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CloudShards – $7/month 2GB OpenVZ, $7/month 500GB storage KVM, and more

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: April 9, 2015 @ 1:00 am, by Jonathan Tan

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Harry, from Cloud Shards has sent in SSD, HDD, and KVM storage offers all located in Dallas, Texas, USA. Some offers are also available in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Great news to people who needs IPv6 as all these offers comes with 8 free IPv6 Addresses!

Cloud Shards is well-known and an active provider in the LowEndBox and LowEndTalk community. They have been featured multiple times before and has positive comments from the community. My experience with them has been great. Uptime is good and support is quick to respond. I personally recommend their service! For current customers, feel free to share your experiences in the comments section.

OpenVZ 2GB SSD

  • 2 CPU cores
  • 2GB RAM
  • 1GB vSwap
  • 20GB SSD space
  • 2TB traffic
  • 1Gbps uplink
  • 1x IPv4
  • 8x IPv6
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM
  • $7/month
  • Order in Dallas
OpenVZ 2GB HDD

OpenVZ 1GB SSD

  • 2 CPU cores
  • 1GB RAM
  • 512MB vSwap
  • 12GB SSD space
  • 1TB traffic
  • 1Gbps uplink
  • 1x IPv4
  • 8x IPv6
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM
  • $4.50/month
  • Order in Dallas
OpenVZ 1GB HDD

More offers inside!

Cloud Shards is a legally registered entity in Sydney, Australia and are also GST registered, which means Australian customers have to pay 10% GST. In addition to that, Cloud Shards is also a registered LLC (Cloud Shards DBA Query Foundry, LLC) in the state of Wyoming, USA.

OpenVZ 512MB SSD

  • 2 CPU cores
  • 512MB RAM
  • 256MB vSwap
  • 9GB SSD space
  • 500GB traffic
  • 1Gbps uplink
  • 1x IPv4
  • 8x IPv6
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM
  • $30/year
  • Order in Dallas
OpenVZ 512MB HDD

KVM 500GB

  • 1 CPU core
  • 320MB RAM
  • 500GB RAID50 Disk Space
  • 2TB traffic
  • 1Gbps uplink
  • 1x IPv4
  • 8x IPv6
  • KVM/SolusVM
  • $7/month
  • Order in Dallas
KVM 250GB

  • 1 CPU core
  • 320MB RAM
  • 250GB RAID50 Disk Space
  • 1TB traffic
  • 1Gbps uplink
  • 1x IPv4
  • 8x IPv6
  • KVM/SolusVM
  • $4.75/month
  • Order in Dallas

Host node for the OpenVZ SSD offer has dual L5520 CPUs, 6x 256GB Sandisk Enterprise SSD in RAID10, and an LSI RAID card. While HDD nodes have dual E5-2620 CPUs with 8x 2TB hard drives in RAID 10 backup up by an LSI RAID card. Storage nodes have either dual L5520 CPUs or a single E3-1230v3, 12 or more Western Digital SE drives, and an Adaptec RAID card with battery backup!

Cloud Shards accepts payments via PayPal and 2Checkout. Servers will be provisioned instantly. They offer a 7 day no questions asked refund policy and provide a 99.9% uptime SLA. Extra IPs, disk and bandwidth can be ordered at checkout. For monthly offers, you get 2 months free if you pay yearly. Anything legal in the USA is allowed. Tor Exit, IRC and public VPN/Proxy are not allowed. As always, kindly read their Terms of Service before making any purchase.

Network Information

Dallas, TX, USA (Cloud Shards DBA Query Foundry, LLC, Infomart Dallas)
Looking glass: http://tx.lg.cloudshards.net
Carriers: PCCW, Internap, Cogent, Zayo (pending), Any2 peering

Los Angeles, CA, USA (Coresite)
Looking glass: http://ca.lg.cloudshards.net
Carriers: PCCW, Internap, Cogent, Zayo (pending), Any2 peering

5 Comments

  1. Thanks for listing us! Let us know if there are any questions.

    May 19, 2015 @ 2:50 pm | Reply
  2. Gareth:

    Just wanted to mention that I’ve been using these guys for a few years now and they have been perfectly fine.

    October 7, 2015 @ 3:32 pm | Reply
  3. Naval Saini:

    Why https://www.cloudshards.com/ is not working ?

    Are they still offering services or their is something technical issue with their network/site.

    January 17, 2017 @ 7:15 am | Reply
  4. Paul M:

    From what I can see, the internet service Cloudshards use has died – nobody seems to be announcing their routes over BGP – their provider is QueryFoundry as far as I can tell for the IP block my VPS is in.

    https://whois.arin.net/rest/net/NET-162-220-24-0-1

    I imagine Cloudshards are scrambling to get fixed. However, there seems to be no way to contact them.

    they abandoned their twitter feed a long time ago:
    https://twitter.com/cloudshards?lang=en-gb

    I can’t find a facebook page for them

    January 17, 2017 @ 12:55 pm | Reply
  5. Apiptciaeron for this information is over 9000-thank you!

    April 24, 2017 @ 12:32 pm | Reply

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