Made by the creators of successful consumer VPN service, SaferVPN, Perimeter 81 is a Zero Trust Network as a Service that provides businesses with advanced network security features while incorporating SaferVPN’s signature ease-of-use.
Founded in Israel in 2018, Perimeter 81 allows users to add private servers with dedicated IPs, and then assign them to different groups, each with access to different resources. It encrypts all traffic, to hide a business’s actual IP address while shielding any routed data from threats.
Perimeter 81 provides Wi-Fi security via 256-bit encryption; built-in two-factor authentication, seamless Identity Provider integration and a choice of protocols such as OpenVPN, L2TP, IKEv2, and PPTP. Their solution protects all your remote employees using any unsecured networks and ensures secure access to local networks, cloud environments, and business applications.
Perimeter 81 shares the same privacy protection measures of SaferVPN, so you can be assured of no log-keeping and total privacy on any server.
Their service provides a demo and a subscription paid plan. If you’re looking for a secure cloud-based method for securing your organization’s data while leveraging the network and features of a reputable VPN, then Perimeter 81 is definitely worth looking into.
Additionally, Perimeter 81 recently was listed as a Gartner Cool Vendor winner for ‘Network and Cyber-Physical Systems Security’ and won a Frost & Sullivan Software-Defined Access Technology Leadership award.
Speed determines how fast content uploads, so if you're torrenting or streaming, you want the speed to be somewhat identical to your regular internet speed. Since a VPN encrypts your data, it usually takes a bit longer to send your data back and forth, which can slow down your connection. However, if your ISP deliberately slows down your connection (also known as throttling) a VPN might increase your internet speed. Testing a VPN is somewhat pointless because new servers pop up and affect speed. Your speed can also differ according to your location, so your speed test might not match ours. Having said that, we tested the speed in numerous locations to provide you with the average.
Perimeter 81 focuses on user experience and support, and it shows.
Unlike traditional VPN technology which is costly, hardware-based and both difficult to install and manage, Perimeter 81’s Secure Zero Trust Network as a Service solution simply and securely connects employees to cloud-based and internal network resources. It allows you to build, manage and secure your organization’s network in one unified platform.
After installing, you’ll find a very self-explanatory account page that allows you to invite members, install apps, and set up your networks.
From there, all of the features, statistics, and information is presented right in front of you and is easy to navigate. The company’s website has several guides to walk you through several different issues and processes, and their email response is extremely quick. Live support is also offered.
We personally test the customer support team of every VPN we review. This means asking technical question through the live chat feature (where applicable) and measuring the response time for email questions. Whether you need to connect to a specific server, change your security protocol, or configure a VPN on your router, finding a VPN with quality customer support should be important to you.
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