tailscale VS ZeroTier

Compare tailscale vs ZeroTier and see what are their differences.

tailscale

The easiest, most secure way to use WireGuard and 2FA. (by tailscale)
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tailscale ZeroTier
205 146
6,011 7,666
8.8% 3.7%
9.8 9.4
2 days ago 5 days ago
Go C++
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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tailscale

Posts with mentions or reviews of tailscale. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-23.

ZeroTier

Posts with mentions or reviews of ZeroTier. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-23.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing tailscale and ZeroTier you can also consider the following projects:

Nebula - A scalable overlay networking tool with a focus on performance, simplicity and security

headscale - An open source, self-hosted implementation of the Tailscale control server

netmaker - WireGuard® Automation from Homelab to Enterprise

mistborn

wireguard-vyatta-ubnt - WireGuard for Ubiquiti Devices

tinc - a VPN daemon

Bypass_CGNAT - Wireguard setup to bypass CGNAT with a VPS

OpenVPN - OpenVPN is an open source VPN daemon

innernet - A private network system that uses WireGuard under the hood.

traefik - The Cloud Native Application Proxy