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Qualys Named one of the Fastest-Growing Software-as-a-Service Companies on SaaS 1000 List

Q2 2018 rankings place Qualys at #222 of 1000 among SaaS companies with the highest expansion percentages

FOSTER CITY, Calif. October 1, 2018 – Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, today announced it has been named #222 on the SaaS 1000 list of the fastest-growing Software as a Service (SaaS) companies. The rankings are created by an algorithm that tracks the growth in employee size over a six-month period. The list includes large SaaS companies as well as smaller startups.

“Qualys’ ranking in the SaaS 1000 illustrates its notable growth and excellence in operations among thousands of SaaS companies in today’s highly competitive software market,” said Thomas Smale, editor of the SaaS 1000 and founder of FE International. “Companies like Qualys on the SaaS 1000 list deserve recognition for their continued accomplishments in disrupting their industries’ standard by replacing on-premises software with SaaS solutions that easily scale while offering customers significant cost savings.”

Qualys’ current Q2 ranking represents a significant increase from its #309 ranking in Q1. The SaaS 1000 list is calculated on a quarterly basis using a range of indicators such as recruitment trends and team expansion rates. Over the years, SaaS 1000 has recognized companies from all over the world, analyzing the growth trends of the enterprise as well as those of emerging startups.

“Qualys is honored to be named as part of the SaaS 1000 list, as we firmly believe that cloud-based services are the foundation of how we deliver customers security with accuracy, immediacy, scale and drastic cost savings over traditional best-of-breed enterprise security and compliance software solutions,” said Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO, Qualys, Inc. “Our recent growth has included rapid expansion of our cloud platform and our operations in Pune, India, which now include more than 500 local employees.”

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About Qualys Cloud Platform
As a revolutionary Cloud based architecture, the Qualys Cloud Platform offers customers a unified view of IT, security and compliance across on-premises assets, endpoints, clouds, containers and web applications, drastically reducing the cost and complexity of managing multiple security vendors.

The Qualys platform currently delivers 18 fully integrated, centrally managed and self-updating best-of-breed security and compliance solutions. By automatically gathering and analyzing security and compliance data from IT assets anywhere in one single-pane view, the Qualys Cloud Platform gives customers the scalability, visibility, accuracy and breadth of capabilities to fight cyber-attacks and build security into their digital transformation initiatives.

About Qualys
Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS) is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions with over 10,300 customers in more than 130 countries, including a majority of each of the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100. Qualys helps organizations streamline and consolidate their security and compliance solutions in a single platform and build security into digital transformation initiatives for greater agility, better business outcomes and substantial cost savings. The Qualys Cloud Platform and its integrated Cloud Apps deliver businesses critical security intelligence continuously, enabling them to automate the full spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection for IT systems and web applications on premises, on endpoints and elastic clouds. Founded in 1999 as one of the first SaaS security companies, Qualys has established strategic partnerships with leading managed service providers and consulting organizations including Accenture, BT, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Deutsche Telekom, DXC Technologies, Fujitsu, HCL Technologies, IBM, Infosys, NTT, Optiv, SecureWorks, Tata Communications, Verizon and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance. For more information, please visit


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