Blue Coat Set to Demonstrate WAN Optimisation and Cloud-based Web-Security Solutions at Gitex
10/06/2011

Application Delivery Networking Vendor can be found in Zabeel Hall, Stand ZL-B6

Online PR News – 06-October-2011 – – DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 5th October, 2011 – Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimization solutions, today announced that it will be participating in GITEX Technology Week 2011.

Speaking about the company's participation at the event, Nigel Hawthorn, VP EMEA Marketing at Blue Coat Systems said, “Gitex is attended by the key players in the industry and customers looking for solutions to urgent and complex issues. The exhibition is the ideal platform for us to present our unique range of products and solutions. Bandwidth is a limitation in this region which is why we are eager to demonstrate our new range of WAN optimisation solutions which reduce the wait for users and save bandwidth. We will also be demonstrating our cloud-based web-security products that deliver web-security to everyone from small businesses to large multinationals. Blue Coat’s new Web Application Policy Engine allowing IT staff to set and enforce granular web policies by specific application, operation and category for social networking sites and other major web services will be on demonstration. We will be conducting sessions to educate potential customers on the latest advances for optimising internet traffic and security solutions to ensure that end users can access the content they need without being infected by malware and phishing sites”.

Blue Coat Systems delivers solutions for WAN Optimisation which provide specialized optimization features for data, video, cloud and web applications- even in IPv4, IPv6 or mixed environments. The MACH5 appliances combine protocol acceleration, compression, object and byte caching and QoS to help accelerate key applications such as file access, email, web, storage replication and backup while the PacketShaper device allows content-aware control of an organization's web-integrated WAN. The company also specializes in Web security and its ProxySG appliances deployed with Blue Coat WebFilter deliver comprehensive protection against web-based threats, including malware, phishing and botnet traffic from infected end user systems.

GITEX Technology Week takes place at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC) between 9-13 October 2011. Blue Coat can be found in Zabeel Hall, Stand ZL-B6.