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Qualys Receives Frost & Sullivan Global Vulnerability Management Market Leadership Award

QualysQualys announced today that it has received the Frost & Sullivan Global Market Leadership Award in Vulnerability Management for the third consecutive year. The award is based on independent analysis of the global vulnerability management market, including in-depth interviews with customers, partners and vendors.

“Ultimately, vulnerability management solutions must become as dynamic as the threat environment that they are designed to protect against,” stated Chris Kissel, industry analyst for Frost & Sullivan, in the report. He continued, “Qualys maintains its market leadership because of its strong technology cloud platform, ability to scale, and ease of use and deployment. Also, the company has successfully shown that it can rapidly innovate and deliver new capabilities suitable for customers of all sizes across vertical industries. This adaptability has allowed Qualys to consistently stay ahead in the innovation curve.”

Read the full report or the news release.

Qualys Ranks #1 for Fifth Consecutive Year in Device Vulnerability Assessment Worldwide

idc_imageQualys announced today that for the fifth consecutive year, IDC has ranked the company #1 for Worldwide Device Vulnerability Assessment Revenue Share, with 14.5% market share for 2012. The Worldwide Security and Vulnerability Management 2013-2017 Forecast and 2012 Vendor Shares report also shows Qualys has increased its market share in the overall category of Vulnerability Assessment (VA) for 2012, which includes both Device VA and Application VA. Qualys is ranked No. 2  with 9.4 percent market revenue share, up from 8.6 percent in 2011.

“Even with recent economic uncertainty, companies have continued to invest in security and vulnerability management due to the rise in threats and expanding government regulations,” said Charles Kolodgy, research vice president for IDC’s security products. “Organizations are looking for affordable solutions that reduce the complexity of effective risk management. With its cloud platform, Qualys continues to grow its market share by meeting this need with cost-effective, powerful,l automated solutions to help organizations monitor and protect against possible attacks while meeting compliance regulations.”

According to the report, revenue in the Security and Vulnerability Management (SVM) market was $4.2 billion in 2012 compared to $3.8 billion in 2011. IDC believes the SVM market will remain on a positive growth trajectory in 2013, with revenue anticipated to be $4.6 billion, and forecasts that the SVM market will reach $6.5 billion in 2017.

Read the full news announcement or IDC’s Worldwide Security and Vulnerability Management 2013-2017 Forecast and 2012 Vendor Shares.