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Alex Pinchev Appointed to Qualys Board of Directors

Redwood City, CA - June 17, 2008 - Qualys®, Inc., the leading provider of IT security and compliance solutions, announced Alex Pinchev of Red Hat has been appointed to the Qualys Board of Directors. Alex joins a team of industry leaders to help drive the global expansion of Qualys and its QualysGuard® Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) security and compliance offerings.

“Qualys has demonstrated significant traction and industry leadership through its successful SaaS delivery model and most recently with its integrated QualysGuard® Security and Compliance Suite,” said Alex Pinchev, Executive Vice President and President Global Sales, Services, and Field Marketing for Red Hat. “I look forward to working with the Qualys executive team and its board members to help drive on-demand security innovation.”

The Qualys Board of Directors is led by chairman and Qualys CEO, Philippe Courtot and includes: Donald R. Dixon, Managing Director, Trident Capital, Sandra England Bergeron, Chairman of the Board, TraceSecurity, Inc., Yves Sisteron, Managing Partner and Co-Founder, GRP Partners and Alex Serge Vieux, Chairman, Founder & CEO, DASAR & Publisher, Red Herring, Inc.

“Alex joins Qualys’ board at a crucial time where the company is expanding its SaaS offerings and global presence,” said Philippe Courtot, Chairman & CEO of Qualys. “We welcome Alex to our board as he brings unique expertise that will help us scale our operations worldwide.”

About Alex Pinchev

During the course of his 25-year career, Alex has built entrepreneurial and international acumen and has led several successful start-up companies, including MainControl, Inc., where he served as chairman, president, CEO, and founder. Alex is the Executive Vice President and President for Red Hat’s global sales, services, and field marketing organizations. Alex is also responsible for driving strategic relationships with global customers and business partners while overseeing geographical and US public sector operations.

About Qualys

Qualys, Inc. is the leading provider of on demand IT security risk andcompliance management solutions – delivered as a service. Qualys’Software-as-a-Service solutions are deployed in a matter of hours anywhere inthe world, providing customers an immediate and continuous view of theirsecurity and compliance postures. The QualysGuard® service is used today bymore than 3,500 organizations in 85 countries, including 35 of the FortuneGlobal 100 and performs more than 200 million IP audits per year. Qualys hasthe largest vulnerability management deployment in the world at a FortuneGlobal 50 company. Qualys has established strategic agreements with leadingmanaged service providers and consulting organizations including BT, Etisalat,Fujitsu, IBM, I(TS)2, LAC, SecureWorks, Symantec, TELUS and VeriSign. For moreinformation, please visit


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