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Advanced Secure Gateway S200/S400/S500

Delivering Advanced Security for the Web in a Single, Powerful Solution

The Advanced Secure Gateway enables you to control and secure your web traffic to support safe, productive web experiences. The Advanced Secure Gateway delivers:

  • Complete Protection and Control
  • Layered Defenses
  • Unmatched Performance and Reliability
  • Lower TCO

The web is one of the most common attack delivery mechanisms used by hackers to infect devices and infiltrate your network. Shut down the web attack vector and enable users to safely use the web (cloud) with the Blue Coat Advanced Secure Gateway. The Gateway offers the most comprehensive, integrated solution available to protect you from today’s advanced web threats. With the Advanced Secure Gateway, you can tackle the rapidly changing threat landscape and confidently adopt cloud-based technologies to meet your business needs.

The Advanced Secure Gateway combines the functionality of Blue Coat’s industry-leading Secure Web Gateway, ProxySG, with the intelligence of the Blue Coat Content Analysis System to offer a single, powerful web security solution that delivers world-class threat protection. The Advanced Secure Gateway is a scalable proxy designed to secure your web communications and accelerate your business applications. The Gateway’s unique proxy architecture allows it to effectively monitor, control and secure traffic to ensure a safe web (cloud) experience.

Many Secure Web Gateway products force you to make a trade-off between security and application performance. The Advanced Secure Gateway delivers both, providing comprehensive, advanced web security and web performance improvements. With the Advanced Secure Gateway, you can enforce policies, detect threats and block advanced attacks from entering your network to support a good, safe experience that helps you maximize the potential of the web (cloud) for your business. 

Complete Protection and Control

Blue Coat’s Advanced Secure Gateway provides comprehensive protection and control over web traffic to support your security and application performance requirements. The open solution can integrate with best of breed technologies to offer:

  • Strong user authentication
  • Advanced real-time web filtering and risk scores
  • Multi-layered deep content inspection and analysis to identify data loss and threats
  • Security checks, leveraging the Blue Coat Global Intelligence Network
  • Inspection and validation of SSL traffic
  • Content caching and traffic optimization
  • Bandwidth management
  • Streaming media splitting and caching
  • Method level controls, per protocol

Layered Defenses Security Framework

With the Advanced Secure Gateway, web traffic is terminated at the proxy and all downloaded and uploaded objects are processed through multiple layers of security in a single efficient pass. The solution starts by eliminating well-known threats first, which reduces the amount of traffic that needs to be processed by any subsequent, more CPUintensive security engines. With support for real-time URL ratings, multiple anti-malware engines, black and white listing, static code analysis and sandbox brokering, the Advanced Secure Gateway provides the most comprehensive and secure framework for web security.

Unmatched Performance and Reliability

Built on the same architecture and hardware base as the ProxySG, which is trusted by many of the world’s largest organizations, the Advanced Secure Gateway delivers unmatched performance and reliability in the Secure Web Gateway space. Blue Coat’s appliances are purpose built, with a custom operating system designed for security. The solution offers features, such as redundant hot swappable power supplies and disks, along with dual redundant boot devices, redundant fan architecture, fail-to-wire network ports, and automatic power supply failover to maximize up-time and availability.

Scalability and Lower TCO

With Blue Coat, you can scale your deployment to meet your specific requirements, enabling you to pay for what you need and eliminating any costly overprovisioning. There is a wide array of models to choose from, so it’s easy to find the right Advanced Secure Gateway that meets the security and performance levels required by your organization. It’s also easy to increase the solution’s performance with available upgrade kits. As a result, you can maximize your investment, starting with a lower entry point, with the ability to grow as your organization expands.

The Gateway can be deployed using a physical, virtual, cloud and/or hybrid model.