Symantec Acquires Blue Coat

Defining the Future of Cyber Security

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Together, tackling the world’s most significant security challenges

Nearly two years ago we announced our intention to become the leading pure play security company. Today with the close of the Blue Coat acquisition we make that intention a reality. Today we combine the leader in endpoint, email, data loss prevention, and data center security with the #1 market share leader in Website Security and Cloud Generation Security. Together, we will be best positioned to usher in a new era of cyber security solutions.

Innovation driven by scale, product breadth, massive engineering and research investment

Together we will solve three of the biggest security challenges facing our customers today:

  • Staying ahead of advanced threats
  • Securing the mobile workforce
  • Helping customers securely embrace the cloud

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Engineers & Researchers


Data Centers Protected


Customers Worldwide

175 Million

Endpoints Protected


Cloud Apps Protected

2 Billion

Emails Scanned Daily

1 Billion

Web Requests Categorized Daily

4 Million

Previously Unseen Threats Per Day

"Symantec has a phenomenal history of solving difficult problems in cyber-defense across consumer and enterprise, and combined with Blue Coat, we have the technical power and intellectual property to really change the industry."

Greg Clark
CEO, Symantec