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MACH9Servers – 4 offers in Chicago, starting at CAD$2.99 for a 512MB OpenVZ

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: October 25, 2014 @ 1:00 pm, by Maarten Kossen

MACH9Budget_VPS_Hosting,_Managed_cPanel_VPS,_Gigabit_Dedicated_Servers,_Chicago_Colocation_-_2014-10-25_11.51.07Jason from Mach9Servers is back with four exclusive offers for the LowEndBox community located in Chicago which now enjoy 50% off the regular price!

Gigabit-OpenVZ-Subsonic

  • 512MB RAM
  • 1GB burst RAM
  • 512MB vSwap
  • 1 CPU core
  • 20GB HDD space
  • 2TB Bandwidth
  • 1Gbps uplink
  • 1x IPv4
  • 5x IPv6
  • SolusVM/OpenVZ
  • Coupon: LEB50
  • CAD$2.99/month ($2.66)
  • Order here
Gigabit-OpenVZ-Sonic

  • 756MB Ram
  • 1GB burst RAM
  • 756MB vSwap
  • 2 CPU cores
  • 50GB HDD space
  • 2TB Bandwidth
  • 1Gbps uplink
  • 1x IPv4
  • 5x IPv6
  • SolusVM/OpenVZ
  • Coupon: LEB50
  • CAD$3.99/month ($3.55)
  • Order here

More offers inside!

MACH9Servers is ran by Jason and Matt and they have been doing this for about 4 years. This is the second time we are listing them, the last time having been over two years ago. MACH9Servers is still running strong and were originally called Hosthali, however they decided to re-brand to their current name. Prices are in Canadian dollars during the order process. Servers are located in Chicago with Continuum Data Centers. Live chat, phone, e-mail, and ticket support are all part of the deal, as are custom operating system installs and configurations. There are daily, automated backups to a SAN, over a separate NIC, included with these servers and they seem to have either burst RAM or vSwap. Reviews have been positive in the past, but we’re still looking to hear from you how they are performing now. Feel free to share your experiences in the comments!
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HostMist – 3 offers in Atlanta and Los Angeles from $10/year for a 128MB OpenVZ

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: October 24, 2014 @ 1:00 am, by Maarten Kossen

hostmistMatthew, from HostMist, has sent in three offers for LowEndBox readers. You can choose between Atlanta and Los Angeles for these servers.

128MB

  • 128MB RAM
  • 2 CPU cores
  • 15GB HDD space
  • 200GB traffic
  • 1x IPv4
  • 8x IPv6
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM
  • Coupon: HIGHFIVE
  • $10/year
  • Order here
256MB

  • 256MB RAM
  • 4 CPU cores
  • 25GB HDD space
  • 300GB traffic
  • 1x IPv4
  • 8x IPv6
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM
  • Coupon: HIGHFIVE
  • $20/year
  • Order here
1GB

  • 12GB RAM
  • 2 CPU cores
  • 30GB HDD space
  • 300GB traffic
  • 1x IPv4
  • 8x IPv6
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM
  • $4/month
  • $40/year
  • Order here

HostMist have been featured many times before, though the last time we’ve featured them was at the end of 2012. They are registered as an LLC in the state of Ohio (information here) and have been doing business since 2012. Their WHOIS information is public as well. These offers are hosted on machines with dual quad-core Intel Xeon L5520s with 72GB of RAM, 4x 1TB hard drives in RAID10 and a gigabit uplink. Reviews on their last offer were fairly positive. If you’ve been with them during the past years or give them a try now, please share your experiences with us in the comments!

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FtpIt – 1GB KVM for $5.50/month and more in Buffalo and Los Angeles

Date/Time: October 22, 2014 @ 1:00 pm, by Maarten Kossen

Radoslav, from FtpIt, is back with new offers for LowEndBox readers. This time they celebrate the launch of their new Buffalo KVM and Los Angeles OpenVZ SSD product lines!

KVM 1024

  • 1GB RAM
  • 3 CPU cores
  • 50GB HDD space
  • 3TB traffic
  • 1Gbps uplink
  • 1x IPv4
  • KVM/SolusVM
  • Buffalo, NY, USA
  • $5.50/month
  • Order here
2GB SSD

  • 2GB RAM
  • 4 CPU cores
  • 30GB SSD space
  • 2TB traffic
  • 1Gbps uplink
  • 1x IPv4
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • $6/month
  • $48/year
  • Order here

More offers inside!

FtpIt celebrated their one-year anniversary in January of this year. The guys at FtpIt have been slowly building a stable business over the past year and it’s a good sign they are still here. Each of their OpenVZ servers are powered by the Intel Xeon E3-1240v2 CPU, 32GB RAM and 4 x 1TB SATA Hard Drives with LSI Hardware RAID10. They’re using 120 GB Intel 520 Series SSDs for their SSD offers and for caching. IPv6 will be available in Dallas soon. Let us know how everything goes should you try one of these out!
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VirtNetwork – $7/month 2GB and $3.95/month 1GB KVM in Buffalo

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: October 21, 2014 @ 1:00 am, by Maarten Kossen

VirtNetworkAlexander, from VirtNetwork, has sent in their first ever offer to LowEndBox. These offers are exclusive to LowEndBox and cannot be found elsewhere.

