The recognition also highlights Qualys as the 25th-fastest growing security company. With 323 percent sales growth over the last three years, Qualys continues to benefit from the increased adoption of its Security-as-a-Service model by large enterprises to SMBs worldwide.
The Frost & Sullivan award honors Qualys for its exceptional long-term growth strategy and credits the Company as "a crucial force in furthering the acceptance of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) products."
"As the market shows signs of maturity, Qualys' ability to increase market share, grow at consistently high rates and retain an astoundingly high percentage of its impressive customer base solidifies its leading role in the vulnerability management market. In a million-dollar breach reality, the reliability of QualysGuard and the appeal of its SaaS delivery model sets the company apart in a very highly-competitive market," says Chris Rodriguez, research analyst with Frost & Sullivan.
Alex Pinchev has become the latest member to join the Qualys board of directors. Pinchev who is Red Hat’s president of global sales, services and field marketing had this to say — "Qualys has demonstrated significant traction and industry leadership through its successful SaaS delivery model and most recently with its integrated QualysGuard® Security and Compliance Suite. I look forward to working with the Qualys executive team and its board members to help drive on-demand security innovation."
At this years 6th Annual Qualys SaaS Security Conference, top security professionals from around the world joined together May 15 & 16, 2008 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, California for an information packed 2-day event.
CSOs, network and security professionals were introduced to executives from Gartner, Cisco, CNET, Med Immune and Sodexo who provided insight into their use of Qualys' solutions and shared best practices for deploying vulnerability management offerings, integrating with managed services platforms and ensuring regulatory and operational compliance.
Qualys CEO Philippe Courtot connected with Qualys customers to listen to their views while taking feedback on the critical issues impacting their security organizations today. He stated: "QSC was created specifically to engage directly with our customers. It allows us an opportunity to hear customer insight that could shape our future roadmap as we build the next generation of security Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions."
New Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Suite Addresses the Convergence of IT Security and Policy Compliance to Reduce Complexity for Auditors, Security Professionals and Executive Management.
Qualys recently introduced the QualysGuard® Security and Compliance Suite, a suite of SaaS products aimed at helping global organizations to better manage the operational challenges and costs associated with securing their IT infrastructure, and complying with the ever increasing set of regulations.
The QualysGuard on demand platform was voted Best Audit and Vulnerability Solution for the second consecutive year by SC Magazine. The SC Magazine Reader’s Trust Awards recognize the best products, services and security teams in the industry over the past year as decided by a panel of judges and readers of SC Magazine. The Best Audit and Vulnerability Solution category included a number of vendors in the vulnerability assessment and patch management space, with top honors going to Qualys' for its flagship Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) QualysGuard solution, the industry’s first on demand platform for security risk and compliance management.
For the second consecutive year, QualysGuard® Enterprise was voted the 2008 Readers' Choice Gold Award winner, by readers of Information Security™ magazine and SearchSecurity.com™ in the vulnerability management category. The award honors come on the heels of Qualys' release of the first integrated Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution for security and compliance.