Provide Centralized Configuration and Policy Management
Director delivers centralized policy, configuration and device management of Blue Coat ProxySG appliances across any distributed enterprise. From a single, easy-to-use Web interface, administrators can deploy, monitor and enforce security and acceleration policies on hundreds of appliances deployed worldwide. With Director, IT administrators can develop ProxySG locally and distribute globally, creating a flexible policy hierarchy. Rich features including remote access to the management console, available HA configuration, and automatic backup and archiving ease management of ProxySG deployments.
Blue Coat Director can help you:
- Centralize policy management and software across your ProxySG deployment
- Provision new devices in 5 minutes or less
- Simplify maintenance through automated job scheduling
- View detailed reports on health, job status and results
Optimize application performance and Web security
Blue Coat ProxySG appliances offer a comprehensive foundation for the Blue Coat Secure Web Gateway solution and advanced WAN Optimization feature sets. ProxySG appliances combine high-performance hardware with Blue Coat SGOS, a custom, object-based operating system that enables flexible policy control over content, users, applications and protocols. With Blue Coat ProxySG appliances, you can:
- Protect users and networks from web threats, phishing and other attacks
- Accelerate application performance for files, email, Web, SSL, and rich media applications
- Significantly reduce bandwidth with leading compression, byte caching and object caching technologies
Blue Coat ProxySG appliances are available in form factors and performance levels appropriate for IT infrastructure environments ranging from small to medium enterprise branches to regional and core data centers. Each appliance can be licensed as a Full Proxy Edition, delivering the foundational elements of the Blue Coat Secure Web Gateway solution combined with the full WAN Optimization feature set, or as an Acceleration Edition with an available upgrade path to Full Proxy Edition.
Blue Coat ProxyAV™ delivers advanced malware detection at the Web gateway and is as a key component of the Application Delivery Network (ADN) infrastructure that integrates application visibility, acceleration and security.
ProxyAV appliances are designed for use with ProxySG Full Proxy Edition appliances to provide inline threat protection and malware scanning of Web content at the gateway, an integral element of Blue Coat's layered defenses security framework.
The unique, high-performance architecture of ProxyAV combined with leading anti-malware engines efficiently secure Web traffic and protect users from Web-based malware. Together, ProxyAV and ProxySG provide superior performance and the lowest hardware footprint requirements, resulting in an environmentally efficient and cost-effective solution.
Protect your users and information from viruses, Trojans, worms, malware and other forms of malicious content -- even extending protection to users who are not running anti-virus software.
Manage Web activity on your network
Blue Coat Reporter gives managers powerful visibility into all Web-related user activity. Beyond URL Filtering, Reporter provides customizable, at-a-glance dashboards and reports along with intuitive drill-down capabilities making it an invaluable part of security, compliance, bandwidth management, and other business-critical efforts necessary in today’s competitive environment.
Reporter quickly processes robust log data from Blue Coat® ProxySG, WebFilter, ProxyClient, and ProxyAV, providing easy-to-view reports for security specialists, department managers, HR managers, and network administrators. Blue Coat Reporter provides the ultimate architecture for complete Web visibility and control.
Blue Coat Reporter can:
- Deliver customized, role-based dashboards and reports to different managers.
- Easily and intuitively drill down from general trends to specific activity.
- Quickly process even the largest logs, while minimizing disk space requirements.
- Distribute and automatically update comprehensive views of Web activity in a variety of formats.
- Provide visibility into Web traffic performance, trends, errors, security threats, bandwidth impact, streaming traffic levels and more.
Block malware and filter content according to strict policy controls
As part of the Application Delivery Network (ADN), an infrastructure that provides complete application visibility, acceleration and security, Blue Coat WebFilter™ protects user productivity, blocks malware downloads and Web threats, and enables compliance.
WebFilter is continuously updated by the WebPulse community watch cloud defense that detects hidden malware and provides reputation and Web content analysis.
WebFilter is 100% user driven for relevance creating an unmatched real-time Web content rating service. WebPulse uses Dynamic Link Analysis (DLA) to check popular Web sites for attack injections and search engine results for bait pages, both leading to Web threats via dynamic links.
WebPulse provides cloud intelligence to ProxySG Web gateways, and to ProxyClient and K9 Web Protection remote clients. WebFilter is the next generation of Web filtering, created by combining URL filtering and anti-malware technologies together into a collaborative cloud defense architecture.