General information for KeepSolid Inc.
KeepSolid Inc.is an IT company specialized in cybersecurity that was founded back in 2013 by Vasily Ivanov, Oleg Bocharnikov, and Vasily Diakonov.
Despite starting off small, the company eventually evolved into an international conglomeration providing clients worldwide with innovative online security and productivity solutions.
The company was first named Simplex Solutions, and despite starting off with a photo app, the company released its first VPN service solely for iOS back in November 2013, but it only had servers in 2 US-based locations.
Eventually, this VPN service would become the company’s main program called VPN Unlimited.
KeepSolid Inc.’s development timeline
In 2014, the company extends the VPN’s availability to macOS, Windows, Linux, and Android, and increases its server count to 36.
In October the same year, they released their second product: Private Browser.
In 2015 the company changed its name to KeepSolid Inc, made VPN Unlimited available to Windows Phone, released its third product, the WiFi Hotspot Protector app, and further increased its server count from 36 to 230.
In 2016 VPN Unlimited wins the Editor’s Choice Award by PCMag, and the company also launched the VPN Unlimited SDK for third-party developers to implement VPN into their apps.
More so, this year also marks the time the VPN Unlimited browser extensions for Chrome and Firefox are released as well.
2017 becomes a milestone for the company, as KeepSolid products reached 8 million users worldwide. 2018 is when KeepSolid releases a freemium version of VPN Unlimited, KeepSolid VPN Lite.
In 2019 KeepSolid VPN Lite comes to the Windows Store, and in 2020 KeepSolid VPN Unlimited features a built-in KeepSolid DNS Firewall during a major update.
A wide range of security and privacy-oriented programs
KeepSolid Inc.’s library is quite extensive, being comprised of the following programs:
- VPN Unlimited
- Private Browser
- VPN Lite
- KeepSolid SmartDNS
- KeepSolid Sign