Blue Coat Chief Scientist To Discuss Real-World Migration To IPv6 At IPv6 Global Summit 2011 In Beijing

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/29/11 -- Blue Coat Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: BCSI), a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimization solutions, today announced its Chief Scientist and noted IPv6 author and expert, Qing Li, will present at the IPv6 Global Summit 2011 in Beijing. The presentation, entitled "IPv6 Real-World Migration Case Studies," will be held at 2:50 p.m. on Thursday, April 7. The Summit is supported by the IPv6 Forum, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, ITU, IETF, ISOC, IEEE, EU, the Chinese Academy of Engineering, China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, other major international carriers and organizations.

"Blue Coat continues to lead the way in solving the access, Web security and WAN optimization issues inherent with transitioning to IPv6," said Steve Daheb, chief marketing officer and senior vice president at Blue Coat Systems. "By incorporating substantial intelligence together with IPv6 technology into our products we enable companies to transition to IPv6 in a seamless and non-disruptive way."

The Blue Coat® ProxySG® appliance is the only IPv6 Secure Web Gateway solution and is also the only IPv6 WAN optimization solution. For its unique product innovation, Blue Coat was awarded the 2010 IPv6 Application Solution Pioneer Award from the IPv6 Forum. The ProxySG appliance acts as an intelligent intermediary between requests and content, making the retrieval of applications, services and data transparent to users in both IPv4 and IPv6 environments. This provides business process continuity without the added complexity associated with address translations, rewriting applications or upgrading the underlying network infrastructure.

More information on the conference can be found at: http://www.conference.cn/ipv6/2011/en/ For more information about Blue Coat IPv6 solutions, please contact ipv6@bluecoat.com

About Blue Coat Systems Blue Coat Systems is a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimization solutions. Blue Coat offers solutions that provide the visibility, acceleration and security required to optimize 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 optimization, as well as carrier-grade caching solutions to save on bandwidth and enhance the end-user Web experience. For additional information, please visit www.bluecoat.com.

Blue Coat, ProxySG and the Blue Coat logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Blue Coat Systems, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the United States and certain other countries. All other trademarks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners.

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Media Contacts Steve Schick Blue Coat Systems steve.schick@bluecoat.com 408-220-2076 Danielle Ostrovsky Merritt Group ostrovsky@merrittgrp.com 703-390-1537 Investor Contact Jane Underwood Blue Coat Systems jane.underwood@bluecoat.com 408-541-3015

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