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[BLACK FRIDAY DEAL] AlphaRacks - 1GB OpenVZ - $7/year!

Hello everyone! Happy Black Friday! We’ve got our first deal of the day and it’s coming courtesy of Julian from AlphaRacks! They’re a regular on LowEndBox and we’re pleased to be able to pass along yet another great deal from them!

Payment methods accepted are: PayPal, Credit Cards (via 2Checkout), and Bitcoin. You can view their Terms of Service here.

Here’s the deal: 

20GB RAID10 Protected Disk Space
1500GB transfer
100Mbps uplink
1x IPv4
20x IPv6 (free on request)
DDoS Protection powered by QuadraNet Vest
OpenVZ / SolusVM


Network Info: 

Services are provisioned on hostnodes featuring Dual Intel Xeon processors with 128GB RAM, 4 x 2TB HDD configured in hardware RAID10 with CacheVault. They are connected by 2 x 1Gbps uplinks.

Datacenter Information:

QuadraNet – Los Angeles, CA (US)
Test IPv4:
Test IPv6: 2607:fcd0:0:a::2
Test file: http://repos.lax-noc.com/speedtests/100mb.bin


  1. ironwood:

    Already been with these guys for what I feel is enough time to vouch (9 months), really good people, good support, and best of all great service. You guys tempted me to order some more, great black friday offer guys!!!!

    November 24, 2017 @ 1:02 am | Reply
    • Thank you! And I hope you had a great Thanksgiving, we’re thankful to have you with us for 9 months and counting :-)



      November 24, 2017 @ 3:27 am | Reply
      • supri:

        hi julian
        please help your justice server is down for almost 3 days

        December 10, 2017 @ 6:57 am | Reply
  2. Mai y thao:

    Great server quality. Load under 1.0 after all this time. I am so tempted to buy a few more dozens of this for extra blogs and whatever. Maybe a gaming blog for my kid.

    November 24, 2017 @ 1:06 am | Reply
    • Thanks for participating in our Black Friday offer, Mai!


      November 24, 2017 @ 3:27 am | Reply
  3. J:

    What are the prices after the first year?

    November 24, 2017 @ 1:10 am | Reply
    • Mai y thao:

      I think it’s for life. All BF plans never went up after a year on all of my BF buys from LEB.

      November 24, 2017 @ 1:12 am | Reply
      • azaas:

        OVH BF plans – just for first year

        November 26, 2017 @ 3:24 pm | Reply
    • Mai is right here, prices will never go up upon renewal :-)!


      November 24, 2017 @ 3:28 am | Reply
  4. Trevor K:

    Incredible freaking offer. I thought turkey made me happy,Alpharacks thank you for sharing this offer. i am buying a few now.

    November 24, 2017 @ 1:12 am | Reply
    • Thank you Trevor for the order! Hope your turkey was delicious, sounds like it! :-)


      November 24, 2017 @ 11:19 am | Reply
  5. Kim Jong-un:

    Their servers are extremely slow as they put 1000s of customers on the same node. The VPS will work fine for a few weeks and then the problem will start. DO NOT buy even if it’s free.

    November 24, 2017 @ 2:24 am | Reply
    • I didn’t know the president of North Korea is our customer.

      Really though – I cannot find you as a customer. “No Matches Found!” when I tried to search you in our database.

      Please email me at julian [@] alpharacks, and I’ll be happy to help. We certainly don’t place thousands of clients on the same node, I don’t even imagine that being possible on any type of hardware.


      November 24, 2017 @ 11:21 am | Reply
  6. whattheiq:

    Good offer! Just ordered one of their pure ssd kvm vps instead. More offers are at https://www.alpharacks.com/BlackFriday2017/ FYI

    Happy Black Friday!

    November 24, 2017 @ 2:44 am | Reply
    • Thanks, glad to hear you are enjoying it! We finally restocked on those SSD KVM VPS’s, they’re really popular and quick!


      November 24, 2017 @ 11:24 am | Reply
  7. baromsd:

    I already have 3 boxes with Julian, but I just had to get one of these. Too good of a deal to let pass up. Thanks for the offer!

    November 24, 2017 @ 2:53 am | Reply
    • Thanks for participating in our Black Friday event baromsd! We appreciate it!


      November 24, 2017 @ 3:30 am | Reply
  8. Happy Black Friday everyone, hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving!


    November 24, 2017 @ 3:31 am | Reply
  9. Deepak:

    hey julian, Ordered a VPS here. thanq for this offer

    November 24, 2017 @ 3:38 am | Reply
    • Thank you Deepak! Happy Black Friday.


      November 24, 2017 @ 4:39 am | Reply
      • Deepak:

        julian, add ipv6 for my order number 9887901706

        November 24, 2017 @ 5:16 am | Reply
        • This is being done now. In the future, just open a support ticket and our 24×7 staff would be happy to help in a much faster manner :-).


          November 24, 2017 @ 11:27 am | Reply
  10. Nozge:

    I just bought 10 vps , Julian is the best.

    November 24, 2017 @ 4:29 am | Reply
    • Enjoy Nozge! Hope we made your Black Friday a pleasant one ;-).


      November 24, 2017 @ 4:40 am | Reply
  11. Jo:

    Just search “alpharacks vps review” in Google.

    November 24, 2017 @ 4:34 am | Reply
    • And what do you see? Paid hosting review sites like Serchen, and unmoderated review sites like Trustpilot?

      To give a better background… Serchen has been trying to get me to sign up with one of their advertising packages for many years. After I finally declined, those reviews surfaced on their website randomly, and those names don’t even come up in our database.

