Blue Coat has been popular as the leading provider of highly advanced web based security solutions for enterprises as well as government worldwide. Their mission is aimed at protecting enterprises and their users from the increasing cyber threats irrespective of whether they are on network, on web, in cloud or even mobile. With Symantec’srecent acquisition of Blue Coat, it has been able to enhance the leadership position for defining the future of the world of cybersecurity and set pace for rapid innovation all over the industry. The combined company has already managed to:
How beneficial is blue coat?
Protect the customers against the increasing number of cyber threats, with the best possible in-breed protection, remediation and detection across endpoints, emails, web, networks and servers. The transaction has successfully blended Symantec’s threat telemetry to cloud security offerings and network of Blue Coat to offerdynamic security solutions across millions of servers and endpoints, and millions and billions of emails and web based transactions.
Blue Coat and the integrated security platform:
Blue Coat delivers a well-known integrated platform for security that addresses network, security and cloud demands along with six solutions which work well across the on premise and the cloud managed environments too:
- A traffic inspection based on proxyas well as policy enforcement
- Managing encrypted traffic
- Protecting threat
- Incident responses, analytics and forensics
- Protection of Web applications
- Optimization of Network performances
Help enterprises securely embrace the cloud. Symantec has been able to offer security for cloud generation of data, for users and apps, for cloud, from cloud and to cloud. The capabilities of data loss prevention have been applied to the web proxy and to more than 12,000 applications of cloud. Symantec hopes to keep assembling together a formidable investment in the world of cyber R&D and threat researches. These investments are presently spinning over 3,000 researchers and engineers, as well as over nine Threat Response Centers.
Boosting sales once again:
Such a brilliant acquisition injected sales growth on behalf of Symantec when the business had been limping. To drive its sales, Symantec has been optimistic about selling products to the loyal customers ofBlue Coat, and of course, vice versa. Symantec has a client base of 370,000, while Blue Coat holds 15,000. So, basically, if Symantec manages to sell the small additional amount as it has been, consistently to the existing base, they aregoing to grow substantially again.