Transparency report: April 2018

author Maximilian Holm, about Status & transparency reports

This is the monthly transparency report for April 2018. OVPN had one unplanned service interruption and two planned service interruptions during the month of April.

Summary

Throughout the month of April, our VPN servers had an uptime of over 99.5%. In total, the OVPN servers encrypted and anonymized 2951.8 TB of data.

During the month of April, we received 1 request:

  • 1 request from authorities regarding fraud

This number will increase as we are including DMCA requests in future transparency reports, hence the new format.

Since we are a no-log VPN, we have never given out any such information.

Below are the traffic and uptime statistics from our current datacenters.

VPN servers in Malmö, Sweden

Traffic spikes (Mbit/s)
Malmö - Summary of traffic spikes in April
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Analysis

Our datacenter in Malmö has a maximum capacity of 10 Gbit/s. During the month of April, the traffic load amounted to 2120 Mbit/s on average. During the month of December, we added an additional 3 servers to the Malmö datacenter, bringing the total upp to 7. In March, we added an additional 8 servers, bringing the total up to 15.

The highest traffic spike was 4740 Mbit/s, which represents 47.4% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 3380 Mbit/s, meaning that 95% of the time, the traffic load was below 33.8.% of the maximum capacity.

In total, 671,2 TB TB of data was encrypted and anonymized by the VPN servers in Malmö.

The Malmö datacenter had an uptime of 100% during the month of April.

VPN servers in Stockholm, Sweden

Traffic spikes (Mbit/s)
Stockholm – Summary of traffic spikes in April
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Analysis

Our datacenter in Stockholm has a maximum capacity of 20 Gbit/s. During the month of April, the traffic load amounted to 6110 Mbit/s on average. On January 31, we added an additional 8 servers to the Stockholm datacenter, bringing the total up to 20 servers.

The largest recorded traffic spike was 15340 Mbit/s, which represents 76.7% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 9010 Mbit/s, meaning that 95% of the time, the traffic load was below 45.1% of the maximum capacity.

In total, 1.93 PB, meaning 1930 TB of data, was encrypted and anonymized by the VPN servers in Stockholm.

The Stockholm datacenter had an uptime of 100% during the month of April.

VPN servers in Frankfurt, Germany

Traffic spikes (Mbit/s)
Frankfurt - Summary of traffic spikes in April
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Analysis

Our datacenter in Frankfurt has a maximum capacity of 3 Gbit/s. However, during the month of April, the traffic load amounted to 266.0 Mbit/s on average.

The largest traffic spike recorded was 1030 Mbit/s, which represents 34.3% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 465.4 Mbit/s, meaning that 95% of the time, the traffic load was below 15.5% of the maximum capacity.

In total, 83.5 TB of data was encrypted and anonymized in the Frankfurt datacenter.

Frankfurt had an uptime of 99.5% during the month of April.

VPN servers in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Traffic spikes (Mbit/s)
Amsterdam - Summary of traffic spikes in April
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Analysis

Our datacenter in Amsterdam has a maximum capacity of 3 Gbit/s. However, during the month of April, the traffic load amounted to 289.5 Mbit/s on average.

The largest traffic spike recorded was 927.6 Mbit/s, which represents 30.9% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 494.1 Mbit/s, meaning that 95% of the time, the traffic load was below 16.5% of the maximum capacity.

In total, 91.4 TB of data was encrypted and anonymized in the Amsterdam datacenter.

Amsterdam had an uptime of 99.8% during April.

VPN servers in Toronto, Canada

Traffic spikes (Mbit/s)
Toronto - Summary of traffic spikes in April
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Analysis

Between April 20 and May 22, the monitoring system for Toronto was down. Despite the gap in the graph, the servers were available.

Our datacenter in Toronto has a maximum capacity of 3 Gbit/s. However, during the month of April, the traffic load amounted to 57.6 Mbit/s on average.

The largest traffic spike recorded was 328.5 Mbit/s, which represents 11.0% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 102.9 Mbit/s, meaning that 95% of the time, the traffic load was below 3.4% of the maximum capacity.

In total, 11.5 TB of traffic was encrypted and anonymized in the Toronto datacenter.

Toronto had an uptime of 100% during April.

VPN servers in Los Angeles, United States of America

Traffic spikes (Mbit/s)
Los Angeles - Summary of traffic spikes in April
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Analysis

We deployed our servers in Los Angeles in August 2017, making April the ninth month the servers have been running. The Los Angeles datacenter has a maximum capacity of 3 Gbit/s. However, the traffic load was only 68.6 Mbit/s on average in April.

The largest traffic spike recorded was 343.9 Mbit/s, which represents 11.5% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 128.4 Mbit/s, meaning that 95% of the time, the traffic load was below 4.3% of the maximum capacity.

In total, 21.6 TB of traffic was encrypted and anonymized in the Los Angeles datacenter.

Los Angeles had an uptime of 100% during April.

VPN servers in Miami, United States of America

Traffic spikes (Mbit/s)
Miami - Summary of traffic spikes in April
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Analysis

We deployed our servers in Miami in August 2017, making April the ninth month the servers have been running. The Miami datacenter has a maximum capacity of 3 Gbit/s. However, the traffic load was only 36.6 Mbit/s on average in April.

The largest traffic spike recorded was 287.1 Mbit/s, which represents 9.6% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 80.0 Mbit/s, meaning that 95% of the time, the traffic load was below 2.7% of the maximum capacity.

In total, 11.5 TB of traffic was encrypted and anonymized in the Miami datacenter.

Miami had an uptime of 100% during April.

VPN servers in Oslo, Norway

Traffic spikes (Mbit/s)
Oslo - Summary of traffic spikes in April
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Analysis

We deployed our servers in Oslo in August 2017 making April the ninth month the servers have been running. The Oslo datacenter has a maximum capacity of 3 Gbit/s. However, the traffic load was only 156.9 Mbit/s on average in April.

The largest traffic spike recorded was 634.2 Mbit/s, which represents 21.1% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 309.3 Mbit/s, meaning that 95% of the time, the traffic load was below 10.3% of the maximum capacity.

In total, 49.6 TB of traffic was encrypted and anonymized in the Oslo datacenter.

Oslo had an uptime of 100% during April.

VPN servers in London, Great Britain

Traffic spikes (Mbit/s)
London - Summary of traffic spikes in April
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Analysis

We deployed our servers in London in January 2018, making April the fourth month the servers have been running. The London datacenter has a maximum capacity of 3 Gbit/s. However, the traffic load was only 52.6 Mbit/s on average in April.

The largest traffic spike recorded was 349.5 Mbit/s, which represents 11.7% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 114.3 Mbit/s, meaning that 95% of the time, the traffic load was below 3.8% of the maximum capacity.

In total, 16.5 TB of traffic was encrypted and anonymized in the London datacenter.

London had an uptime of 99.9% during April.

Website

WEB01 had an uptime of 99.99%, and an average response time of 29.22 ms in April.

Database

SQL01 had an uptime of 100%, and an average response time of 2.24 ms in April.