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Qualys Wins Computerworld Innovative Technology Award
Fortune 1,000 Customers Nominate QualysGuard Web Service for Accuracy, Ease of Deployment and Low Total Cost of Ownership
QualysGuard was selected as an award winner from a field of 350 nominations. All nominations came directly from Fortune 1,000 customers. The nominations were reviewed by a panel of Computerworld editors and then distributed among a group of IT executives for evaluation.
According to Computerworld, "[e]valuations were based on these criteria:
- The company's technology is innovative and original.
- It offers demonstrable value to corporate IT operations in Fortune 1,000 companies.
- It creates a new advantage or opportunity for customers.
- Customers have successfully implemented the technology and are getting measurable payback or competitive advantage from it.
- The technology will change the way companies do business or solve technology problems into the future."
The full article about the Computerworld Innovative Technology Awards was published in the September 22, 2003 issue of Computerworld. It is available online at www.computerworld.com/news/2003/story/0,11280,85225,00.html.
About QualysGuardQualysGuard is an on-demand security audit service delivered over the web that enables organizations to effectively manage their vulnerabilities and maintain control over their network security with centralized reports, verified remedies, and full remediation workflow capabilities with trouble tickets. QualysGuard provides comprehensive reports on vulnerabilities including severity levels, time to fix estimates and impact on business, plus trend analysis on security issues. By continuously and proactively monitoring all network access points, QualysGuard dramatically reduces security managers' time researching, scanning and fixing network exposures and enables companies to eliminate network vulnerabilities before they can be exploited.
About QualysWith more than 2,000 subscribers ranging from small businesses to multinational corporations, Qualys has become the leader in on demand vulnerability management and policy compliance. The company allows security managers to strengthen the security of their networks effectively, conduct automated security audits and ensure compliance with internal policies and external regulations. Qualys' on demand technology offers customers significant economic advantages, requiring no capital outlay or infrastructure to deploy and manage. Its distributed scanning capabilities and unprecedented scalability make it ideal for large, distributed organisations. Hundreds of large companies have deployed Qualys on a global scale, including AXA, DuPont, Hershey Foods, ICI Ltd, Novartis, Sodexho, Standard Chartered Bank and many others. Qualys is headquartered in Redwood City, California, with European offices in France, Germany and the U.K., and Asian representatives in Japan, Singapore, Australia, Korea and the Republic of China. For more information, please visit www.qualys.com.
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