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Qualys Ranked the 39th Fastest Growing Company in Silicon Valley

Ranking in Top 70 Highlights Accelerated Adoption of Security Solutions in the Cloud

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - October 9, 2009 - Qualys, Inc., the leading provider of on demand IT security risk and compliance management solutions, today announced it has been ranked the 39th fastest growing company by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal’s Top 70, a ranking of private companies in the Silicon Valley based on percent revenue growth from 2006 to 2008. This ranking highlighting Qualys’ continued growth and its customers’ adoption of the QualysGuard IT security and compliance solutions, delivered in the cloud via a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).

“We are honored for this acknowledgment by the San Jose Business Journal for the second consecutive year,” said Philippe Courtot, CEO and chairman of Qualys. “We attribute this success to the opportunity our customers gave us to work with them, and to the SaaS model which allows us to respond to their specific security and compliance needs much quicker than enterprise software solutions.”

The Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal’s “Fast Private” list, published as a special supplement in the publication’s October 9, 2009 issue, highlights Qualys’ ranking which was released at a private awards dinner held on October 8, 2009 in Mountain View at the Computer History Museum.

The “Fast Private” represents the third industry recognition Qualys has received during the second half of 2009. In September, Qualys received the Information Security Magazine Readers’ Choice Gold in the vulnerability management category and in August Qualys was named one of America’s fastest-growing companies by Inc. Magazine for the third consecutive year.

Founded in 1999, Qualys pioneered the SaaS delivery model for IT security and compliance solutions. Qualys’ flagship product, QualysGuard®, allows organizations to strengthen the security of their networks and conduct automated security audits to ensure compliance with policies and regulations. The QualysGuard SaaS suite includes 4 solutions for vulnerability management, policy compliance, Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance and web application security assessments.

QualysGuard is a widely deployed SaaS solution, servicing over 4,000 active subscribers worldwide, 40 of which are Fortune 100 companies, and over 240 of which are Forbes Global 1000 companies. Additionally, Qualys has one of the largest vulnerability management deployments in the world at a Fortune Global 50 company.

About Qualys

Qualys, Inc. is the leading provider of on demand IT security risk and compliance management solutions – delivered as a service. Qualys’ Software-as-a-Service solutions are deployed in a matter of hours anywhere in the world, providing customers an immediate and continuous view of their security and compliance postures.

The QualysGuard® service is used today by more than 4,000 organizations in 85 countries, including 40 of the Fortune Global 100 and performs more than 200 million IP audits per year. Qualys has the largest vulnerability management deployment in the world at a Fortune Global 50 company.

Qualys has established strategic agreements with leading managed service providers and consulting organizations including BT, Etisalat, Fujitsu, IBM, I(TS)2, LAC, NTT, SecureWorks, Symantec, Tata Communications and TELUS. For more information, please visit


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