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GetKVM – £5.70/Quarter, 160MB KVM VPS in Dusseldorf, Germany

Tags: , , Date/Time: June 20, 2012 @ 2:59 pm, by Chief

Ashley from GetKVM has sent us in a couple of KVM offers with a 25% increase to their standard Ram and Bandwidth limits on the following packages:

VPS Tiny

  • 128MB 160MB Dedicated Ram
  • 8GB Diskspace
  • 250GB 312.5GB Bandwidth
  • 100Mbps Port
  • 1x IPv4 Address
  • 5x IPv6 Addresses
  • SolusVM/KVM
  • £5.70/Quarter, Direct Signup
  • (Promo Code: 25EXTRA)

VPS Small

  • 256MB 320MB Dedicated Ram
  • 10GB Diskspace
  • 500GB 625GB Bandwidth
  • 100Mbps Port
  • 1x IPv4 Address
  • 5x IPv6 Addresses
  • SolusVM/KVM
  • £3.80/Month, Direct Signup
  • (Promo Code: 25EXTRA)

GetKVM is a new brand by Ashley H, the previous owner of VMPort and KVMPort. Current nodes located in the Equinix Data Facility, Dusseldorf Germany. Nodes consist of Xeon E3-1240 “Sandy Bridge” CPU’s, 32GB Ram and Raid 10 storage arrays using Adaptec controllers. Bandwidth is provided through Level3, Tinet and Lambdanet. GetKVM includes 40+ virtual templates and the ability to upload your own ISOs. VPN, Proxies and IRC (excluding eggdrops) are allowed on the network, and finally a “7 Day Money Back Guarantee” is included with the offer.

Test IPv4 :: 130.255.191.4
Test IPv6 :: 2a02:0e00:ffff:ffe1:0000:0000:0000:0002
100MB Test File :: http://dusseldorf.getkvm.com/100mb.test

35 Comments

  1. Thank you for getting this up for us @Chief!

    Thought i might as well post up some reviews from our test box on the current node…

    root@dusseldorf:~# wget -O /dev/null http://cachefly.cachefly.net/100mb.test
    --2012-06-21 00:05:19-- http://cachefly.cachefly.net/100mb.test
    Resolving cachefly.cachefly.net... 205.234.175.175
    Connecting to cachefly.cachefly.net|205.234.175.175|:80... connected.
    HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
    Length: 104857600 (100M) [application/octet-stream]
    Saving to: `/dev/null'

    100%[======================================>] 104,857,600 8.00M/s in 12s

    2012-06-21 00:05:31 (8.00 MB/s) - `/dev/null' saved [104857600/104857600]


    root@dusseldorf:~# dd if=/dev/zero of=test bs=64k count=16k conv=fdatasync
    16384+0 records in
    16384+0 records out
    1073741824 bytes (1.1 GB) copied, 6.12629 s, 175 MB/s

    You might notice we have left WHMCS behind in favour of our own system, if anybody has any issues with ordering let us know at sales[at]getkvm.com.

    Thank you!

    June 20, 2012 @ 3:10 pm | Reply
  2. Gary:

    Why on earth allow IRC but not Eggdrops? There’s no technical difference between irssi, psybnc or an Eggdrop. Not many people will be affected, but it seems a weird rule.

    Just looks like a provider who was once told that Eggdrops are bad, so they now don’t allow them.

    June 20, 2012 @ 4:01 pm | Reply
    • Nope. We look like a provider who’s DC told us “IRC is fine, just not eggdrops” and followed the terms we agreed to upon signup.

      June 20, 2012 @ 4:11 pm | Reply
      • Spirit:

        The strangest thing is that eggdrop is not the only IRC bot, just oldest still actively developed. So everyone who use some other botnet pack is ok, just good ole eggs are from some strange reason no no :)
        I understand that GetKVM need to follow DC rules it’s just strange rule which makes non sense as eggdrop specificly is just one IRC bot from many.

        June 20, 2012 @ 7:08 pm | Reply
      • Gary:

        So it’s the datacentre who are idiots. Fair enough.

        June 21, 2012 @ 2:17 pm | Reply
      • Hehe, as a former Eggdrop developer — I always find it funny when Eggdrops are specifically excluded :)

        June 22, 2012 @ 4:00 pm | Reply
  3. hi,

    these 100mbits ports are private or shared ?

    Thank you.

    June 20, 2012 @ 7:42 pm | Reply
  4. @Tester.

    Shared by the virtual servers, but private links to our hardware node. You should be able to get a consistent 11MB/s usually.

    June 20, 2012 @ 7:43 pm | Reply
  5. Daniel van Dorp:

    How long will this promo be available?
    Is it possible to un-suspend my account (got a free test vps from LET, cancelled it as i left it idling and didnt want to polute your resources, then i got suspended by your system).

    June 20, 2012 @ 8:15 pm | Reply
    • @Daniel van Dorp

      This promotion is available until we run out of stock (Already have on the Tiny package).

      When you say suspended by our system, your account was more than likely removed if you cancelled your services. If your having any trouble ordering please contact me at a.hawkridge@getkvm.com and i will get things sorted for you.

