Blue Coat Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: BCSI), the technology leader in Application Delivery Networking, announced that it remained the worldwide market share leader in the Content Security Gateway Appliance market for the second calendar quarter of 2009, according to a recent report from Infonetics Research. Blue Coat increased its market share in the second quarter to 23.6 percent. Blue Coat has led this market since Infonetics initiated tracking at the beginning of 2007.
“Blue Coat continues to lead the market quarter after quarter on the strength of its visibility into Web content and ability to use that visibility to protect against new and emerging Web-based attacks,” said Nidal Taha, Regional Director for ME and Turkey, Blue Coat Systems. “The comprehensive approach to protection that we deliver is clearly what the market wants to combat cybercriminals that are constantly changing their methods to launch an increasing number of malicious exploits.”
According to Infonetics, the Content Security Gateway Appliance market is expected to grow from $1.2 billion in 2009 to $1.9 billion in 2011.
Blue Coat® ProxySG® appliances provide visibility into Web content that enables enterprises to set, enforce and measure compliance to corporate IT policies that control recreational applications and optimize bandwidth. ProxySG appliances also deliver a multi-layered, proactive defense against malware, spyware, phishing and other malicious content. The Blue Coat® WebPulse™ cloud-based service delivers community-based intelligence to protect against new malware sources and rate unknown content. The discovery of malware by one member of the community immediately protects all other members. Blue Coat® ProxyAV™ appliances and Blue Coat® WebFilter software also provide additional protection against malicious content.
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Blue Coat Systems (bluecoat.com) is the technology leader in Application Delivery Networking. Blue Coat offers an Application Delivery Network Infrastructure that provides 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.
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