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For the eighth consecutive year, Gartner has recognized Blue Coat as a leader in the Secure Web Gateway category

Blue Coat Positioned by Gartner as a Leader for the Eighth Year in a Row for its Technology for Advanced Threat Defense solution

LONDON,UK June 15, 2015 – Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a market leader in enterprise security, today announced it has been positioned in the “Leaders” Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateways (SWG), 2015 by research and advisory firm Gartner, Inc. For the eighth consecutive year, Gartner has recognized Blue Coat as a leader in the Secure Web Gateway category.

Gartner evaluated vendors on their ability to execute and completeness of vision of their products in the SWG market. Blue Coat has, once again, been recognized for its market leadership in both vision and execution.

Blue Coat’s Secure Web Gateway is the foundation of an architecture for best-in-class security, providing real-time intelligence and policy-driven security capabilities. Broad and flexible deployment options give customers the ability to consistently apply security policy and techniques for users worldwide. The integration of Blue Coat’s on-premise technologies with its cloud infrastructure provides customers the flexibility to leverage their security technology investments and apply them consistently while preserving user experience and reducing cost.

1Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateways, Published: May 28, 2015

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About Blue Coat Systems

Blue Coat is a leader in enterprise security, providing on-premise, hybrid and cloud-based solutions for protecting web connectivity, combating advanced threats and responding to security breaches. Blue Coat is the global market leader in securing connection to the web and counts nearly 80 percent of the Global Fortune 500 as its customers. For additional information, please visit
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