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Qualys Named One of Silicon Valley’s Fastest Growing Companies for Third Consecutive Year

Ranked #44 with 104 Percent Growth Over the Past Three Years

Redwood City, Calif. - October 19, 2010 - Qualys®, Inc., the leading provider of on demand IT security risk and compliance management solutions, today announced it has been ranked the 44th fastest growing company by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal’s “Fast Private” list, a ranking of private companies in the Silicon Valley based on percent revenue growth from 2007 to 2009. With 104 percent growth over the past three years, this ranking highlights Qualys’ accelerated customer adoption of the QualysGuard IT security and compliance solutions, delivered in the cloud via Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).

“Implementing security continues to be a top priority for organizations worldwide in order to protect their IT systems against cyber attacks and achieve regulatory compliance,” said Philippe Courtot, CEO and chairman of Qualys. “Being recognized by the San Jose Business Journal is an achievement that we are proud to share with all our customers.”

The Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal’s “Fast Private” list, published as a special supplement in the publication’s October 15, 2010 issue, highlights Qualys’ ranking which was announced at a private awards dinner held on October 14, 2010 in Mountain View at the Computer History Museum.

The “Fast Private” represents the latest in a series of market leadership recognitions for Qualys. This year alone, Qualys earned two SC Magazine Awards, ChannelWeb named the company one of the Coolest Cloud Security Vendors, and Inc. Magazine named Qualys as one of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies for the fourth consecutive year. Qualys’ vulnerability management market leadership is also validated by major industry analysts. Forrester has stated that “Qualys leads the pack,” IDC market share data has Qualys as the market leader among device vulnerability assessment vendors, and Qualys received the highest rating of “Strong Positive” in the Gartner Marketscope for Vulnerability Assessment.

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 42 of the Fortune Global 100 and performs more than 500 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.

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