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Infofractal.io – E5-2620v2/16GB RAM/RAID in Valdivia, Chile for $48/month

Tags: , , , Date/Time: April 22, 2020 @ 1:25 pm, by Jon Biloh

infofractalJudemir, from Infofractal, submitted his first offer to Low End Box for a really interesting Intel E5-2620v2 based dedicated server hosted in Chile for less than $50/month! This is one of the first times we’ve featured any offer hosted in Chile, so that makes this dedicated server offer very unique. They run their own datacenter that utilizes new technology to reduce energy consumption.

Infofractal is a registered company in the country of Chile (ID#76.809.612-0). Their terms of service is available on their website for review. They accept PayPal and Crypto for payment for customers outside of Chile.

In their own words:

“We are a new datacenter company that believes the current trend of building huge datacenters and releasing tons of kWh as waste heat is unsustainable. We designed a custom container datacenter where we can use the waste heat for drying certified firewood, a renovable fuel that is still expensive here in Chile.
We are primarily a two man team, my associate (Juan Cifuentes) and I come from an academia background, and worked using and managing HPC clusters for 5 years before leaving academia, due to how saturated it is. One of the problems plaguing HPC clusters is all the heat generated, since the servers are actually used and not just sitting idle like web servers.  So we thought, why not just build the datacenter where all that heat is useful? So now we built it in the south of Chile, 900km from Santiago. We encourage our users to use as much CPU as they can. We also can provide special support for users that want to do HPC tasks! Infiniband really makes any cluster application a breeze, makes gigabit feel like dsl.”

Their dedicated server offer: 

Intel E5-2620v2

  • 16GB RAM
  • Single E5-2620v2 CPU
  • 2 x 73GB SAS2 15K HDD
  • HW RAID1
  • 5TB Transfer
  • 100 Mbps Uplink
  • 1 x IPV4
  • /64 IPv6 (HE Tunnel)
  • IPMI (yes via VPN)
  • Coupon: LOWENDBOXOFFER1
  • Price: $48/month
  • Order here

As always, feel free to share your experiences as well!

More information is available by reading more.

Network information

Datacenter Name – Location: infofractal – Valdivia, Chile
Test IPv4: 152.231.86.82
Test IPv6: 2001:470:1f2b:192::1000
Test file: https://infofractal.io/100MB.bin
Looking glass: no

I'm Jon Biloh and I own LowEndBox and LowEndTalk. I've spent my nearly 20 year career in IT building companies and now I'm excited to focus on building and enhancing the community at LowEndBox and LowEndTalk.

3 Comments

  1. How is the 5TB transfer enforced? Throttling, cutoff, or additional charges for going over?

    April 24, 2020 @ 5:01 pm | Reply
    • Hi! We usually throttle to 2Mbps, but if you want to pay for more bandwidth, we always negotiate something.

      April 24, 2020 @ 7:23 pm | Reply
      • John Comeau:

        Thanks! Throttling sounds good, as I don’t like surprises.

        I’m deciding between this and a deal from Hetzner. I’ll likely make a decision soon.

        April 24, 2020 @ 7:47 pm | Reply

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