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  • www.bluecoat.com
  • Mountain View, CA
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 2002
  • Company - Private
  • Computer Hardware Development
  • $500 million to $1 billion (USD)

CompetitorsPalo Alto Networks, F5
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Blue Coat was acquired by Symantec in June 2016. Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) is the global leader in cyber security. Operating one of the world’s largest cyber intelligence networks, we see more threats, and protect more customers from the next generation of attacks.
Mission: We help companies, governments and individuals secure their most important data wherever it lives.

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Blue Coat Systems Reviews

3.5
63%
Recommend to a Friend
79%
Approve of CEO
Greg Clark
Greg Clark
100 Ratings
5.0
Former Employee, more than 8 years

"Sr. Executive Assistant"

Jan 16, 2022 - Senior Executive Assistant in Sunnyvale, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

One of the best leadership teams

Cons

That Blue Coast was sold to Symantec
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Diversity & Inclusion at Blue Coat Systems

5.0
(1 Review)

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Blue Coat Systems Interviews

Experience
Positive53%
Negative21%
Neutral26%
Getting an Interview
Recruiter27%
Employee Referral20%
Applied online20%
Difficulty
2.7
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  1. Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Canada
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Blue Coat Systems (Canada)

    Interview

    The interview was fairly short, and the interviewers were very friendly. Most of the time was spent telling me about the role and the team. We also discussed past intern projects and company culture. There were only a couple of technical questions. They were about locks and object oriented programming fundamentals.
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Company Updates

August 12, 2016
Greg Clark is a security industry veteran with a proven track record in building large, global companies to scale.
Shared image - Greg Clark, CEO of Symantec, Recognized on CRN's List of Top 100 Executives
Greg Clark, CEO of Symantec, Recognized on CRN's List of Top 100 Executives
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August 1, 2016
Cyber Security Visionary Greg Clark Becomes CEO, Leading Industry’s Largest Pure Play Cyber Security Company
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Symantec Completes Acquisition of Blue Coat | Symantec
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Blue Coat Systems Awards & Accolades

  • Best Cybersecurity Company (Over 1,000 Employees)Cybersecurity Excellence Awards2016
  • Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company (Over 1,000 Employees)Cybersecurity Excellence Awards2016

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Employees rate Blue Coat Systems 3.5 out of 5 stars based on 255 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

To get a job at Blue Coat Systems, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at Blue Coat Systems and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 63% of employees would recommend working at Blue Coat Systems to a friend. This is based on 242 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

54% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Blue Coat Systems as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.7 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Blue Coat Systems.

61% of employees think that Blue Coat Systems has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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