QualysGuard® 5.0 Provides Customers and Partners with New AJAX-based User Interface, Massive Parallelized Scanning, Enhanced Business Unit Reporting and Seamless Integration Capabilities with Other Security Applications
San Francisco, CA - RSA Conference 2007 (Booth #1216) - February 6, 2007 - Qualys, Inc., the leading provider of on-demand security risk and compliance management solutions, today announced QualysGuard 5.0. Building on the world’s widest deployed on-demand, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) security solution, QualysGuard 5.0 is the platform for delivering next generation security risk and compliance management solutions that allow security managers and auditors to get a continuous view of a company’s security and compliance posture.
“QualysGuard gives us the ability to detect our vulnerabilities across our network and really ensure that we have the level of security and compliance we need,” said Craig Shumard, Chief Information Security Officer at CIGNA, one of the nation’s largest providers of health care and related employee benefits.
“QualysGuard 5.0 includes important enhancements that enable seamless and straightforward integration with our Managed Security Offerings including single-sign-on capabilities with our portal and the ability to easily bring Qualys data into our applications so that it can be leveraged to enhance our industry-leading managed services,” said Scott Magrath, general manager, Managed Security Services, VeriSign.
With the QualysGuard 5.0 SaaS Platform, customers and partners can immediately take advantage of the highly interactive functionality and performance enhancements, without having to install any new software. QualysGuard 5.0 features include:
“Working with our customers and partners, we are continuously expanding the capabilities of QualysGuard, evolving it into the first on-demand platform for security risk and compliance management,” said Philippe Courtot, CEO and Chairman of Qualys. “In doing so, we have enhanced what were already industry benchmarks for performance, accuracy and ease-of-use, while opening up those benefits to our partners through a growing set of APIs. Today, as a result, Managed Security Services organizations, consulting firms and third-party vendors around the world are building solutions on the QualysGuard platform to answer the needs of their customers.”
QualysGuard 5.0 brings ease of use, scanning speed and accuracy to new heights. The QualysGuard Platform is now performing 150 million IP production scans per annum with Six Sigma accuracy (less than 3.4 scanning errors per million IP scans). The Platform remotely manages 3,700 scanner appliances deployed in 65 countries, supporting more than 2,500 customers, including 25 Fortune 100 and over 200 Forbes global organizations.
General availability of QualysGuard 5.0 is slated for March 2007.
Qualys, Inc. is the leading provider of on-demand security risk and compliance management solutions. Qualys is the only security company that delivers these solutions through a single software-as-a-service platform. QualysGuard® allows organizations to strengthen the security of their networks and conduct automated security audits to ensure compliance with policies and regulations. As a scalable and open platform, QualysGuard enables partners to broaden their managed security offerings and expand their consulting services. Qualys’ on-demand solutions are deployed in a matter of hours anywhere in the world, providing customers an immediate view of their security and compliance posture. QualysGuard is the widest deployed security on-demand solution in the world, performing over 150 million IP audits per year. For more information, please visit www.qualys.com.
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