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Dimension Data Partners with Qualys to Provide IT Security and Compliance Solutions as a Service on a Global Scale

InfoSecurity Europe, London, - April 19, 2011 - Qualys®, Inc., the leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) IT security risk and compliance management solutions, announced today that Dimension Data will offer the QualysGuard IT Security and Compliance Suite as part of its portfolio of solutions to organisations around the globe. As a QualysGuard Managed Security Services Partner (MSSP), Dimension Data plc, a specialist IT services and solutions provider, will offer the award-winning QualysGuard suite of SaaS applications to help global organisations of all sizes to successfully achieve both vulnerability management and policy compliance initiatives cohesively, while reducing costs and streamlining operations.

“We are looking forward to bringing the QualysGuard offerings to organisations aiming to build and maintain effective pro-active risk management strategies,” said Neil Campbell, General Manager, Security Solutions for Dimension Data. “As we work with clients to support their business and technology objectives, the QualysGuard suite of security offerings delivered from the cloud provides powerful, flexible security services that complement and integrate well with other solutions and services that we offer.”

The partnership allows Dimension Data to:

  • Resell QualysGuard services including vulnerability management, policy compliance and web application scanning integrated with Dimension Data’s technology and MSIS offering.
  • Deliver assessment and consulting services where Dimension Data consultants use QualysGuard to complete client engagements in areas such as governance, risk and compliance (GRC) as well as PCI.

Dimension Data helps clients plan, build, support and manage their IT infrastructures. Operating in 49 countries on five continents with 12,383 employees, the company is a recognized leader in the provision and management of specialist IT infrastructure solutions, helping its more than 6,000 clients achieve their business goals. The company draws on its expertise in networking, converged communications, security, data centre solutions, Microsoft and contact centre technologies, and its unique skills in consulting, integration and managed services to create customised client solutions.

“Dimension Data’s deep experience and understanding of the security challenges companies face will make them a valuable partner to help global clients manage their security risk and achieve compliance with PCI and other mandates, in a much more flexible manner,” said Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO of Qualys.

For more information, visit Qualys at booth E70 at Infosecurity Europe 2011.

About Dimension Data
Dimension Data plc, a specialist IT services and solutions provider, helps clients plan, build, support and manage their IT infrastructures. Dimension Data applies its expertise in networking, converged communications, security, data centre solutions, Microsoft and contact centre technologies, and its unique skills in consulting, integration and managed services to createcustomised client solutions.
www.dimensiondata.com.

About Qualys

Qualys, Inc. is the leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) IT security risk and compliance management solutions. Qualys’ SaaS 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 5,000 organizations in 85 countries, including 47 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, and has been recognized by leading industry analysts for its market leadership. Qualys was recently named Best Security Company in the Excellence Awards category of the 2011 SC Awards U.S.

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. Qualys is a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA).

For more information, please visit www.qualys.com.

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