Wednesday, April 6th, 2011
SYDNEY, Aust., April 5, 2011 -- Blue Coat Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: BCSI), a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimisation solutions, today announced its Blue Coat® ProxySG® version 6 Acceleration Edition appliance for WAN optimisation has achieved Oracle Validated Integration with the Oracle® E-Business Suite 11.5.10 and 12.1 and Siebel CRM release 7.8 and 8.1 through Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN). Blue Coat ProxySG Acceleration Edition appliances accelerate the remote use of Oracle E-Business Suite and Siebel applications in branch offices where network latency, congestion and packet loss slow centrally run applications.

"The Oracle Validated Integration applies a rigorous technical review and test process," said Kevin O'Brien, senior director, ISV and SaaS Strategy at Oracle. "Achieving Oracle Validated Integration through Oracle PartnerNetwork gives our customers confidence that the integration between Blue Coat's ProxySG Acceleration Edition appliance and the Oracle E-Business Suite and Oracle's Siebel CRM have been validated and that the products work together as designed. This reduces risk and improves the implementation cycles for our joint customers."

Blue Coat WAN Optimisation appliances compensate for conditions of the Wide Area Network (WAN) that cause centralised applications to perform more slowly in branch and remote offices. Blue Coat WAN Optimisation appliances provide users with a powerful and flexible solution for optimising file access, email, storage and backup while also providing advanced optimisation technologies for Web, cloud and video applications. They provide a comprehensive set of WAN optimisation features that dramatically accelerate response time and reduce bandwidth consumption through the use of industry-leading compression, protocol optimisation, byte caching and object caching technologies.

The appliances have integrated caching and stream-splitting to greatly reduce the network load of on-demand and live video from the Web or internal servers. Blue Coat WAN Optimisation appliances enable video to scale across the enterprise and protect against video floods that can overtake business-critical traffic optimised by traditional WAN optimisation appliances. In addition, the appliances can accelerate content and applications from the public Web without requiring cloud deployment of another appliance. By accelerating internal and Web-based applications for branch and mobile users, Blue Coat WAN optimisation solutions enhance productivity across the distributed enterprise.

"We are proud to achieve Oracle Validated Integration and work with Oracle to ensure accelerated delivery of business-critical applications across the distributed enterprise," said Rajeev Mitroo, Managing Director, Australia & New Zealand for Blue Coat Systems. "WAN optimisation from Blue Coat provides a comprehensive solution for optimising and accelerating the full range of business applications and content."

Oracle Validated Integration provides partner value and customer confidence through integration standards and best practices. Blue Coat is a Gold-level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork.

About Oracle PartnerNetwork

Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle's partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle's growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success. To find out more, visit

About Oracle Validated Integration

Oracle Validated Integration through Oracle PartnerNetwork gives customers confidence that integrations between Oracle Applications (and Oracle Enterprise Manager) and complementary partner capabilities have been validated and the products work together as designed. This can help reduce risk, improve system implementation cycles, and provide for smoother upgrades and simpler maintenance. Oracle Validated Integration applies a rigorous technical process to review the integrations of third-party software to Oracle Applications products, including productized repeatable integrations from system integrators. Oracle provides access to Oracle Applications software, tools, technical resources and training to assist partners in developing integrations based on Oracle standards and best practices. Partners who have successfully validated their integrations are authorized to use the "Oracle Validated Integration" logo. For more information, please visit at

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Blue Coat Systems

Blue Coat Systems is a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimisation solutions. Blue Coat offers solutions that provide the visibility, acceleration and security required to optimise and secure the flow of information to any user, on any network, anywhere. This application intelligence enables enterprises to tightly align network investments with business requirements, speed decision making and secure business applications for long-term competitive advantage. Blue Coat also offers service provider solutions for managed security and WAN optimisation, as well as carrier-grade caching solutions to save on bandwidth and enhance the end-user Web experience. For additional information, please visit
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