      Cheers!

      June 21, 2012 @ 8:23 am | Reply
      • Daniel:

        Thanks for the fast reply! Too bad the tiny are out of stock already :(
        Thanks for your help and I will be in touch with you probably if there is a tiny plan and signup wont work for me!

        June 21, 2012 @ 8:39 am | Reply
        • @Daniel

          One more Tiny plan just opened up through a cancellation, if you want it send me a PM on LET or give me an email :)

          June 21, 2012 @ 11:58 am | Reply
          • Daniel:

            Thanks for your reply and sorry for my late response! But it is probably gone now I think?

            June 25, 2012 @ 6:20 pm | Reply
      • Nope, i still have it. Send me an email if your interested :)

        June 25, 2012 @ 6:59 pm | Reply
  6. jaw:

    VPS Tiny’s price is reasonable but VPS Small is a bit expensive compared to competitors but Tiny was finished already.
    KVM VPS is the really the best in performance & management & I hope we get more offer on LEB.

    June 21, 2012 @ 8:31 am | Reply
    • In our defense we are operating on top of the range hardware, in a premium datacenter (IE Not Burst/Volumedrive/Datashack/Hetzner).

      The prices are pretty damn cheap for what your getting.

      June 21, 2012 @ 3:33 pm | Reply
      • Tom Robbins:

        You might want to elaborate why Hetzner is not a good datacenter. Have you ever been there or had them colocate your hardware?

        June 24, 2012 @ 12:20 pm | Reply
        • Gary:

          He didn’t say it wasn’t good, just that it wasn’t premium.

          June 24, 2012 @ 1:48 pm | Reply
        • Tom Robbins:

          Maybe he never had a colocation at Hetzner and is just talking about the budget range of servers they offer?

          June 24, 2012 @ 2:45 pm | Reply
        • Gary beat me to it, i never said they weren’t good and yes i have had a server with them and wasn’t impressed with their customer support (But i wont go into that here).

          But actually all i meant were they are a primarily a budget DC, which they are, even the colocation is cheap.

          You wont even find any pricing on the Equinix website :P

          June 24, 2012 @ 3:02 pm | Reply
  7. i18n:

    What’s your stance on running Tor middle or exit nodes on the VPS Small plan?

    June 21, 2012 @ 5:29 pm | Reply
    • I will need to confirm this with our datacenter and let you know as soon as possible!

      June 21, 2012 @ 6:01 pm | Reply
      • Taylor:

        Did you confirm this?

        June 26, 2012 @ 12:42 am | Reply
        • Hey Guys.

          Sorry for the delay i completely forgot, just got the answer through now, Exit/Middle nodes are fine as long as they arent used for illegal purposes (IE, as long as we dont get any abuse reports).

          We may also have to throttle your port if it causes problems for other uses, but im sure you can configure this on your end (I dont have much experience with TOR, although its something i have been researching).

          Cheers,
          Ash

          June 26, 2012 @ 12:04 pm | Reply
  8. PaulC:

    Given that I lost access to my pre-paid KVM VPS when VMPort was sold (the new supplier didn’t provide KVM packages and hasn’t replied to support tickets for reimbursement) I would be a bit suspicious of this. Will customers who lost out in the VMPort transition get transitioned to an equivalent KVM package?

    June 21, 2012 @ 9:14 pm | Reply
    • Hello PaulC.

      Im afraid whatever decisions FTNHosting have made were there’s to make, they should have certainly refunded any pre-paid services, but they are completely liable for any transactions (Past or present) for VMPort.

      With that said, if you were a customer of mine i would be happy to arrange a discount for you, just contact me if you have any questions, my email address is listed further up on this listing.

      There is nothing to be suspicious about, i sold VMPort to focus on a KVM only brand, no wrong doing took place on my part and i didn’t realize KVM services would be ended.

      I hope you can understand where im coming from!

      Cheers,
      Ash

      June 21, 2012 @ 9:47 pm | Reply
  9. Thank you to everybody that has purchased services with us through this promotion. We now only have 10x Small packages remaining.

    June 25, 2012 @ 1:12 pm | Reply
  10. Just a quick update, there may be a slight delay with order provisioning as we are currently out of IPv4 addresses and waiting on a new allocation from our datacenter.

    This doesn’t usually take too long, but it may increase our standard 15 minute set up time. I will update this post once we have received our new allocation.

    Thank you!

    June 26, 2012 @ 1:17 pm | Reply
  11. We have now sold out of both plans until our next node deployment.

    Thank you to everybody that purchased :D

    June 30, 2012 @ 4:20 pm | Reply
  12. rumpel:

    I’m one of the happy owners of a small VPS. Everything works fine!

    June 30, 2012 @ 6:00 pm | Reply
    • Glad to hear it, your comment’s are appreciated greatly. If you have any problems, you know where we are :D

      June 30, 2012 @ 11:12 pm | Reply
  13. I tried to sign up but the “tiny” SKU isn’t available and the SSL certificate is invalid on the signup page. If both of these are fixed, I’d be interested.

    August 10, 2012 @ 2:00 pm | Reply

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