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HostUS – $18/quarter 6GB and $10/quarter 1GB OpenVZ VPS in Atlanta

Tags: , , , Date/Time: July 16, 2014 @ 1:00 pm, by Maarten Kossen

HostUSIt’s time to say hello once more to Alexander and his company HostUS! He has got two offers for us this time around and they give you more bang-for-buck compared to last time. HostUS was started in 2012 and has been shared, reseller and VPS hosting ever since. They are a registered company in Scotland, UK, as HostUS Solutions Limited. These offers are located in 55 Marietta, Atlanta, Georgia. The host nodes run Dual Xeon L5639 CPUs, 72 GB DDR3 RAM 4 x 1 or 2 TB Hard Drives in RAID10 backed up by a LSI 9260-4i RAID Card with BBU! They own their own IPs (AS25926) and IP SWIP is possible. I’ve looked up some reviews and found these two positive reviews: Review #1 and Review #2. Feel free to share your experiences with HostUS here in the comments or at LowEndTalk.

6GB OpenVZ

  • 4 vCPU cores @ 2.2Ghz
  • CPU is fair share
  • 6GB RAM
  • 6GB vSwap
  • 150GB HDD space
  • 5TB traffic
  • 1Gbps uplink
  • 3x IPv4
  • 6x IPv6
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM
  • $18/quarter
  • Order here
1GB OpenVZ

  • 4 vCPU cores @ 2.2Ghz
  • CPU is fair share
  • 1GB RAM
  • 1GB vSwap
  • 50GB HDD space
  • 1TB traffic
  • 1Gbps uplink
  • 1x IPv4
  • 16x IPv6
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM
  • $10/quarter
  • $4/month
  • Order here

HostUS accepts Skrill, PayPal, credit cards through PayPal, and bank transfer for payments. However, PayPal is the primary option and you should contact them for bank transfers. They offer a 3-day money back guarantee. Their Terms of Service is something you should definitely read before you order!

Network information

Looking glass: http://atl-lg.hostus.us/

99 Comments

  1. Thank you Maartan for posting our offer on LowendBox.

    If anybody has any questions please feel free to email us: sales@hostus.us

    I look forward to hearing from you all.

    Thanks.

    July 16, 2014 @ 1:09 pm | Reply
  2. John:

    In you website, the offer is
    LEB Offers – OVZ Special 1 (3GB RAM)
    3GB RAM
    3GB vSwap

    Which one is correct? 6GB or 3GB?

    July 16, 2014 @ 1:15 pm | Reply
    • Hi John, If you pay $18/quarter the VPS is 6GB/6GB.

      July 16, 2014 @ 7:01 pm | Reply
      • marietto:

        Hello

        will I be able to prolong offer after first quarter? Will the price be the same (18$)?

        Thanks for the offer

        October 22, 2014 @ 7:16 am | Reply
  3. Alan:

    I think there is a mistake. 6GB offer is 3GB as written on the Order page.

    July 16, 2014 @ 1:20 pm | Reply
    • Hi Alan, If you pay $18/quarter it’s 6GB/6GB RAM. The monthly pricing ($7/m) is 3GB/3GB.

      July 16, 2014 @ 7:02 pm | Reply
  4. Nilly:

    May i know what is the average load allowed? Because there seems to be other providers who say 4 core but still only allow a load of below 1.0 when theoreticaly it could go up to 3.0 without problems.

    July 16, 2014 @ 2:31 pm | Reply
    • Answered in ticket, there is no set maximum loads, it’s all fair-share as long as this policy is not abused.

      July 16, 2014 @ 3:15 pm | Reply
  5. akmal:

    Nice offer.
    Do you provide cPanel license for VPS? How much?

    July 16, 2014 @ 2:42 pm | Reply
  6. israel:

    what about upgrading the disk space and permitting monthly payment?

    July 16, 2014 @ 2:47 pm | Reply
    • Disk upgrades are possible, please submit a ticket with how much disk required.

      Monthly payments are possible but it’s $7/month for 3GB/3GB.

      Alexander

      July 16, 2014 @ 3:16 pm | Reply
  7. Torrents allowed?

    July 16, 2014 @ 7:05 pm | Reply
  8. Sam Sun:

    I realize MC servers are not allowed as per ToS, but if it’s a small 4-person server, is that OK? The load doesn’t seem to go above 1 for reference

    July 17, 2014 @ 2:13 am | Reply
  9. Is public IRC server allowed? I have an IRC network called nationchat.org?

