FOSTER CITY, California., Aug 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of disruptive cloud-based IT, security and compliance solutions, today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire TotalCloud, a cloud workflow management and no-code automation platform.
Upon completion, this acquisition will further strengthen Qualys’ Cloud Security solution, enabling customers to build user-defined workflows for custom policies and run them on-demand for simplified security and compliance. To implement a workflow in a multi-cloud environment, users simply drag and drop compound blocks to build a flow of actions to achieve a particular output, such as a compliance check or remediation.
“With the accelerating adoption of cloud technologies, organizations are looking for ways to simplify cloud security visibility and remediation with workflows that are easy to automate,” he says. Sumedh Thakar, chairman and CEO of Qualys. “The acquisition of TotalCloud enables Qualys to bring visual cloud remediation workflow technology to the Qualys Cloud Platform, underscoring our continued innovation in Cloud Security.”
Due to the sheer number and diverse behavior of the APIs involved in multi-cloud environments, it is difficult for customers to build automations to control security, usage, inventory, and recovery. With TotalCloud technology, Qualys customers can build cloud workflows that easily:
- Automate everyday tasks from simple asset tagging to complex scenarios involving multiple cloud services and actions, such as generating an alert when a virtual machine instance has a public IP address, excessive permissions, and exploitable vulnerabilities.
- Integrate existing tools such as ServiceNow, Jira, and Splunk into cloud workflows to automate alerts, change management, asset tagging, analytics, and more.
- Trigger actions in various Qualys apps, such as automatically starting a vulnerability scan when a new instance of a virtual machine is detected.
“We are delighted to welcome TotalCloud employees, including the founder Pradeep Kumara, to the Qualys family,” continued Thakar.
Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS) is a pioneer and leading provider of disruptive cloud-based security and compliance solutions with more than 19,000 active customers, including a majority of each of the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100. Qualys helps organizations streamline and consolidate their security and Building compliance solutions in a single platform and security into digital transformation initiatives for greater agility, better business outcomes and substantial cost savings.
The Qualys Cloud Platform and integrated Cloud apps continuously deliver critical security intelligence to enterprises, enabling them to automate the full spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection for IT systems and web applications across on-premises, endpoints, cloud, containers and mobile environments. Founded in 1999 as one of the first SaaS security companies, Qualys has formed strategic partnerships with leading cloud providers such as 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, HCL Technologies, IBM, Infosys, NTT, Optiv, SecureWorks, Tata Communications, Verizon and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance. For more information, visit www.qualys.com.
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