Classic

  • 2GB RAM
  • 12 CPU cores
  • 110GB HDD space
  • 5TB traffic
  • 1Gbps uplink
  • 3x IPv4
  • KVM/SolusVM
  • $7.00/month
  • Order here
Mini

  • 1GB RAM
  • 4 CPU cores
  • 50GB HDD space
  • 2.5TB traffic
  • 1Gbps uplink
  • 2x IPv4
  • KVM/SolusVM
  • $3.95/month
  • Order here

The ‘Classic’ plan has limited stock available.

We all know Alex from his time with other providers, most notably GVH. This time, he’s giving it a shot himself. He aims to provide ‘amazing services and support’ while keeping ‘affordable prices’ according to his ticket. There’s some serious guarantees that come with that: 60-day money back , 100% satisfaction , 99.9% uptime, non-oversold disk or RAM, non-blacklisted IPs at the time of purchase, and 24/7 technical support. The host node packs two Intel Xeon X5650 CPUs, 96GB of RAM, 4x 3TB Western Digital hard drives in RAID10, backed up by an LSI RAID card, and a 1Gbps uplink. Servers are with ColoCrossing in Buffalo. If you give VirtNetwork a try, please share your experiences with us here in the comments or at LowEndTalk.com!

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SSD VPS – $5/month 1GB and $7/month 2GB OpenVZ VPS in Buffalo, and Los Angeles

Tags: , , , Date/Time: October 19, 2014 @ 1:00 pm, by Rashid Alkhaili

SSD VPSJared, from SSD VPS, comes back with a previous offer, that has been slightly updated to provide you with an additional IPv4! SSD VPS have been featured many times before. These virtual machines run on 100% SSD drives, no HDD’s in the equation. The virtual machines are housed in a server that is using the Intel Xeon E3-1240v2 Quad Core CPU, 4x 480 GB Intel 520 Series SSD and a LSI 9260-4i with BBU for hardware RAID 10. Reviews from previous listings have been very mixed, with both positive (mainly to do with benchmarks) and negative comments (mainly to do with support). If you have a comment, or think that they have proved to be better lately, please leave a comment below.

VPS – 1GB RAM VPS

  • Equal Share CPU
  • 1GB RAM
  • 1GB vSwap
  • 30GB SSD RAID10 Disk space
  • 2000GB Bandwidth
  • 100Mbps uplink
  • 2x IPv4 address
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM
  • $5/month
  • Order here
VPS – 2GB RAM VPS

  • Equal Share CPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 2GB vSwap
  • 40GB SSD RAID10 Disk space
  • 3000GB Bandwidth
  • 100Mbps uplink
  • 2x IPv4 address
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM
  • $7/month
  • Order here

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Atlantic.Net – $0.99 256MB KVM ‘Cloud VPS’ & more in Orlando, Dallas, & Toronto

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: October 16, 2014 @ 1:00 pm, by Rashid Alkhaili

Atlantic.NetMarty, from Atlantic.Net, told us that they have recently added two new locations to their Cloud servers. These are Dallas, TX and Toronto, Canada. These Cloud servers are powered by SSD RAID protected drives, and you can be up in 30 seconds! Something that I find useful for dev’s who like to test out their code is their pay-as-you-go billing system, where you pay per second, an industry’s first, and only for what you use. Atlantic.Net is a private S Corporation, which has been running for 20 years. They have been listed once before, and there were a mix of responses. If you tried them, or have any comments, please leave them below.

Go

  • 256MB RAM
  • 1vCPU
  • 10GB SSD Diskspace
  • 1TB Outbound Bandwidth
  • Unmetered Inbound Bandwidth
  • 1 IPv4 Address
  • $0.99/Month
  • Order Link
XSmall

  • 512MB RAM
  • 1vCPU
  • 20GB SSD Diskspace
  • 2TB Outbound Bandwidth
  • Unmetered Inbound Bandwidth
  • 1 IPv4 Address
  • $4.97/Month
  • Order Link

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BlueVM – Three quarterly offers starting at $2.55 for 256MB in 6 US locations

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: October 14, 2014 @ 1:00 pm, by Maarten Kossen

BlueVMJohnston, from BlueVM, has sent in these three offers for 66% off. These offers are exclusive to LowEndBox.com and all feature their own panel: Feathur.