      With regards to TrustPilot, it’s pretty clear that those reviews are all written by the same people based on the writing style, in fact, 3 of the reviews were posted on the same exact day. And none of those names come up in our database either. Unfortunately the nature of running a business on the internet involves disgruntled competitors, as well as “advertisers” or “paid hosting review” sites who just want to get paid out.

      We have been in business for over 4 years and have over 16,000 active clients – I’d like to think we know what we’re doing to still be in business today, doing better and stronger than ever :-).

      Why not give us a try for yourself? If you’re not happy – we do have a 3 day money back guarantee.


      November 24, 2017 @ 11:31 am | Reply
  12. Chance:

    good offer

    November 24, 2017 @ 4:39 am | Reply
    • Thank you, Chance! Did you order one?


      November 24, 2017 @ 11:33 am | Reply
      • Chance:

        Yes last night I did! thanks!!

        November 24, 2017 @ 12:20 pm | Reply
        • Thanks for participating Chance! Welcome!


          November 24, 2017 @ 6:06 pm | Reply
  13. Julio:

    Hello. Can you enable FUSE module in these openvz servers?

    November 24, 2017 @ 4:42 am | Reply
    • Yes. This can be enabled. Open a support ticket.


      November 24, 2017 @ 11:02 am | Reply
  14. Cybo:

    Julian thanks for the awesome black friday. Gonna grab a few of these just to play around with Linux and learn.
    I figure at this price, may as well throw away godaddy and learn how to run my server. Geeze. Thanks.


    November 24, 2017 @ 4:50 am | Reply
  15. KK:

    Hey Julian, thanks for the offer, just bought one. Wakin’ up smilin’! :)

    November 24, 2017 @ 5:01 am | Reply
    • We’re always smiling, because of you guys! Thank you KK for participating.


      November 24, 2017 @ 11:34 am | Reply
  16. cool offer,just bought my VPS(with 1 gbps port).

    I am a previous customer and support is very quick if anything is down/slow.

    November 24, 2017 @ 5:01 am | Reply
    • Thanks jagadeesh! Don’t forget to open up a ticket to request your 1Gbps addon be activated.


      November 24, 2017 @ 11:34 am | Reply
  17. Nobble:

    I bought a 2GB server for $14 yearly last summer (https://i.gyazo.com/8d31516e4d6ad089893f8af5180be9f9.png) and I have not got 1 complaint from the alpharacks team at all, this offer is just way way way to good to pass up as they will come in handy for new projects I have coming.

    Big vouch from me, thanks Julian.

    November 24, 2017 @ 6:10 am | Reply
    • Thank you Nobble for being such a long-time customer! We look forward to many happy years to come.


      November 24, 2017 @ 11:35 am | Reply
  18. Hi Julian,

    Placed an order with an upgraded port and 20 GB extra space. I am a regular client of ramnode.com let’s see how it goes with you.


    November 24, 2017 @ 7:07 am | Reply
    • Julian,

      It looks like there is a problem with your billing system. I just paid the invoice and it still shows that my invoice is pending. Even I got a text message on my phone from my bank for the payment of $11.50. Kindly look into it and process the order.

      Fingers crossed, this never happened to me once in years :) I hope it will be fixed soon.

      Thank you

      November 24, 2017 @ 7:10 am | Reply
    • Hi Usman,

      If you paid via 2Checkout, all payments need to be manually approved by them before we even see the money on our account. As soon as it is approved by them, our WHMCS detects the payment and will activate your service.

      This goes for everyone, if you’re in a hurry and looking for instant activation, please make sure your hostname is more than 4 characters, and also pay via PayPal.

      2Checkout can take up to an hour or two for payments to be approved by their review team, and Bitcoin/Coinbase can take anywhere from 5-10 minutes.


      November 24, 2017 @ 11:16 am | Reply
      • Julio:

        Hello. I’ve paid via PayPal and my hostname has more than 4 characters and I’ve waiting 7 hours for activation. I have opened a support ticket 1 hour ago. Thank you.

        November 24, 2017 @ 1:01 pm | Reply
      • mohsen:

        I paid through 2Checkout as well and it’s in unpaid status , summited a ticket more than 12 hours ago still no update from alpha racks.
        hope it resolves soon

        November 24, 2017 @ 3:16 pm | Reply
        • mohsen:

          my ticket id is : 139746

          November 24, 2017 @ 3:20 pm | Reply
          • Mohsen, looks like your payment failed 2Checkout fraud review. They issued a full refund back to your original payment source.

            I would recommend making sure you are using legitimate details to order, or you can try paying via PayPal or Coinbase.


            November 24, 2017 @ 6:05 pm | Reply
      • Hi Julian,

        Thank you, I got my server along with the upgrades. BTW, you should have written this somewhere so clients don’t get worried about their payments/servers. Anyways, going to check the VPS I got.



        November 25, 2017 @ 5:02 am | Reply
  19. Et:


    November 24, 2017 @ 8:00 am | Reply
  20. Et:

    Are the hard disks SSD ?

    November 24, 2017 @ 8:01 am | Reply
  21. Lowfatgeek:

    I already have 4 servers with you guys, but how could I resist this offer? It looks so delicious,..

    November 24, 2017 @ 8:01 am | Reply
    • Thanks for your continued business! In case of any assistance required, please feel free to contact us.


