The VAR Guy

June 25, 2007

1 Min Read
Trend Micro Puts Software On A Diet

It’s time to put an end to bloated software. You know the kind: Big applications, operating systems and utilities that consume gobs of memory and slow down your PC. In a refreshingly honest statement, Trend Micro — the security software provider — concedes that its software is too fat and needs to slim down.

Indeed, Trend Micro admits that its software is a drag on PC systems. To address the situation, the company plans to design a security upgrade that requires half of the memory of Trend’s current product, according to Reuters. Let’s hope other software companies follow Trend’s lead.

Sure, memory is cheap and plentiful. But bloated software is a drag on productivity and user satisfaction.

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