du Empowers UAE Businesses’ Digital Journeys with Seamless Multi-Cloud Workload Protection Service

du’s Multi-Cloud Workload Protection as a Service helps decrease complexity, simplify security, and accelerate compliance

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 October 2019: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has announced the launch of its latest cloud security solution, Multi-Cloud Workload Protection as a Service, in partnership with Trend Micro, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions.   In response to the increasing number and variety of cyber threats, the Cloud Workload Protection Service from du will provide customers with a locally hosted, unified, security management experience that will help them to accelerate compliance and to secure workloads hosted in their hybrid and multi-cloud environments. Reflecting the strong demand for cloud-based cybersecurity, the Middle East and North Africa’s cloud security spend is USD 9 billion in 2019, a 108 percent increase over 2018, according to a recent Gartner report.
“At du, our objective is to support our customers in their digital journeys by providing them with leading cloud security solutions, which will enable them to adopt the cloud confidently and as effortlessly as possible. Building on du’s commitment to ensure business growth and continuity through reliable and trustworthy solutions, the multi-cloud workload protection service will enable customers across the UAE to provision and orchestrate cloud security – all from a single, convenient platform,” said Andrew Ward, Senior Vice President – ICT Products, Enterprise Solutions, du.
“Trend Micro will leverage its expertise and insights as a technology leader in cybersecurity to help support organisations in the UAE with their migration to the cloud. It is our privilege to work alongside du and look forward to our role in supporting the development of a secure and prosperous digital economy in the country,” said Dr. Moataz Bin Ali, Vice President, Trend Micro, Middle East and North Africa.
du’s Multi-Cloud Workload Protection as a Service, in partnership with Trend Micro, delivers a multi-layered automated approach to protect hybrid cloud workloads and container environments against known and unknown threats including malware and vulnerabilities, helping to secure business data and applications all from within one solution.

About du Operating under the steadfast umbrella of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), du is an integral driver of the UAE’s economic, social and digital transformation. Thriving on digitally innovating all facets of the contemporary telecom experience, we touch the lives of millions of customers everyday as a dedicated enabler of connectivity, continuity and growth across consumer and enterprise segments. Whether delivering state-of-the-art Smart City infrastructure, bespoke enterprise ICT solutions, government communications, secure data solutions, or the very best in home entertainment and value, we are a reliable telco and ICT player shaping the future of communication for a more connected tomorrow. http://du.ae

About TrendMicro Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, helps to make the world safe for exchanging digital information. Our innovative solutions for consumers, businesses, and governments provide layered security for data centers, cloud environments, networks, and endpoints. All our products work together to seamlessly share threat intelligence and provide a connected threat defense with centralized visibility and control, enabling better, faster protection. With more than 6,000 employees in over 50 countries and the world’s most advanced global threat intelligence, Trend Micro secures your connected world. For more information, visit www.trendmicro.com.