Trend Micro acquires U.K. cloud storage vendor humyo

The online storage and data synchronisation company fits into the security vendor's cloud strategy

Trend Micro Friday announced it has acquired humyo, an online storage and data synchronization company, for an undisclosed price.

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"Their online storage -- basically a cloud technology -- fits into our strategy of providing security from and for the cloud," says Trend Micro CEO Eva Chen.

"The growth in mobile devices, iPad and Internet-enabled televisions means people want access to what they want, when they want it, and on whatever device they have with them," says Dan Conlon, co-founder and managing director of humyo, which is based in Leeds, U.K. "Online storage with synchronization makes that happen."

Trend Micro will discuss its plans for humyo later today in a conference call with analysts and press.

Read more about data center in Network World's Data Center section.

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Ellen Messmer

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