Blue Coat Press Release
Largest Companies in the World Rely on Blue Coat Solutions
Eighty-five Percent of FORTUNE Global 500 Companies Utilize Blue Coat Solutions
SUNNYVALE, Calif., October 12, 2011 – Blue Coat Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: BCSI), a leading provider of Web Security and WAN Optimization solutions, today announced that 85 percent of FORTUNE Global 500 companies utilize Blue Coat solutions. In addition, more than 50 of the largest companies and the 35 most profitable companies in the world are Blue Coat customers.
Blue Coat counts among its customer base 87 percent of companies on the list from the U.S. and Canada.
“Blue Coat has long focused on driving innovation in both Web security and WAN optimization without compromising network or application performance to help enterprises address their strategic IT requirements,” said Steve Daheb, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at Blue Coat Systems. “We are proud that we have continued to cultivate loyalty among the largest companies in the world, and it is a true testament to the value we deliver to our customers.”
Based on the FORTUNE 500 list, which ranks the largest U.S. companies, Blue Coat solutions are widely deployed across vertical industries, including the:
- Twenty Largest Commercial Banks
- Fourteen Largest Aerospace and Defense Companies
- Fifteen Largest Telecommunications Companies
- Nine Largest Insurance: Life, Health (Stock) Companies
- Seven Largest Entertainment Companies
- Six Largest Financial Data Services Companies
- Six Largest Household & Personal Products Companies
- Sixteen of the 17 Largest Insurance: Property & Casualty (Stock) Companies
- Ten of the 11 Largest Mining, Crude Oil Production Companies
- Eleven of the 12 Largest Pharmaceutical Companies
Blue Coat delivers Web Security and WAN Optimization solutions that enable companies to successfully navigate the connected world. By providing comprehensive threat protection and accelerating Web and cloud applications, Blue Coat allows companies to strategically utilize the Internet to achieve their business goals.
About Blue Coat Systems
Blue Coat Systems is a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimization solutions. Blue Coat offers solutions that provide the visibility, acceleration and security required to optimize and secure the flow of information to any user, on any network, anywhere. This application intelligence enables enterprises to tightly align network investments with business requirements, speed decision making and secure business applications for long-term competitive advantage. Blue Coat also offers service provider solutions for managed security and WAN optimization, as well as carrier-grade caching solutions to save on bandwidth and enhance the end-user Web experience. For additional information, please visit bluecoat.com.
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