BLUE1

  • 256MB RAM
  • 256MB vSwap
  • 1 CPU core
  • 10GB disk space
  • 500GB bandwidth
  • 1Gbps uplink
  • 1x IPv4 address
  • OpenVZ/Feathur
  • Coupon: LEBQUARTER
  • $2.55/quarter
  • Order here
BLUE3

  • 1GB RAM
  • 1GB vSwap
  • 3 CPU cores
  • 40GB disk space
  • 2TB bandwidth
  • 1Gbps uplink
  • 1x IPv4 address
  • OpenVZ/Feathur
  • Coupon: LEBQUARTER
  • $7.65/quarter
  • Order here
BLUE4

  • 2GB RAM
  • 2GB vSwap
  • 4 CPU cores
  • 60GB disk space
  • 2TB bandwidth
  • 1Gbps uplink
  • 1x IPv4 address
  • OpenVZ/Feathur
  • Coupon: LEBQUARTER
  • $10.20/quarter
  • Order here

Feathur is an Open Source (AGPL V3.0) control panel for OpenVZ and KVM and is available on GitHub. BlueVM Communications LLC are based in Honolulu and are dedicated to offering “low cost, high quality Virtual Private Servers (VPS)”. We have featured BlueVM quite some times since early 2012 and reviews have been mainly positive. After they had enough of SolusVM after numerous security incidents, BlueVM decided to write their own panel. Feathur is the result of that. It’s already in use at BlueVM (and has been for a while) but it is also available to the public and I believe other providers have started using it as well. Their hardware primarily consists of Intel E3-1240 servers (@ 3.4GHz) with 32 GB of RAM and 4 x 1TB or 2TB hard drives in RAID10. A review of their service (which includes Feathur screenshots & serverbear link) can be found here.
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XenSmart – Xen PV VPS in Maidenhead, UK starting at £1.99 for 256MB

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: October 13, 2014 @ 1:00 am, by Maarten Kossen

xenSmart_-_Unmanaged_UK_Xen_VPS_-_2014-10-12_16.31.35Chris, from XenSmart, has sent in some special offers for a 50% recurring discount on their Xen PV plans, meaning two of their VPS qualify for listing on LowEndBox.com!

  • 256MB RAM
  • 256MB swap
  • 15GB HDD space
  • 250GB traffic
  • 1x IPv4
  • SolusVM/Xen PV
  • Coupon: SUMMER50
  • £1.99/month
  • $3.20/month
  • Order here
  • 512MB RAM
  • 512MB swap
  • 30GB HDD space
  • 450GB traffic
  • 1x IPv4
  • SolusVM/Xen PV
  • Coupon: SUMMER50
  • £3.49/month
  • $5.61/month
  • Order here

Chris has been running XenSmart for several years now. XenSmart if part of the PCSmart Group, which also owns PCSmart Hosting. I’ve been a customer with them in the past for quite some time and they always had great servers and great service! Their host nodes run either quad-core Intel or AMD CPUs, have 8GB/12GB/16GB/32GB of RAM, between 4 and 8 WD RE4 drives in RAID10 with hardware RAID, and a 100Mbps uplink. Servers are located in Spectrum House, Maidenhead, UK where they have their own racks with their fully owned hardware, switches, and PDUs. Please share any experiences you may have with them in the comments!

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Finding your way on your first ever VPS – Part III

Tags: Date/Time: October 11, 2014 @ 1:00 pm, by Maarten Kossen

lowendtutorial

Part III of the “Finding your way on your first ever VPS” series is right in front of you right now! This time I’m going to focus on some powerful tools which can make your day-to-day life a lot easier.

I am going to assume a Debian-based distribution in my examples. I’m using Ubuntu 14.04 more specifically. Most commands should work on any Linux distribution; the only distribution-specific commands are those for the package manager.

Let’s get to work!

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Frixel Solutions – Dedicated servers in California, USA starting at $15/month

Tags: , , , Date/Time: October 10, 2014 @ 1:00 am, by Maarten Kossen

Frixel_Solutions_-_Home_-_2014-10-09_22.24.53Michael, from Frixel Solutions, has sent in these special offers for dedicated servers located in Rohnert Park, California, USA. Use the coupon LEB-BBDS-FS to waive the $5 setup fee.

  • Pentium 4 CPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 160GB hard drive
  • Unmetered bandwidth
  • 10Mbps uplink
  • $15/month
  • Order here
  • Core 2 Duo CPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 250GB hard drive
  • 3TB bandwidth
  • 100Mbps uplink
  • $30/month
  • Order here
  • Core 2 Duo CPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 500GB hard drive
  • 3TB bandwidth
  • 100Mbps uplink
  • $35/month
  • Order here

Frixel Solutions LLC is a registered company in the state of Oregon, USA. While their WHOIS is private, their details can be confirmed at the website of the state of Oregon right here. According to this information they have recently registered, so let me welcome another new provider to LowEndBox. The bandwidth for these servers is pure HE for now, but Level3 will be added soon, according to Michael. Frixel Solutions owns the servers they have in this unique location. CPU speeds and age of components may vary per server, but you will always get at least the specs listed. As with all new providers, please be cautious and let us know your experiences!

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