      November 24, 2017 @ 11:37 am | Reply
  22. Mark:

    all important ports is closed? really?
    support remains silent…

    November 24, 2017 @ 8:59 am | Reply
    • Mark:

      2 hours I am waiting the answer from support.
      2 hours…

      November 24, 2017 @ 10:16 am | Reply
    • As I’m sure you can imagine, our support staff are slammed due to Black Friday. I appreciate your patience. We still aim to respond to all tickets within a few hours.


      November 24, 2017 @ 11:07 am | Reply
  23. zk1234:

    The worst hosting provider I’ve ever had.

    November 24, 2017 @ 9:44 am | Reply
    • “No Matches Found!”

      I couldn’t find you as a customer in our database. Please email me a quick email at julian [@] alpharacks [.] com with your account username/email, I would like to first validate this and then look into this myself and make sure you are provided with a positive outcome.


      November 24, 2017 @ 11:38 am | Reply
    • Mai y thao:

      You haven’t tried the worse until you try woothosting. Now that’s THE WORSE!!!!!!!!

      November 25, 2017 @ 3:31 am | Reply
      • I tried both. Woothosting isn’t perfect, but in my experience, Alpharacks is worse. I got a VPS with terrible performance – it used to just hang for 30 seconds at a time on trivial operations, probably caused by overcomitting the server. I then was wrongly charged via a Paypal “preapproved payment” and refused the refund for the obviously-wrong charge. I didn’t get this sort of crap from Woot (I got other crap from them, but not as bad as this).

        November 26, 2017 @ 4:28 am | Reply
        • Hi Nadav,

          Upon signing up for your service, you can select whether you would like to pay manually each billing cycle or to set up an automatic recurring subscription. I am sorry to hear that you forgot to cancel your subscription. Please email me at julian [@] alpharacks.com, and I will be sure to refund any appropriate charges accordingly and make this right. One thing I can tell you for sure is that we did not grow to over 16,000 customers by screwing people out of their money, that’s not what we’re in business for. We are here to help the community, and provide a service with great value at a fair cost. If you forgot to cancel the automated billing subscription, send me an email with the details and I’ll refund you in full right away – it’s as simple as that.

          November 26, 2017 @ 12:58 pm | Reply
    • Mai y thao:

      I respect Julian a ton, he’ll help you fix whatever it is but sometimes just gotta be patients. It’s black Friday. Even all of my current hosting services are lagging right now. Turnkey is DOWN, chicago is lagging badly in open v, my rdp on awesome is taking forever and usually they are fast as heck, m yletbox is practically crawling too. Even namecheap is crashing when I was buying domains 10 mins ago, my godaddy pages are not loading well either. Just throwing it out there so you new guys don’t go insane. It’s BF.

      November 25, 2017 @ 3:35 am | Reply
      • Thanks! We’re working as fast as we can throughout this crazy busy time. Thank you for participating in our Black Friday event and for all of your great words :-)


        November 25, 2017 @ 4:15 am | Reply
  24. neotron:

    I also ordered last year but i never used it bcos the performance was very bad so i let go of the vps after a month .
    but this look like so good deal that i couldnt resist myself lol. order 1 vps Order Number: 7203851723

    November 24, 2017 @ 9:47 am | Reply
  25. mfelipe:

    Got one, payment processed, waiting for the “pending” to go away! :D

    November 24, 2017 @ 9:57 am | Reply
    • Thanks! Looks like it’s pending 2Checkout approval.

      November 24, 2017 @ 11:41 am | Reply
  26. Epv:

    pent all night on LET just to come back here and buy this deal, thanks Jules
    Can sleep now

    November 24, 2017 @ 10:24 am | Reply
    • Wow, thank you for staying up for us! I’m sure it was worth it ;-).


      November 24, 2017 @ 11:49 am | Reply
  27. covfefe:

    They do not apply the purchased addons to your vps, and then ignore your ticket about it.

    Waiting for my refund.

    November 24, 2017 @ 10:40 am | Reply
    • Addons are manually applied and it states in our welcome email that you do need to open a support ticket to request they be activated. Your welcome email states:


      How long have you been waiting for a ticket response? Our typical response time is right around 30 minutes, but due to this once in a lifetime Black Friday promo we’ve been slammed with orders, addon activations, and support tickets. Please allow a few hours more than usual for a ticket response during this holiday, and we appreciate your patience and understanding.


      November 24, 2017 @ 11:11 am | Reply
    • Devin:

      Chill out bro and be patient. The world doesn’t revolve around you and only you. It’s a holiday. It’s Black Friday. Welcome to America.

      They probably got hundreds of other customers in line ahead of you with this kind of deal!

      November 24, 2017 @ 1:12 pm | Reply
  28. Axle:

    Having problems making payment for invoice through 2checkout. Billing ticket submitted.

    November 24, 2017 @ 10:57 am | Reply
    • Hi Axle

      If you haven’t been provided with a response yet, please let me know your ticket ID.

      We also accept payments via PayPal and Bitcoin/Coinbase.


      November 24, 2017 @ 11:40 am | Reply
      • Axle:

        I ended up paying via paypal, but need to check with my normal credit card service and make sure no double billings to be certain.

        For anyone else: Brian @ alpharacks almost immediately fixed another technical issue. I’ve been logged into my VPS box for an hour now playing around – and it is quite responsive and fast. Downloaded the Anaconda python distribution which I think was 535+/- MB in seconds.

        Thanks Julian, and pass along thanks to Brian

        November 24, 2017 @ 1:25 pm | Reply
        • Passed your words along to Brian! He’s been putting in extended hours today because of Black Friday, so he does appreciate the acknowledgement.

