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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Announced earlier today, Aventail Security Manager is the first circuit-level proxy server that allows corporations to manage and authenticate their employees' access to the Internet.
SOCKS Version V5 is an open-systems protocol specifying a circuit-level proxy gateway for controlling access to TCP/IP networks.