STC Solutions chooses Qualys for security and compliance solutions in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Telecom company (STC), the largest telecommunications company in the Middle East, and Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, have announced an agreement to deliver a unique regionally hosted, cloud-based security and compliance platform to secure global digital transformation for enterprises throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the companies said.

Under the partnership, STC Solutions will integrate and deliver the Qualys Private Cloud Platform and its suite of Cloud Apps from its data center in Riyadh to expand its managed security services offerings and allow Saudi Arabian enterprises to consolidate a full range of security and compliance solutions in a single-pane-of-glass view.

These offerings provide customers with two-second visibility of their security and compliance posture across all global IT assets — whether on premise, in the cloud or on endpoints. The Qualys Cloud Apps that STC will offer include Vulnerability Management, Web Application Scanning, Threat Protection, Continuous Monitoring and Policy Compliance.

STC Solutions is part of Saudi Telecom company´s ongoing commitment to transform itself into a regional ICT player. STC Solutions is accelerating STC´s enterprise segment growth strategy through providing a wide range of Information and Communications Technology services beyond the traditional Telco offerings. STC Solutions operates under the umbrella of the Enterprise Business Unit of STC and provides advanced services and solutions that include IoT/M2M solutions, VSAT Services, Cloud Services, Network solution design, Business continuity solutions, Data center services, Cybersecurity, Managed Services and ICT Systems Integration.

Qualys is a pioneer and provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions with over 9,300 customers in more than 120 countries, including a majority of each of the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100. Qualys helps organizations streamline and consolidate their security and compliance solutions in a single platform and build security into digital transformation initiatives for greater agility, better business outcomes and substantial cost savings. For more information, visit