          Thank you to you as well Axle for choosing AlphaRacks and for participating in our Black Friday event!


          November 24, 2017 @ 6:02 pm | Reply
  29. neotron:

    seriously man wth……….. i just logged into my brand new vps and its server load is 14+ avg. i havent started installing anything in the vps yet.
    ran this test wget freevps.us/downloads/bench.sh -O – -o /dev/null|bash
    but it been running since last 15 minutes.. opened a ticket, waiting for reply

    November 24, 2017 @ 10:59 am | Reply
    • neotron:

      I am extremely sorry for the above comment. i wish i could edit it or delete it.
      its not alpharacks vps :( i bought several vps today and i got confused with the ip address, its another host
      alpharacks server is working just fine .

      again i wish i could delete the above comment :( damn im so stupid

      November 24, 2017 @ 11:25 am | Reply
    • Hi Neotron

      I was able to find your account, and I am pleased to see that this matter has been resolved.

      In case of any further assistance required, please open a support ticket, our support staff are standing by 24×7 to assist you. Although please allow a few more hours than usual on our response times during this crazy busy time. We’re doing our best to accommodate everyone as fast as possible.


      November 24, 2017 @ 11:45 am | Reply
  30. jesse:

    They don’t have a stable VPS, the VPS load always exceeds 1.5, and I’ve only installed a clean system to place it.

    November 24, 2017 @ 11:48 am | Reply
    • Hi Jesse

      Please open a support ticket if you’re facing any issues and we’d be happy to help.


      November 24, 2017 @ 11:50 am | Reply
  31. farva:

    Does this include TUN/TAP support?

    November 24, 2017 @ 11:48 am | Reply
    • Hi Farva

      Yes TUN/TAP support can be enabled in your SolusVM panel.


      November 24, 2017 @ 11:50 am | Reply
  32. Devin:

    Damn, did I miss it :(

    Out of stock.

    November 24, 2017 @ 1:12 pm | Reply
  33. dhowland:

    I signed up for this deal with a few addons. Good so far but I haven’t tried much. I find it strange that the customer portal has no link to the SolusVM dashboard, and the only way to know the link and your login is to check one of the activation emails. Don’t lose that email, you’ll be out of luck!

    November 24, 2017 @ 2:10 pm | Reply
  34. Konstantinos Tsardounis:

    What is the kernel build of OpenVZ for the deal?
    Is it newer than 042stab111.1 ?

    November 24, 2017 @ 2:15 pm | Reply
    • Konstantinos Tsardounis:

      Hahah couldn’t wait. 2.6.32-042stab126.1 so it’s EOL: Nov 2019 — fine by me. Thanks for the offer!

      November 24, 2017 @ 2:19 pm | Reply
      • dhowland:

        I did an apt upgrade and libc was complaining that it isn’t compatible with kernel 2.6.

        2.6 in 2017… pathetic.

        November 24, 2017 @ 2:58 pm | Reply
        • Devin:

          That is normal for any OpenVZ VPS you order, not just them. OpenVZ is containing, so containers do not run an independent kernel as kvm vps would

          November 24, 2017 @ 3:38 pm | Reply
          • dhowland:

            So? How do you feel about security with the host server running a kernel that no longer gets security updates or bug fixes?

            November 24, 2017 @ 7:44 pm | Reply
          • Olaintech:


            No offense intended, but you’re incorrect. OpenVZ is a widely-developed project and is one of the oldest virtualization technologies out there. In fact, much older than KVM, KVM is still relatively new. OpenVZ kernels are still being actively maintained often. You can see the changelog/updates for the RHEL6 OVZ kernel at https://openvz.org/News/updates

            November 24, 2017 @ 7:54 pm | Reply
    • We run our host nodes based upon the latest OpenVZ RHEL6 kernels, and because of the way OpenVZ works, VM instances share the same kernel as the host node.

      If you require to run your own kernel, check out SSD KVM VPS specials here: https://www.alpharacks.com/BlackFriday2017/


      November 24, 2017 @ 5:56 pm | Reply
  35. Krish:

    Server not reachable this time

    November 24, 2017 @ 2:31 pm | Reply
    • Hi Krish

      I’m not aware of any issues. Please open a support ticket, and we’d be happy to help!

      Happy Black Friday.


      November 24, 2017 @ 5:59 pm | Reply
  36. vladka:

    When I buy OpenVPZ server, is there a possibility to reinstall OS (e.g. Ubuntu) in the future?

    November 24, 2017 @ 3:43 pm | Reply
    • Chuck:

      Yep, I just bought a server myself and checked for you. It is possible to reinstall and/or change distro at any time via the SolusVM control panel.

      November 24, 2017 @ 4:19 pm | Reply
      • vladka:

        Ok, I bought one too (Black Friday 1GB VPS), but there is no option for reinstall distro ….
        Where can I find “SolusVM control panel” ?

        November 24, 2017 @ 4:42 pm | Reply
        • vladka:

          Sorry, I was stupid, I’ve got email with this information (the email went later, so I have not noticed).
          All is OK, there is special gui for it at https://vpscp.alpharacks.com:5656/.

          November 24, 2017 @ 4:53 pm | Reply
    • Yes, you can reinstall your VPS in our SolusVM control panel. Your SolusVM details are available in your welcome letter.


      November 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm | Reply
  37. Dain:

    Just bought one and it does not have vSwap activated, is it extra I have to pay for ?

