SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired - Mar 3, 2016) - Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, today announced that Standard & Poor’s (S&P) added the company to the S&P SmallCap 600 Index as of the close of trading on March 2, 2016.
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“We are honored to now be part of the S&P 600 and I would like to take this opportunity to thank our customers and the Qualys team, who help us build Qualys into an innovative company, delivering solutions that help companies of all sizes to effectively secure their networks,” said Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO for Qualys.
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Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS) is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions with over 8,800 customers in more than 100 countries, including a majority of each of the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100. The Qualys Cloud Platform and integrated suite of solutions help organizations simplify security operations and lower the cost of compliance by delivering critical security intelligence on demand and automating the full spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection for IT systems and web applications. Founded in 1999, Qualys has established strategic partnerships with leading managed service providers and consulting organizations including Accenture, BT, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Dell SecureWorks, Fujitsu, HCL Comnet, Infosys, NTT, Optiv, Tata Communications, Verizon and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). For more information, please visit www.qualys.com.
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