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FiveMinuteVPS – $5 OpenVZ VPS with 128MB RAM

Tags: , , Date/Time: June 5, 2008 @ 10:27 am, by LowEndAdmin
Update: Five Minute VPS has been sold to PC Core Web Hosting and all low end plans have been removed.

Via this WHT offer, Five Minute VPS is offering some incredibly cheap VPS plans — all deployable under 5 minutes. For $5/month you get:

  • 128MB guaranteed memory (256MB burstable)
  • 5GB storage
  • 20GB data transfer/month
  • 100-700Mhz CPU guaranteed
  • OpenVZ/HyperVM

All servers are in San Fransisco Bay area in the SVTIX datacenter. Might be New Zealand based with their +64 support number. They are actually subsidiary of Netxservers which also offers cheap VPS.

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9 Comments

  1. Hello There!

    Most of our staff are in fact based in New Zealand although we do have USA based staff/numbers.

    Thanks :)

    June 5, 2008 @ 11:45 am | Reply
  2. james:

    Does this host provide root account ?

    June 8, 2008 @ 12:02 pm | Reply
  3. @Cameron — thanks for the update. Great to see some Kiwis offering budget VPS hosting :)

    @james — it wouldn’t be a VPS if no root access is provided.

    June 8, 2008 @ 12:31 pm | Reply
  4. Michal:

    I try to contact them from about 4 days with no luck. Support email is not reachable, helpdesk is not responding, can’t submit ticket and site netxservers.com is parked.. Hmm..

    June 9, 2008 @ 9:10 pm | Reply
  5. @Michal — not sure about the support issue, but their website is at netxservers.net (not .com), and it is still alive.

    June 10, 2008 @ 12:20 am | Reply
  6. Michal:

    Well, I’m talking about .com domain because this is where the system notices come from and this domain is mentioned at the support page.

    Anyway, I have to say that VPS is pretty good and setup really takes minutes.

    June 10, 2008 @ 12:50 am | Reply
  7. Hi There Michal,

    We are having some problems with register.com where that domain is located. We will set the nameservers and it will go to where we want it for a day or so then it’ll change back. We are working with them to get this fixed.

    Please email us at our .net domain for support.

    Thanks!

    June 10, 2008 @ 2:36 am | Reply
  8. David:

    Looks like FiveMinuteVPS have been taken over.

    August 14, 2008 @ 9:20 pm | Reply
  9. It has been, yes. You won’t be able to order any more plans after this date sorry.

    Cheers,
    Cameron

    August 15, 2008 @ 12:00 am | Reply

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