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Qualys is a company providing cloud-based security and compliance solutions. It offers the Qualys cloud platform that delivers security intelligence and enables businesses to automate auditing, compliance, and protection for IT systems and web applications. The platform comprises a number of integrated apps, such as vulnerability and patch management, cloud inventory, continuous monitoring, PCI compliance, certificate assessment, and others.
TypePublic
Founded1999
HQFoster City, CA, US
Websitequalys.com
Employee Ratings3.4
Overall CultureF

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)1,459(+6%)
Job Openings393
Revenue (FY, 2020)$363 M(+13%)
Share Price (May 2021)$99.8(+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Qualys

Philippe Courtot

Philippe Courtot

Chairman and CEO
Sumedh Thakar

Sumedh Thakar

Interim CEO and Chief Product Officer
Andy Smith

Andy Smith

Chief Marketing Officer
Rima Touma-Bruno

Rima Touma-Bruno

Chief Human Resources Officer
John Zangardi

John Zangardi

Director
Klaus Moser

Klaus Moser

Executive Vice President, Field Operations, Americas and General Manager of Small Business and Medium Enterprise
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Qualys Office Locations

Qualys has offices in Foster City, Sydney, Courbevoie, München and in 9 other locations
Foster City, CA, US (HQ)
919 E Hillsdale Blvd
Sydney, AU
39 2 Park St
Courbevoie, FR
7 Place de la Défense
München, DE
Terminalstraße Mitte 18
Hong Kong, HK
Suite 08, 20 Floor, One International Finance Centre, 1 Harbour View St
Pune, IN
16th floor, tower b, 20, Baner - Balewadi Rd, Laxmi Nagar, Balewadi Gaon, Balewadi
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Qualys Financials and Metrics

Qualys Revenue

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Qualys's revenue was reported to be $362.96 m in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

96.8m

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

75.1m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

77.6%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

228.0k

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

(2.7m)

Market capitalization (14-May-2021)

3.9b

Closing stock price (14-May-2021)

99.8

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

108.8m

EV

3.9b
Qualys's current market capitalization is $3.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

230.8m278.9m321.6m363.0m

Revenue growth, %

17%21%15%

Cost of goods sold

51.6m66.2m69.5m79.2m

Gross profit

179.2m212.7m252.1m283.7m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

64.9m68.2m71.7m75.3m78.9m82.7m86.3m88.8m93.1m96.8m

Cost of goods sold

15.9m16.2m16.5m17.7m17.5m17.1m18.5m18.9m20.6m21.7m

Gross profit

49.0m51.9m55.1m57.6m61.4m65.6m67.8m69.9m72.5m75.1m

Gross profit Margin, %

75%76%77%76%78%79%79%79%78%78%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

86.6m41.0m87.6m74.1m

Accounts Receivable

64.4m75.8m78.0m100.2m

Prepaid Expenses

16.5m14.0m18.7m19.1m

Current Assets

369.4m379.0m395.6m475.3m
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

40.4m57.3m69.3m91.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

20.6m28.9m31.2m32.8m

Accounts Payable

(454.0k)3.5m(1.1m)(389.0k)

Cash From Operating Activities

107.6m125.5m160.6m180.1m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

9.1m19.4m42.9m13.3m29.5m48.7m18.7m45.0m67.8m228.0k

Depreciation and Amortization

7.0m14.2m21.2m7.9m15.8m23.5m7.7m15.6m24.0m9.1m

Accounts Payable

(302.0k)(331.0k)182.0k(1.4m)(1.2m)(1.3m)(262.0k)220.0k326.0k107.0k

Cash From Operating Activities

43.0m67.2m98.8m44.3m81.3m126.9m52.4m81.6m141.3m57.9m
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

289.1k

Financial Leverage

1.6 x
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Qualys Operating Metrics

Qualys's Customers was reported to be 15.7 k in Q3, 2020.
FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Customers

10.3 k10.3 k10.3 k10.3 k12.2 k12.2 k12.2 k12.2 k15.7 k15.7 k15.7 k15.7 k

Security Datapoints Annually

1 t1 t1 t2 t2 t3 t3 t3 t2 t2 t2 t

Private Clouds

506668727678818797878285

Countries

130130130 m130130130130130130130130130
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Qualys Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Adya IncJanuary 10, 2019$1 m
Layered InsightOctober 16, 2018$13.43 m
Second Front SystemsJune 04, 2018
NetWatcherNovember 28, 2017$7.73 m
NevisAugust 12, 2017$5.75 m
Qualys Australia Pty Ltd.
Qualys Brazil Desenvolvimento de Produtos e Consultoria de Tecnologias de Seguranca LTDA.
Qualys Canada, Ltd.
Qualys Colombia S.A.S.
Qualys GmbH
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Qualys Revenue Breakdown

