Golden Frog (company)
Golden Frog is a global online services provider. The company provides consumers and enterprise companies with Internet services and application solutions that improve end-user Internet privacy and security. Golden Frog also operates and manages a global Virtual Private Network (VPN) with points of presence in the United States, Europe, Asia and Brazil.
Golden Frog's core team has been developing Internet applications and security software solutions since 1994. Golden Frog was incorporated in 2010. In that same year, it launched its VyprVPN Personal VPN service commercially, after initially offering the service through its partnership with Giganews.
Consumer Products and Services
Golden Frog’s core service offerings are based around improving end-user Internet privacy and security.
VyprVPN (Virtual Private Network) VPN is a personal VPN service that provides users a secure, encrypted connection to the Internet. VyprVPN is offered in two account types: VyprVPN and VyprVPN Pro. Depending on the type of account, VyprVPN offers a number of features, including 128-bit and 256-bit encryptions, unlimited speeds, unlimited IP addresses, and PPTP, OpenVPN SSL, L2TP/IPsec protocols. In late 2011, Golden Frog launched the VyprVPN application in Beta form for Windows users which allowed them to switch between VyprVPN server locations and protocol types without any manual setup. In early 2013, the application graduated from Beta and the 1.0 release was officially announced for Windows users only. In late 2012, mobile versions of the application became available for iOS and Android devices. In early 2013, the desktop version of the application was announced for Mac OS X.
Dump Truck is a secure online storage service for photos, documents, data and files. Dump Truck can be accessed via web browser or WebDAV. Dump Truck is available in storage increments of 5, 30, 50, 100, 500 and 1,000 Gigabyte (1 Terabyte) increments.
Golden Frog offers its services through partnerships with other companies and direct sale to businesses and consumers.
VyprVPN is widely used by Giganews account members in over 200 countries. Giganews partnered with Golden Frog to deliver these services as a value-add to Giganews members. In October 2011 Giganews members were also granted early access to Golden Frog’s online storage application, Dump Truck.
Golden Frog also offers a Service Provider program which allows Internet-based services such as Internet Service Providers, messaging, VoIP, wireless access, antivirus software, and Internet security software to bundle its virtual private networking product within their offerings.
Corporate Nationality and Responsibility
The website for Golden Frog provides no information about the physical and legal location of the corporation. Golden Frog, Inc. identifies its address as Golden Frog GmbH, Obergrubenweg 8, 6045 Meggen, Switzerland.
However its job locations are all based in Austin, TX
- VPN Service Provider
- File hosting service
- Cloud storage
- Comparison of online backup services
- Comparison of file hosting services
- Cloud collaboration
- Document collaboration
- Software as a service
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- "New VyprVPN App Beta is now available free for Golden Frog customers!". Retrieved 2011-11-03.
- "VyprVPN App is now out of Beta with Multi-Language Support". Retrieved 2012-02-21.
- "VyprVPN Mobile Apps for Android and iOS now available!". Retrieved 2012-11-29.
- "VyprVPN for Mac is Finally Available!". Retrieved 2013-01-16.
- "What is Dump Truck Online Storage?". Retrieved 2012-04-17.
- "Golden Frog Partners With Giganews to Deliver Dump Truck Online Storage to Giganews Members". Retrieved 2012-04-17.
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