proxy server

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proxy server

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(Computer Science) computing a computer that acts as an intermediary between a client machine and a server, caching information to save access time
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V-ONE's product line includes: SmartWall, a dual-homed, application-level gateway firewall; SmartCAT, a smart card authentication system and card reader (software version available); SmartGate, client and server security and authorization software for a secure network transaction environment; and CyberWallet, an electronic consumer payment system and merchant and acquirer server software.
Application-level gateways use proxies, which are software programs that pose as a server to an application client and as a client to an application server.

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