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Blue Coat is a developer of security technology. It is most widely known for its proxy-based Web security gateway offering ProxySG.


  • Blue Coat now spans the three main attack vectors (i.e. Web, mail, and network) with its Advanced Threat Protection portfolio.

Features and Benefits

  • Analyzes Blue Coat's progress from caching to its current broad security offering.
  • Assesses its strategy of offering security across all the main threat vectors.

Key questions answered

  • What were Blue Coat's origins and how has it evolved to this point?
  • What does Mail Threat Defense bring to its portfolio that it didn't have before?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Key messages
  • Ovum view

Recommendations for enterprises

  • Why put Blue Coat Mail Threat Defense on your radar?


  • Background
  • Current position

Data sheet

  • Key facts


  • On the Radar
  • Author

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