Netsweeper Inc., a leading provider of Internet Content Filtering solutions, is excited to announce its central database of categorized URLs surpassed 1 Billion on June 23.
“At its core, Internet Content Filtering relies on having a continually updated source of categorized URLs which is maintained in real-time. With millions of new web pages being posted each day, our categorization engine has the capacity to keep pace with the unbelievable growth of the Internet. Educators, businesses, service providers and UTM partners depend on Netsweeper to deliver this service every second of the day,” said Andrew Coutts, President and COO of Netsweeper.
For over a decade, Netsweeper, Inc. has constantly enhanced the most dynamic, flexible and continuously current categorization technology available to Internet filtering users. This Artificial Intelligent based system uses the search activities and patterns of more than 14 million Netsweeper users worldwide to constantly identify new entities and threats on the Internet.
“The technological foundation of our business comprises of our proprietary categorization engine and a worldwide network of Content Naming Servers,” said Lou Erdelyi, Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Netsweeper. “This global infrastructure is designed to synchronize in real-time as new websites are found each and every second. With a global network of users accessing the Internet at home, at school or at work, our central URL database has now logged and categorized over 1 billion unique URLs hosting an array of relative content. This number will continue to grow at the rate of approximately 1.2 million new URLs per day. With a central database as complete as that provided by Netsweeper, our clients can rest assured that their filtering configurations will drive the results they expect.”
About Netsweeper, Inc.
Netsweeper Inc. empowers organizations to guard against Internet abuse and to offer their end users a secure, productive Internet experience, protected from harmful, malicious and inappropriate content. Netsweeper provides intelligent, network and workstation based web filtering technology to corporations, Internet service providers, educational institutions, government organizations and OEM partners around the world. Since its inception in 1999, Netsweeper has grown dramatically with offices and distribution channels in Canada, The United Kingdom, India, The United States, South America, and South Africa.