Services help optimize WAN deployments.

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Blue Coat Expanded Services assist global systems integrators in providing complete deployment services for WAN optimization solutions. SG appliances integrate content and application acceleration with web security and control for complete range of business applications. Service framework for specifying and arranging phases of WAN deployments includes assessment, planning, design, implementation, and optimization.



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Blue Coat Professional Services Group Collaborates with Global Systems Integrators for WAN Optimization Deployments



Blue Coat Provides Expanded Training and Expertise to Global Systems Integrators for Large-Scale Deployments of Application Acceleration

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 13 / - Blue Coat® Systems (NASDAQ:BCSI), the leader in secure content and application delivery, today announced that its professional services group is now offering expanded services to global systems integrators to assist them in providing complete deployment services for WAN optimization solutions. Blue Coat offers a comprehensive WAN optimization solution with its Blue Coat SG appliances, integrating content and application acceleration with Web security and control for the complete range of business applications.

The Blue Coat Professional Services Group offers global systems integrators a services framework for specifying and arranging phases of WAN optimization deployments, including each step of its five phase approach to customer deployments:

o Assessment
o Planning
o Design
o Implementation
o Optimization

The Blue Coat Professional Services team will then work with global systems integrators to provide assistance at each phase of the process. The team also offers global systems integrators an on-site intensive training around best practice implementations. Complete training on all of its solutions is also available from Blue Coat.

"We have seen a rapidly growing demand from global systems integrators for expertise in best meeting the significant customer need for complete implementation of WAN optimization and application delivery," said Johnny Batten, vice president of customer service and support for Blue Coat Systems. "Our organization is now structured to support global systems integrators for application delivery deployments."

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 - provide 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 25,000 appliances worldwide and is ranked #1 by IDC in the Secure Content and Application Delivery market. Blue Coat is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, and can be reached at 408-220-2200 or www.bluecoat.com.

Source: Blue Coat Systems

CONTACT: Carla Chun, +1-408-220-2318, or Carla.chun@bluecoat.com, or media, Steve Schick, +1-408-220-2076, or steve.schick@bluecoat.com, both of Blue Coat Systems; or Kevin Kosh of CHEN PR, +1-781-672-3111, or kkosh@chenpr.com, for Blue Coat Systems

Web site: www.bluecoat.com/

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