The Trend Micro Incorporated (Japaneseトレンドマイクロ 株式会社, torendo maikuro kabushiki - gaisha ) is an international Japanese provider of software and services in the areas of network antivirus, anti-spam and Internet content security.
Trend Micro was founded in California in 1988 by Steve Chang native Taiwanese and is headquartered in Tokyo.
The former Chief Executive Officer Steve Chang handed over the management to 2004 Eva Chen, co-founder of Trend Micro. Trend Micro was the first (2004 ) of a platform-independent on-line scanner.
Since 2004, e- mail attachments with Hotmail mails, and scans using Trend Micro instead of McAfee for viruses, which increased the awareness of the company.
In April 2005 caused large-scale computer glitches caused by a faulty virus description file (called " pattern file") from Trend Micro in Japan. By the time displacement damage in Europe was relatively low, as an error-free pattern file was provided within a few hours.
Trend Micro, the company Inter Mute and Kelkea bought in 2005 and is a global leader in antivirus solutions at the Internet gateway.
The German branch of Trend Micro since mid- August, 2009 Hallbergmoos in the district of Freising (previously in Unterschleissheim ). The company is a member of the Business Software Alliance.
The product portfolio includes, inter alia, the InterScan family, OfficeScan, ScanMail, Deep Security, Deep Discovery and Titanium.
Außerbörslich the company's shares have been traded since August 1998 in Tokyo (so-called OTC trading ). The initial public offering on the Tokyo Stock Exchange under the code number 4704 took place two years later. The Company's shares are listed on the Nikkei 225.