FOSTER CITY, Calif., July 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, today announced the launch of the Qualys Canadian Cloud. The addition of this new location marks another milestone for Qualys' expanding global operations, which now includes eight locations on three continents.
Cloud momentum is accelerating, and bringing an increased need for local regulations and compliance demands to which organizations migrating to the cloud must comply. The Canadian Qualys Cloud Platform now gives customers the ability to comply with Canadian data residency regulations.
"IBM integrates with Qualys through our X-Force Red Vulnerability Management Services to help identify, prioritize and remediate security flaws impacting clients' most important assets. Qualys' new location in Canada gives joint customers the strategic advantage they need when addressing Canadian data regulations," said Charles Henderson, global head of X-Force Red at IBM.
"We are excited to see Qualys' investment in and support of the Canadian market, which allows us to use the full suite of Qualys tools without worrying about data being stored outside the country," said Mike Patterson, manager, Information Security Operations at the University of Waterloo.
The Qualys Cloud Platform is built on a modern, cloud-native, microservices-based architecture that delivers an extensible, scalable, powerful and, above all, more secure IT environment. "This dynamic platform provides a highly-scalable environment that delivers full visibility across on-premises, endpoint, cloud and mobile environments allowing companies to have a continuous view of their security posture and respond accordingly," said Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO, Qualys, Inc. "We are excited to bring our Cloud Platform to the Canadian market."
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Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS) is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions with over 12,200 customers and active users in more than 130 countries, including a majority of each of the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100. Qualys helps organizations streamline and consolidate their security and compliance solutions in a single platform and build security into digital transformation initiatives for greater agility, better business outcomes, and substantial cost savings.
The Qualys Cloud Platform and its integrated Cloud Apps deliver businesses critical security intelligence continuously, enabling them to automate the full spectrum of auditing, compliance, and protection for IT systems and web applications on premises, on endpoints and elastic clouds. Founded in 1999 as one of the first SaaS security companies, Qualys has established strategic partnerships with leading cloud providers like Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and the Google Cloud Platform, and managed service providers and consulting organizations including Accenture, BT, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Deutsche Telekom, DXC Technology, Fujitsu, Google, HCL Technologies, IBM, Infosys, Microsoft Azure, NTT, Optiv, SecureWorks, Tata Communications, Verizon and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance. For more information, please visit www.qualys.com.
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