Welcome to proxy-sys.com. This website has been setup to provide information about “proxies” - what they are, what they do, and why people use them. We also cover the different types of proxies, and how each type of proxy accomplishes a slighly different goal. This website is separated into several different pages, and a sitemap will give you an overview of the various pages, with links to each one. The architecture of the site is like a tutorial, taking you from one page to the next, likewise one concept to the next. Table of Contents

  1. What is a proxy?
  2. What does a proxy do?
  3. Why do people use proxies?
  4. What are the different types of proxies? * Web server proxies * Proxy caches * Browser-based proxies