Proxy Server

Any LAN with access to the Internet will benefit from a proxy server. With a proxy server, an administrator creates a door to the Internet and provides firewall protection to prevent unauthorized access of valuable LAN resources. A proxy server provides controls for the administrator to regulate Internet access from the LAN as well. Controlled Internet access by clients encourages compliance to company policies regarding Internet usage and Web site access. The nightmare of inappropriate Web sites or users spending an inordinate number of work hours surfing the Internet could be a thing of the past if a proxy server is used correctly and wisely

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