Qualys and IBM have expanded their partnership, the two companies announced at RSA, bringing together Qualys' IT security solutions with IBM's managed security services portfolio. Under the partnership, IBM will bring Qualys Vulnerability Management, Policy Compliance, Continuous Monitoring and ThreatPROTECT to its IBM X-Force Command Centers around the world, boosting its visibility and security management capabilities.
"Qualys' cloud-based platform uniquely provides real-time visibility of IT security and compliance posture on a global scale," John Wheeler, vice president, services strategy and offering management, IBM Security, said in a statement. "We are pleased to integrate Qualys' platform into our MSS portfolio so we can provide customers the continuous view of their security and compliance across all their global assets. In addition, our companies continue to improve product-level integrations and information sharing in products such as Qualys Vulnerability Management and IBM QRadar to help customers derive even more value from their security services."