You must place Proxy Server between network segments so that network traffic is localized and security is maintained. To improve performance,
you can place Proxy Server so that Web objects are cached for:
- An entire organization
- A location within an organization
- A network segment within an organization
A few key differences between placing Proxy Server within the private network and at the edge of the private network are detailed in the MouseOver below.
Click the Quiz link below to review the benefits of different Proxy Server placements within the private network.
Placing Proxy Server - Quiz
In the next lesson you will learn how to select the interface characteristics that affect the integration of the Proxy Server.