Interwork Technologies recognized as a strategic partner contributing to Trend Micro’s presence within the Canadian security market.

Ottawa Canada- April 29, 2010
Interwork Technologies Inc, www.interwork.com a value added distributor specializing in IT data security solutions in North America, was named Trend Micro’s Top Distributor in Canada for 2009. The first annual Trend Micro Canadian Partner Awards recognizes partners who have had significant growth in revenue generated and strategic contributions that have helped further Trend Micro’s presence within the Canadian security market. Interwork Technologies has recently celebrated their 10th Anniversary as a Trend Micro Distribution partner in North America.

“Interwork is honored to receive this award from Trend Micro” said Richard Earle, President & CEO of Interwork Technologies. “Being recognized as a key contributor in Trend Micro’s growth in Canada validates our commitment to bring our Canadian reseller partners the highest quality technology solutions. As a distributor, we made a conscious decision not to distribute competing vendors to Trend Micro and on numerous occasions it has proven to be a good decision for us and our resellers.” stated Earle. “For the past ten years, Trend Micro has been a great vendor partner to work with and we look forward to another ten years of growth.”

“These innovative channel partners have been key in Trend Micro’s success within the Canadian market,” said Ian Gordon, director of marketing and channels for Trend Micro Canada. “It’s our honour to have them as partners and our hope that these mutually rewarding relationships extend into the years to come.”

Other partners honored at the event included AccueTrust Security Inc, named as Top Reseller in Canada and Softchoice Corporation named as Top National Channel Partner in Canada.

About Interwork Technologies
Founded in 1991, Interwork Technologies Inc. is a specialty distributor of IT security, VoIP and IT management solutions. With offices located in the USA (Williamsville, New York & Boulder, Colorado) as well as Canada (Toronto & Ottawa Ontario) Interwork is well positioned to support resellers and solution providers across North America. Well known for its security sales expertise and product knowledge Interwork Technologies offers resellers best of breed solutions and the sales expertise to help generate new business opportunities. Please visit www.interwork.com.

About Trend Micro
Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in Internet content security, focuses on securing the exchange of digital information for businesses and consumers. A pioneer and industry vanguard, Trend Micro is advancing integrated threat management technology to protect operational continuity, personal information, and property from malware, spam, data leaks and the newest Web threats. Visit TrendWatch at www.trendmicro.com/go/trendwatch to learn more about the latest threats. Trend Micro’s flexible solutions, available in multiple form factors, are supported 24/7 by threat intelligence experts around the globe. Many of these solutions are powered by the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™ infrastructure, a next-generation cloud-client innovation that combines sophisticated cloud-based reputation technology, feedback loops, and the expertise of TrendLabsSM researchers to deliver real-time protection from emerging threats. A transnational company, with headquarters in Tokyo, Trend Micro’s trusted security solutions are sold through its business partners worldwide. Please visit www.trendmicro.com.