REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwired - May 21, 2013) - Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer in cloud-based security and compliance solutions, and Proficio Inc., a leading provider of managed security services, today announced a partnership to provide the QualysGuard suite of IT security and compliance solutions along with Proficio's managed services -- providing customers with a cost-effective, comprehensive security and compliance solution that includes continuous monitoring, logging, analysis and remediation.
Proficio's new ProSCAN service helps customers proactively manage risk, meet compliance requirements and maximize uptime. The cloud service includes SIEM-as-a-service, real-time security event monitoring and log retention. Now, with its partnership with Qualys, the service will include the QualysGuard Cloud Platform and integrated suite of IT security and compliance solutions -- including Vulnerability Management, Web Application Scanning, PCI and Policy Compliance -- to deliver a unified, comprehensive solution that helps customers proactively and continuously protect their data and IT assets against security threats.
"We are excited to partner with Qualys to offer its industry-leading, easy-to-use, highly accurate solutions to our customers as part of our ProSCAN service," said Tim McElwee, Chairman and COO, Proficio Inc. "Leveraging QualysGuard, ProSCAN is now the easiest way to meet security and compliance monitoring, logging, and scanning requirements in one simple cloud-based service for a very affordable subscription fee."
"Proficio ProSCAN combines the power of QualysGuard with Proficio's security event monitoring in a single unified cloud solution, thus helping medium-sized organizations tackle their security challenges more effectively and at an affordable cost," said Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO for Qualys.
For a free trial of ProSCAN+ leveraging QualysGuard, visit www.proficio.com/proscan.
About QualysGuard Cloud Platform
The QualysGuard Cloud Platform and its integrated suite of security and compliance solutions helps provide organizations of all sizes with a global view of their security and compliance posture, while reducing their total cost of ownership. The QualysGuard Cloud Suite, which includes Vulnerability Management, Web Application Scanning, Malware Detection Service, Policy Compliance, PCI Compliance and Qualys SECURE Seal, enable customers to identify their IT assets, collect and analyze large amounts of IT security data, discover and prioritize vulnerabilities and malware, recommend remediation actions and verify the implementation of such actions.
Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions with over 6,000 customers in more than 100 countries, including a majority of each of the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100. The QualysGuard Cloud Platform and integrated suite of solutions help organizations simplify security operations and lower the cost of compliance by delivering critical security intelligence on demand and automating the full spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection for IT systems and web applications. Founded in 1999, Qualys has established strategic partnerships with leading managed service providers and consulting organizations worldwide. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA).
For more information, please visit www.qualys.com.
Proficio is a leading provider of managed security and network monitoring services. ProSOC is Proficio's real-time security event monitoring and analysis service. ProSOC security experts use industry leading SIEM technology to monitor, prioritize and respond to security alerts 24×7. Proficio's ProNOC service provides 24×7 monitoring of networks, servers, circuits, and applications helping to ensure continuous uptime. Proficio offers comprehensive security assessment services including penetration testing and vulnerability analysis. Proficio's customers benefit from receiving highly cost effective solutions, which ensure the security, health, and performance of their networks and applications.
For more information please visit: www.proficio.com.