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WireGuard vs. OpenVPN: The Battle For The Ultimate VPN Protocol

Last updated: March 13, 2024 11 min read
WireGuard vs. OpenVPN: The Battle For The Ultimate VPN Protocol

OpenVPN has monopolized the VPN protocol market for the last two decades. During this time, OpenVPN has developed compatibility with multiple devices and operating systems, created more and more customizable configuration options for tinker-happy users, and maintained excellent service. WireGuard enters in 2018 with much faster and more secure services, revolutionizing the niche and giving OpenVPN a run for its money. You may see VPN services offer both protocols as part of their overall package, but have you ever wondered if they worked in tandem or as fail-safes for one another? And most importantly, , why have them both on a package? The more pressing question is: Which is the best? We provide the answer to this and more in this article.

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