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SOAX vs. PacketStream

Looking for an alternative to PacketStream? SOAX and PacketStream are enterprise-grade proxy solutions tailored for data extraction and automation tasks. Explore the features that distinguish each provider and discover how switching to SOAX could be a smart move for your business.

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Who are SOAX?

An award-winning proxy provider

From individual reviews to expert awards, in 2023, SOAX stands out among premier proxy offerings with our great customer feedback and strong ratings.
  • SOAX is rated 5 stars on Capterra and 4.9 stars on G2, indicating exceptional user satisfaction
  • In G2's fall 2023 reviews, SOAX tops the Proxy Network Providers Comparison Report
  • Awarded 'Best Starter Package' by Proxyway in 2022
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    Enterprise-grade proxy solutions

    Residential, mobile, ISP, and datacenter proxy servers. Ethically sourced, reliable, and fast.
    • 191M proxies in 195+ locations worldwide (excluding the State of Texas, USA)
    • Granular targeting by city, carrier, connection type.
    • Dedicated customer success managers
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      Data extraction tools

      Use our Unblocker to effortlessly bypass anti-bot systems, then retrieve large-scale data through simple API calls, eliminating the complexity of web scraping code. Alternatively, describe the data you need using AI Scraper, and let it do the rest.
      • Web Unblocker
      • E-com, social media data, and SERP scraper APIs
      • AI Scraper with natural language processing
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        SOAX vs. PacketStream

        Feature
        SOAX
        PacketStream
        Based in UK USA
        Types of proxies Residential, Mobile, Datacenter, ISP Residential
        Number of plans 8 per type of proxy Single plan available
        Protocols supported HTTP(S) / SOCKS5 HTTP(S)
        Coverage Coverage across 195+ countries globally Spread over 100+ countries globally
        Response time SOAX maintains strong response time results, even with difficult websites, achieving up to 1.05 seconds PacketStream delivers quick response times of up to 1.15 seconds
        Success rate SOAX delivers high quality and reliable success rates of up to 99.07% PacketStream's average success rate stands at 97.77%, slightly lower than other providers including SOAX
        Pricing structure Subscription based Pay-as-you-go (50GB minimum)
        Support 24/7 live chat, email, phone support Email support only

        Reasons to choose SOAX over PacketStream and other proxy providers

        Proxyway Best Starter Package
        SourceForge top performer
        G2 high performer spring 2024
        Proxy network leader spring 2024
        G2 best support spring 2024
        G2 easiest to do business with Spring 2024
        Software Suggest best value
        GetApp review
        Capterra review

        Customer success team, not just support

        Receive personalized onboarding sessions and online training to learn best practices and how to use proxies effectively. Cover proxy rotation, debugging tools, optimal configurations, and more.

        Receive proactive suggestions on ways to optimize your proxy configurations, avoid blocks, and maximize concurrency and throughput.

        Get help debugging connection errors, bans, captchas, slow speeds, and other problems you might face.

        Learn how to use tools to monitor proxy performance and highlight any dips in reliability, speed, or increases in blocks.

        Get notified of new features and features available to test in beta to enhance your use case.

        Review statistics on proxy usage, most accessed sites/IPs, and concurrency trends to help you identify areas for improvement.

        More than 10,000 people choose SOAX for their business

        A trusted partner in the journey towards sustained success

        SOAX proxies are an integral part of our ecosystem, seamlessly integrated into our operations. The SOAX team has become more than just a service provider; they're now a trusted partner in our journey towards sustained success.

        Sergey Konovalov

        Sergey Konovalov, CEO - Mobio Group

        Flawless proxy management

        Navigate through the initial steps with proxy setup wizards on a single dashboard panel, tailored for all major languages and frameworks.

        The dashboard offers a self-service option for plan purchases and wallet functionality for advance top-ups. Access your balance, transaction history, and invoices conveniently in a separate tab.

        Configure rotations, target locations, and retrieve active proxies through simple API calls with built-in connectors for popular tools such as Python, Postman, and Selenium.

        Data without bottlenecks and congestion

        The industry-leading proxies boast an impressive 99.95% success rate and lightning-fast 0.55s response times.

        SOAX proxies offer seamless compatibility with HTTP(s) and SOCKS5 protocols without any limitations on the number of connections.

        SOAX provides proxies with automated rotation and captcha-solving technology preventing IP reuse triggers that cause blocks during scraping.

        Who uses SOAX?

        Budget-friendly options for small teams and sole traders

        Small businesses

        • Budget-friendly pricing is suitable even for very small teams and budgets.
        • Simple self-serve onboarding to get scraping fast without a complex setup.
        • Universal proxies support a wide range of basic scraping needs out-of-the-box.
          Natural language
          Ultimate scalability for growing businesses

          Mid-size businesses

          • Scale proxy usage up or down on demand matching changing data needs.
          • Advanced use-case-specific proxies enhance specialized scraping projects.
          • Dedicated account management provides personalized guidance and support.
            Data cleaning
            Custom packages and dedicated support for data-hungry businesses

            Enterprise businesses

            • High-volume proxies and infrastructure to ingest web-scale data.
            • Custom private proxy solutions aligned to unique requirements.
            • Priority support response times ensure minimum business disruption.
              Self building

              Top-rated proxy infrastructure

              SOAX is rated 4.9/5 stars on G2 reviews

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              The best proxy product - I love the sticky sessions feature.

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              Ibrahim B.

              Efficient and reliable - a game changer for online data management!

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              Amr A.

              One of the most beneficial aspects of SOAX is its extensive worldwide IP pool.

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              Estahad M.

              Forget about IP bans, CAPTCHAs, and slow speeds. Unlock the power of reliable and accurate data collection today.

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