Amazon VPC vs OpenVPN: What are the differences?
What is Amazon VPC? Provision a logically isolated section of the AWS Cloud and launch AWS resources in a virtual network that you define. You have complete control over your virtual networking environment, including selection of your own IP address range, creation of subnets, and configuration of route tables and network gateways. You can easily customize the network configuration for your Amazon VPC.
What is OpenVPN? A Business VPN to Access Network Resources Securely. It provides flexible VPN solutions to secure your data communications, whether it's for Internet privacy, remote access for employees, securing IoT, or for networking Cloud data centers. Our VPN Server software solution can be deployed on-premises using standard servers or virtual appliances, or on the cloud.
Amazon VPC and OpenVPN can be primarily classified as "Virtual Private Cloud" tools.
According to the StackShare community, Amazon VPC has a broader approval, being mentioned in 300 company stacks & 79 developers stacks; compared to OpenVPN, which is listed in 15 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.