Accuvant Named 2009 Western Region Partner of the Year by Blue Coat Systems

DENVER - December 2, 2009 - Accuvant, a leading provider of information security, risk and compliance management consulting services, announced today that it was named the 2009 Western Region Partner of the Year by Blue Coat Systems, the technology leader in Application Delivery Networking (ADN).

Blue Coat recognized Accuvant during its 2009 Americas Partner Conference held in October in New Orleans at the Westin New Orleans Canal Place. The award was given to Accuvant for its strong sales performance and expertise in delivering Blue Coat application delivery network solutions.

"Our channel network provides the expertise that helps businesses align IT investments with their requirements," said Jim Harold, vice president of channel sales, Blue Coat Systems. "Accuvant is a valued channel partner that understands how to help its clients achieve their business goals and realize the full potential of their Blue Coat application delivery network deployment."

"Blue Coat is a strategic, trusted partner for Accuvant," said Dan Wilson, vice president of partner alliances for Accuvant. "Our relationship with Blue Coat stems back to 2002, when Accuvant was first founded, and has continued to flourish over the years. Their strong portfolio of products serves as an important component of our ability to meet client's needs as they optimize and secure their IT infrastructure."

Accuvant has a nationwide team of technology professionals that are deeply knowledgeable about Blue Coat solutions, including application performance monitoring, WAN Optimization and Secure Web Gateway. Over the past two years, Accuvant has helped more than 300 clients reap the benefits of Blue Coat application delivery network technologies.

About Accuvant

Accuvant is a leading provider of information security, risk and compliance management consulting services, with more than 2,000 customers across North America and Europe. The company's security advisors use industry expertise and proven methodologies to help large enterprises assess their environments, improve their compliance postures and secure their infrastructures. Headquartered in Denver, Accuvant has 25 offices across the United States. For more information on Accuvant, please visit http://www.accuvant.com/.