Blue Coat And Loglogic Announce A Partnership To Address Web Security And Compliance For Enterprises And Government

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Sept 20, 2005 – Blue Coat® Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: BCSI), a leading provider of proxy appliances, and LogLogic, Inc., the log management visionary and leader, today announced a partnership to deliver enterprise IT organizations a compliant, cost-effective way to aggregate, archive and analyze log data from Blue Coat’s ProxySGTM appliances. Log data from proxy appliances is critical for companies seeking to audit Web surfing activity and Web security policies, and to archive unaltered log data for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, legal inquiries and network forensics.

“Web security is critically important to companies that utilize Web-based applications for daily business operations,” said Steve Mullaney, vice president of marketing for Blue Coat. “When deployed with our ProxySG appliances, LogLogic appliances augment Web security with archiving and analysis capabilities so that companies can closely monitor Web activity and meet compliance regulations.”

Fueled by the “webification” of corporate applications and the increasingly strategic role the Internet serves within enterprise infrastructures, the need for better visibility into application traffic to provide the required levels of performance, security and management has never been more critical – or more challenging. Proxy appliances are rapidly emerging as the foundation for enabling organizations to meet these requirements.

“Deploying our appliances with Blue Coat’s ProxySG appliances provides a robust Web security and audit solution,” said Dominique Levin, vice president of product marketing and business development at LogLogic. “With LogLogic appliances collecting, aggregating and archiving data generated by Web applications like instant messaging and Web browsers, companies can keep track of data traversing the network and react rapidly to misuse and security breaches. They can also easily access and organize data relevant to compliance audits and legal proceedings.”

Blue Coat’s ProxySG appliances provide total visibility, control and acceleration of Web communications with wire-speed performance. Based on a custom object-based operating system with integrated caching, they allow companies to enforce network policies at the user-level using existing authentication systems. Additionally, ProxySG appliances provide powerful reporting and configuration management software, delivering a scalable solution for both centralized and distributed enterprise environments.

LogLogic provides advanced support for the Blue Coat ProxySG family of appliances, which include the ability to provide ah-hoc, real-time reports on Web caching and Web surfing activity extracted from ProxySG log data. In addition, LogLogic allows companies to aggregate, archive, and quickly search unaltered Blue Coat logs to ensure compliance with requirements from Sarbanes-Oxley and HIPAA, as well as legal inquires if needed. Search-filter alerts from Blue Coat logs can also be set up to warn administrators of suspicious or unusual behavior.

LogLogic LX and ST appliances

The LogLogic solution consists of appliances, analysis modules and a browser-based management console that deliver high-performance capture, ad-hoc queries, real-time alerts, root-cause and trend-analysis reports, and reliable log data aggregation and retention. The first and only purpose-built appliance for real-time log data collection and analysis, the LX appliance captures all log data from firewalls and other high-volume devices and immediately makes that data available for queries and reports. The ST appliance provides a simple, automated solution for secure, long-term log data retention. LogLogic appliances install in minutes, are standards-based, and fully scalable, allowing companies to deploy immediate log analysis capabilities across a globally distributed network.

About Blue Coat Systems

Blue Coat helps organizations make the Web safe and productive for business. 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 25,000 proxy appliances. Blue Coat is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, and can be reached at (408) 220-2200 or

About LogLogic

LogLogic, the log management visionary and leader, provides log management solutions based on its award winning appliances for high-performance log data aggregation, retention and analysis. Highly-scalable LogLogic network infrastructure significantly accelerates responses to data center security and performance events while providing complete log data archives for compliance and legal protection. LogLogic’s ST Log Management Appliances were named winner of a Best of Interop Award at NetWorld+Interop 2005 Las Vegas. For more information, please visit

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