Layer3 Becomes Blue Coat Premier Partner

Blue Coat Systems, Inc., the market leader in business assurance technology, announced recently that Layer3, an innovative network solutions provider, has become its Premier Partner in West Africa.

Layer3 is one of Nigeria’s fastest growing networking and managed services provider, a specialist in providing innovative solutions that is changing the way networks are built and run.

“We are pleased to partner with an innovative and well respected solution provider such as Layer3 and to elevate them to the Premier partnership level,” said Justin Lee, Regional Manager for Sub-Saharan Africa at Blue Coat. “Layer3 has built a reputation for excellence in its field and has a client roster of some of the most demanding companies in Nigeria. We are very pleased to be working with them to ensure our solutions are delivered to customers in the best possible manner.” he added.

Blue Coat empowers enterprises to safely and securely choose the best, applications, services, devices, data sources, and content the world has to offer, so they can create, communicate, collaborate, innovate, execute, compete and win in their markets. Recognized in the leader’s quadrant in both Garter Magic Quadrants for WAN Optimization Controllers and Secure Web Gateway, Blue Coat has a long history of protecting organizations, their data and their employees and is the trusted brand to 15,000 customers worldwide, including 86 percent of the FORTUNE Global 500. With a robust portfolio of intellectual property anchored by more than 200 patents and patents pending, the company continues to drive innovations that assure business continuity, agility and governance.

“We are committed to providing our clients with the best of web security and WAN optimization solutions,” said Robert Ebere, Layer3‘s Product Manager. “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. Our Blue Coat Premier Partner achievement is a testament of our investment in training and product knowledge to enable us to create more value for our customers.”