IPVanish VPN review

IPVanish

Using a VPN should be a necessity for anyone that wants to keep their privacy and their security protected while they are connected to internet. Luckily there are many options and VPN providers in the market and you can choose the one the fulfils all your requirements. Although IPVanish started to operate as a VPN provider recently, they have a vast knowledge in network management, IP and content delivery services. They are applying their skills and experience to provide customers a good option in the world of VPNs. The fact that they run their own infrastructure is one of the reasons why they are considered by many as a leading company in the industry.

Servers location
With IPVanish you can get unlimited speed and complete access through their vast network that has multiple servers in 44 countries including Finland, Ireland, Czech Republic, Panama, Sweden, Argentina, Japan, Hungary, United States, United Kingdom, Canada, France, Poland, Australia, Iceland, Malaysia, Slovakia, South Korea, South Africa and Spain. They are constantly adding new servers to their network to offer you more flexibility and they offer you the possibility of getting a new IP address (Dynamic) every time you connect, offering you a higher level of anonymity online.
Supported OS and Devices
They provide applications for Windows (7, Vista, XP and more), Mac, OS X, Android OS. At the moment they do not have a software application for Linux. IPVanish can be used in the usual desktop computers and laptops, as well as mobile devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android devices and in general any mobile device that is compatible with OpenVPN/PPTP.
Protocols
IPVanish supports OpenVPN, PPTP and L2TP protocols.
Plans
There are different types of plans that range from $10 USD (one month) to $77.99 for one year. They also have a 3 months plan which costs $26.99 but you get the best value for money if you chose their yearly plan because it saves you money in the long term because you would end up paying less than $ 6.50 USD per month.
Customer Support
IPVanish’s Support team will answer to any of your queries through Live Chat from Monday to Friday during office hours, US time (EST). They also offer support throughout the whole year, 24/7 by email. You can also find useful information on their comprehensive, well designed website which includes a forum and a blog with helpful discussions and updates.
Conclusion
IPVanish gets top marks for their vast experience with Internet services and commitment to online security. They also stand out from the competition due to the fact that they are a Tier-1 providing, which means that they count with their own infrastructure. However, they are one of the most expensive providers in the industry and even though they claim to keep no logging or trace your online activity, it has been reported that they do seem to monitor users’ traffic. If this is a concern for you, IPVanish may not be the bets option for you.