Blue Coat Systems Expands To Nine Locations In Asia-Pacific Region

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 10, 2005 — Blue Coat® Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: BCSI), a leading provider of proxy appliances, today announced the company now has nine offices throughout the Asia-Pacific region – the office expansion is in response to increased demand for proxy appliance solutions in that area. In the last 12 months, Blue Coat has added or expanded its offices in Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Sydney. Blue Coat also maintains offices in Shanghai and Taipei.

“Customers worldwide are beginning to understand the power of the proxy to protect, control and accelerate their enterprise Web communications, and the Asia-Pacific region of the world is no exception,” said Matt Young, vice president of sales for Asia-Pacific. “We have rapidly expanded our presence in key geographies to meet this growing demand for proxy-based security solutions.”

On October 12-14, Blue Coat will host its annual Asia-Pacific Channel Partner Conference, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

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 www.bluecoat.com.




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