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Founded in 1995, Quick Heal Technologies Ltd. is a leading IT security solutions provider and an ISO 9001 certified company.
Internet and the digital world has become an indispensable part of human lives. Digital is taking over the physical means of storing and communicating information. This naturally implies that digital access should be accompanied by digital security. This includes tools that can be used to secure your identity, assets and technology in the online and mobile world. Fulfilling one such need of the today’s world, Quick Heal Technologies Ltd. (Formerly Known as Quick Heal Technologies Pvt. Ltd.) is one of the leading IT security solutions company. Each Quick Heal product is designed to simplify IT security management across the length and depth of devices and on multiple platforms. They are customized to suit consumers, small businesses, Government establishments and corporate houses.
Established with a goal has been to protect customer from Internet attacks and intrusion by outside hackers, the team at Quick Heal work towards providing digital security solutions that include antivirus software, firewalls, antispyware and data protection to name a few. The cloud security solutions range from mobile to desktop and from gateway to servers. Secure personal and corporate devices give you the freedom to communicate, travel, shop, bank and work using your digital identity in a convenient and secure way.
The company truly believes that progress is possible only with a deep commitment to community welfare. Experts from Quick Heal conduct cyber safety and awareness workshops for school and college students, teachers and parents as an integral part of its corporate vision.
Over a span of 20 years the company's R&D has focused on computer and network security solutions. The current portfolio of cloud-based security and advanced machine learning enabled solutions stop threats, attacks and malicious traffic before it strikes. This considerably reduces the system resource usage. The security solutions are indigenously developed in India. Quick Heal Antivirus Solutions, Quick Heal Scan Engine and the entire range of Quick Heal products are proprietary items of Quick Heal Technologies Ltd. (Formerly Known as Quick Heal Technologies Pvt. Ltd.)
Established with a mission is to solidify leadership position globally in an ever-evolving security products and services industry, across a range of growing market segments, including computers, mobiles, tablets and Next Gen Networks (NGNs) and to forge strong customer and partner relationships
Being Different in the Domain
Quick Heal Products
Quick Heal security has sustained leadership as one of the most trusted brands in IT security solutions for consumer, mobile and corporate customers.
Quick Heal's best antivirus range of products include: Quick Heal AntiVirus Pro, Quick Heal Internet Security, Quick Heal Total Security, Quick Heal Total Security for Mac, Quick Heal Total Security for Android, Quick Heal Security for Android Tablets, Quick Heal Mobile Security for Android and BlackBerry platforms and PC Tuner for SOHO Segment. The enterprise products also include Quick Heal Endpoint Security that provides management and control of virus protection on networks and caters to both SME and Corporate markets. With the introduction of Quick Heal Terminator – the Unified Threat Management Solution, the company has ventured into gateway security. The company continues to enhance and innovate computer and network security solutions through its strong customer-focused approach and continuous quest for outstanding quality.
Quick Heal Customer Support
The company's ecosystem operates through wide marketing and a large network of distributors, resellers and system-integrator's. This network provides technical service and assists customers before, during and after sales. They also guide them in making cost effective decisions and help them in correctly using their Quick Heal product. The company has also established a reputation for strong customer support by using 24x7 inbound telephone center, SMS, Online Chat, Support Forum, email, Remote and On-site ground Support (where applicable).
Quick Heal Reach
The company has more than 1300 passionate employees across 36 cities in India. This gives them the ability to maintain a fast response time for any Quick Heal product sales or technical related queries. Since incorporation, there have been more than 24 million product installations and today they enjoy an active license user base of more than 7 million.
Quick Heal Global Presence
The company owns an international presence, with a global spread of offices in over 80 countries. As a company they have continued to grow their global footprint with a string of new offices in Japan, Kenya and UAE.
Twenty years of simplifying security
Quick Heal Technologies Limited which was formerly known as CAT Computer Services (P) Ltd started as a computer service center in 1995. Through constant innovation and technology adaptations it established itself as a complete IT security solutions provider and renamed the company as Quick Heal Technologies Pvt. Ltd. in 2007.
