Qualys Named as Finalist for the Red Herring 100 Global 2007 Awards
November 2007 by Marc Jacob
Qualys, Inc., the provider of on demand security risk and compliance management solutions, today announced that the company has been named a finalist for the Red Herring 100 Global Awards 2007, signifying the company’s growth and leadership within the security industry worldwide.
Red Herring 100 winners and finalists from North America, Europe and Asia of the last three years were eligible for the Global 100. The Red Herring editorial team used a very competitive process to whittle down the pool of 1,800 eligible promising companies to the 200 finalists of this first-time award. Evaluations were made on both quantitative and qualitative criteria such as financial performance, innovation, management, global strategy and ecosystem integration.
Qualys, with a five-year growth rate of 1,867 percent, is one of the fastest growing technology vendors in the world. Qualys has 3,200 active subscribers that have deployed over 5,500 appliances, performing over 150 million audits per year in 85 countries around the globe, including the United Kingdom, France, Germany, China, Canada as well as the United States. QualysGuard Enterprise is deployed at 33 of the Fortune 100, and more than 245 of the Forbes Global 2000. Additionally, the QualysGuard solution is localized to Japanese, Chinese and Korean to better support these markets. Customer support is also managed on a 24x7 basis from the U.S. headquarters or from the U.K.
From its inception in 1999, Qualys has focused on delivering easy-to-use, highly-accurate and cost-effective vulnerability and risk management solutions that leverage the software-as-a-service model for secure application service delivery. As an on demand platform, there is no need to install or maintain any infrastructure. With no hidden operational or administrative costs, total cost of ownership is 50 to 90 percent lower than traditional scanning software.
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