REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 18, 2011) - Qualys®, Inc., the leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) IT security risk and compliance management solutions, today announced Qualys has been named in the 2011 AlwaysOn Global 250 Top Private Companies List. The AlwaysOn Global 250 winners were selected from among thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2011 list.

"This year's AlwaysOn Global 250 are companies driven by the biggest mega-trends, including the accelerating growth of mobile users, cloud computing, and SaaS offerings, globalization, and the socialization of commerce, and basically everything online," says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "This year's winners clearly represent some of the highest-growth opportunities we've seen in the private company marketplace in the history of the global Silicon Valley."

"We are honored to be recognized in the SaaS and Enterprise category of this prestigious list of Silicon Valley companies," said Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO for Qualys. "Qualys' rapid innovation and growth has been fueled by the power of the SaaS model. It allows us to uniquely deliver additional security and compliance services and functionality to our customers worldwide, replacing existing enterprise software solutions at a fraction of their cost."

The winners of the AlwaysOn Global 250 will be honored at the Silicon Valley Innovation Summit 2011.

About Qualys
Qualys, Inc. is the leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) IT security risk and compliance management solutions. Qualys solutions are deployed in a matter of hours anywhere in the world, providing customers an immediate and continuous view of their security and compliance postures.

The QualysGuard® service is used today by more than 5,000 organizations in 85 countries, including 45 of the Fortune 100, and performs more than 500 million IP audits per year. Qualys has the largest vulnerability management deployment in the world at a leading global company, and has been recognized by leading industry analysts for its market leadership. Qualys was recently named Best Security Company in the Excellence Awards category of the 2011 SC Awards U.S.

Qualys has established strategic agreements with leading managed service providers and consulting organizations including BT, Etisalat, Fujitsu, IBM, I(TS)2, LAC, NTT, SecureWorks, Symantec, Tata Communications and TELUS. Qualys is a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA).

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Contact Information:

Melinda Marks
Qualys, Inc.
(650) 801-6242

Matthew Grant
Schwartz Communications for Qualys
(415) 817-2562