The proxy facilitates that you can see the pages you have requested to be seen on your browser without your identity being revealed online. To get onto a proxy server, you will have to send a request to the server, and then the response is sent back to the proxy browser which in turn sends it to you for your viewing on the browser of your choice. When you make requests, the proxy may change the application a little bit around round, but when you get the response, it will be what you had sought. The proxy is good changing the IP address so that you can be identified, and the webserver will not have an inkling as to where you are. This makes your data unreadable even during transit. The proxy cannot allow access to individual pages on the web, because of some IP address.
Useful for homes too
The proxy server acts as an excellent curbing procedure to avoid a lot of access for either children or employees on the internet. This way, employees can be monitored, and you will know how much internet is being used even by the children. Certain websites aren’t allowed to be accessed during office hours or in office premises.
There may be a lot of usage by children during their free time and to curb them and get them to do other activities as well, have proxy browser put on the device will make sure that you can keep an eye on the usage. This can be done by denying access to specific sites which may be inappropriate for children and same for the employees, though the request is sent, you will get a message that your application is declined, and you shouldn’t be seeing them on the company’s network.
The company can also monitor and log all the web requests; they will still know how much time you spend online even with specific sites blocked for your viewing. With the help of a proxy server, you can save on the bandwidth and get better speeds achieved due to the inbuilt cache in the proxy server which quickens the requests. If a large number of people are sending a request for the same thing, then the proxy server checks into it and then processes as one and get back to all of them with the same. Hence it is faster.The browsing habits and personal information are kept safe when you are using the proxy server.