Rotating Proxies Explained

In this article, you’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of rotating proxies, including their functionality, benefits, applications, and limitations. Learn how these proxies dynamically change IP addresses to increase online anonymity and security, making them ideal for tasks that require high levels of privacy, such as web scraping and accessing geo-restricted content.  Explore the different types […]

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Static Proxies Explained

In this article, you will learn what static proxies are, what types are available, how they differ from dynamic (rotating) proxies, and what tasks they are and are not suitable for.  We’ll also cover their physical location, the types of IP addresses they use, and the pros and cons of using static proxies.  In addition, […]

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What Are Virgin Proxies?

There are different types of proxies with different characteristics that make them ideal for certain uses. Data center hosted proxies are the most popular type because they are effective in providing online privacy protection for both personal and business purposes. What are Virgin Proxies? Virgin proxies are IP addresses that have never been used before […]

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What Are Private Proxies?

The word proxy is used to describe a communication interface in a network. A proxy serves as a mediator: it receives requests, forwards them via its own address, and thus establishes a connection. A private proxy is an exclusive proxy server that can only be assigned to one owner. It is used to hide one’ […]

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What Are Shared Proxies?

Shared proxies offer a good and cost-effective option for the simultaneous use of multiple available IP addresses by many users for the purpose of using the Internet anonymously, bypassing web filters, gaining access to certain content that is otherwise blocked due to their location, saving costs, etc. Also, shared proxies can provide useful services such […]

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What Are IPv4 and IPv6 Proxies?

There are some significant differences between IPv4 and IPv6 proxies. In this article, we will present the most important points and discuss whether it is worthwhile buying IPv6 proxies. IPv4 and IPv6: The most important facts at a glance IPv4 is the fourth version of the so-called Internet Protocol. The protocol forms an important technical […]

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What Are HTTP and HTTPS Proxies?

There are many types of proxy servers. These types can be grouped by protocol, number of active users (shared proxies, private proxies, and virgin proxies), the type of IP address assigned (public or free proxies, residential proxies, mobile proxies, and data center proxies), and the IP version (IPv4 and IPv6 proxies). This article, however, shall […]

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What are SOCKS5 Proxies and How They Work?

You have likely heard about proxies and perhaps even SOCKS proxies. At their core, proxy servers or proxies are hardware- or software-based intermediaries that sit on a local or remote machine. In this intermediate role, they route all traffic between web browsers (web clients) and web servers through themselves, thus blocking or preventing direct communication. […]

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What Are Free or Public Proxies?

So-called “free” or “public” proxies are freely accessible lists of IP addresses published on various online resources. Where Do Public Proxies Come From? Public proxies can come from different sources. First example: An inexperienced server administrator (e.g. an administrator in an educational institution) installs a proxy script for the institution’s requirements, but does not change […]

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What Are Data Center Proxies?

So-called data center proxies, i.e. proxies hosted in data centers, are the most common proxy type in 2023. Where do proxy services get such proxies? Proxy services that sell access to proxies hosted in data centers are usually IT companies (usually hosting companies) that can buy or rent large blocks of IP addresses (IP subnets) […]

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What Are Residential Proxies?

With residential proxies, a mobile or desktop device of a private Internet user is used as a proxy. This often happens without the user’s knowledge; a user has proxy software installed on their gadget and someone uses their gadget and IP address as a proxy server. Where do such proxies come from? A proxy provider […]

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What Are Mobile Proxies?

Due to the increasing prevalence of mobile devices, the demand for mobile proxy services is growing year after year. In this article, we explain how mobile proxy servers work and the specific advantages of mobile proxies. How a mobile proxy service works Mobile proxies are used exclusively from cell phones. The user is given access […]

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Why Is Choosing the Right Proxy Server So Important?

The world of work is networking more and more. Small and mid-sized companies in particular have to face the digital challenges of increasing networking and globalization. As a result, many companies are faced with far-reaching decisions. On the one hand, the sensitive company data must be protected, on the other hand, the entrepreneur wants to […]

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