Can I ask in real management jargon friendly speak – is it common for more complex networks (many sites) to have more than one internet service. By internet service I mean your employees ability to access www.google.com
from a corporate asset (what is the technical term)? My concern is, it seems a common assumption that all staffs internet activity goes through the same internet gateway, so it’s a case of just deploying one monitoring tool there and that will cover all staff. But I am not sure if that’s a bit of an age old assumption, and maybe modern networks have multiple web gateways?
Are there any specific cases whereby networks would need more than 1 internet “gateway”? Can you provide some examples where this would be the case? Or is it common for most medium size networks to have just the one internet gateway? And thus there’s just one to manage. Is there anyway users can be made exempt from the restrictions of the internet filter, ie.websense? And go through another gateway, or bypass the restriction policies?