    November 24, 2017 @ 5:20 pm | Reply
    • Hi Dain

      Sure – I’m feeling generous today in spirit of Black Friday! Open a ticket to support and reference this post, and we’ll be happy to grant 512MB of vSwap at no additional charge.


      November 24, 2017 @ 6:01 pm | Reply
      • Hi Julian! What are the chances of me getting the same special treatment? (some swap luv)

        November 24, 2017 @ 7:01 pm | Reply
      • Dain:

        Hi Julian

        Thanks, Ticket Created #516934

        However I must point it out that VSwap of size of physical memory is a standard option for pretty much every other VPS provider, you did not advertise that there won’t be VSwap on VM and there’s no way to order it separately so it’s a bit deceptive.

        Thanks anyway

        November 24, 2017 @ 7:28 pm | Reply
      • Julian,

        Can others request vswap too?

        November 25, 2017 @ 3:02 am | Reply
        • Yes, this goes for everyone and anyone! Happy Black Friday!


          November 25, 2017 @ 4:18 am | Reply
  38. david:

    Right when i told myself i wouldn’t spend anymore on black friday…………

    Order Number: 5235572982

    November 24, 2017 @ 6:59 pm | Reply
    • Thanks for participating David, and welcome!


      November 25, 2017 @ 4:18 am | Reply
  39. v:

    Is it possible to give 2GB ram at $14USD? i.e. same config doubled at double price. I would like to have a single instance instead of two.

    November 25, 2017 @ 12:10 am | Reply
  40. Brian:

    Would like to test VPS before committing more but VPS has been pending payment for the past 8 hours, even though I paid. Can you expedite provisioning? Thanks. See account attached to invoice 352670

    November 25, 2017 @ 1:23 am | Reply
    • Hi Brian, it looks like I responded to your ticket about an hour and a half ago. Your payment is still pending 2Checkout approval.


      November 25, 2017 @ 4:20 am | Reply
  41. Nobble:

    Second post here, just had my servers activated (because I got unlucky with the BTC fee at the time of sending). Here is a screenshot of the server loads (https://i.gyazo.com/733f473f4256babab0aba15cf5cccdbf.jpg), notice server ‘1’ I have had for months now, so clearly these childish claims that “it will work fine for the weeks money back guarantee then it goes to shit” are just slander. Do note, server ‘1’ is my master server that serves multiple websites using Apache vhosts, has LAMP stack with Phpmyadmin and a few other things. Literally no downtime and most of my sites load just over 1ms, servers ‘2’ and ‘3’ show the load on my newly deployed purchases, as you can see the claims are bogus that the load is high when idle.

    I have been fucked over many times by prepaying but I mean, its pennies…. $0.53 a month for 1GB….. I felt sort of forced to post this review, I have been attacked on sites like trustpilot, MyWOT where as competitors post shitty reviews and I can see this is a case with alpharacks.

    I hope this comment cleared up worries people may have.

    November 25, 2017 @ 1:33 am | Reply
    • Thank you Nobble for the great words! I passed your feedback along to the rest of team – we are thankful for the acknowledgement.

      If there is anything we can help you with, feel free to let us know!


      November 25, 2017 @ 4:22 am | Reply
  42. strikeverse:

    Alpharacks is a great host, Julian has been around here forever and I’m glad to see he is still around LEB. I signed up with them back in 2015 on a deal posted here, and I’m still a happy customer today.

    November 25, 2017 @ 3:50 am | Reply
    • Wow, time flies! Thanks so much for sticking around.


      November 25, 2017 @ 4:22 am | Reply
  43. Denny Lastpaste:

    Hi Julian,
    I’m bad on English.

    Is this price locked and never goes up?

    November 25, 2017 @ 4:58 am | Reply
  44. Hans:

    Can I have links to any site that hosted here?

    November 25, 2017 @ 12:43 pm | Reply
  45. Timothy:

    WOW, what, now THIS is what I call a black friday worthy deal. THANK YOU!

    November 26, 2017 @ 3:57 am | Reply
    • Thank you, we wanted to go all out for Black Friday!


      November 26, 2017 @ 1:01 pm | Reply
  46. Beware of Alpharacks. I was not pleased with their services (my VPS had abysmal performance, often just hanging for many seconds at a time – see my thread here https://lowendbox.com/blog/alpharacks-halloween-vps-sale/ where I started out very optimistic but soon discovered the problems). So I decided to cancel the service.

    But then the really nasty surprise came. After a year, they charged me again. Turns out that when we set up the service, instead of setting up a one-time charge on Paypal, they set up a “preapproved payment” for the same charge every year. Which they did not cancel when I canceled their service, probably hoping that I’ll continue to pay them forever even long after I stopped using their services. The even worse part is they refused to refund the money they wrongly charged (even if they blaim me for this mistake, it’s still a mistake) and now I’m in a Paypal “claim” against them.
    So don’t waste your time or money with them. Look elsewhere.

    November 26, 2017 @ 4:16 am | Reply
    • Hi Nadav

      Upon signing up for your service, you can select whether you would like to pay manually each billing cycle or to set up an automatic recurring subscription. I am sorry to hear that you forgot to cancel your subscription. Please email me at julian [@] alpharacks.com, and I will be sure to refund any appropriate charges accordingly and make this right. One thing I can tell you for sure is that we did not grow to over 16,000 customers by screwing people out of their money, that’s not what we’re in business for. We are here to help the community, and provide a service with great value at a fair cost. If you forgot to cancel the automated billing subscription, send me an email with the details and I’ll refund you in full right away – it’s as simple as that.


