SunVPN was founded in 2010, by a group of IT experts who had round 20+ years of experience. SunVPN is a big player in the market today in terms of companies providing VPN services. The company aims to provide a secure and reliable VPN service and thus make the internet accessible to all. In this review, we have made an attempt to evaluate the features provided by SunVPN and provide the users an honest picture so that they could decide if SunVPN are worth their salt.
Server Locations and Site Access
SunVPN is an easy to use plug-and-play Personal VPN solution. As of 2015, the company has provided servers in 8 countries – Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Romania, Hong Kong, Singapore and USA (Loa Angeles, Dallas and New York). You can access any site of your choice like ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, BBC, Hulu, Skype, Amazon Prime, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Gmail and any other such site- by bypassing geographical restrictions imposed by countries like China, UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait. By using a VPN service, you virtually bypass the GEO- centric technology imposed by the countries by changing your real IP address. Additionally, you can access local content from several countries using one VPN account by their large number of server switching options with each subscription plan.
VPN Speed and Bandwidth
The company delivers very high internet speed, unlimited bandwidth and unmetered data transfer to its customers. All the hardware required for their services is owned by the company and also, they have their servers located at the best datacenters worldwide. The company due to its diligence and great service is also able to maintain a network uptime of 99% with no noticeable downtime. This ensures a very high speed, uninterrupted service and is very beneficial to stream movies or videos, play games, VOIP based applications like Skype or Google Talk, for downloading or even simply browsing. However, P2P programs are not allowed on SunVPN.
SunVPN supports all three of the major VPN protocols, PPTP, L2TP and OpenVPN. SunVPN is also powered by OpenVPN which uses the best encryption techniques by using 1024 bit certificates for authentication and 256 bit keys for encryption. The users can bypass all firewalls as SunVPN’s OpenVPN service makes use of generic ports that can never be blocked by firewalls. This makes their service extremely secure and can be safely used for banking or shopping. This helps you safe guard your user name and passwords, your social network pages, your credit card information, your messages and email information when using a unsecured network such as in a hotel, airport etc. The company keeps a log of information related to your connection like- time, date and location the VPN connection was made from, the IP address, the duration of connection and the bandwidth used. By doing this, the company is able to identify source or abuse of the service offered along with any connection issue. This information is deleted after 90 days. However, the company shares your information with the law in case of an offence. However, SunVPN.com does not trade any kind of user data to any third party users, including advertisers
Supported Operating Systems
SunVPN supports all OS like Linux, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Mobile and Mac. It also offers support to devices like – iPhones and Android phones and PC- tablets. SunVPN also provides the users with its own customized OpenVPN SSL Plan and PPTP installer (for Windows), that helps them easily install the setup and also they don`t have to manually install any OpenVPN configuration files or enter their password whenever they connect. It is very easy to setup the VPN. The company also provides setup files for easier installation. You can check the setup guide for the VPN connection provided on the company website for more detailed information.
SunVPN provides excellent and complete customer support, by raising tickets. Their customer support staff is very knowledgeable and extremely co-operative. They promptly respond to 80% of the tickets raised within a minimum period of 2 hours.
The company provides its subscribers with 3 optional plans – Mobile Plan, SSL Plan and SSL +Mobile Plan. The Mobile plan is priced at $9.99/month ($24.99 /3 months and $79.99/ year) and works with mobile devices. The SSL plan is priced at $11.99/month ($29.99/ 3 months and $99.99 annually) and works best for PC and Mac. The third plan provided by SunVPN – Mobile+SSL plan – is priced at $11.99/month ($29.99 /3 months and $99.99 per year) and supports any 2 simultaneous connections. You can save a lot of money by buying their annual plan. The company provides a 30-day money-back guarantee.
To conclude, SunVPN offers its subscribers with a fast, secure and great VPN service. Though at first glance, the plans appear to be expensive, they have a very capable support system, along with good infrastructure and a very liberal money back guarantee. If you are in need of a secure and very reliable VPN connection, take a look at the offers provided by this company.