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Qualys Named One of the Fastest Growing Companies in North America on Deloitte’s 2010 Technology Fast 500 for Fifth Consecutive Year

Ranked #415 on the Technology Fast 500 and Came in 45th for Companies with Annual Revenues of $50 Million or More in the Software Category

Redwood City, Calif. - October 21, 2010 - Qualys®, Inc., the leading provider of on demand IT security risk and compliance management solutions, today announced that it ranked number 415 on Technology Fast 500™, Deloitte’s ranking of 500 of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Additionally, Qualys was one of 19 private companies to be ranked on the Technology Fast 500 list from Silicon Valley and came in 45th for companies with annual revenues of $50 million or more in the Software category. Rankings are based on percentage of fiscal year revenue growth during the period from 2005–2009. Qualys’ 207 percent growth rate is attributed to the company’s accelerated customer adoption of the QualysGuard IT security and compliance solutions, delivered in the cloud via Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).

"Being recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in North America for the fifth consecutive year is an honor that we share with our customers," said Philippe Courtot, CEO and chairman of Qualys. "We pioneered security-as-a-service 11 years ago when we set our mission to build a global scanning infrastructure in the cloud and we thank our early adopters who like us believed in what is now finally understood as the future of IT computing."

“Qualys and the other 2010 Technology Fast 500 winners forged ahead in a challenging economic environment to realize exceptional growth,” said Phil Asmundson, vice chairman and Deloitte’s U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader. "Deloitte commends Qualys for this impressive accomplishment.”

“Qualys has proved itself to be one of the fastest growing tech companies in North America, and we are proud to honor them as one of the 2010 Technology Fast 500,” said Mark Jensen, managing partner, venture capital services, Deloitte & Touche LLP.

The 2010 Technology Fast 500 is the most recent recognition for Qualys’ market leadership. This year alone, Qualys was recognized as one of the fastest growing companies by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal’s “Fast Private” list, earned two SC Magazine Awards, ChannelWeb named the company one of the Coolest Cloud Security Vendors, and Inc. Magazine named Qualys as one of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies for the fourth consecutive year. Qualys’ vulnerability management market leadership is also validated by major industry analysts. Forrester has stated that "Qualys leads the pack," IDC market share data has Qualys as the market leader among device vulnerability assessment vendors, and Qualys received the highest rating of “Strong Positive” in the Gartner Marketscope for Vulnerability Assessment.

For additional detail on the Technology Fast 500, including selection and qualifying criteria, visit www.fast500.com.

About Qualys

Qualys, Inc. is the leading provider of on demand IT security risk and compliance management solutions – delivered as a service. Qualys’ Software-as-a-Service solutions are deployed in a matter of hours anywhere in the world, providing customers an immediate and continuous view of their security and compliance postures.

The QualysGuard® service is used today by more than 4,000 organizations in 85 countries, including 42 of the Fortune Global 100 and performs more than 500 million IP audits per year. Qualys has the largest vulnerability management deployment in the world at a Fortune Global 50 company.

Qualys has established strategic agreements with leading managed service providers and consulting organizations including BT, Etisalat, Fujitsu, IBM, I(TS)2, LAC, NTT, SecureWorks, Symantec, Tata Communications and TELUS.

For more information, please visit www.qualys.com.

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