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TMCNet:  VyprVPN for Business to Encrypt Canonical's Remote Workers' Internet Connections

[June 12, 2014]

VyprVPN for Business to Encrypt Canonical's Remote Workers' Internet Connections

(Marketwire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) MEGGEN, SWITZERLAND -- (Marketwired) -- 06/12/14 -- Golden Frog, a global privacy company, today announced that Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu and the leading provider of services for Ubuntu deployments in the enterprise, has selected VyprVPN for Business. Mobile Canonical employees who work on customer sites will use VyprVPN, a fast and reliable VPN service, to help them securely access the company's collaboration and file sharing resources.

Canonical has over 600 employees in more than 30 countries around the world. The company's global distribution makes it an ideal company to take advantage of VyprVPN for Business. It gives mobile employees an encrypted Internet connection so they can securely share data, ideas and files. Most Canonical employees use Ubuntu, but VyprVPN works across any platform: Windows, Mac or Linux for the desktop and iOS and Android for mobile apps. Employees can also choose between all of Golden Frog's VPN protocols including Chameleon, a proprietary VPN technology that helps break through restrictive Internet environments that attempt to block VPN traffic.

"VyprVPN was by far the fastest VPN service we tested," said Pete Graner, Director Engineering and Operations at Canonical. "After we met with the Golden Frog team, it is clear why. The company has over a decade of experience operating Internet infrastructure on a global basis. They own and operate the hardware and run their own global network, which creates a fast, reliable and private experience that meets the demands of our mobile employees and our business." VyprVPN for Business includes an admin interface to manage and modify employee accounts. Customers also get a dedicated account manager and priority access to Tier 2 support. Each employee also gets two simultaneous connections, one for a mobile device and another for a desktop or laptop. All VyprVPN members get unlimited bandwidth and connection speeds and are able to switch between VyprVPN servers worldwide without restrictions.

"Employees on the go, or those who work remotely, are the most susceptible to security dangers and Internet restrictions," said Sunday Yokubaitis, president of Golden Frog. "By arming mobile employees with VyprVPN for Business, Canonical is providing them with a tool to remain productive and connected to their colleagues, no matter where they are in the world." For more information about VyprVPN, please go to http://www.goldenfrog.com/vyprvpn.

About Canonical Canonical is the company behind Ubuntu and the leading provider of services for Ubuntu deployments in the enterprise. With global teams of developers, support staff and engineering centres, Canonical is uniquely positioned to help partners and customers make the most of Ubuntu. Canonical is a privately held company.

Ubuntu is a free, open-source platform for client, server and cloud computing. It is the most widely used Linux on the top 1000 websites by traffic, the reference platform for OpenStack deployments, the most popular guest OS on public clouds, and ships on PCs from Dell, Lenovo, HP and other brands. Since its launch in 2004, it has become the preferred choice for open desktop and scale-out computing, from Fortune 500 companies to hardware makers, content providers, software developers and consumers.

About Golden FrogGolden Frog is a global service provider committed to developing applications and services that preserve an open and secure Internet, a mission that continues to grow in importance as users across the world face privacy threats. With users in over 195 countries, Golden Frog owns and operates server clusters in North America, Europe, South America, Asia and Oceania. Golden Frog owns and manages 100% of its own servers, hardware and global network to ensure the highest levels of security, privacy and service delivery. Golden Frog offers a comprehensive reseller program that provides the best VPN service and deals to resellers and their customers. The company also offers VyprVPN for Business to protect company communications, identity and data, and secure employees' Internet connections in the office or on the road.

Doing its part to protect privacy, Golden Frog has launched additional server clusters in more than a dozen cities around the globe so far this year, with more servers to come in 2014. Learn more about Golden Frog's vision for a free and open Internet by reading our "Peace, Prosperity and the Case for the Open Internet" vision paper located at www.goldenfrog.com/vision.

Media Inquiries: Andrew Staples PR Manager astaples@goldenfrog.com 512.684.9450 Source: Golden Frog, Inc.

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