Priyanka Pugaokar

Nilesh Jain While enterprises are increasingly embracing cloud computing for higher efficiency and enhanced productivity, the security threats associated with the cloud computing have opened the doors to cyber criminals to sneak into the security infrastructure of organizations and compromise crucial records.

Hence, having a robust security framework in place is inevitable for organizations who intends to shift from traditional IT infrastructure to the cloud. Security players play a crucial role in not only assisting enterprises to deploy cloud solutions also to secure their cloud infrastructure from cyber attacks. Hence, cloud security has emerged as the next big growth area for security solution providers along with endpoint security.

Trend Micro, a global security software company is betting big on the business opportunities in cloud security space. The company, which is more focused on its enterprise and SMB business, is actively looking for a new set of partners who specialize in specific technology domain.

In India, Ingram Micro, iValue InfoSolutions, Redington India are the three major distributors of Trend Micro for its enterprise and SMB products and newly appointed NNR IT Solutions head the distribution of consumer line of products. Apart from Gold and Platinum partners, the company has nine SI partners.

In a candid interaction with Channel Times, Nilesh Jain, Country Manager- (India and SAARC), Trend Micro sheds light on growth prospects and channel engagement in India.