Blue Coat To Present At Upcoming Investor Conferences

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Mar. 2, 2005 — Blue Coat® Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: BCSI), a leading provider of proxy appliances, today announced that Blue Coat president and CEO Brian NeSmith and CFO Robert Verheecke will deliver presentations on behalf of the company at several upcoming conferences. Blue Coat will present at the following investor events: Lehman Brothers 2005 Global Software, IT Services and Internet Conference on Tuesday, March 8, 2005 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time at the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay, California.

Raymond James 26th Annual Institutional Investors Conference on Wednesday, March 9, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, Florida.

Wedbush Morgan 3rd Annual Securities Software Conference on Thursday, March 10, 2005 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time at the Rihga Royal Hotel in New York.
Webcasts of available presentations will be posted on the investor relations section of the Blue Coat Web site located at

About Blue Coat Systems
Blue Coat enables organizations to keep “good” employees from doing “bad” things on the Internet. Blue Coat proxy appliances provide visibility and control of Web communications to protect against risks from spyware, Web viruses, inappropriate Web surfing, instant messaging (IM), video streaming and peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing – while actually improving Web performance. Trusted by many of the world’s largest organizations, Blue Coat has shipped more than 20,000 proxy appliances. Blue Coat is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, and can be reached at (408) 220-2200 or

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