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Blue Coat Systems  (Stock symbol: BCSI ) Acquired by Symantec (2016 $ 4,650,000,000 )

420 N. Mary Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Keith Geeslin (Sprout Group) Brian M NeSmith (Blue Coat Systems Former CEO) James R Tolonen (Business Objects CFO) Tim A Howes (Opsware CTO) David J Murphy (Blue Coat Systems Strategic Advisor) James A Barth (NetIQ Former CFO) Carol G Mills (Juniper Networks Former SVP & General Manager) David W Hanna (Kelly-Hanna Ventures)

Business description: Blue Coat Systems is focused on developing secure proxy appliances that control user communications over the Web. Optimized for application-level control, the ProxySG appliances allow organizations such as ABN-Amro, Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, CompUSA, Discover, Hitachi Data Systems, John Deere, and the U.S. Air Force to rapidly deploy applications such as content filtering, Web virus scanning, Web proxy and bandwidth management. Powerful visibility and granular control - without compromising network performance. The ProxySG family of appliances includes the award-winning ProxySG™ 400 Series, 800 Series and 6000 Series. These ICSA-certified solutions are based on a custom operating system environment, SGOS, which incorporates Blue Coat's powerful Policy Processing Engine™- a patent-pending framework for applying content, application, and user policies for any environment. Blue Coats' end-to-end product portfolio includes the BlueView™ Policy Management suite for comprehensive reporting, policy and configuration management, encryption products, and integrated security offerings from partners.
Customers include: AccentureAdobe SystemsAgere SystemsAkibia Brunswick Cap Gemini ErnstAndYoungCingularCoca ColaEricssonGatewayHPHynix Semiconductor IBMImerys ITT KinkosKPMGNASANational Institute of HealthNortel NetworksQuestReutersSara LeeSEACOR Holdings SingTelSteel ExcelTellabsU.S. Air ForceUniversity of Southern CaliforniaVerizonWachoviaWal-MartWashington MutualXerox;  7-Eleven;  Agricultural Bank of China ;  Air National Guard ;  Albertsons;  Avocent ;  Bank of England;  Bank of Taiwan;  Blue Dart ;  Boston Public Library;  Boston Red Sox ;  Cancer Research UK;  Capital Energy ;  Central Tanshi On-line Trading ;  Charlotte County Public Schools ;  China Bank of Communications ;  China National Offshore Oil ;  City and County of Honolulu ;  CompUSA;  Computerlinks ;  CR England Trucking;  DARPA;  DatacomCar;  Deloitte 7 Touche;  Denver Health and Hospital Authority;  Departnment of Energy;  Dimension Data ;  Earth Simulator Center ;  FDA;  Federal Highway Administration;  Fremont School District ;  Green Bay Packers;  Halliburton Energy Services;  Hershey Foods;  Huatai Securities Co. ;  Hyundai Engineering ;  Infonet;  INGV Direct;  Instant Information ;  Intec ;  InteropNet Event Network;  Irevna Research Services ;  Italian Banca Popolare di Vicenza ;  JC Penney;  Jefferson County Public Schools ;  Jiangsu Oilfield ;  Kmart;  Korea’s National Health Insurance Corporation ;  Liz Clairborne;  Merck KGaA;  METRODATA Electronics ;  Mobile Logic;  MPInet;  Nanjing State Tax Bureau ;  NetWorldSM+Interop ;  Networx Australia ;  New Jersey Education Association ;  Nottingham Trent University;  OSI International Foods;  Palm Beach County School District ;  PandN Beverages ;  PlainsCapital Bank ;  Prudential;  PT. Yutaka Manufacturing Indonesia ;  Red Bull;  Richardson Partners Financial ;  Risc Technology;  Ryan BeckAndCo.;  Shiseido China ;  Signal Financial ;  SNL Financial ;  Sogo Medical ;  State of Delaware Department of Technology and Information ;  Suning ;  Terakata Manufacturing ;  UK National Health Service Hospital ;  University of Illnois;  US Air Force;  US Army;  US Senate;  US Supreme Court;  Verrex ;  Vista Federal Credit Union;  Wakefield Health Limited ;  Woods Bagot
Partners include: Crescendo Networks Guidance Software LogLogic PortAuthority Technologies Proofpoint RealNetworksRedback NetworksSecure ComputingTrend MicroWebSense;  ALSI;  Alternative Technology;  Apere ;  Bit9 + Carbon Black ;  Lancope ;  SANS Press;  Semantec;  Utah PTA

Rounds: 2
Capital raised: 14.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Symantec (2016 $ 4,650,000,000 ) Ipo Filing
Stock Symbol: BCSI
Private equity: Francisco Partners

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Record updated: May 2016
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1996
Headcount: 1251-1600 as of May 2011
Rounds: 2
Capital Raised: 14.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Symantec (2016 $ 4,650,000,000 ) Ipo Filing
Stock Symbol: BCSI