    Thanks,

    Usman

    July 17, 2014 @ 10:28 am | Reply
  10. Your ToS precludes various email-related functionality — what about acting as a mail client on behalf of my users? My app checks mail using Imap.

    July 17, 2014 @ 6:08 pm | Reply
  11. My I use for mining @ litecoin?

    July 17, 2014 @ 9:44 pm | Reply
  12. may i use for mining litecoin?

    July 17, 2014 @ 9:45 pm | Reply
  13. Made a benchmark on the VPS 1GB.

    [root@harad ~]# wget http://freevps.us/downloads/bench.sh
    --2014-07-18 07:09:00--  http://freevps.us/downloads/bench.sh
    Resolving freevps.us... 198.57.47.101
    Connecting to freevps.us|198.57.47.101|:80... connected.
    HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
    Length: 3198 (3.1K) [text/plain]
    Saving to: `bench.sh'
    
    100%[======================================>] 3,198       --.-K/s   in 0s
    
    2014-07-18 07:09:00 (154 MB/s) - `bench.sh' saved [3198/3198]
    
    [root@harad ~]# sh bench.sh
    CPU model :  Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU           L5520  @ 2.27GHz
    Number of cores : 4
    CPU frequency :  2268.000 MHz
    Total amount of ram : 1024 MB
    Total amount of swap : 1024 MB
    System uptime :   13:13,
    Download speed from CacheFly: 59.5MB/s
    Download speed from Coloat, Atlanta GA: 108MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, Dallas, TX: 80.2MB/s
    Download speed from Linode, Tokyo, JP: 9.47MB/s
    Download speed from i3d.net, Rotterdam, NL: 12.9MB/s
    Download speed from Leaseweb, Haarlem, NL: 19.6MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, Singapore: 9.26MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, Seattle, WA: 29.8MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, San Jose, CA: 33.3MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, Washington, DC: 74.6MB/s
    I/O speed :  237 MB/s
    July 18, 2014 @ 12:16 pm | Reply
  14. alper:

    does cpu based systems like video processing allowed ?

    July 22, 2014 @ 9:42 pm | Reply
  15. Raja:

    If I order for $18/quarter, Can I renew it for the same price after 3 months?

    July 27, 2014 @ 7:08 am | Reply
  16. Et:

    Just got one, and I have to say, I love it so far

    [root@server ~]# sh bench.sh
    CPU model : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1271 v3 @ 3.60GHz
    Number of cores : 4
    CPU frequency : 3601.000 MHz
    Total amount of ram : 6144 MB
    Total amount of swap : 6144 MB
    System uptime : 2:28,
    Download speed from CacheFly: 67.2MB/s
    Download speed from Coloat, Atlanta GA: 44.1MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, Dallas, TX: 76.8MB/s
    Download speed from Linode, Tokyo, JP: 12.8MB/s
    Download speed from i3d.net, Rotterdam, NL: 10.6MB/s
    Download speed from Leaseweb, Haarlem, NL: 19.9MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, Singapore: 8.67MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, Seattle, WA: 29.3MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, San Jose, CA: 33.6MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, Washington, DC: 79.8MB/s
    I/O speed : 250 MB/s
    [root@server ~]# 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, 3.23716 s, 332 MB/s
    [root@server ~]# 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, 3.67915 s, 292 MB/s
    [root@server ~]# 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, 3.05532 s, 351 MB/s

    July 27, 2014 @ 10:05 pm | Reply
  17. Kiba:

    I just spent the last 24 hours setting up servers on their service and I couldn’t be happier ! The support was pretty fantastic before I even purchased anything. Post sales support was just as awesome and the 2 gentlemen I dealt with (Alexander and Andrew) were so pleasant and helpful to work with.

    They even made recommendations for monitoring my sites and servers when I was worried about load average.

    Their service is the main reason I decided to try them out and now I’m thanking my stars that I did. Now I’m consolidating all my servers on their platform. They’ve pretty much got me for life if this is how they treat their customers !

    July 29, 2014 @ 9:38 am | Reply
  18. They’ve pretty much got me for life if this is how they treat their customers

    August 4, 2014 @ 7:48 am | Reply
  19. Honest:

    whoaaaaa out of stock $10 quarterly

    August 4, 2014 @ 4:24 pm | Reply
  20. Hondo:

    Is there an option to pay yearly for the 6GB; if so, how much?

