Wipro to leverage Qualys Cloud Platform to deliver vulnerability and compliance services for managed security environments
REDWOOD CITY, CA – August 23, 2016 – Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, today announced an expanded strategic partnership with Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company. Wipro will leverage Qualys Vulnerability Management, Policy Compliance and Web Application Security services in its managed Enterprise Security Service offerings for its customers, world-wide. As part of the agreement, Wipro will also integrate the Qualys Cloud Platform with its existing managed security services.
Global enterprises are extending and erasing their network perimeters as growing numbers of critical business functions move to the cloud. Qualys provides these enterprises the protection of a continuous security and compliance posture with its self-updating, centrally managed platform delivering unparalleled visibility, control and response for global IT assets. Based on extensible cloud and API technology, the Qualys Cloud Platform scales on-demand, and seamlessly integrates with managed security offerings such as that of Wipro.
“We are excited to expand our partnership with Qualys,” said Sheetal Mehta, Vice President & Global Head, Cybersecurity & Risk Services, Wipro Limited. “By leveraging the Qualys Cloud Platform along with Wipro’s time-tested vulnerability and compliance lifecycle management processes, our clients will benefit from a continuous security and compliance posture through on-demand, differentiated security and compliance solutions.”
“Wipro has built an impressive global managed security services practice and we are confident that together, we will deliver leading-edge IT security and compliance solutions to organizations around the world,” said Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO, Qualys, Inc. “Qualys’ cloud-based delivery model will enable Wipro to incorporate superior global security and compliance into the fabric of their customers’ managed environments.”
Performing more than 3 billion IP scans/audits annually, the Qualys Cloud Platform is built on highly scalable core services and a global multi-tenant cloud infrastructure. The platform’s design gives customers broad visibility into geographically distributed and segmented networks, dynamic cloud environments and endpoints, providing a critical extension to these teams as they ensure compliance and secure IT assets in an expanding network perimeter. As a centrally managed platform, vulnerability and software updates are done in real-time. It also allows infosecurity teams to seamlessly add new coverage, users and services on-demand.
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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, SecureWorks, Fujitsu, HCL Comnet, Infosys, NTT, Optiv, Tata Communications, Verizon and Wipro Limited. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). For more information, please visit www.qualys.com.
About Wipro Limited
Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) is a leading information technology, consulting and business process services company that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of “Business through Technology.” By combining digital strategy, customer centric design, advanced analytics and product engineering approach, Wipro helps its clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, strong commitment to sustainability and good corporate citizenship, Wipro has a dedicated workforce of over 170,000, serving clients across 6 continents. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com
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