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proxy

1. a person authorized to act on behalf of someone else; agent
2. the authority, esp in the form of a document, given to a person to act on behalf of someone else
3. Computing short for proxy server

proxy

(networking)
A process that accepts requests for some service and passes them on to the real server. A proxy may run on dedicated hardware or may be purely software. It may transform the request in some way or provide some additional layer of functionality such as caching or remote access. A proxy may be intended to increase security, e.g. a web proxy that allows multiple clients inside an organisation to access the Internet through a single secure, shared connection.

proxy

To function as an agent who works on behalf of someone else or to perform a process that acts on behalf of another. See proxy server and ghost blog.
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Application proxies provide comprehensive application assurance services to data center teams: securing the web applications from professional hackers and their methods, accelerating the user experience through caching, compression and connection pooling, and increasing application availability through load balancing and application health checks.
One pension officer at a Fortune 200 company put it this way: "Hey, there's one of me, and I've got all these proxies.
In order to be valid and in accordance with the provisions of the General Meeting Regulations, both long-distance proxies as well as votes (whether electronic or postal) shall be received by the Company 24 hours prior to the day and time scheduled for the Extraordinary General Shareholders' Meeting to be held at first call.
In the letter, the Department gave guidelines on how to and who should vote proxies.
As the meeting date approaches, shareholders from whom proxies have not been received may receive a phone call from The Altman Group encouraging them to vote their shares.
STOCKHOLDERS OF ARDENT AND OTHER INTERESTED PERSONS ARE ADVISED TO READ, WHEN AVAILABLE, ARDENT'S DEFINITIVE PROXY STATEMENT IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOLICITATION OF PROXIES FOR THE SPECIAL MEETING BECAUSE THIS PROXY STATEMENT WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION.
SAN ANTONIO -- Proxies have been submitted by shareholders representing nearly half of the publicly traded shares of U.
Shareholders may submit their proxies to vote their shares on the proposals until 11:00 a.