      November 26, 2017 @ 12:54 pm | Reply
    • Substance:

      Soooo. You opted in yourself for a recurring subscription, then come on here and complain when you forgot to cancel it. Get outta here.

      I really don’t understand people sometimes. Ffs, I’m glad I don’t have to work in the customer service industry, lol.

      November 26, 2017 @ 1:09 pm | Reply
  47. pedro:

    I bought their shared host…
    The uptime is horrible…

    November 26, 2017 @ 4:47 am | Reply
    • Hi Pedro

      Would you mind providing me with your domain so I can look up your account, and check into this? My e-mail is julian [@] alpharacks.com


      November 26, 2017 @ 12:57 pm | Reply
      • Pedro:

        The issue has been fixed apparently.
        He handle the problem with alot patience, even on a sunday.

        November 27, 2017 @ 12:25 pm | Reply
        • Thanks Pedro :-) I will be sure to pass your great words to our support team for encouragement. It means a lot, thank you again.


          December 7, 2017 @ 1:47 pm | Reply
  48. Sid:

    Gone ahead with this offer.

    Sales Receipt 206410529777

    Previous vps provider(quadhost) was good for one year and then once the punenode had issues,they atopped replying or responding at all to the tickets. Too sad to say the least.

    Expecting good service after hearing testimonials.

    P.s can i opt for vswap too?

    November 26, 2017 @ 6:16 am | Reply
  49. Jose:

    Anyone remember them on here from 2013? Exactly 4 years ago today is when I signed up for a 256MB VPS with them for $2.50/month. Just renewed it again today. This marks my official 4 year anniversary with AlphaRacks.

    Cheers to julian for still contributing to this community many years later, and still being the host I knew back in 2013. Despite how big they’ve grown julian and his team have always been there for me and helped me in a friendly manner in the tickets (it feels very personal compared to support I would receive from the big guys).

    November 26, 2017 @ 12:26 pm | Reply
    • You were one of our first 100 customers :-) Thank you for still being a devoted customer today. Looking forward to another 4 years and more.


      November 26, 2017 @ 1:02 pm | Reply
  50. Sid:

    The panel looks good so far. Too many distros to chose from!

    Tried installing docker in ubuntu distro, but i believe it is a custom image hence not able to install extras.
    Trying out a new distro called scientific linux, very low on memory footprint but taking up a lot of disk space. So far, loving it!

    November 26, 2017 @ 4:22 pm | Reply
  51. Hi,

    Our Cyber Monday deals are now officially live at https://www.alpharacks.com/CyberMonday2017/


    November 26, 2017 @ 10:21 pm | Reply
  52. Daniel J.:

    I bought one of this on Friday, and bought another one just now. Tried waiting around hoping to find a better deal, but this is still one of the best deals I’ve yet to find for BF/CM.

    Thumbs up from me, Thanks to LEB! The amount of value here is commendable, you just don’t see offers that make you go “wow” like this on WHT.

    November 27, 2017 @ 3:07 am | Reply
    • Thanks Daniel, really glad to hear you enjoyed it.

      Sorry for the delayed response here, I didn’t expect any additional comments on here even after Black Friday. Just catching up on these now.

      In case of any assistance required, please feel free to contact us via the support ticketing system.


      December 7, 2017 @ 1:23 pm | Reply
  53. Lampard:

    Very slow support, bought Master Reseller, from whole day i am not even able to create a normal shared hosting accounts, says missing IP, same goes in WHMPHP, can’t create a reseller. Trying to contact support from 12 hours and then they are so unprofessional that they are giving excuses rather than fixing their own internal issue. They don’t give a shit about high priority tickets.
    Ticket #118281 & Ticket #337105

    November 27, 2017 @ 10:15 am | Reply
    • Daniel J.:

      Meh. Just like every company right now, they’re probably super backed up because of all the BF/CM sales. It’s understandable, especially since a lot of people are just coming back to work today after a 4-day weekend – give them a little slack.

      November 27, 2017 @ 10:47 am | Reply
      • As Daniel mentioned, we were slammed with an influx of new orders, and limited staffing due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.

        All has settled down now and I’m happy to see your tickets have already been resolved.


        December 7, 2017 @ 1:25 pm | Reply
  54. Hi
    I bought your hosting a month ago and I have had a lot of problems, it has fallen down at least twice a week and when I try to export or create databases your server marks error 500 internal server i send many ticket for fix the error but you can not fix the error and when requested the money back, you refuse toback the money.

    For new buyer think twice to buy with alpharacks their server do not work.

    November 27, 2017 @ 12:36 pm | Reply
    • https://imgur.com/a/5K9RH

      No matches found. And that certainly doesn’t sound like the type of service we’d provide. Are you sure you didn’t mistake us with another host?

      Either way, please email me at julian [@] alpharacks, and I’ll be happy to help.


      December 7, 2017 @ 1:27 pm | Reply
  55. sid:

    Hi Guys,

    This is one very honest review of the host from my side with the Sales Receipt number 206410529777.

    If you guys view the thread slightly up you can see me signing up for the services two days ago.

    Lets get few things straight

    > Its an openVZ server that runs on a slightly dated kernel. I have had problem setting up nextcloud, docker and few other applications. When asked the support, i was pointed to a KVM container(I havent used any before so 0 experience)

    >If you plan to use the server particularly hosting websites, trust me, you will not get a deal for 7$ with the resources these guys are handing out, not many people would be handing out ipv4 with 1gb ram and 512 mb swap at this rate.period.

