BlueCoat SG900

The Blue Coat ProxySG900 Full Proxy Edition appliances are the foundation of an Application Delivery Network (ADN) that provides complete application visibility, acceleration and security. To support the ADN, ProxySG900 delivers a scalable proxy platform architecture to secure Web communications and accelerate the delivery of business applications. ProxySG900 enables flexible policy controls over content, users, applications and protocols and is the choice of more than 80% of the Fortune® Global 500.


License Capacity

Employee Count 3500 6000 Unlimited Unlimited


Disk drives 2x500GB SAS 2x1TB SAS 3x1TB SAS 4x1TB SAS
Onboard Ports (2) integrated 1000Base-T ports with bypass,
(2) integrated 1000Base-T ports (no bypass), onboard SSL
Optional NICs 4x1000Base-T (Copper)
4x1000Base-F (Fiber-SX)
Power Supplies 1* 1* 2 2

Dimensions and Weight

Enclosure 19” Rack-mountable
Dimensions (L x W x H) 43.3cm x 59.5cm x 4.3cm (17.0in x 23.4in x 1.69in) (chassis only)
48.4cm x 62.3cm x 4.3cm (19.1in x 24.5in x 1.69in) (chassis plus extensions)
Weight (maximum) Approx. 18kg (39.7 lbs)

Operating Environment

Power Redundancy available (hot swappable), AC power 100-240V, 50-60Hz, 6.0-3.0A
Maximum Power 400 Watts
Thermal Rating 1365 BTU/Hr max
Temperature 5°C to 40°C (41°F to 104°F) at sea level
Humidity 20 to 80% relative humidity, non-condensing
Altitude Up to 3048m (10,000ft)


Complete Control
ProxySG provides complete control over Web traffic enabling the following functions: Strong user authentication, Web filtering, deep inspection of content for data loss or threats, security checks to the WebPulse™ collaborative cloud defense, inspection and validation of SSL traffic, content caching and traffic optimization, bandwidth management, streaming media splitting and caching, method level controls per protocol, plus the ability to filter, strip or replace Web content. ProxySG is the ultimate foundation for a Secure Web Gateway with its content controls and policy flexibility, or a branch office providing security and acceleration in one solution.

Layered Defenses Security Framework
ProxySG with WebPulse, the collaborative cloud defense uniting over 75M users for Web awareness and response to Web content and threats, creates a hybrid design providing the best of on-premise controls with the collective intelligence of cloud service. ProxySG deployed with WebFilter automatically includes the WebPulse cloud service and ProxyClient for remote user protection, filtering and acceleration. ProxySG with ProxyAV enables the highest performing inline threat analysis, including SSL, with a choice of leading anti-malware engines. And data loss prevention integration is securely enabled with S-ICAP or standard ICAP on ProxySG with certified DLP partners.

Unmatched Performance & Reliability
ProxySG innovations in new hardware platforms with multiple cores and the SGOS operating system with multithreading provide 1Gbps throughput for high availability deployments and scale 5X beyond the previous generation. SGOS is a micro kernel built for Web object processing, secure and small in design, it rarely needs attention or patches, and it runs year after year at performance levels beyond the competition. Health checks and monitoring provide administrator awareness, plus Director enables centralized device, license and policy management of ProxySG Web gateways.

Scalability and Lower TCO
The Blue Coat security framework scales in many ways resulting in lower TCO for customers. The performance innovations require less hardware, rack space and power than alternative solutions. New defenses can be seamlessly added to the WebPulse cloud to scale the depth of protection. Expanding groups of remote users can accelerate their office communications with ProxyClient and be protected by WebPulse. Available reporting scales for visibility of all Web gateway and remote users with custom dashboards and reports on a single server with an included optimized database for up to 10 billion log lines.

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