Hugh Njemanze, Founding CTO of HP's ArcSight, Joins Qualys Technical Advisory Board

Hugh Njemanze, Founding CTO of HP's ArcSight, Joins Qualys Technical Advisory 
Board 
Renowned SIEM Veteran to Help Qualys Expand Its Extensible Cloud
Security Platform 
REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/05/13 --  Qualys, Inc.
(NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and
compliance management solutions, today announced that Hugh Njemanze
has joined Qualys' Technical Advisory Board. Njemanze, who cofounded
ArcSight, introducing security information and event management
(SIEM) solutions to the market, will lend his expertise as Qualys
works to expand its extensible QualysGuard Cloud Platform helping
organizations worldwide to address their growing security and
compliance needs. 
"With its sharp focus on meeting customer needs with powerful,
cost-effective solutions, Qualys has built an innovative extensible
cloud platform that allows the company to deliver a comprehensive
suite of security and compliance solutions," said Njemanze. "I am
looking forward to working with Qualys as the company continues to
broaden its platform and extend its offerings to meet the growing
security challenges that organizations now face."  
"Njemanze brings a rare combination of technical and business acumen,
as underscored by his achievements at Verity and ArcSight," said
Philippe Courtot, Chairman and CEO for Qualys. "His expertise will be
valuable as we continue our efforts to grow our extensible cloud
platform to deliver innovative security solutions addressing
customers' needs." 
Njemanze co-founded ArcSight in May 2000 and served as its CTO and
Executive Vice President of research and development. He led product
development, information technology deployment and product research
at the firm, and expanded these responsibilities to lead all
engineering and R&D efforts for HP's Enterprise Security Products
group, the organization that ArcSight became part of
post-acquisition. Njemanze is now an advisor and entrepreneur at
investment firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers (KPCB). Prior to
joining ArcSight, Njemanze worked as the CTO at Verity, where he led
product development, and before that, he was at Apple in software
engineering, where he was one of the key architects behind the Data
Access Language (DAL). Njemanze is a CISSP and
 holds a B.S. in
computer science from Purdue University. He was also honored with the
Northern California Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur of The Year Award
in 2010. 
Qualys' Technical Advisory Board is comprised of security leaders
from Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, PayPal and other leading
companies. The advisory board meets quarterly to discuss top
priorities and challenges for securing global infrastructures,
providing strategic direction for product development at Qualys. 
About Qualys
 Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), is a pioneer and leading
provider of cloud security and compliance solutions with over 6,000
customers in more than 100 countries, including a majority of each of
the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100. The QualysGuard Cloud Platform
and integrated suite of solutions helps organizations simplify
security operations and lower the cost of compliance by delivering
critical security intelligence on demand and automating the full
spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection for IT systems and
web applications. Founded in 1999, Qualys has established strategic
partnerships with leading managed service providers and consulting
organizations, including Accuvant, BT, Dell SecureWorks, Fujitsu,
NTT, Symantec, Verizon, and Wipro. The company is also a founding
member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). 
For more information, please visit www.qualys.com. 
Qualys, the Qualys logo and QualysGuard are proprietary trademarks of
Qualys, Inc. All other products or names may be trademarks of their
respective companies. 
Contact: 
Melinda Marks
Qualys, Inc. 
(650) 801-6242
mmarks@qualys.com 
Rod McLeod
The Bateman Group for Qualys
(415) 503-1818
qualys@bateman-group.com 
 
 
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