Re: Fortune 500 Squid Users

From: Jim Richey <>
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 1999 13:19:47 -0400

Thanks to all that have repied so far. The CERN proxy came packaged with
our firewall (Secure Computing's Sidewinder). While the firewall product
works very well, the proxy server's performance is starting to become a
problem with over 4000 users. I'll definitely check out
Thanks for the info.

Alex Rousskov wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Oct 1999, Jim Richey wrote:
> > Perhaps a bit off topic, but does anyone have or know where there exists
> > a list of Fortune 500 companies using Squid? We are trying to move from
> > the outdated CERN proxy to squid and our senior management is requesting
> > a list of other Fortune 500 companies that are using it. Any help would
> > be greatly appreciated.
> Does your management have a list of Fortune 500 companies using CERN
> proxy? Just curious (might be a good idea to sell their stock short). :)
> If a company is using Squid _and_ sends some requests to your Web site,
> you can probably detect that. This approach can be a way of compiling
> the Squid-500 list you are talking about. You can also try to purchase
> this info from or other market-research companies.
> $0.02,
> Alex.

Jim Richey
Highmark, Inc.
Received on Mon Oct 18 1999 - 11:29:39 MDT

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