Qualys Receives Frost & Sullivan's Global Market Leadership Award in
Vulnerability Management for Third Consecutive Year
Coveted Award Recognizes Sales Growth, Solution Excellence and Continued
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Qualys, Inc.
(Nasdaq:QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance
management solutions, has received the Frost & Sullivan Global Market
Leadership Award in Vulnerability Management for the third consecutive year.
The award is based on independent analysis of the global vulnerability
management market, including in-depth interviews with customers, partners and
"Ultimately, vulnerability management solutions must become as dynamic as the
threat environment that they are designed to protect against," stated Chris
Kissel, industry analyst for Frost & Sullivan, in the report. He continued,
"Qualys maintains its market leadership because of its strong technology cloud
platform, ability to scale, and ease of use and deployment. Also, the company
has successfully shown that it can rapidly innovate and deliver new
capabilities suitable for customers of all sizes across vertical industries.
This adaptability has allowed Qualys to consistently stay ahead in the
"In today's hyper-connected world, CISOs are faced with a daunting task of
securing corporate assets, while IT technologies are moving at an accelerated
pace and opening new attack vectors that hackers are quick to leverage," said
Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO for Qualys. "We are honored to accept this
award that confirms the strong relationship we have built with our customers
and partners to combat cyber attacks, and our continued commitment to innovate
and relentlessly improve our security and compliance solutions."
Frost & Sullivan's research also highlights the following key aspects of
Qualys' business and development:
oNew Product Development, including QualysGuard Express Lite, which was
introduced in the summer of 2013, is designed for vulnerability and
application scanning for businesses with 250 IP addresses or less.
oInnovative Technologies such as QualysGuard's "fingerprinting"
capabilities, which catalog where the device is mapped to, the operating
system it is running, and issues a vulnerability score to help manage
unknown connected devices.
oEase of Use with an integrated suite of security and compliance services.
This provides customers with the ability to expand well beyond a
best-of-breed point solution by providing an open platform that can
further help customers fight cyber threats.
oLeading SaaS Experience and Infrastructurefrom more than a decade of
experience with cloud-based solutions. Qualys' flagship QualysGuard Cloud
Platform (shared or private) is inherently highly extensible and scalable.
It currently performs more than 1 billion IP scans annually and detects
and analyzes over 50 billion security events monthly.
The Frost & Sullivan Global Market Share Leadership Award is the latest in a
series of accoladesfor Qualys. Qualys earned the 2013 SC Magazine Award for
Best Vulnerability Management Tool and SearchSecurity's 2013 Readers' Choice
Gold Award for Application Security. Qualys' vulnerability management market
leadership has also been validated by other majorindustry analysts, including
a top ranking in Device Vulnerability Assessment Worldwide byIDC.
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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.
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 CloudSecurityAlliance (CSA).
For more information, please visit www.qualys.com.
Qualys, the Qualys logo and QualysGuard are proprietary trademarks of Qualys,
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CONTACT: Melinda Marks
The Bateman Group for Qualys
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