    3)Support is the tricky part, they are particularly very helpful and timely iv’e seen, but, their response times vary depending on the time you have raised the tickets. I think its timezone related issue but in no way a hindrance. +1 for support.

    4)The servers are fast(not sure if i am on a particularly lonely node), and my tests reveal 100mbits per second to the closest location.


    And Decent speed to my location(Note: I am thousands not hundreds of kilometers away).


    Overall it is a very positive response from my end, however if the kernel was updated, certain things couldve been better or maybe i am expecting too much for 7$ a pop server that is great for hosting sites and has support that you can never get from decent sized companies.

    I think its time for me to take flavor of KVM servers as well.

    @julian- Sorry for probably doing 20-30 reinstalls in the past two days, i am new to servers and i wasn’t able to get my apps working before realizing kernel based limitations.

    Can you please help me upgrade to a KVM? I would love to hear what you have for me this cyber monday :)

    November 28, 2017 @ 1:49 am | Reply
    • Hi Sid

      Thanks for sharing your experience here and sorry for the delayed response, wasn’t expecting any additional comments after Black Friday. I’m catching up on the comments now.

      If you still need that KVM server, please email me at julian [@] alpharacks.com, and I’ll be happy to help.


      December 7, 2017 @ 1:32 pm | Reply
  56. Mamun:

    My VPS account have not activated yet going to be 12 hours. Here is Cart ID : 360314. What should I do? @Julian

    November 29, 2017 @ 12:48 am | Reply
    • I see that your VPS has been activated a while ago, in case of any further assistance required please feel free to open a ticket.


      December 7, 2017 @ 1:33 pm | Reply
  57. David Myers:

    Loving my alpharacks vps! One of the fastest VPS’s i have used

    this was a good black friday offer. this black Friday was much better than last years lol

    November 29, 2017 @ 3:02 am | Reply
    • Happy to hear that! Thanks David for signing up and taking advantage of our Black Friday deal.


      December 7, 2017 @ 1:33 pm | Reply
  58. Shaun:

    Customer since 2014 here and purchased a Black Friday vps deal too. Was setup instantly. Good service and good people.

    November 30, 2017 @ 3:16 am | Reply
  59. James Heiland:

    Don’t go with these guys. I have 3 hosting services with them and both of the servers they are located on are oversold like crazy and are full.

    Its silly. I could only imagine how you’ll be using your VPS then somehow suddenly run out of storage! Unreal!

    November 30, 2017 @ 11:51 am | Reply
    • James, please email me a quick email at julian [@] alpharacks [.] com with your account details, or a way to identify your account, I would like to first validate this and then look into this myself and make sure you are provided with a positive outcome. I want to make sure you’re happy.


      December 7, 2017 @ 1:36 pm | Reply
  60. Thanh:

    Stop spamming with fake positive reviews!
    This provider suspended my account many time saying my sites are spamming while I only host some WordPress blogs without much traffic!
    Avoid this service at all cost guys!

    December 1, 2017 @ 11:22 pm | Reply
    • Sid:


      December 4, 2017 @ 2:56 am | Reply
    • Apologies for any inconvenience, Thanh. This is not the level of service we desire to provide. I tried looking up your account but we have over 60 customers named Thanh. Please allow me to verify you are (or were) a customer – and from there, I can review your account history and resolve any outstanding issues.

      You can send me an e-mail at julian @ alpharacks.com – I will be sure to make things right with you.


      December 7, 2017 @ 1:38 pm | Reply
      • supri:

        hi julian

        your justice server is down till now (its almost 3 days) can you tell me for how long it down?

        December 10, 2017 @ 7:03 am | Reply
  61. Blake:

    just ordered 3 of these! thanks for the fantastic deal and instant activation.

    December 2, 2017 @ 3:46 am | Reply
  62. James:

    Very Very disappointed, server is down from 6th Dec. Stay away from this cheap company or else be ready for such poor service.
    Server performance is very poor too.

    Check how they provide updates on server downtime

    December 10, 2017 @ 3:56 pm | Reply
  63. Tony:

    @Alpharacks @Julian please look at ticket #694326 the level of service is crazy NO response to ticket for 3 DAYS Wow support must be either be on hoiliday or asleep and the tagline in signature reads “Defining Superior Service” can this please be explained to me how when a customer is ignored for 3 days

    Also i asked a question 4 times and it is still not answered as the support staff just ignored the question asked

    December 15, 2017 @ 10:52 pm | Reply
    • Tony:

      So Still NO Response From AlphaRAcks or Jullian on the Issues What is going on with them all i get is SALES promotion emails which to be honest after the latest recent issues NO i am not intrested in buying more services SORT out the services i have ALLREADY AND ANSWER TICKETS instead of just changing the department on them with no answer

      December 20, 2017 @ 9:04 pm | Reply
      • Ken:

        Me to no answers at my tickets they keep sending emails about their new year offers and ignore all my tickets…
        It feels like support is only an outsourced cheap indian company and the only real technician there is Julian…
        I mean their english is at a 10 years old level and all they say is “Please try now” and fix nothing only to give time to julian to wake up…

        January 3, 2018 @ 9:39 am | Reply
  64. Groot:

    Signed up with their holiday special. So far so good. Much better than cloud at cost.

    December 31, 2017 @ 5:34 am | Reply
    • Groot:

      Don’t buy service has gotten way worse. Oversold garbage.

      January 7, 2018 @ 2:28 pm | Reply
  65. Oat Walker:

    What kernel are the OpenVZ servers running?

