Qualys VM Review

We've gained insight into vulnerabilities across our environment, but reports should be more customizable.

What is most valuable?

The vulnerability scanning feature is valuable.

How has it helped my organization?

QualysGuard has provided us with a valuable insight into vulnerabilities across our environment. Before the use of this product, we had no way of identifying or tracking vulnerabilities.

What needs improvement?

The reporting capabilities are good but I would like to be able to make more customized reports. In addition, I would like to be able to assign a numerical asset value to critical hosts.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've used it for six years.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

No issues encountered, it went very smoothly.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No issues encountered.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No, as it's very easy to add additional hosts.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:


Technical Support:


Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We didn't use a previous solution.

How was the initial setup?

It was straightforward.

What about the implementation team?

It was implemented in-house.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We also looked at Nessus.

What other advice do I have?

Make sure you take advantage of authenticated scans and it is also very helpful if you have a complete server inventory.

**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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