20 Most Strategic Security Vendors


Headquarters: Tokyo

Revenue In Most Recent Quarter: $249 million (Q2, 2008)

Why It's a Strategic Partner: Trend Micro has been making tremendous strides in the channel lately, including it's recent win as Company of the Year in network security software in the 2008 VARBusiness Annual Report Card. Solution providers just learned that channel chief Nancy Reynolds will be leaving the company at the end of this quarter to take a post at Palo Alto Networks, so partners will be watching to see how the company moves forward with its channel strategy. Among solution providers that identified a vendor as a strategic partner, 11.27 selected Trend Micro.