Transparency report: August 2017

author Maximilian Holm, about Status & transparency reports

This is the monthly transparency report for August 2017. OVPN had two unplanned service interruptions and two planned service interruptions during the month of August.

OVPN's transparency report August 2017

Summary

Throughout the month of August, our VPN servers had an uptime of over 99.5%. In total, the OVPN servers encrypted and anonymized 2349.5 TB of data, which is 192 TB more than July which holds the previous record.

During the month of August, we did not receive any requests from authorities. To date, we have never given out any customer data to third parties.

Below are the traffic and uptime statistics from our current data centers.

VPN servers in Malmö, Sweden

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

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Analysis

Our data center in Malmö has a maximum capacity of 10 Gbit/s. During the month of August, the traffic load amounted to 1280 Mbit/s on average.

The highest traffic spike was 2990 Mbit/s, which represents 29.9% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 2150 Mbit/s, meaning that 95% of the time, the traffic load was below 21.5% of the maximum capacity.

In total, 430.7 TB of data was encrypted and anonymized by the VPN servers in Malmö.

The Malmö data center had an uptime of over 99.5% during the month of August.

VPN servers in Stockholm, Sweden

Traffic spikes (Mbit/s)

Stockholm – Summary of traffic spikes in August

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Analysis

In October 2016, OVPN upgraded its capacity in Stockholm from 10Gbit/s to 20Gbit/s. During the month of August, the average the traffic load was 5070 Mbit/s.

The largest recorded traffic spike was 7960 Mbit/s, which represents 39.8% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 6990 Mbit/s, meaning that 95% of the time, the traffic load was below 35.0% of the maximum capacity.

In total, 1.70 PB, meaning 1700 TB of data was encrypted and anonymized by the VPN servers in Stockholm.

The Stockholm data center had an uptime of 99.5% during the month of August.

VPN servers in Frankfurt, Germany

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

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Analysis

Our data center in Frankfurt has a maximum capacity of 10 Gbit/s. However, during the month of August, the traffic load amounted to 240.6 Mbit/s on average.

The largest traffic spike recorded was 1350 Mbit/s, which represents 13.5% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 398.6 Mbit/s, meaning that 95% of the time, the traffic load was below 4.0% of the maximum capacity.

In total, 80.8 TB of data was encrypted and anonymized in the Frankfurt data center.

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

VPN servers in Amsterdam, Netherlands

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

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Analysis

We deployed our servers in Amsterdam in December 2016, making August the ninth month the servers have been running. The Amsterdam data center has a maximum capacity of 3 Gbit/s. However, the traffic load was only 237.3 Mbit/s on average in August.

The largest traffic spike recorded was 1130 Mbit/s, which represents 37.7% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 411.1 Mbit/s, meaning that 95% of the time, the traffic load was below 13.7% of the maximum capacity.

In total, 79.7 TB of data was encrypted and anonymized in the Amsterdam data center.

Amsterdam had an uptime of 99.5% during August.

VPN servers in Toronto, Canada

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

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Analysis

We deployed our servers in Toronto in December 2016, making August the ninth month the servers have been running. The Toronto data center has a maximum capacity of 3 Gbit/s. However, the traffic load was only 77.5 Mbit/s on average in August.

The largest traffic spike recorded was 909.9 Mbit/s, which represents 30.3% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 134.6 Mbit/s, meaning that 95% of the time, the traffic load was below 4.5% of the maximum capacity.

In total, 26.0 TB of traffic was encrypted and anonymized in the Toronto data center.

Toronto had an uptime of 99.5% during August.

VPN servers in Los Angeles, United States of America

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

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Analysis

We deployed our servers in Los Angeles in August 2017, making August the first month the servers have been running. The Los Angeles data center has a maximum capacity of 3 Gbit/s. However, the traffic load was only 25.3 Mbit/s on average in August.

The largest traffic spike recorded was 140.9 Mbit/s, which represents 4.7% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 60.4 Mbit/s, meaning that 95% of the time, the traffic load was below 2.0% of the maximum capacity.

In total, 4.7 TB of traffic was encrypted and anonymized in the Los Angeles data center.

Los Angeles had an uptime of 99.5% during August.

VPN servers in Miami, United States of America

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

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Analysis

We deployed our servers in Miami in August 2017, making August the first month the servers have been running. The Miami data center has a maximum capacity of 3 Gbit/s. However, the traffic load was only 34.1 Mbit/s on average in August.

The largest traffic spike recorded was 168.5 Mbit/s, which represents 5.6% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 73.6 Mbit/s, meaning that 95% of the time, the traffic load was below 2.5% of the maximum capacity.

In total, 6.1 TB of traffic was encrypted and anonymized in the Miami data center.

Miami had an uptime of 99.5% during August.

VPN servers in Oslo, Norway

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

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Analysis

We deployed our servers in Oslo in August 2017, making August the first month the servers have been running. The Oslo data center has a maximum capacity of 3 Gbit/s. However, the traffic load was only 154.6 Mbit/s on average in August.

The largest traffic spike recorded was 465.2 Mbit/s, which represents 15.5% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 330.2 Mbit/s, meaning that 95% of the time, the traffic load was below 11.0% of the maximum capacity.

In total, 21.5 TB of traffic was encrypted and anonymized in the Oslo data center.

Oslo had an uptime of 99.5% during August.

Website

WEB01 had an uptime of 99.84%, and an average response time of 69.85 ms in August.

Database

SQL01 had an uptime of 99.98%, and an average response time of 2.67 ms in August.