This service encrypts, de-restricts, and makes anonymous your access to the internet from anywhere.
If you are a consultant and your job depends on internet access, you know what it's like to find that many pages you need to get info from are filtered. Many places forbid access to pages that have 'blog' or other generic words in the URL, regardless of the actual page contents.
If you are in a hotel, or a cybercafe, or Starbucks, you can't know for sure that no one is monitoring your activities. Our VPN provides an encrypted gateway, so no one can monitor your internet traffic.
When connected to the VPN, the IP address that each site you visit sees, and logs, is the VPN gateway's. Your real IP remains hidden.
Some pages, in particular media pages (TV shows for example), don't allow access from foreign countries. When connected to the VPN you will be effectively browsing from another country. If you are in Europe, but want to access US content, just ask for a US based gateway.
Even the most unrestricted places usually only allow HTTP, HTTPS, and maybe FTP. However you may need or want to use other protocols, such as IMAP, SMTP, POP3 (for email), SSH or telnet...