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Blue Coat Integrated With CITTIO

Blue Coat and CITTIO integrate Blue Coat WAN application delivery appliances with CITTIO network monitoring

SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Blue Coat Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: BCSI - News), the leader in secure content and application delivery, and CITTIO Inc., the innovation leader in automated network and systems monitoring software, today announced that CITTIO has joined the Blue Coat technology partner program and has incorporated full enterprise monitoring support for Blue Coat® ProxySG(TM) appliances in its CITTIO WatchTower® software. Blue Coat SG appliances provide Web security, combined with policy control and acceleration for applications and content, across Wide Area Networks (WAN), Internet gateways, data centers and to and from remote users. CITTIO WatchTower® software provides network and systems monitoring with fully automated configuration.

"Blue Coat appliances play an important role in our Web security and control capabilities, so including them in our centralized, high-level view of our enterprise systems is critical," said Scott Davis, network security manager, T. Rowe Price. "CITTIO WatchTower software easily discovers and monitors our Blue Coat appliances, along with our other security devices in the network, and helps us achieve a unified, real-time view of our security infrastructure for optimized operations with high levels of security and availability."

CITTIO WatchTower software support and integration for Blue Coat products includes auto-discovery and fingerprinting of any Blue Coat ProxySG appliances on the network; automated performance monitoring; real-time bandwidth utilization and troubleshooting; SNMP trap management; topology diagramming; and inclusion of Blue Coat appliances in an executive dashboard for monitoring service levels.

"Since Blue Coat appliances provide critical security, control and acceleration capabilities, many organizations want to include the ability to monitor and manage them and to review the resulting data in a higher-level network view," said Chris King, director of strategic marketing, Blue Coat Systems. "The integration between ProxySG appliances and CITTIO WatchTower software provides added value for our mutual customers."

Blue Coat Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: BCSI)

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