Transparency report: March 2019

author Maximilian Holm, about Status & transparency reports

This is the monthly transparency report for March 2019. OVPN had one unplanned service interruption and two planned service interruptions during the month of March.

Summary

Throughout the month of March, our VPN servers had an uptime of over 99.5%. In total, the OVPN servers encrypted and anonymized 4074.6 TB of data, which is 291.4 TB more than January 2019 which hold the previous record.

During the month of March, we received 2451 request.

  • Out of these, 1 were from police
  • Out of these, 2450 were DMCA related

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 data centers.

VPN servers in Malmö, Sweden

Traffic spikes (Mbit/s)

Malmö - Summary of traffic spikes in September


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Analysis

Our data center in Malmö has a maximum capacity of 10 Gbit/s. During the month of March, the traffic load amounted to 2600 Mbit/s on average.

The highest traffic spike was 5550 Mbit/s, which represents 55.2% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 4130 Mbit/s, meaning that 95% of the time, the traffic load was below 41.3% of the maximum capacity.

In total, 874.4 TB of data was encrypted and anonymized by the VPN servers in Malmö.

The Malmö data center had an uptime of 100% during the month of March.

VPN servers in Stockholm, Sweden

Traffic spikes (Mbit/s)

Stockholm – Summary of traffic spikes in September


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Analysis

Our data center in Stockholm has a maximum capacity of 25 Gbit/s. During the month of March, the traffic load amounted to 7540 Mbit/s on average.

The largest recorded traffic spike was 14.2 Gbit/s, which represents 56.8% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 10.85 Gbit/s, meaning that 95% of the time, the traffic load was below 43.4% of the maximum capacity.

In total, 2.53 PB, meaning 2530 TB of data was encrypted and anonymized by the VPN servers in Stockholm.

The Stockholm data center had an uptime of 100% during the month of March.

VPN servers in Frankfurt, Germany

Traffic spikes (Mbit/s)

Frankfurt - Summary of traffic spikes in September


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Analysis

Our data center in Frankfurt has a maximum capacity of 3 Gbit/s. However, during the month of March, the traffic load amounted to 260.7 Mbit/s on average.

The largest traffic spike recorded was 1180 Mbit/s, which represents 39.3% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 578.5 Mbit/s, meaning that 95% of the time, the traffic load was below 19.3% of the maximum capacity.

In total, 87.5 TB of data was encrypted and anonymized in the Frankfurt data center.

Frankfurt had an uptime of 100% during the month of March.

VPN servers in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Traffic spikes (Mbit/s)

Amsterdam - Summary of traffic spikes in September


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Analysis

Our data center in Amsterdam has a maximum capacity of 3 Gbit/s. However, during the month of March, the traffic load amounted to 358 Mbit/s on average.

The largest traffic spike recorded was 897 Mbit/s, which represents 30% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 579 Mbit/s, meaning that 95% of the time, the traffic load was below 19.3% of the maximum capacity.

In total, 120 TB of data was encrypted and anonymized in the Amsterdam data center.

Amsterdam had an uptime of 100% during March.

VPN servers in Toronto, Canada

Traffic spikes (Mbit/s)

Toronto - Summary of traffic spikes in September


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Analysis

Our data center in Toronto has a maximum capacity of 3 Gbit/s. However, during the month of March, the traffic load amounted to 79.1 Mbit/s on average.

The largest traffic spike recorded was 360.7 Mbit/s, which represents 12.0% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 146.2 Mbit/s, meaning that 95% of the time, the traffic load was below 4.9% of the maximum capacity.

In total, 26.5 TB of traffic was encrypted and anonymized in the Toronto data center.

Toronto had an uptime of 100% during March.

VPN servers in Los Angeles, United States of America

Traffic spikes (Mbit/s)

Los Angeles - Summary of traffic spikes in September


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Analysis

The Los Angeles data center has a maximum capacity of 3 Gbit/s. However, the traffic load was only 153.7 Mbit/s on average in March.

The largest traffic spike recorded was 493.3 Mbit/s, which represents 16.4% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 248.8 Mbit/s, meaning that 95% of the time, the traffic load was below 8.3% of the maximum capacity.

In total, 51.6 TB of traffic was encrypted and anonymized in the Los Angeles data center.

Los Angeles had an uptime of 100% during March.

VPN servers in Miami, United States of America

Traffic spikes (Mbit/s)

Miami - Summary of traffic spikes in September


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Analysis

The Miami data center has a maximum capacity of 3 Gbit/s. However, the traffic load was only 56.8 Mbit/s on average in March.

The largest traffic spike recorded was 399.5 Mbit/s, which represents 13.3% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 105.8 Mbit/s, meaning that 95% of the time, the traffic load was below 3.5% of the maximum capacity.

In total, 19.1 TB of traffic was encrypted and anonymized in the Miami data center.

Miami had an uptime of 100% during March.

VPN servers in Oslo, Norway

Traffic spikes (Mbit/s)

Oslo - Summary of traffic spikes in September


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Analysis

The Oslo data center has a maximum capacity of 3 Gbit/s. However, the traffic load was only 214.5 Mbit/s on average in March.

The largest traffic spike recorded was 917,6 Mbit/s, which represents 30.6% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 436.9 Mbit/s, meaning that 95% of the time, the traffic load was below 14.6% of the maximum capacity.

In total, 72.0 TB of traffic was encrypted and anonymized in the Oslo data center.

Oslo had an uptime of 100% during March.

VPN servers in Gothenburg, Sweden

Traffic spikes (Mbit/s)

Gothenburg - Summary of traffic spikes in September


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Analysis

The gap in the graph is due to our monitoring system for bandwidth was unavailable. No actual downtime took place.

We deployed our servers in Gothenburg in August 2018, making March the eighth month the servers have been running. During the month of November we added an additional 3 servers, which means the total capacity in Gothenburg increased from 3 Gbit/s to 6 Gbit/s. However, the traffic load was only 1090 Mbit/s on average in March.

The largest traffic spike recorded was 2950 Mbit/s, which represents 49.2% of the maximum capacity. The 95th percentile landed on 1860 Mbit/s, meaning that 95% of the time, the traffic load was below 31.0% of the maximum capacity.

In total, 293.1 TB of traffic was encrypted and anonymized in the Gothenburg data center.

Gothenburg had an uptime of 100% during March.

Websites

WEB01 had an uptime of 99.99%, and an average response time of 34.35 ms in March.

Database

SQL01 had an uptime of 100%, and an average response time of 4.56 ms in March.