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Qualys Wins CEO of the Year and Best SME Security Solution at the 2011 European SC Magazine Awards

QualysGuard Express Awarded Best Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Security Solution for Second Year in a Row

Slough, Berkshire, UK - April 26, 2011 - Qualys®, Inc., the leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) IT security risk and compliance management solutions, today announced that it has received SC Magazine Europe 2011 awards for Best SME Security Solution and CEO of the Year. Qualys Chairman and CEO Philippe Courtot accepted the awards presented by SC Editor Paul Fisher at a special gala event held on 19th April at the London Hilton on Park Lane.

“We are delighted to see QualysGuard Express gain recognition for Best SME Security Solution for the second year in a row, and I feel very honoured to be named CEO of the Year,” said Courtot. “These awards are a testament to the accelerated adoption of the SaaS model for security by large and small companies across the world. We want to thank our early adopters and customers who, like us, believed in the promises of SaaS and supported us over the years.”

Now in its third decade, the European SC Awards are widely recognised as the most coveted and prestigious awards for the European information security industry. The SC Awards honour professionals working to secure enterprises and the vendor and channel communities that deliver innovative security technologies. Qualys was also named a finalist in the categories of Best Enterprise Security Solution, Information Security Product of the Year and Information Security Vendor of the Year in the 2011 awards.

Earlier this year at the 2011 SC Magazine US awards, Qualys was named Best Security Company and won awards for Best Vulnerability Management Tool and Best SME Security Solution.

About Qualys

Qualys, Inc. is the leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) IT security risk and compliance management solutions – delivered as a service. Qualys 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 named Best Security Company in 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).

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