Web accelerator


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Web accelerator

(1) See CDN.

(2) Software that speeds up the retrieval of Web pages. Anticipating that a user might click a link on the current page, it downloads the linked pages in the background. Most of these utilities require nothing more than the browser, while others require a counterpart component in the server.
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Varnish Software, the company behind the popular Varnish Cache web accelerator, today announced the release of Varnish Cache 3.
The NetCache equipment has been deployed in major PSINet data centers in the US as a reverse proxy server or web accelerator, in order to speed up the NASA site and reduce costs associated with bandwidth.
The R3000 also includes a one-of-a-kind Proxy Pattern Blocking option that blocks end-users from using third-party proxies and applications such as Google Web Accelerator, which bypasses filtering.
Google Web Accelerator Blocking - Google Web Accelerator is an application that uses Google's network to make Web pages load faster.
ca portals, Netscape browser, Netscape Internet services and Netscape Nitro web accelerator.
Swan Labs, the premier provider of enterprise application delivery solutions, today announced that its NetCelera Web Accelerator has been named as a finalist in the "Accelerator Product of the Year" category at the 2005 Techworld Network Awards.
Swan Labs will be demonstrating the positive impact Web Accelerator can have on the performance of web portals and applications and how IT professionals can tune their portals to optimal performance.
The free web accelerator can benefit web surfers who do not have high bandwidth connections, either because they cannot get these connections in their physical locations or cannot afford to pay for them.
Parrella continued, "We are also developing a new web accelerator brand and business model that we believe will enable us to compete more effectively in the residential web accelerator market.