Advantages of Using a Proxy Server

A proxy server functions as a connector or a middlemen between the web browser and the website, by passing the request and response back-and-forth in a way to assist users seeking resources from websites or servers. Besides handling requests and responses, a proxy also fulfills other purposes, such as anonymous browsing, domain filtering, bypassing security controls and so on. Below, we will explore the various benefits and advantages of using a proxy server. Among the benefits and advantages are...

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Types of Proxy Servers

A proxy server acts as a middleman that translates and evaluates request from clients to other network services. It is commonly used by network administrators to monitor the incoming traffics and contents to be served in the corporate network. In general, proxies can be classified into 2 groups, Forward Proxies and Reverse Proxies. Out of this two, Forward Proxies was the widely known proxies that have been sub-divided into few groups based on their implementation methods...

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Geolocation and Testing

E-commerce has now become an acceptable way to shop for things that one may need. Therefore, the implementation of Geolocation applications has become increasingly important. Precise location data is more important than ever, especially for international businesses that depends on local customers. IP Geolocation tools help web masters to determine the geographical location and provide further details of their visitors such as country, region, city, latitude, longitude, ZIP code, time zone, connection speed, ISP and domain name, IDD country code, area code, weather station code and name, mobile carrier information....

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