IPVanish Review

IPVanish

IPVanish
8.38

Price

100/10

    Sucurity

    89/10

      Reliability

      67/10

        Speed

        98/10

          Customer Service

          65/10

            Operating Systems

            Payment Options

            Overview:

            IPVanish is a relatively new VPN provider that was created by specialists with more than a decade of experience in network management, IP and content delivery services. The company was founded with the goal of providing excellent customer service and extremely affordable prices. The company has a large staff to help clients as they configure their products, and is widely considered one of the VPNs with the fastest internet speeds in the US. IPVanish operates globally, with offices in Europe and North America and servers in 61 countries around the world.

             

            Privacy:

            IPVanish is an all-around company with excellent adherence to security standards. IPVanish completely masks user activity and provides an NAT firewall to protect their users from identity theft. User activity will be hidden behind a random IP address and can only be traced back to an IPVanish server somewhere in the world, completely protecting the user against tracking. While some VPN providers track their users sessions, IPVanish only records a timestamp, IP address used and amount of data transferred for each session.

            Features:

            IPVanish offers OpenVPN, L2TP, and PPTP protocols and 256-bit encryption. Furthermore, the company boasts an impressive number of servers – 140+ servers in 61 countries and 76 cities, and this number is always on the rise. IPVanish’s breadth of servers is beneficial to users to travel abroad or operate offices around the world. It always helps keeps connection and internet speeds up when a user is in close physical proximity to the VPN server. With servers literally across the globe, IPVanish can provide consistently fast internet speeds to users worldwide.

            IPVanish does not just cater towards corporate clients, it is also a particularly good VPN product for accessing games online. The company boasts features including a Flash Router that connects to XBox 360, Apple TV, and Wii from behind a secure server.

            Speed:

            A popular product for gamers and other large-data capacity customers means that IPVanish provides excellent connectivity for streaming and downloading, and an even loading ratio on all its servers for maximum speed. Speed is addressed in the FAQ section of the IPVanish site, where they explain why servers may sometimes be faster or slower, but generally this VPN product rates highly for speediness and ease of access.

            Pricing:

            IPVanish offers a 7 day money-back-guarantee. They offer three levels of purchase in monthly or yearly increments. Each option gives a better percentage of savings based on the monthly fee. IPVanish offers discounts for bulk orders.

            Options Total Cost Savings
            1 month $10.00
            3 months $26.99 25%
            1 year $78.00 46%

            Customer Support:

            The website itself is excellent support for the customer, with an easy interface and helpful FAQ pages. The configuration guide includes illustrated instructions, and the company offers chat assistance and email access to technicians 24/7. The chat works well, and the technicians are highly knowledgeable about VPN and can answer any product-specific questions.

            Ease of Use:

            The entire purchase process is eased by the excellent FAQ section and clear website interface, followed by a simple download and configuration procedure with step-by-step instructions and 24/7 customer assistance. It doesn’t take much time to setup and configure IPVanish and the company keeps its promise in terms of keeping online use as simple as possible.