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Qualys Receives Highest Possible Rating of “Strong Positive” in Leading Analyst Firm’s MarketScope for Vulnerability Assessment
Redwood City, Calif., Aug. 16, 2012 – Qualys Inc., a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance management solutions, today announced that Qualys received the highest rating – a “Strong Positive” – in Gartner’s “MarketScope for Vulnerability Assessment.”* The report evaluated 11 vendors, rating them on criteria including market responsiveness and track record, sales execution/pricing, offering (product) strategy, product/service, overall viability and customer experience. The QualysGuard Cloud Suite of integrated security and compliance solutions, evaluated in this report, helps organisations with distributed data centres and IT infrastructures to identify their IT systems and web applications, discover and prioritise vulnerabilities, gain actionable security intelligence about their IT infrastructures and achieve compliance with internal polices and external regulations.
“Qualys offers an integrated suite of security and compliance solutions through the cloud and the benefits it brings – including ease-of-deployment and the absence of technology maintenance requirements, even for large global deployments,” said Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO for Qualys. “On behalf of our customers and partners, we are pleased to be recognised with a Strong Positive rating in vulnerability assessment and we would like to thank our users for helping us continuously innovate to deliver one of the market’s most effective security and compliance solutions.”
To read the full report, visit: http://www.qualys.com/MarketScope2012.
*Gartner, MarketScope for Vulnerability Assessment, Kelly M. Kavanagh, August 10, 2012.
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About QualysGuard Cloud Platform
The QualysGuard Cloud Platform and its integrated suite of security and compliance solutions provide organisations 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 analyse large amounts of IT security data, discover and prioritise vulnerabilities and malware, recommend remediation actions and verify the implementation of such actions.
About QualysGuard Cloud Suite
The QualysGuard Cloud Suite currently includes six solutions: Vulnerability Management, Web Application Scanning, Malware Detection Service, Policy Compliance, PCI Compliance and SECURE Seal. This integrated set of cloud solutions enables organisations to automate the lifecycle of asset discovery, security assessments, and compliance management for IT systems and web applications, whether they reside inside the organisation, on their network perimeter or in the cloud. The QualysGuard Cloud Suite has been designed since inception to be delivered through the cloud and to be easily and rapidly deployed on a global scale, enabling faster implementation, broader adoption and lower total cost of ownership than traditional enterprise products.
Qualys, Inc., is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions with over 5,800 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 organisations 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 organisations including BT, Dell SecureWorks, Fujitsu, IBM, NTT, Symantec, Verizon, and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA).
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