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The Blue Coat Full Proxy Edition of ProxySG appliances are part of the Application Delivery Network (ADN) infrastructure that provides complete application visibility, acceleration and security. To support the Application Delivery Network, ProxySG delivers a scalable proxy platform architecture to secure Web communications and accelerate the delivery of business applications. ProxySG enables flexible policy controls over content, users, applications and protocols and is the choice of more than 80% of the FortuneŽ Global 500.

Layered Defenses Security Framework

ProxySG with WebPulse, the collaborative cloud defense uniting over 62M users for Web awareness to new Web content and threats, creates a hybrid design providing the best of on-premise controls with the collective intelligence of cloud service. ProxySG deployed with WebFilter automatically includes the WebPulse cloud service and ProxyClient for remote user protection, filtering and acceleration. ProxySG with ProxyAV enables the highest performing inline threat analysis, including SSL, with a choice of leading anti-malware engines. In addition, data loss prevention integration is securely enabled with S-ICAP or standard ICAP on ProxySG with certified DLP partners.

Unmatched Performance & Reliability

ProxySG innovations in new hardware platforms with multiple cores and the SGOS operating system with multithreading provide 1Gbps throughput for high availability deployments and scale 5X beyond the previous generation. SGOS is a micro kernel built for Web object processing, secure and small in design, it rarely needs attention or patches, and it runs year after year at performance levels beyond the competition. Health checks and monitoring provide administrator awareness, plus Director enables centralized device, license and policy management of ProxySG Web gateways.

Scalability and Lower TCO

The Blue Coat security framework scales in many ways, resulting in lower TCO for customers. The performance innovations require less hardware, rack space and power than alternative solutions. New defenses can be seamlessly added to the WebPulse cloud to scale the depth of protection. Expanding groups of remote users can accelerate office communications with ProxyClient plus be protected by WebPulse. And Reporter scales for visibility of all Web gateway and remote users with custom dashboards and reports on a single server with an included optimized database for up to 10B log lines.

Blue Coat provides a layered defense against Web 2.0 threats leveraging WebPulse cloud intelligence from over 62M users to protect the Web gateway and remote users. ProxySG provides unmatched policy flexibility, performance and reliability to secure networks and accelerate content.