Qualys and Verizon Join Forces to Deliver Cloud-Based IT Security and
Verizon's Managed Security Services, Consulting Practice Leverage Full Suite
of QualysGuard Solutions
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Qualys Inc. (Nasdaq:QLYS), a
pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance management
solutions, and Verizon, a leading provider of global managed security
solutions, today announced an agreement to expand their relationship to
deliver new advanced cloud-based IT security and compliance management
These services include vulnerability management, Web application scanning, PCI
and policy compliance solutions to organizations around the world. Verizon
enterprise clients can now benefit from the performance, security and
scalability of the QualysGuard Cloud Platform to secure and protect their IT
assets and Web applications from cyber attacks and to automate compliance.
Verizon also will layer additional analytics with these managed security
services by leveraging its proprietary risk models to provide clients with
actionable information about their security risk posture.
"Qualys' cloud platform, commitment to innovation and global reach have made
them a leader in the security services space," said Cindy Bellefeuille
Stanton, director of security product management for Verizon Enterprise
Solutions. "By incorporating these solutions into our managed services and
consulting offerings, our clients now have more choice and flexibility in
meeting their compliance and security requirements -- a growing area of focus
for our clients."
"Verizon has built an impressive global managed security and consulting
practice and together we will deliver leading edge IT security and compliance
solutions to organizations around the world," said Philippe Courtot, Chairman
and CEO, Qualys. "Our expanded relationship will pay big dividends for
enterprises looking to strengthen their security defense."
About QualysGuard Cloud Platform
The QualysGuard Cloud Platform and its integrated suite of security and
compliance solutions helps provide organizations of all sizes with a global
view of their security and compliance posture, while reducing their total cost
of ownership. The QualysGuard Cloud Suite, which includes Vulnerability
Management, Web Application Scanning, Malware Detection Service, Policy
Compliance, PCI Compliance and Qualys SECURE Seal, enable customers to
identify their IT assets, collect and analyze large amounts of IT security
data, discover and prioritize vulnerabilities and malware, recommend
remediation actions and verify the implementation of such actions.
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), headquartered in New York, is
a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline
communications services to consumer, business, government and wholesale
customers. Verizon Wireless operates America's most reliable wireless network,
with more than 98 million retail connections nationwide. Verizon also provides
converged communications, information and entertainment services over
America's most advanced fiber-optic network, and delivers integrated business
solutions to customers in more than 150 countries, including all of the
Fortune 500.A Dow 30 company with nearly $116 billion in 2012 revenues,
Verizon employs a diverse workforce of 183,400.For more information, visit
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 worldwide.
The company is also a founding member of the CloudSecurityAlliance (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
CONTACT: Melinda Marks
Verizon Enterprise Solutions
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