    January 4, 2018 @ 4:55 pm | Reply
    • This is what I see on mine: 2.6.32-042stab126.1

      January 11, 2018 @ 4:53 pm | Reply
      • Oat Walker:

        Thanks for checking. From what I can tell that kernel went EOL early 2016. I wonder if they’re keeping it patched.

        January 13, 2018 @ 1:44 pm | Reply
  66. Justin:

    Guys stay away from this service provider ITS HORRIBLE. Takes over 2 mins to connect to the server (not joking sometimes even more). I wasnt saturating the link, i used only 100mb of ram and cpu was at 30-50% usage. I opened the ticket asking what is going on and the support was like “How about now ?” even tho nothing happened. And then they closed my applications without my permission (the servers were still slow after they closed my apps). Syslogs are being deleted as well (who knows why). Just stay away from them.

    January 27, 2018 @ 9:30 am | Reply
  67. Justin:

    Closed the service after 14 days using their service, they are not refunding the money.

    February 6, 2018 @ 12:41 am | Reply
  68. Drew:

    A would seriously advice people not to use Alpharacks. Their server “latitude” is seriously over subscribed with up to 20 daily timeouts on simple websites. Up to 60 seconds load times. Support just keep saying “try now” and “the problem is fixed” but it never is.
    Alpharacks is cheap for a reason. You will waste far more of your time than the extra cost of a better hosting company.

    February 8, 2018 @ 5:44 pm | Reply
    • Nick:

      all their servers are overloaded. I was Moved (for the 5th time) to this server and it was great for about a month then went downhill. currently WHM and cPanel aren’t responding… and support doesn’t respond either

      February 25, 2018 @ 6:59 am | Reply
  69. CS Patel:

    Support team is not answering my ticket very bad

    March 3, 2018 @ 5:31 am | Reply
  70. E:

    Complete garbage, stay away. Boxes are rebooted daily

    Last login: Mon Nov 27 00:31:03 2017 from …..

    reboot system boot 2.6.32-042stab12 Fri Feb 23 03:19 still running
    reboot system boot 2.6.32-042stab12 Tue Feb 13 06:44 still running
    reboot system boot 2.6.32-042stab12 Mon Feb 12 02:11 still running
    reboot system boot 2.6.32-042stab12 Sat Feb 10 16:23 still running
    reboot system boot 2.6.32-042stab12 Fri Feb 9 07:56 still running
    reboot system boot 2.6.32-042stab12 Wed Feb 7 14:04 still running
    reboot system boot 2.6.32-042stab12 Tue Feb 6 07:42 still running
    reboot system boot 2.6.32-042stab12 Sun Feb 4 23:31 still running
    reboot system boot 2.6.32-042stab12 Sat Feb 3 18:34 still running
    reboot system boot 2.6.32-042stab12 Fri Feb 2 15:32 still running
    reboot system boot 2.6.32-042stab12 Wed Jan 31 03:54 still running
    reboot system boot 2.6.32-042stab12 Sat Jan 20 04:44 still running
    reboot system boot 2.6.32-042stab12 Sat Dec 30 15:20 still running
    reboot system boot 2.6.32-042stab12 Thu Dec 28 17:37 still running
    reboot system boot 2.6.32-042stab12 Tue Dec 26 20:39 still running
    reboot system boot 2.6.32-042stab12 Mon Dec 25 11:43 still running
    reboot system boot 2.6.32-042stab12 Mon Dec 25 08:01 still running
    reboot system boot 2.6.32-042stab12 Sat Dec 23 18:48 still running

    March 3, 2018 @ 1:01 pm | Reply
  71. dah85:

    They don’t bother to answer tickets. So much for customer service. I still have a vps that can’t be accessed after 4 days yet they have time to email more offers!!!! What a joke.

    March 4, 2018 @ 5:59 am | Reply
  72. Siddeswara Koppisetti:

    Not happy with the service at all. I have raised a ticket 995310 as the Server was down for quite some time and the ticket’s been open for the past 14 hours without anyone acknowledging it at the least. On top of it, the ticket was closed without any comments and I had to re-open it. Have written to Julian too and need to see if he would respond.

    March 4, 2018 @ 1:19 pm | Reply
  73. Toby:

    Their ToS was very weird, “all payment invoices are generated 10 days before payment is due”, they hadn’t informed you deliberately. After that, they will take (10%) late fee for you and no base price,no reply.

    December 10, 2018 @ 10:55 pm | Reply
  74. Hello. .. .
    Please answer my tickets. I still have a vps that can’t be accessed after 2 days yet they have time to email more offers!!!!

    December 21, 2018 @ 5:02 am | Reply
  75. mario franco:

    alphahacks closed the door (us date and money are lost)

    After over a decade in business we regret to inform you that AlphaRacks is officially closing its doors. Given the recent outage that exceeded the provisions and financial capabilities of our disaster recovery plan, AlphaRacks will no longer be providing services. We were a budget focused VPS provider, which did not leave room for additional options financially within our disaster recovery plans.

    We have contacted various different VPS hosting companies to attempt to establish a transfer agreement that is in accordance to our privacy policy. In addition, some of the below providers have reached out to us offering assistance / credit for our customers.

    Below are other budget VPS providers that should provide you with a suitable new home for your VPS needs:

    We would like to thank our customers for a great decade of your Business and apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.


    AlphaRacks Management.

    very bad just stop without any policy they give

    font: https://www.trustpilot.com/review/www.alpharacks.com

    June 14, 2019 @ 12:06 pm | Reply

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