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AboveClouds – $3.46 512MB/1GB RAM/10GB SSD OpenVZ Cloud – in Coventry, UK

Tags: , , , Date/Time: December 25, 2015 @ 5:18 pm, by Jarland Donnell


Today I’d like to introduce you to AboveClouds, a new offering brought to us by a long time community member at LowEndTalk by the name of Jacob. AboveClouds is a registered business in the UK with registration number 09779287. The reason I’m a little excited to post this is because this is a new entry in LEB as a cloud service. That basically means easy scaling, hourly billing, and self service provisioning. Just for you guys, Jacob adjusted the minimum deposit required to £2.50 ($3.73 USD).

Much like other cloud offerings, your payment is a deposit into your account and you can then use it as you see fit. Because of the nature of this kind of setup, there is not a direct order link for each package. You sign up, make a deposit, and then create the server that fits your needs. I realize that isn’t traditional here, but I didn’t see this as a solid reason to hold back this offer from you. So let’s jump into this:

The Offers:

– 512MB RAM
– 1024MB Swap
– 1x vCPU
– 10GB SSD space
– 1TB transfer
– 1Gbps uplink
– 1x IPv4
– /64 IPv6
– OpenVZ/Custom Control Panel
– Coupon: 25OFFLIFETIME
– £0.003 per hour
– £2.32 per month ($3.46 USD)

– 1024MB RAM
– 2048MB Swap
– 1x vCPU
– 20GB SSD space
– 2TB transfer
– 1Gbps uplink
– 1x IPv4
– /64 IPv6
– OpenVZ/Custom Control Panel
– Coupon: 25OFFLIFETIME
– £0.004 per hour
– £2.88 per month ($4.29 USD)

Registration: https://www.aboveclouds.co.uk/register.html

Network Information:

Datacenter UKServers – Coventry, UK
Test IPv4: 94.229.65.150
Test IPv6: 2a01:a500:3::2a01
Test file: http://mirror.cov.ukservers.com/test1G.bin
Looking glass: http://as42831.net/

Node Information:

– 2x Intel Xeon E5-2609
– 64GB RAM
– 1Gbps uplink

24 Comments

  1. Hey,
    Thanks for the listing.

    Any questions at all, please do let me know :)

    December 25, 2015 @ 5:29 pm | Reply
  2. Ishaq:

    Something different, good luck :)

    December 25, 2015 @ 7:16 pm | Reply
  3. Lucas:

    Hmm OpenVZ billed per hour? :O

    December 25, 2015 @ 9:22 pm | Reply
    • Lucas,
      Yep.. what could be any better than that! :)

      December 31, 2015 @ 11:02 am | Reply
  4. Felix:

    Do they allow IRC on their vps

    December 26, 2015 @ 3:31 am | Reply
    • @Felix,
      IRC is allowed as long as you don’t attract unwanted attention :)

      Best regards,
      Jacob.

      December 26, 2015 @ 9:57 am | Reply
  5. Do you have API to create/destroy vps?

    December 31, 2015 @ 4:30 am | Reply
    • Hey Lucky,
      There is an API to manage your VPS (Stop/Start/Restart), create/destroy/reinstall functions haven’t been added into the API yet.. this should be done within the next week.

      We’re constantly adding new features to the control panel, but unfortunately developing and testing features is awfully time consuming.

      Regards,
      Jacob.

      December 31, 2015 @ 10:29 am | Reply
      • Chris Cowley:

        Do you have an docs for that API yet?

        I just spun up an instant – really impressed by the way

        March 15, 2016 @ 9:18 pm | Reply
  6. Reselling from other vps providers for some time now and trying
    out Jacob’s offer for a few days makes me very happy.

    Deposit some money, deploy an instance and whoosh it’s there.

    Network does almost the whole gigabit, stress-ng test plays
    nice and bonnie++ is a ++11!

    For now and for me Jacob offers the best value for money.

    January 3, 2016 @ 8:55 pm | Reply
    • Hey @Clunk,
      I’m glad you’re happy, value for money, along with awesome support is what we aim for.

      January 12, 2016 @ 10:45 pm | Reply
  7. Colsta:

    Hi Jacob, Are the instance IPV4 addresses dynamic or can static addresses be reserved? By the way your looking glass link doesn’t appear to be working.
    Cheers.

    January 6, 2016 @ 10:33 am | Reply
    • Hey,
      IPs can be dynamic or static, entirely up to you – Both are available at no additional cost.

      First additional IPV4 is free, anything after the first additional IPV4 is £0.002 / hour.

      January 12, 2016 @ 10:46 pm | Reply
  8. Research Unlimited:

    Looks like Jacob is no Jacob or has Chinese worker drones
    configuring his vps’s. And no this is not a disgruntled
    customer. I just stumbled upon some strange artifacts on
    one of his vps’s pointing to ssh keys imported from a
    Chinese server while installing.

    January 11, 2016 @ 10:25 pm | Reply
    • Hey,
      This is definitely not intended, feel free to drop a ticket.

      January 12, 2016 @ 10:47 pm | Reply
  9. laura:

    very nice website, just joined up

    update: runs really well, with in 20 mins i had all my software running, you do have to open the ports you need but thats a good thing, great prices :)

    February 14, 2016 @ 10:15 pm | Reply
    • Hey Laura,
      Thankyou for the feedback, it is always appreciated! :)

      I’m also glad to hear you’re happy with our platform, if you need anything at all just drop us an email.

      Regards,
      Jacob.

      February 22, 2016 @ 1:14 pm | Reply
  10. michael:

    Debian 8 running well. Excellent support from Jacob

    March 6, 2016 @ 6:03 pm | Reply
  11. Michael:

    Excellent and fast support from Jacob.

    March 6, 2016 @ 6:13 pm | Reply
    • Hey Michael,
      I appreciate the kind comments!

      Feedback is always appreciated, good or bad. :)

      Best regards,
      Jacob.

      March 7, 2016 @ 2:25 pm | Reply
  12. kumar:

    Hey Jacob,
    Is the coupon code applicable for other packages as well? For example The Advanced Cloud or The Demanding Cloud?

    August 26, 2016 @ 6:49 pm | Reply
    • Hi Kumar,
      The coupon is valid for any package.

      Let me know if you need anything further.

      Regards,
      Jacob.

      August 28, 2016 @ 7:10 am | Reply
  13. Hi Kumar,
    The coupon code is valid for all packages.

    Let me know if you need anything further.

    Regards,
    Jacob.

    August 28, 2016 @ 7:11 am | Reply
  14. John:

    Don’t get to a point where you need to reload your account. Several emails a day and it never EVER stops!!! Crazy and I ahev shut my server purely because of this. No ammount emails to Tech stopped it either.

    March 3, 2017 @ 6:29 pm | Reply

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