BigLeap provides Internet gateways based on squid. Some of its features are listed below:
Proxying and Caching of HTTP, FTP
Proxying for SSL
Caching of DNS look ups
Once, many small businesses were limited to a single dialup connection from one computer. When electronic mail and access into the network, became necessary for multiple employees, aroused the need to connect an entire office network to the global network. One cannot afford buying a separate modem and a separate Internet access account for each and every computer. Internet gateway is a separate computer through which everyone can share Internet access.