What’s a Proxy Server?

When I first started working in IT a few decades ago, a proxy server was known as an application gateway. ¬†That definition still is fairly accurate in some contexts, but in the world of the internet it sounds a little dated. ¬† In technical terms a proxy server is an application that sits between and … Read more

What is a VPN Server

Throughout the world of networking technologies, there is a lot of confusion about different terms and a VPN is one of those definitions. VPN stands for Virtual Private Network, which is actually quite a wide definition. The main reason for the confusion though is that the technology has developed over the years, so that today’s … Read more