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PublicNASDAQ:BCSI
Date11/1999
Raised
Post IPO Valuation
Acquired byRakuten MediaForge
Price$1.3B
Date12/2011
TermsCash

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Websitebluecoat.com
CategorySoftware
Phone1-866-302-2628
Employees1,400
Founded1996

Offices

Sunnyvale, USA
420 N. Mary Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA, 94085
USA

People

Chief Executive Officer,
CTO
President and CEO
vice president of engineering
Board of Directors
Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary
Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales
Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President

Acquisitions

Total$268M
Solera Networks, 5/2013
Crossbeam Systems, 12/2012
Packeteer, 4/2008 $268M

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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.

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Sources

  1. Investor Group Buys Web Security Company Blue Coat For $1.3 Billion In Cash (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Blue Coat Buys Intel-Backed Solera Networks To Beef Up In Big Data, Encrypted Data Security (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Blue Coat to Acquire Crossbeam Systems (marketwire.com) [edit]
  4. Update: Blue Coat to acquire Packeteer for $268 million (infoworld.com) [edit]
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