15 WAN Optimization Players VARs Should Know

Blue Coat Systems

Blue Coat as a company is in transition; it recently parted ways with CEO Mike Borman and has seen a substantial decline in sales and profits. But its place in the WAN optimization market can't be questioned: WAN op appliance software, MACH5, that runs on various Blue Coat appliances, and content-aware application performance software in PacketShaper, which it acquired with its 2008 pickup of Packeteer, plus the ability to combine those tools with various security functions.


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