Information Technology Press Releases Wednesday June 4, 2008 03:30

Blue Coat Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: BCSI), the leader in WAN Application Delivery and Secure Web Gateway, today announced that it was awarded the prestigious 2008 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Award for ‘Most Promising Vendor of the Year’.

The award is part of Frost & Sullivan’s program to recognize outstanding performance in the Asia Pacific ICT industry during the year 2007, and selection is made by a distinguished panel of judges consisting of senior CIO and CTO executives from the industry, Frost & Sullivan analysts and members of the press.

Blue Coat® ProxySG® appliances uniquely address the issue of slow application performance in branch offices by providing visibility and understanding of traffic crossing the Wide Area Network (WAN) and then stopping malicious or unwanted traffic, accelerating business-critical applications and managing everything in between. The appliances can also deliver on-demand and live video to branch offices and provide Web security and policy control for any direct Internet access at the branch. ProxySG appliances also protect and accelerate traffic at the primary Internet gateways of enterprises and organizations.

“We are extremely proud and honored to receive this award,” said William Tan, Country Manager, Thailand, Blue Coat Systems. “The award is a testament to our relentless effort to deliver exceptional business solutions that secure and accelerate enterprise information throughout Asia Pacific and across the globe. We believe our WAN Application Delivery solutions revolutionize business applications through their unique combination of Web security, policy control and acceleration.”

About Blue Coat Systems

Blue Coat secures Web communications and accelerates business applications across the distributed enterprise. Blue Coat’s family of appliances and client-based solutions – deployed in branch offices, Internet gateways, end points, and data centers – provides intelligent points of policy-based control enabling IT organizations to optimize security and accelerate performance between users and applications. Blue Coat has installed more than 40,000 appliances worldwide. Blue Coat is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. For more information, please visit

About Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan, the Global Growth Consulting Company, partners with clients to accelerate their growth. The company's Growth Partnership Services, Growth Consulting and Career Best Practices empower clients to create a growth focused culture that generates, evaluates and implements effective growth strategies. Frost & Sullivan employs over 45 years of experience in partnering with Global 1000 companies, emerging businesses and the investment community from more than 30 offices on six continents. For more information, visit

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