Blue Coat Systems (Symantec)

Vital Statistics


Company Strapline: Symantec Enterprise Security Products are now part of Broadcom. The consumer division is now NortonLifeLock Inc..

Founded In: 1996
1,001-5,000 employees
Sunnyvale, CA, United States

Core Competencies

Business Assurance Technology, BYOD, Application Acceleration, Secure Web Gateway, Anti-Malware, Packet Shaping, TCP, Proxy, Proxies, URL Filtering, WAN Optimization, Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), Cloud Data Protection

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Company Description

Blue Coat Systems was a company that provided hardware, software, and services designed for cybersecurity and network management. In 2016, it was acquired and folded into Symantec. This cybersecurity company was known as CacheFlow until 2002. This tech company had “a broad security portfolio including hardware, software, and services.” Blue Coat Systems was best known for web gateway appliances that scan internet traffic for security threats, authenticate users and manage encrypted traffic, as well as products to monitor and filter employee internet activity. It also produced consumer products, such as parental control software. The company’s products were initially sold to internet service providers, but later products were intended for large companies.

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