Blue Coat Systems Inc. (formerly CacheFlow) is a Sunnyvale, California-based provider of security and networking solutions. The company specializes in cyber security products that detect and mitigate attacks. The organization has been subject to controversy due to its products being used to conduct mass surveillance and censorship of the Internet by governments that engage in human rights abuses.

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  • Blue Coat Systems Inc. (formerly CacheFlow) is a Sunnyvale, California-based provider of security and networking solutions. The company specializes in cyber security products that detect and mitigate attacks. The organization has been subject to controversy due to its products being used to conduct mass surveillance and censorship of the Internet by governments that engage in human rights abuses. The company has gone through several acquisitions, most recently being acquired by Symantec Corporation in a deal valued at $4.65 Billion USD. Greg Clark the former CEO of Blue Coat is now the CEO of Symantec and Michael Fey, former COO of Blue Coat is the new COO of Symantec. (en)
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  • 696.0
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  • 386.0
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  • Acquired bySymantecin August 2016 (en)
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  • 1996-01-01 (xsd:date)
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  • 42.9
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  • 39.3
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  • 496.0
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  • Greg Clark
  • Michael Fey,
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  • United States
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  • Blue Coat Logo, 2013.png
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  • The words "Blue Coat" in all upper-case; center of letter O is a stylized shield.
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  • more than 1,400
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  • CacheFlow
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  • Blue Coat Systems Inc. (formerly CacheFlow) is a Sunnyvale, California-based provider of security and networking solutions. The company specializes in cyber security products that detect and mitigate attacks. The organization has been subject to controversy due to its products being used to conduct mass surveillance and censorship of the Internet by governments that engage in human rights abuses. (en)
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  • Blue Coat Systems Inc. (en)
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