Blue Coat Reports Q1

Blue Coat Systems reported its financial results for its first quarter of fiscal 2008 ended July 31, 2007

August 23, 2007

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Blue Coat Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: BCSI), a leader in WAN Application Delivery and Secure Web Gateway, today reported its financial results for its first quarter of fiscal 2008 ended July 31, 2007. Net revenue for the first fiscal quarter of 2008 was $62.4 million, an increase of 71% compared to net revenue of $36.4 million for the same quarter last year and a 15% increase compared to net revenue of $54.5 million in the prior quarter.

"We attribute delivery of this quarterly record net revenue to our increasing success in the WAN Application Delivery market," said Brian NeSmith, President and Chief Executive Officer. "Clearly our customers see the value in our unique ability to provide security and high speed application delivery in one appliance, our ProxySG product."

On a GAAP basis, the Company reported net income of $2.6 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, in the first quarter of fiscal 2008, compared to a net loss of $759,000, or $0.05 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2007. Net income in the first quarter of fiscal 2008 includes $3.3 million in stock-based compensation expense, $1.9 million in expenses associated with the stock option investigation, and $0.4 million in amortization of intangible assets. In the fourth quarter of fiscal 2007, net income includes $2.5 million in legal and accounting expenses associated with the stock option investigation and related restatement of the Company’s consolidated financial statements, $1.9 million in stock-based compensation expense, $1.7 million related to payroll taxes, interest and penalties on stock options, and $0.4 million in amortization of intangible assets.

The Company reported non-GAAP net income of $8.3 million, or $0.43 per diluted share, in the first quarter of fiscal 2008, compared to non-GAAP net income of $5.7 million, or $0.31 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2007.

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