    August 4, 2014 @ 9:32 pm | Reply
  21. shonta:

    can’t pass maxmind fraud check :(

    August 5, 2014 @ 7:25 pm | Reply
  22. Juli:

    Can I host a private Minecraft server, 5-6 members?

    August 6, 2014 @ 9:49 pm | Reply
  23. donjon:

    managed or unmanaged ? im newbie on vps :D

    August 7, 2014 @ 4:23 pm | Reply
  24. honestate:

    order finished awaiting activation. I will try one month if satisfied I will extend 4 months :D

    August 8, 2014 @ 2:07 am | Reply
  25. I am satisfied with hostus. I will renew next month

    August 11, 2014 @ 4:09 pm | Reply
  26. Robert P:

    Been using HostUS since late last year. Got a couple VPS from them, very satisfied and tickets are answered fast. They also give great specials to current customers all the time.

    August 14, 2014 @ 2:32 pm | Reply
  27. Sandun N:

    Would you able to install Ubuntu 10.04? I have a application specific requirement.

    August 15, 2014 @ 2:22 pm | Reply
  28. Nilly:

    Just ordered. Hope setup will be done soon! Thanks!

    August 27, 2014 @ 8:58 am | Reply
  29. Joshua:

    I think i will Buy this i really have a great Plan for VPS hosting but i need to ask this? can i pay for a quarter and latter switch to Annual Payment after am ready?

    August 27, 2014 @ 2:20 pm | Reply
  30. Gurpreet Singh:

    Can I setup a VPN server on VPS? I don’t see any option to add TUN/TAP or PPP module on the shopping cart.

    August 29, 2014 @ 6:03 am | Reply
    • Yes, there is an option in the control panel.

      Alexander

      August 31, 2014 @ 10:17 pm | Reply
      • Gurpreet Singh:

        Thanks for the info.

        Also, please confirm if you accept payments through debit cards. I will be purchasing a VPS in next 2-3 days however, I can pay by debit card only so I need to confirm if this is possible.

        September 1, 2014 @ 7:01 am | Reply
  31. Noe:

    If I try the service for one quarter, can I renew the same service for a year for 65usd?

    September 3, 2014 @ 3:08 am | Reply
  32. Junior:

    1st You suspended my account for non reason and my vps account is shutting down for long 2 days and you created again.

    Now you terminate my product without any notice?

    Do you think this is good play and professional way?

    BE FAIR!

    September 3, 2014 @ 3:56 pm | Reply
    • You submitted a cancelation request, that’s why your vps was terminated. You created the request, not us. No need to act like a child for your own actions.

      September 4, 2014 @ 7:05 am | Reply
  33. MAX Inyik:

    its been an hour, I signed up for the $18 quarterly service, still havent get my server details
    I read in their announcement, they want to migrate to GA server, I hope they are not scam and fraud

    September 14, 2014 @ 4:18 am | Reply
  34. didtav:

    is it possible to upgrade from 1GB offer to 6 GB offer?

    September 17, 2014 @ 11:28 pm | Reply
  35. Is my.hostus.us down? Cannot access it, browser get’s timed out.

    Oh by the way, anyone looking for a VPS, hostus.us is the way to go, I migrated my blog, mail server, VPN server etc. etc. to one of their servers (with 6GB)and I must say, I cannot be happier.

    September 20, 2014 @ 3:12 am | Reply
  36. MAX Inyik:

    their website is down, I guess they were scam, I expect LEB admin don’t simply accept to advertise these kind of rookie hosters without further investigations

    September 20, 2014 @ 1:49 pm | Reply
    • Patrick:

      That’s not the case, it appears someone jealous or annoyed decided to DDoS their whole net.

      http://lowendtalk.com/discussion/32279/hostus-down#latest

      September 20, 2014 @ 2:22 pm | Reply
      • Correct, we have had 40Gbps+ DDoS Attacks today and yesterday, only 10-30 minutes down time in total for vps nodes.

        September 20, 2014 @ 11:03 pm | Reply
    • Nilly:

      Dude. Their VPS at A+ grade. Please dont jump to conclusion. I have 2 VPSes with them. Going for a 3rd now and renewing another.

      September 21, 2014 @ 4:10 pm | Reply
    • TeeDev:

      Yes, this is a sensible approach to take on all things. It is not available so it must be a scam; because only scams suffer technical issues.
      Facebook.com was down temporarily a few weeks ago. Therefore, Facebook must be a scam.

