This product is a solution that includes a Proxy Server using Squid Proxy Cache running on Windows Server 2016. Here are the key details from the description:
Components: This product includes two main components:
Proxy Server: The solution utilizes Squid, which is a caching proxy for the web that supports various protocols, including HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP. Squid is known for its ability to reduce bandwidth usage and improve response times by caching frequently-requested web pages. It offers a range of features, such as access controls, content filtering, time-based internet access, cache management, load balancing, and more.
Operating System: The product runs on Microsoft Windows Server 2016, provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Optimized for Performance: The Squid proxy caching server is optimized for speed and high performance.
Features: The Squid Proxy features mentioned in the description include setting access control lists (ACLs) for network access, blocking or allowing access to specific websites, content filtering based on MIME types, scheduling internet access times, caching frequently accessed websites and files, hiding internal IP addresses, load balancing with other Squid proxies, clustering, traffic interception with WCCP, authentication options (LDAP, Active Directory, RADIUS, etc.), instant messaging blocking, blocking coin-mining scripts, and more.
Operating System: The product uses Microsoft Windows Server 2016 as the base operating system.
Use Cases: The description mentions that this product can be used for various purposes, including hosting enterprise Windows-based applications, websites, web services, data processing, media transcoding, distributed testing, ASP.NET application hosting, and any other applications that require Windows software.
In summary, this product provides a Squid Proxy Server with caching capabilities, optimized for performance, and running on Windows Server 2016. It offers a range of features for access control, content filtering, and traffic optimization. Users can deploy this solution on AWS for various use cases, with Windows Server 2016 as the underlying operating system.