Qualys VM Competitors and Alternatives

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Real User
Senior Information Security Analyst at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 10 2019

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is its ability to scan for vulnerabilities in our important systems, networks devices, and so on.

How has it helped my organization?

This solution has given us visibility of the vulnerability in our network. It also shows what needs to be done to negate the vulnerabilities by providing links to the… more»

What needs improvement?

The web application scanning area can be improved. A feature that I would like to see is the ability to integrate with exploit tools.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The licensing costs for this solution are approximately $100,000 US, and I think that covers everything.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We did not use a solution prior to this one.

What other advice do I have?

This is a good solution for evaluating vulnerability in the network. It gives wide coverage, and it is able to scan most platforms on the network. I would rate this… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Before choosing this solution we evaluated Qualys Labs and Rapid7.
Ladislav Solc
Consultant
Managing partner at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Jan 03 2019

How has it helped my organization?

This is something that allows us to quickly get a really important information context. We can now deliver highly professional consulting using the product.

What needs improvement?

From my point of view, the solution basically is not for large enterprises. I also think there should be built-in plugins for the public cloud vendors.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

My advice when choosing a vendor is to always consider: * Trustworthiness * Quality * Price

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We switched because our previous solution was too expensive for us.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We looked at Tenable, Qualys and Rapid7. We found Tenable was the best of all three.
Real User
User at a insurance company with 501-1,000 employees
Dec 13 2018

What needs improvement?

There are not enough templates, and the reporting is weak with this solution. It would be great if there were more templates for the analytical reports, such as patch management reports. At present, these do not exist. In addition, there… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price is cheaper than other products on the market.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

I have previously used Qualys, and I find the Rapid7 is a bit limited in terms of reporting.

What other advice do I have?

Users need to customize the policy compliance in order to optimize usage.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We looked at Rapid7 vs Tenable Nessus.
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