May 23, 2013 – Enterprise security vendor Blue Coat Systems has proposed a buyout of security analytics provider Solera Networks to heighten its place in the small but vital big data security space.

Solera’s DeepSee analytics and data forensics platform was highlighted as central to the proposed deal, as Blue Coat aims to add capabilities for spotting and contextualizing targeted security threats. Blue Coat estimated it receives 1 billion Web security requests each day and intends to apply Solera’s software toward a stronger record of network traffic related to advanced threats and trends.

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