VPN stands for virtual private Network and its goal is to extend a private network across a public network, such as the Internet. It enables a computer or device to send and receive data across shared or public networks as if it were directly connected to the private network, while benefiting from the functionality, security and management policies of the private network.
A VPN is created by establishing a virtual point-to-point connection through the use of dedicated connections, virtual tunneling protocols and traffic encryption.
Usually VPNs allow employees to securely access their company's intranet while being outside the office and in a similar way VPNs securely connect geographically disparate offices of an organization, creating one cohesive network.
For the scope of privacy and anonymity protection VPN Providers like ourselves here at BestProxyAndVPN.com offer VPN accounts that customers can connect trough to the internet as it if were a private network. This way all other devices on the internet would see the customer as connecting from the VPN server itself (including its geo location) rather than from the real device that the customer is actually using