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domVPS - 1GB OpenVZ or 768MB KVM for £3.37/month, or Raspberry Pi for £7/month in Cheltenham, UK

domvpsCameron, from domVPS, writes me to inform us of his latest offers in Cheltenham, United Kingdom! This included a Raspberry Pi offer!

OpenVZ Offer

  • 1GB RAM
  • 2 CPU Cores
  • 20GB Disk space
  • 100GB Bandwidth
  • 100Mbit uplink
  • 1x IPv4 address
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM
  • £3.37/month
  • Approx. $5.44
  • Incl. VAT
  • Order here
KVM Offer

  • 768MB RAM
  • 2 CPU Cores
  • 20GB Disk space
  • 100GB Bandwidth
  • 100Mbit uplink
  • 1x IPv4 address
  • KVM/SolusVM
  • £3.37/month
  • Approx. $5.44
  • Incl. VAT
  • Order here
Raspberry Pi

  • 512MB RAM
  • Model B
  • 8GB SD Card
  • 100GB Bandwidth
  • 100Mbit uplink
  • 1x IPv4 address
  • Raspian OS
  • £7/month
  • Approx. $11.29
  • Incl. VAT
  • Order here

domVPS has been around for a while, with listings going back to 2011! These offers are all hosted on fully owned hardware, packing: an Intel Xeon X3450 @ 2.67GHz CPU, 32GB DDR3 ECC RAM, 4x 500GB hard drives configured in RAID10, and a 1Gbit/s uplink. I’ve seen several Raspberry Pi offers, but those were all colocation offers. To my knowledge, this is the first hosted Raspberry Pi offer we have! And it’s a nice offer at that. By default, SMTP ports will be closed to prevent spam/mass mail. If SMTP is required it can be opened by submitting a support ticket! Feel free to share your experiences with this offer in the comments, or at LowEndTalk!

domVPS accept PayPal for payments. They also offer a 7 day money back guarantee. They have recently setup two-factor authentication for clients to access their WHMCS billing account, by using time-based keys that can be used with Google Authenticator. The two-factor auth is an opt-in service which is not required by default. Proxy, VPN and Adult content is allowed. IRC clients only.  As usual, take a look at their Terms of Service before signing up.

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  1. DanielM:

    we should see more of these Raspberry Pi offers! and its cheap as chips!

    January 2, 2014 @ 11:12 am | Reply
  2. Nick:

    What exactly can you do with the raspberry pi?

    January 2, 2014 @ 11:33 am | Reply
    • SworfishBE:

      I use one as my mediaserver here at home and my DC hosts one for me at there datacenter in Oostkamp Belgium, use it as a web/mail/dns server.
      Its limited by the not so fast cpu… good for static stuff, not so good dynamic.
      But its a dedicated (small) machine, just for you…

      January 2, 2014 @ 12:11 pm | Reply
  3. What distro is Raspian OS based off of?

    January 2, 2014 @ 12:02 pm | Reply
  4. Alex:

    Price is showing lower for the Pi on their website?

    January 2, 2014 @ 12:05 pm | Reply
    • Alex:

      Must be their billing period – ignore!

      January 2, 2014 @ 12:05 pm | Reply
      • DanielM:

        perhaps thats an excluding vat figure on teh site?

        January 2, 2014 @ 12:30 pm | Reply
    • DanielM:

      Yep it is

      Subtotal: £5.83GBP
      UK VAT @ 20.00%: £1.17GBP
      Total Due Today: £7.00GBP

      January 2, 2014 @ 12:31 pm | Reply
    • Lucas:

      First price without VAT, than showed with VAT for EU citizens

      January 2, 2014 @ 12:33 pm | Reply
  5. Infinity580:

    After a year would it mine?

    January 2, 2014 @ 12:07 pm | Reply
  6. Lucas:

    Nice idea,give a cheap device worth 25$ for a rent for 12$ per month :)

    January 2, 2014 @ 12:30 pm | Reply
    • Lucas:

      And what this mean exactly? – Own your own Raspberry Pi in a Real Datacenter!?

