Qualys Ranks #1 for Fifth Consecutive Year in Device Vulnerability Assessment Worldwide in Leading Analyst Firm Report of Vendor

Qualys Ranks #1 for Fifth Consecutive Year in Device Vulnerability Assessment 
Worldwide in Leading Analyst Firm Report of Vendor Shares 
Qualys Increased Market Share in Vulnerability Assessment for 2012 
REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/27/13 --  Qualys, Inc.
(NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and
compliance solutions, today announced that IDC has ranked the company
No. 1 for Worldwide Device Vulnerability Assessment Revenue Share for
2012 for the fifth consecutive year, with 14.5 percent market share.
The Worldwide Security and Vulnerability Management 2013-2017
Forecast and 2012 Vendor Shares report also shows Qualys has
increased its market share in the overall category of Vulnerability
Assessment (VA) for 2012, which includes both Device VA and
Application VA. Qualys is ranked No. 2 with 9.4 percent market
revenue share, up from 8.6 percent in 2011. 
"Even with recent economic uncertainty, companies have continued to
invest in security and vulnerability management due to the rise in
threats and expanding government regulations," said Charles Kolodgy,
research vice president for IDC's security products. "Organizations
are looking for affordable solutions that reduce the complexity of
effective risk management. With its cloud platform, Qualys continues
to grow its market share by meeting this need with cost-effective,
powerful, automated solutions to help organizations monitor and
protect against possible attacks while meeting compliance
regulations." 
According to the report, revenue in the Security and Vulnerability
Management (SVM) market was $4.2 billion in 2012 compared to $3.8
billion in 2011. IDC believes the SVM market will remain on a
positive growth trajectory in 2013, with revenue anticipated to be
$4.6 billion, and forecasts that the SVM market will reach $6.5
billion in 2017. 
"We are pleased to see our market share continuing to increase in the
overall vulnerability management market," said Philippe Courtot,
chairman and CEO for Qualys. "Our unique QualysGuard security and
compliance platform makes it easier to bring new functionality to our
existing solutions and deliver new services to market which are cost
effective and easier to deploy and maintain than the traditional
enterprise solutions we replace." 
Visit qualys.com/idc-vm-2013-forecast to read the full report. 
About QualysGuard Cloud Platform
 The QualysGuard Cloud Platform and
its integrated suite of security and compliance solutions help
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, enables
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. 
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 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. 
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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