SoftEther VPN - Definition from the Hotspot Shield Glossary

SoftEther VPN is a multi-protocol open-source VPN software package. Various Virtual Private Networking protocols are included in SoftEther including OpenVPN, SSTP (Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol) and L2TP/IPsec. #

The software’s primary use is as an alternative to other VPN services like OpenVPN and Mircosoft’s VPN servers, and can also be used to connect wireless devices to a local network such as smartphones and laptops. Features of SoftEther VPN include strong SSL protocols to penetrate many types of firewall and fast transmission of data with low-latency. Some of SoftEther VPN’s benefits include ease of use, enhanced security features; can be used on many devices including iPad and Android, and uses both IPv4 and IPv6.