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Cloudnymous Review – Cloud Based VPN Security

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Cloudnymous is a cloud based security solution provider. Established in 2012, the service is brought to you by a Moldova based company. The company offers several innovative VPN plans to cater to everyone’s budget and security needs. In this exhaustive Cloudnymous review, we will look at the features offered by the company and evaluate the reasons for subscribing to the service.

Cloudnymous Server Locations

As of now, Cloudnymous has VPN servers in 9 different countries – United States, Sweden, Canada, Netherlands, Japan, Germany, United Kingdom, Russia and Singapore. The wide choice of server locations makes it possible to unlock location restricted services from several different countries. By using a Cloudnymous VPN plan, you can unlock sites like Hulu, Amazon Prime, ABC, iTV Player, MTV, Rara, Spotify, Netflix, Pandora, BBC iPlayer which are available only within certain geographical areas or countries. The service would also help to unblock popular sites like Facebook, Skype, Gmail, Twitter and YouTube from China and Middle East where these services are often not available.

VPN Speed

Cloudnymous offers excellent speeds and bandwidth for its subscribers. Since is service is entirely cloud based, the company can easily expand its infrastructure to meet a sudden increase in demand. This makes the service ideal for streaming HD movies, downloading content, VOIP activities and online gaming without leaving any online footprint or revealing your identity. The company also allows torrenting activities through some Canadian, Swedish, Japanese and Dutch servers so it is an All-in-one VPN solution.

Privacy Settings

The company is one of the very few VPN providers that allows totally anonymous signups so your real identity remains protected at all times. The service provides end-to-end encryption for every kind of online activity like emailing, FTP, browsing, VOIP and torrenting. The company does not store connection logs; they just monitor system events for maintenance. The service provides excellent anonymity even for less secure Wi-Fi hotspots that are commonly found in malls, coffee shops, hotels and airports.

Supported Systems

Cloudnymous supports almost all operating systems and devices. The company offers a custom VPN solution known as Cloudnymous Connect for Windows computers (XP/Vista/7/8 ) which comes with a built-in DNS leak protection. For other devices like iPads, iPhones, Android tablets and Smartphones and Mac/Linux based computers; the company offers security through OpenVPN, L2TP and PPTP protocols. The company also allows you to install its VPN software on as many computers as you want; however you need to pay extra for simultaneous connections.

Customer Support

Cloudnymous offers great customer support through an email based ticketing system. The company has also published detailed guides for installing and configuring their service on a wide variety of devices so it should be easy for anyone to troubleshoot minor problems on their own.

Pricing Options

Cloudnymous offers several different types of subscription plans to meet the needs of its customers. You can either subscribe to a time based (daily, monthly) or a traffic based subscription plan. The subscription charges vary from server to server and the company even provides some servers for free.

The daily plans start from $0.15 per day, the monthly plans start from $4.25/month while the traffic based plans start from $0.07/GB. You can buy credits in advance, use them per your needs and the company will deduct them from your account as per the usage. You can also connect to multiple servers in a day and pay only for the most expensive server out of the lot. Moreover, you don’t have to pay monthly subscription charges in case you are not using the service.

The company also offers same percentage of extra credits for order starting from $20 (20% extra credits for $20, 30% extra credits for $30; valid up to 100% extra credits). The company offers a 30 day money back guarantee for those who are not happy with the service.

Final Verdict

Overall, Cloudnymous delivers a solid VPN service. The company offers a wealth of VPN plans and an expandable VPN infrastructure that is not yet available with most VPN providers. So if you are looking for a totally secure and flexible VPN provider, make sure to check the VPN plan offerings from Cloudnymous. For more information, please visit: www.Cloudnymous.com.

May 30, 2013

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