      January 2, 2014 @ 12:41 pm | Reply
  7. The Ninja:

    Full marks for doing something a bit innovative with the Raspberry Pi offer.

    January 2, 2014 @ 1:08 pm | Reply
  8. Infinity580:

    btw a raspberry pi cost 35$ 512MB B version

    January 2, 2014 @ 1:18 pm | Reply
  9. Nick:

    But don’t forget your paying for the service too, bandwidth etc etc

    January 2, 2014 @ 1:27 pm | Reply
  10. Dan:

    For the Raspberry Pi – what make / class of SD Card? And any chance of extra (USB) storage on them? Anyone who gets one please post SD card stats!

    January 2, 2014 @ 2:10 pm | Reply
  11. Lucas:

    Its only rent, not a get own after some time

    January 2, 2014 @ 2:28 pm | Reply
  12. xxdesmus:

    I like the idea of the Raspberry Pi setup, but would prefer an option to eventually own the machine after X months of paying. Tough to justify $11/month when you could buy and build a Raspberry Pi machine for basically 8 months of service at that rate.

    January 2, 2014 @ 4:42 pm | Reply
    • You’re forgetting the cost of the colocating it and power and IP space and bandwidth though…

      January 2, 2014 @ 8:39 pm | Reply
  13. BenCA:

    I am impressed with the services domVPS provide. Cameron is a really nice guy and easy to deal with. I also really like the new UK location!

    Thanks, Ben

    January 2, 2014 @ 5:13 pm | Reply
  14. hmmm:

    why not just buy a Raspberry Pi and EDIS will host it for free?

    January 2, 2014 @ 11:04 pm | Reply
    • Lucas:

      FREE is not a FREE ,Edis a tricky with it, cost of IP, BW etc applied

      January 3, 2014 @ 2:46 am | Reply
      • Wrong. EDIS is hosting the Raspberry completely free of charge. Including Power, Bandwidth and Management to Hardreset your PI. Stop talking BS if you have no clue, thanks.

        January 3, 2014 @ 3:42 am | Reply
      • Lucas:

        EDIS also increase prices too much, and remove cheap yearly deals now all out of LEB range..

        February 7, 2014 @ 11:41 am | Reply
    • ub3rst4r:

      Then why don’t you go with EDIS and stop complaining about what domVPS charges? If domVPS wants to stay in business for a while, then they need to charge something.

      January 3, 2014 @ 2:37 pm | Reply
      • hmmm:

        I was just mentioning it for other people who weren’t aware it was an option.

        January 3, 2014 @ 6:50 pm | Reply
  15. Infinity580:

    EDIS own the DC in Australia

    January 3, 2014 @ 6:48 am | Reply
  16. dazedandconfused:

    Shouldn’t be last tag be uk (http://lowendbox.com/tag/uk/) instead of united-kingdom (http://lowendbox.com/tag/united-kingdom/)?

    January 3, 2014 @ 6:52 am | Reply
  17. Infinity580:

    Austria ups

    January 3, 2014 @ 7:00 am | Reply
  18. DalComp:

    Is there an advantage renting raspberry pi compared to Atom dedi for example?

    January 3, 2014 @ 7:52 am | Reply
    • Hybrid:

      No, the atom’s at ovh or whereever will beat the Pi hands down. Prices are similar but you get a lot more with the atom than with the Pi.

      January 3, 2014 @ 2:57 pm | Reply
      • DalComp:

        Thanks for confirming my thoughts.

        January 3, 2014 @ 7:01 pm | Reply
  19. lj:

    r u serious for what i can see these offers are useless and over priced 100g bw lol 8 gig sd

    or get a dedi for £7 atom with full 100mp line give your head a wobble

    January 3, 2014 @ 3:16 pm | Reply
  20. jcaleb:

    Nice having pi offers, congrats

    January 4, 2014 @ 8:38 am | Reply
  21. rds100:

    So did anyone order the Pi server? How is it?
    I wanted to try it, but it’s out of stock :(

    February 19, 2014 @ 8:28 am | Reply

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