The already packed VPN world out there is constantly being challenged by new providers, more discounts, flash sales, seasonal offers and continuously growing numbers of server locations, countries and IP addresses. In order to let you rest from digging website after website for specifications and settings, we bring you a comparison between two representatives of this world. ibVPN, a company headquartered in Romania that promises to conquer you with its wide range of plans and diverse device support, faces NordVPN, its Panamanian opponent that exists to save us from the internet bogeyman, promising top notch double encryptions and some sweet secret details.
|Countries||US, UK, CA, CH, IE, LU, RO, RU, HK...||US, DE, FR, ES, IT, NL, PT...|
|# Connected Devices||3||6|
|Languages||EN, FR||EN, DE, FR, ES, IT, NL|
|Extra Services||ibDNS||HTTP/SOCKS5 Proxies|
|1 Month Plan||$7.95/mo||$11.95/mo|
|3 Months Plan||n/a||n/a|
|6 Months Plan||$6.16/mo ($36.95)||n/a|
|1 Year Plan||$4.08/mo ($48.95)||$6.99/mo ($83.88)|
|Free Trial||6 hours||7 days|
|Money-Back Guarantee||15 days||30 days|
Our Romanian no log VPN supplier has its strong points in the extensive range of devices fit for the service, as well as packs available. Beginning with the supported devices, ibVPN gives you the ability of running its software on Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, Roku streaming players, PlayStation and Xbox consoles, DD-WRT and Sabai routers. The nearly 100 servers across over 40 countries will provide you unlimited bandwidth protected by 256 bit AES or SSL encryption with OpenVPN, PPTP L2TP and SSTP protocols being the available options depending on the pack you desire.
ibVPN has one of the most diverse package ranges we’ve encountered with VPN companies. There’s Standard VPN (offers an up to 69% discount, bringing the price down to $18.48/ year ($1.54/month), Ultimate VPN (the most complete with a price at $58.06/year or 4.84 per month), Torrent VPN for the avid P2P fans, ibDNS/SmartDNS for streaming users who just want fast access to blocked content, Small Business VPN and, last but not least, the Free Unlimited VPN (only available for unblocking Facebook and Twitter) .
Note that all aforementioned have the option of month-to-month payments with smaller discounts. You are also given a 6-hour free trial as well as a 15-day money back guarantee and over 50 payment methods from credit cards to PayPal and Bitcoin.
From the beautiful shores of Panama emerges a VPN provider that doesn’t play by the book. In fact, NordVPN features an innovative and uncommon SSL 2048-bit double encryption as well as some other appealing characteristics such as a proxy extension for Google Chrome, security extras like an encrypted chat and secret notes, specific servers for different types of online access and even anti DDOS ones. You will be able to connect up to 6 devices using Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Android, iPhone, iPad, Windows Phone and/or routers.
NordVPN uses OpenVPN, PPTP, L2TP and IPSec protocols, and has spread its almost 600 servers across 49 countries and 5 continents, Antarctica not included only because apparently penguins don’t get the internet. But for those who do get it, there are monthly, semiannual and yearly packs, and if you decide for this last one you will be given a 28% reduction in comparison to monthly payments with a final price of $69.00 a year, which is $5.75 per month. All of them come with a 30-day money back guarantee with payments available using credit card, Bitcoin, PayPal, Paysera and WebMoney.
So what do we conclude from looking at both this software? We can clearly point out the amount of packs available and supported devices that make ibVPN a strong contender, but we cannot exclude NordVPN as well since this one offers some unique security features such as the double encryption and the specific servers. Truth is, we are facing yet another very close call between two good VPN providers that will not let down the average user. The prices are attractive and both services offer decent discounts for loyal VPN users, along with frequent sales for further savings.