Qualys Announces Availability of QualysGuard Private Cloud Platform on VCE
New Package Provides a Complete and Integrated Turnkey Solution for
Managed Security Service Providers and Government Entities
REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/10/13 -- Qualys, Inc.
(NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and
compliance solutions, today announced that the QualysGuard(R) Private
Cloud Platform has been integrated with VCE(TM) Vblock(TM) Systems to
be delivered to customers worldwide, helping them secure their
networks from cyber attacks and automate compliance. Vblock Systems
integrate leading Cisco networking and server, EMC storage and VMware
cloud infrastructure technologies into a single intelligent converged
infrastructure system with seamless support.
With this partnership, the fully virtualized QualysGuard software
stack comes pre-installed, pre-configured and pre-qualified on the
VCE Vblock System as a fully integrated turnkey solution, making it
more scalable, cost effective and much faster to deploy within
"VCE Vblock(TM) Systems have led the industry transition to converged
infrastructure, delivering unprecedented customer value by speeding
deployments, increasing business agility and lowering TCO," said
Praveen Akkiraju, CEO of VCE. "We are very excited to provide an
innovative foundation based on best-of-breed technologies to help
Qualys bring their powerful cloud security and compliance platform to
"The virtualized QualysGuard Private Cloud Platform allows us to
extend our security and compliance solutions to IT environments that
require a private cloud instance on premise, offering the full
benefits of our cloud solutions without the complexity and cost
associated with deploying traditional enterprise software," said
Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO of Qualys. "With this new VCE
partnership, we can now drop ship our private platform to customers
and partners worldwide much faster so they can leverage its power and
scalability to secure their IT infrastructures or those of their
The companion QualysGuard Virtual Scanner Appliance, which extends
the reach of the QualysGuard platform through dispersed deployments
and public cloud environments, has further been
certified on VCE(TM) Vblock(TM) Systems as "VCE Vblock Ready."
About QualysGuard Private Cloud Platform
The QualysGuard Private
Cloud Platform is a standalone version of the full multi-layer,
multi-tenant services architecture of the QualysGuard Cloud Platform,
deployed for the private use of a specific customer or partner. The
QualysGuard Private Cloud Platform powers an integrated suite of
cloud security solutions incorporating Qualys' industry-leading
vulnerability management service with comprehensive IT compliance and
web application scanning solutions. Delivered as a secure,
multitenant, scalable platform, it gives customers, partners and
government agencies the performance, ease-of-use and scalability to
secure IT assets and web applications while keeping data on premise
or within their datacenters. The QualysGuard Private Cloud Platform
is already in use by multiple customers and partners worldwide
including du Telecom, Fujitsu Limited, Microsoft, Oracle and others.
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 help 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.
VCE and Vblock are registered trademarks or trademarks of VCE Company
LLC or its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries.
Qualys, the Qualys logo and QualysGuard are proprietary trademarks of
Qualys, Inc. All other products or names may be trademarks of their
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