Quick Heal Technologies' journey of innovation is demonstrated by its robust and effective product line. Quick Heal is committed to developing security solutions that ensure resource availability, business continuity and uninterrupted digital experiences. The organization is managed in high entrepreneurial spirit and has always encouraged adaptation to technological transformations and product customization and has a customer-centric approach.
Starting a business is a process of trial and errors. What guided the founders through this journey was their empathy towards the users. They never lost sight of creating products that people want. This ingenious mix of the simple and the innovative has helped the company to give IT security solutions a quantum leap forward.
2016: Completes IPO. Listed on NSE and BSE stock exchanges.
2013: Incorporates Quick Heal in Dubai
2010: Private Equity Investment firm Sequoia, invests in Quick Heal
2009: Quick Heal recognised by CRN India as No.1 Channel Champion
2007: Company renamed as 'Quick Heal Technologies Pvt. Ltd.' from 'CAT Computer Services Pvt. Ltd.'
2006: Quick Heal sets up Technical Support Centre at Nashik
2004: Quick Heal starts Radio Campaign
2003: Quick Heal starts its first branch in Nashik
2002: Quick Heal conferred with 1st International certification
1998: Launches 'Quick Heal' Windows version
Meet the Leader
Kailash Katkar, MD and CEO
Kailash Katkar, the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Quick Heal’s Board of Directors, exemplifies Quick Heal’s commitment to delight its stakeholders with trusted antivirus and network security products. In addition to chairing the board of directors, Kailash is responsible for managing the company, formulating and executing long-term strategies, and interacting with clients, employees, investors and other stakeholders to forge a strong relationship. He is also responsible for setting the tone for the company’s values, ethics and culture. He has served on the board of directors since its formation.
Kailash is a proven leader with a profound proficiency in developing strong client relationships, a passion for building outstanding teams and a disciplined focus on operations and execution of successful long-term business strategy by the implementation of the global operating model. He has led the Company to be the first Indian technology product company to go public.
Kailash is the recipient of many coveted appreciations and under his leadership Quick Heal is being continuously making news by being recognized for various categories at National and International forums in last 9 years. The recent one being “Gold Winner for Product Development/Management Executive of the year” at the 2016 Global Excellence Awards, USA. Quick Heal holds the recognition as one of India’s most globally competitive SME, with business practices at par with global giants.
Awards & Recognitions Attributed
2016: Top Trademark Driven Industry (Small & Medium Enterprise) by CII Industrial Intellectual Property Awards
2016: Best Make in India Brand, 14th VARINDIA IT Forum
2016: Best Antivirus, 9th NCN Most Innovative Product of the Year Award
2016: 12th Annual Info Security PG's 2016 Global Excellence Awards, USA
Gold Winner for Product Development/Management Executive of the year
Silver Winner in the category of Security Products and Solutions for Small Businesses and SOHO
2015: IMC Information Technology Award for Excellence in Information Technology Products for small and medium enterprise category, awarded by Indian Merchants Chamber
2015: Mumbai Hot 50 Brands in the B2C category, awarded by OneIndia
2014 – 2015: DQ Channels India’s Most Popular Vendor
2012-2014: Quality Brands, awarded by Quality Brand Times
2012: Maharashtra Corporate Excellence Awards, by Maxell Foundation
2010: Tech Life – The Lifestyle and Gadgets Awards, awarded by NDTV
2010: SME Awards for Best SME Innovation awarded by Business Today
2010: Deloitte Technology Fast500 Asia Pacific awarded by Deloitte
2010: Deloitte Technology Fast50 India awarded by Deloitte
2009: Channels’ Choice Award, awarded by DQ Channels
2009: Maharashtra IT Awards, awarded by Government of Maharashtra
2009: Emerging India Awards, awarded by ICICI Bank and CNBC TV 18
2008, 2009 and 2010: CRN Channel Champions, awarded by United Business Media
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