SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumension®, a global leader in endpoint management and security and Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ : QLYS ), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions today announced a strategic partnership to provide joint customers with comprehensive vulnerability assessment and patch management solutions.
Under the agreement, Lumension will exclusively offer QualysGuard Vulnerability Management (VM) to current Lumension Scan customers and provide additional support in transitioning those customers to QualysGuard VM as Lumension will End-of-Life its Lumension Scan product effective April 25, 2014. QualysGuard VM automatically detects vulnerabilities across the organization which is a strong complement to Lumension® Patch and Remediation, which, under the partnership, will be integrated with QualysGuard VM to help customers effectively apply and validate patches on their endpoint.
"Lumension selected Qualys for this very important technology transition because we believe they could best meet the extensive criteria required by our Scan customers' need for a strong scan solution," said Rich Hlavka, Senior Vice President, Business Development, Lumension. "We are also very excited about the integration of our core Lumension Patch and Remediation technology into QualysGuard as our joint customers will enjoy a comprehensive vulnerability management solution."
"To keep up with business demands, organizations are seeing a proliferation of end point devices that they must secure against an ever-changing landscape of possible threats," said Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO for Qualys. "We are pleased to partner with Lumension to offer a powerful integrated vulnerability management solution helping businesses and government agencies easily and cost effectively manage the security of their endpoint devices in an effort to keep IT assets and data across their organizations secure and compliant."
QualysGuard VM has received numerous awards and industry analyst accolades for market leadership, including: The Frost & Sullivan Global Market Share Leadership Award for Vulnerability Management for the third consecutive year, the 2013 SC Magazine Award for Best Vulnerability Management Tool for the fifth year, and #1 ranking in Device Vulnerability Assessment Worldwide by IDC for the fifth consecutive year.
Lumension Patch and Remediation is the world's leading patch management solution, and is available as a capability on the Lumension® Endpoint Management and Security Suite. With Lumension Patch and Remediation, IT administrators can automatically identify and patch vulnerabilities across heterogeneous operating systems, Microsoft and non-Microsoft applications, and endpoint configurations - all seamlessly managed through a single console.
About QualysGuard Vulnerability Management
Delivered as part of the QualysGuard Cloud Platform, QualysGuard Vulnerability Management, or QualysGuard VM, is an industry leading and award-winning solution that automates network auditing and vulnerability management across an organization, including network discovery and mapping, asset management, vulnerability reporting, and remediation tracking. Driven by our comprehensive KnowledgeBase of known vulnerabilities, QualysGuard VM enables cost-effective protection against vulnerabilities without substantial resource deployment.
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, including Accuvant, BT, Dell SecureWorks, Fujitsu, NTT, Symantec, Verizon, and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). For more information, please visit http://www.qualys.com.
Lumension Security, Inc., a global leader in endpoint management and security, develops, integrates and markets security software solutions that help businesses protect their vital information and manage critical risk across network and endpoint assets. Lumension enables more than 5,100 customers worldwide to achieve optimal security and IT success by delivering a proven and award-winning solution portfolio that includes Vulnerability Management, Endpoint Protection, Data Protection, Antivirus and Reporting and Compliance offerings. Lumension is known for providing world-class customer support and services 24x7, 365 days a year. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Lumension has operations worldwide, including Virginia, Texas, Utah, Florida, Ireland, Luxembourg, the United Kingdom, Australia and Singapore. Lumension: IT Secured. Success Optimized.™ More information can be found at lumension.com.
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