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Blue Coat / Key information

Blue Coat Systems, Inc., founded in 1996, (NASDAQ: BCSI) is a publicly-held company based in Sunnyvale, California. Blue Coat secures Web communications and accelerates business applications across the distributed enterprise. Blue Coat’s family of appliances and client-based solutions provide intelligent points of policy-based control enabling IT organisations to optimize security and accelerate performance for all users and applications.

All of this functionality is complemented by powerful management and reporting tools that make it fast and easy to deploy, configure and administer Blue Coat appliances and technology throughout the distributed enterprise.

Blue Coat appliances come in a broad range of configurations and are typically deployed in enterprise branch offices, internet gateways, data centers, PCs and global service provider organisations.

Blue Coat: The Application Delivery Network Technology Leader
Struggling to contain costs and stay competitive in a rapidly changing economy? Let Blue Coat help you enhance productivity, ensure proactive layers of defense, respond quickly to changing business environments and align your network investments to business requirements. Their Application Delivery Network (ADN) infrastructure optimizes and secures the flow of information to any user, on any network, anywhere in the world - helping you fuel a sustainable competitive advantage.

The Application Delivery Network infrastructure addresses the demand for greater application mobility and security in a distributed enterprise. When deployed together, our three core capabilities - Application Performance Monitoring, WAN Optimization and Secure Web Gateway technologies -  enable the ADN, providing:

  • Visibility to classify and prioritize applications, content and user access in real time
  • Acceleration of internal, external and real-time applications across the distributed enterprise
  • Security of people and information from malicious applications, content and intent