products with the Trend Micro Internet security software enables our customers to make sure they equip their new networking devices with adequate security in one simple step. We are striving to offer our customers an all-encompassing solution, including the ability to easily purchase state-of-the-art security and anti-virus protection” says Richard Lamond, Director of Alliances and Technology at D-Link (Europe) Ltd.
Raimund Genes, President of European Operations for Trend Micro adds “Trend Micro welcomes the opportunity to work with D-Link to offer our comprehensive home and small office security solution across Europe. The use of broadband and increasing number of home networks augments the need for increased security in order to combat new threats such as network worms, spyware and phishing. Through this agreement, Trend Micro and D-Link are able to provide European customers with a reliable networking solution with advanced security in one package.”
Trend Micro PC-cillin Internet Security 12 is the first personal Internet security solution specifically designed to extend desktop security to home and wireless networks. Installed at the PC, this software combines leading anti-virus technology with personal firewall to provide comprehensive protection against computer viruses, worms, and Trojans, and also blocks hackers, detects spyware and filters spam. The Wi-Fi Intrusion Detection feature alerts users when unknown users intrude on the wireless network. All PCs on the home network can be easily configured and updated.
The partnership launched on 1 March across Europe and applicable products included are the D-Link DI-624, DI-624+ and DWL-G730AP. Trend Micro PC-cillin Internet Security 12 will be offered in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish languages. In addition to the 3 months free trial offered within the box, D-Link customers will enjoy a discount on the annual subscription to the Trend Micro package.
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D-Link is a worldwide leader and award-winning designer, developer, and true manufacturer of networking, wireless, broadband, digital electronics and voice and data communications products. These products provide the ideal solution for digital home, Small Office/Home Office (SOHO), Small to Medium Business (SMB), and Workgroup to Enterprise environments.
Established in 1986, D-Link is completely committed to technology excellence and quality production. Throughout the years, D-Link has strengthened its position as one of the industry’s leaders in data networking, wireless, broadband and communication solutions. Worldwide revenues reached US$728 million for the year 2003.
D-Link employs over 1,600 people worldwide and has R&D centres in Taiwan, USA, China and India; 1,000,000sq feet of manufacturing facilities in Taiwan, China, and India; 87 worldwide sales offices in 36 countries.
D-Link is built on a fundamental core competency that is well founded in the concept of communications. With a strong foundation and expertise in networking solutions, D-Link is transforming and continually expanding the scope of technology expertise and leadership to develop cutting-edge communications solutions.
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