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Qualys revenue breakdown by business segment: 57.9% from Direct and 42.1% from Partner

Qualys revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 35.8% from Foreign and 64.2% from United States

Qualys Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

91/100

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Qualys Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Qualys Online and Social Media Presence

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Qualys Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    F

    46/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    42/100

  • Compensation

    C-

    63/100

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Qualys News and Updates

Cybersecurity software provider Qualys suffers Accellion-related data breach

Cybersecurity software provider Qualys Inc. is the latest victim of a data breach with the Clop ransomware gang posting screenshots of files allegedly belonging to the company on their site. Qualys confirmed the attack, describing it as a “security incident” that exploited a previously identified v…

Qualys Data Breach: Ransomware Gang Leaks Customer Invoices, Tax Documents

Cybersecurity company Qualys appears to have suffered a data breach after hackers exploited a zero-day flaw in its Accellion FTA server.

Don’t Want To Overpay For SaaS Stocks? Try Alarm.com, Qualys & RealPage

Software, and more specifically software as a service (SaaS), has emerged as one of the hottest sectors this year, as investors shifted focus to asset-light, high-growth companies that have seen demand hold up despite Covid-19. That being said, investors are paying a big premium for growth...

Qualys Announces Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Nov. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of disruptive cloud-based IT, security and compliance solutions, today announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2020. For the quarter, the Company...

After 30% Recovery Since March, Could Qualys Rise Further?

After a 30% rise since the March 23 low of this year, at the current price of around $101 per share, we believe Qualys’ stock has a moderate upside left. Qualys’ stock has increased from $78 to $101 since 23rd March, less than the S&P which increased by around 50%. The recovery in the stock...
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Qualys Blogs

NSA Announces Sandworm Actors Exploiting Exim MTA Vulnerability (CVE-2019-10149)

The Exim MTA vulnerability, initially reported by Qualys in May 2019, is currently being exploited in the wild. Recently, the US National Security Agency (NSA) announced that Sandworm actors (Russian hacker group) have been actively exploiting the Exim Mail Transfer Agent vulnerability. Qualys relea…

Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report 2020

One of the most respected publications in cybersecurity is the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), analyzing over 150,000 incidents and providing a comprehensive analysis covering the 32,002 incidents and 3950 breaches that meet Verizon’s quality standards. I liked very much how they c…

May 2020 Patch Tuesday – 111 Vulns, 16 Critical, SharePoint, VS Code, Adobe Patches

Continuing the trend of large Microsoft Patch Tuesdays, this month’s addresses 111 vulnerabilities with 16 of them labeled as Critical. The 16 Critical vulnerabilities cover SharePoint, Browsers, Scripting Engines, Media Foundation, Microsoft Graphics, Microsoft Color Management, and the VS Code Pyt…

Qualys Community Migration to Salesforce Platform

We are excited to announce that the Qualys Community discussion forums are migrating to the Salesforce platform on June 6-7 weekend. This 30-day notification explains why we are changing the underlying platform, how it benefits Qualys customers, and what you should expect. Benefits The Salesforce pl…

Qualys Cloud Platform 10.1.0 New Features

The upcoming release of the Qualys Cloud Platform (VM, PC), version 10.1.0, includes several new features and enhancements in Qualys Cloud Platform and Qualys Policy Compliance. This release will also add support for new technologies in Qualys Policy Compliance for OCA. 10.1.0 is scheduled to go liv…

Policy Compliance Library Updates, April 2020

Qualys’ library of built-in policies makes it easy to comply with the security standards and regulations that are most commonly used and adhered to. Qualys provides a wide range of policies, including many that have been certified by CIS as well as the ones based on security guidelines from OS and a…
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Qualys Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Qualys founded?

    Qualys was founded in 1999.

  • Who are Qualys key executives?

    Qualys's key executives are Philippe Courtot, Sumedh Thakar and Andy Smith.

  • How many employees does Qualys have?

    Qualys has 1,459 employees.

  • What is Qualys revenue?

    Latest Qualys annual revenue is $363 m.

  • What is Qualys revenue per employee?

    Latest Qualys revenue per employee is $248.8 k.

  • Who are Qualys competitors?

    Competitors of Qualys include Positive Technologies, Lacework and Checkmarx.

  • Where is Qualys headquarters?

    Qualys headquarters is located at 919 E Hillsdale Blvd, Foster City.

  • Where are Qualys offices?

    Qualys has offices in Foster City, Sydney, Courbevoie, München and in 9 other locations.

  • How many offices does Qualys have?

    Qualys has 13 offices.