Accuvant Obtains Blue Coat Certification; Becomes BlueTouch Support Partner

Hanover, Md. – Aug. 10, 2011 – Accuvant, the only research-driven information security partner delivering alignment, clarity and confidence to enterprise and government clients, today announced that it has achieved Blue Coat BlueTouch Support Partner (BTSP) designation and is now offering Blue Coat-certified Level 1 and Level 2 services on a 24x7 basis to clients around the world.

“We are committed to providing our clients with the best possible continuum of information security services,” said Dan Wilson, Accuvant co-founder and vice president of partner alliances. “As a trusted advisor, our clients look to us for help in making sound infrastructure investments based on their unique immediate and long-term needs. After a solution has been chosen, they rely on us for successful implementation, configuration and integration. And now, with our Blue Coat BlueTouch Support Partner designation, our clients can expect the same expert, personalized, around-the-clock post-sales support we deliver for a select number of other manufacturers to round out our full range of Blue Coat capabilities.”

Accuvant’s new Blue Coat support services provide clients with a number of benefits following their Blue Coat deployments, including:

  • Intimate knowledge of unique network and infrastructure architecture, assuring Blue Coat support resolutions are made with the entire organization in mind;
  • Single point of contact for all Blue Coat issues, preventing handoffs and eliminating frustration;
  • Full lab environment for issue replication, ensuring challenges are solved with precision and accuracy;
  • Rapid response and complete case resolution, allowing clients to get back to business-as-usual more quickly; and,
  • Alerts about all new Blue Coat product upgrades, version releases, hot fixes and software updates.

“Accuvant has been a valued and strategic Blue Coat partner since 2003 and has demonstrated an ongoing commitment to service quality and a focus on customer satisfaction,” said Terry Clearkin, vice president of customer support for Blue Coat Systems.  “We look forward to extending our relationship with them through their participation in the BlueTouch Support Program.”

About Accuvant
Accuvant is the only research-driven information security partner delivering alignment between IT security and business objectives, clarity to complex security challenges and confidence in complex security decisions.

Accuvant delivers these solutions through three practice areas: Accuvant LABS, Risk and Compliance Management and Solution Services. Based on our clients’ unique requirements, Accuvant assesses, architects and implements the policies, procedures and technologies that most efficiently and effectively protect valuable data assets.

Since 2002, more than 3,900 organizations, including 65 of the Fortune 100 and20 of the largest U.S. Federal Agencies, have trusted Accuvant with their security challenges. Headquartered in Denver, Accuvant has offices in 36 cities across the United States and Canada. For more information, please visit, follow us on Twitter: @Accuvant, or keep in touch via Facebook:   

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