      September 21, 2014 @ 4:18 pm | Reply
  37. Lokesh Raj Shrestha:

    I am with hostus.us from last 3 months and they are great, support is always at your doorstep. can’t ask for more…

    September 28, 2014 @ 1:44 am | Reply
  38. Stephen Hendricks:

    This company is absolute garbage: I made a ticket about internet speed being terrible, proved multiple ways that its terribly slow, and they just decline my problem. They keep saying the internet is fine, blah blah.. take a look yourself you tell me what you think. This is speedtest.net ran from the box using a python script thats available online.

    http://www.speedtest.net/result/3804658736.png

    Supposedly the server is in Atlanta and has a 10GB uplink… however my results dont even say hostUS as the provider, and Kansas certainly isnt Atlanta. My home internet performs better than this garbage.

    October 3, 2014 @ 7:36 pm | Reply
    • Andrew:

      You are supposed to choose an Atlanta location. Not Kansas.

      And, as always, speedtest.net results are not accurate.

      October 7, 2014 @ 8:24 pm | Reply
      • Stephen Hendricks:

        you dont even offer servers in kansas, lol.. your website says dallas and atlanta.. how would i possibly choose a server in kansas

        October 14, 2014 @ 2:25 am | Reply
        • Stephen Hendricks:

          regardless of which server you choose to get your speedtest from, it still tells your where YOU are located in relation to the test server, and what the host ISP is, which the host ISP was always blank, and the location was in KANSAS!! stop lying.

          October 14, 2014 @ 2:28 am | Reply
          • Andrew:

            Guess you are a bit confused here. Speedtest.net relys on MaxMind’s IP GeoLocation data, and it takes *ages* to be updated (yes, I mean up to 3 months). If the IP is not in their database, the ISP will (of course) be blank and the location will be right in the middle of USA (Lebanon, Kansas to be exact).

            That’s why I would never use a GeoIP database to determine the server location. My France Server’s IP once got geolocated to Switzerland.

            October 14, 2014 @ 8:05 am
    • We have new ARIN IP Allocations, IP Geolocation is not set, using a server is Kansas will not provide good results.

      October 7, 2014 @ 8:36 pm | Reply
  39. Andrew:

    Also, I’ve been using HostUS for quite a while now and I can’t complain. If you want, I can even run a speedtest for you.

    October 7, 2014 @ 8:26 pm | Reply
  40. oso2k:

    Do you support Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit?

    November 25, 2014 @ 5:47 am | Reply
  41. ROHIT RANA:

    Hi,
    I trying to pay for the invoice for my VPS. Is there any other way the company accepts payment other than paypal.

    REgards..
    ROHIT

    February 6, 2015 @ 3:36 pm | Reply
  42. DIEDE:

    I use HostUs for about 6 months now.
    All tickets are answered very fast. I’m very satisfied.

    November 22, 2015 @ 11:03 pm | Reply
  43. DIEDE:

    As the guy above, I also can confirm that the customer support is terrible.
    I would not be being honest if I say that I cannot recommend Hostodo.
    Overall VPS’s performance and the link throughput are good. But, I just not recommend for any production service, because when you need support, You will need to be VERY VERY patient.

    November 22, 2015 @ 11:10 pm | Reply
    • DIEDE:

      I’ve posted on wrong page. Can You please delete this comment? I’ve alread posted on the Right (hostodo) page

      November 22, 2015 @ 11:12 pm | Reply
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  45. Host Us Customer:

    I got three VPS with them and i think they taking away my free IPv4 now i cannot claim anymore IP4 from them…
    Err…

    August 31, 2016 @ 8:34 am | Reply
  46. I general, I’ve been really happy, even most likely purchasing a second VPS today. Unfortunately, there was a fairly significant outage (6+ hours) at the Atlanta Data Center. During this time, very little information was provided other than, “We are currently investigating a major network issue in Atlanta, we are working with our network provider to restore our full network as soon as possible. Updates will follow in emails sent to all Atlanta customers.”

    No updates other than the above were provided throughout the entire outage, and at no point was an ETA for restoral of services given. Additionally, after the outage, I received this email message: “Full email will be sent with further details and RFO, plus details of service credits etc.” No full email was ever sent with further details and RFO, however.

    A week or two later while enquiring about a different issue, I was given 3-days credit for the outage, but never did see any explanation of what happened to cause the outage, or how HostUS was going to prevent it from happening in the future.

    While this sounds like an overly negative review, and the outage was quite substantive, I’ll repeat that I’ve been satisfied enough to be seriously considering purchasing another VPS from HostUS.

    December 31, 2016 @ 12:40 am | Reply

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