Qualys Inc. Announces Expanded Partnership With IBM

08:50 02/14/2017

QLYS  a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, announced today that it has expanded a partnership with IBM.

With the partnership, Qualys will add Qualys' continuous cloud-based IT security and compliance solutions to its Managed Security Services (MSS) portfolio and IBM will integrate Qualys technology to enable its customers with enhanced visibility of IT assets, vulnerabilities and threat data.

IBM will be adding Qualys' Vulnerability Management, Policy Compliance, Continuous Monitoring and ThreatPROTECT capabilities to the global threat landscape monitoring operations of its global IBM X-Force Command Centers across the world. IBM 

The compay may also integrate Qualys' Cloud Platform into its MSS portal and Single Sign-On platform.

This will enhance customers' continuous visibility and prioritization toolsets so that they can more effectively manage IT security and compliance posture across hybrid public and private clouds.

Vice President, Services Strategy and Offering Management of IBM Security, John Wheeler commented, "Qualys' cloud-based platform uniquely provides real-time visibility of IT security and compliance posture on a global scale. We are pleased to integrate Qualys' platform into our MSS portfolio so we can provide customers a continuous view of their security and compliance across all their global assets. In addition, our companies continue to improve product-level integrations and information sharing in products such as Qualys Vulnerability Management and IBM QRadar to help customers derive even more value from their security services."

CEO of Qualys, Inc. Philippe Courtot commented, "IBM is helping some of the largest enterprises in the world lead their markets into a new industrial revolution. Now with the integration of the Qualys Cloud Platform, IBM can build security into the fabric of this digital transformation so their customers can innovate and disrupt before they are disrupted, while reducing the risk of cyber attacks."

Qualys, Inc. has over 9,300 customers in more than 100 countries, with many from the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100 lists. The company has strategic partnerships with Deutsche Telekom, Fujitsu, HCL, HP Enterprise, IBM, Optiv, Verizon, and others.

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