Telefónica Tech and Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, have signed a Cyber Security agreement to integrate the native Qualys Cloud Platform and its cloud applications into Telefónica Tech’s portfolio of managed security services for Spain and Portugal.
This alliance provides cutting-edge technology for the team of security professionals by offering 360-degree visibility into on-premise, desktop, cloud, container or mobile environments and enabling, from a single cloud platform, the assessment of critical security intelligence, as well as automating the full spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection of IT systems and web applications.
Alberto Sempere, cyber security product director at Telefónica Tech, said: “This agreement with Qualys will allow us to complement and enhance our positioning in the cybersecurity field with an innovative technology that enables a unique and integrated approach, providing a continuous protection cycle. This will enable Telefónica Tech’s SOCs to address the high complexity of our customers’ hybrid and multi-network environments with a more agile, comprehensive and effective security posture thanks to Qualys’ technology”.
Sergio Pedroche, country manager for Spain and Portugal at Qualys, said: “We are very pleased to be a trusted partner of Telefónica Tech and to be able to bring our technology to all its customers in the Iberian market. This alliance in Spain and Portugal is just a first step and we hope to be able to finalise new agreements so that this can be extended in the coming months to the hundreds of thousands of customers they have in Latin America, the United States and the rest of Europe”. The Qualys platform integrates multiple critical security solutions into a single platform providing a complete, real-time inventory of all IT assets and delivering a continuous protection lifecycle from a single dashboard. With integrated orchestration workflows and real-time vulnerability detection, this platform enables prioritisation, remediation and auditing across cloud and on-premise IT environments for greater agility and substantial cost savings.