OpenVPN (SSL VPN) vs. Runetale

OpenVPN provides VPN security services for individuals and businesses. Since the initial release of the first version in 2001, it has led the industry as a pioneer of VPNs that replace IPSec, for more than 20 years. (AWS's AWS Client VPN is also built on OpenVPN).

Features of OpenVPN

OpenVPN is an SSL/TLS VPN that uses OpenSSL. It supports both TCP and UDP communication protocols and provides flexible service offerings tailored to customer needs, such as the managed SaaS-type "OpenVPN Cloud" and self-hosted "OpenVPN Access Server".

Comparison with Runetale

The biggest difference between Runetale and OpenVPN is the VPN protocol used. Runetale uses WireGuard, while OpenVPN uses SSL.

RunetaleOpenVPN (Cloud version)
VPN TypeMesh VPNSSL VPN
End-to-end EncryptionYesNo (VPN Gateway required)
Communication LatencyMinimalDependent on the Gateway server environment used
Zero TrustYesYes
Open SourceYesYes
Pricing StructurePer UserPer Connection (simultaneous devices)