New Package Provides a Complete and Integrated Turnkey Solution for Managed Security Service Providers and Government Entities
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 10, 2013 – Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions, today announced that the QualysGuard® Private Cloud Platform has been integrated with VCETM VblockTM 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 virtualised 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 customers’ datacenters.
“VCE Vblock™ 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 new markets.”
“The virtualised 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 customers.”
The companion QualysGuard Virtual Scanner Appliance, which extends the reach of the QualysGuard platform through dispersed deployments across private and public cloud environments, has further been certified on VCE™ Vblock™ 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 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 Accuvant, BT, Dell SecureWorks, Fujitsu, NTT, Symantec, Verizon, and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA).
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