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LayeredLink – €4.90 384MB OpenVZ VPS in Germany

Tags: , , Date/Time: December 28, 2011 @ 1:34 am, by LowEndAdmin

LayeredLink Bernd from LayeredLink wrote to me about their newly launched VPS hosting in Germany at the beginning of this month. There’s a choice between OpenVZ vServers and KVM vServers, although only the cheapest OpenVZ plan meets the listing requirement at €4.90/month (~USD$6.40). Direct signup link here.

  • 384MB memory
  • 10GB storage
  • 1000GB/month data transfer on 100Mbps (then unmetered on 10Mbps)
  • 1x vCPU core
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM

Payment in PayPal or credit card. Servers with Hetzner in Germany. Although the ordering page is on secure.layeredlink.com, there is actually no SSL to protect your information. Domain has been registered since 2008, however I can’t seem to find any indication that they have been selling hosting for more than a year. Domain info is also masked out by privacy protection. While that prevents me from digging more on their background, that might also suggest that there might be something to hide. Both NS are also hosted on the same server, which is not a good practise (although commonly done by some of the low end providers here).

I also can’t seem to find anything about LayeredLink on WHT. They do, however, post advertising posts on need-help.org — often associated with nulled scripts and other “dark side of the Internet”. Well, with a username like w4rez, I am not really sure whether you want to rest your sites there. Update: see Bernd’s rebuttals here.

Anyway. It’s actually a post that was written 2 weeks ago but was reluctant to post. I’ll be posting some other new provider offers later today.

17 Comments

  1. ab:

    hilarious. hope no one ends up actually using this trash heap.

    December 28, 2011 @ 3:09 am | Reply
    • LayeredLink.com:

      Anonymous recommend us. So, I think that isnt a trash service. :)

      December 31, 2011 @ 9:03 pm | Reply
  2. littleguy:

    Company address

    POST BOX 36002
    Frunze 98/24
    Poltava
    Ukraine

    Seems reliable. ^^

    December 28, 2011 @ 3:29 am | Reply
    • Its a Post-Box, not a visitable address.

      You can now-a-days get post-box’s online, and get the contents of letters scanned and emailed to you, and parcels redirected.

      December 28, 2011 @ 9:21 am | Reply
      • LayeredLink.com:

        Yes. Now the address was updated properly.

        Thanks for the advice.

        December 31, 2011 @ 9:04 pm | Reply
  3. So many hosts with no SSL on the ordering pages these days! Stay away from any host that doesn’t have this IMHO.

    December 28, 2011 @ 4:17 am | Reply
    • LayeredLink.com:

      SSL was fixed.

      Thanks

      January 15, 2012 @ 9:09 pm | Reply
  4. LayeredLink.com:

    Hello,

    You do not have reasons to blame us about a misunderstanding.
    You can check all informations sent.

    Also we can offer a FREE VPS or dedicated server for trial, to you check the quality.
    I did see that you approved many comments on other reviews and did not approved the one I posted.

    Thank you.

    December 30, 2011 @ 9:38 pm | Reply
  5. LayeredLink.com:

    Hello,

    I want to make some comments on some misunderstanding facts.
    Our domain was registered on 2008 year, and we started offer services on
    2009 as you can see at Web Archive at
    http://wayback.archive.org/web/20090415000000*/http://layeredlink.com

    We started as Hetzner reseller on 2009 and actually, with our colocation
    servers on Hetzner Online AG.

    We currently have a free banner of our international website at official
    Anonymous forum What is the Plan – http://whatis-theplan.org (they also recommend our
    services to the community as we keep the privacy).

    Our main customers niche are from Russia and Ukraine. Offers on Web
    Hosting Talk will be announced soon as the new website be available.

    We have highly qualified system administrators for Linux, Unix and Windows
    server management, complex networks and server configurations (Sysadmins
    from Russia and Ukraine).

    Also we offer DDoS protection for demanding customers. Our SecurePort service is provided by our Partner Staminus.net, that we offer with a significant discount on all proxies packages.

    The address was updated as you can check on our website, domain privacy and SSL will be fixed. ;)

    We arent a cheap provider, our prices are fair. Basic support is included on all servers plans.

    The website is simple, and a new are being developed to better support all
    customers needs.

    Thanks

    Bernd
    Layered Link
    http://www.layeredlink.com

    December 31, 2011 @ 8:55 pm | Reply
  6. LayeredLink.com:

    Hello,

    Please, approve the previous comment or recheck and update your post.
    We are on business since 2009 and we can prove it.
    Also wecan sponsor your blog offering a vServer or Dedicated Server, Just ask.

    Thanks in advance.

    December 31, 2011 @ 8:57 pm | Reply
  7. Eric:

    I may be using these guys as my main VPS now…

    On KVM without virtio (FreeBSD 9).. will post back with virtio

    wget -O /dev/null http://download.oracle.com/otn-pub/java/jdk/7/jdk-7-linux-i586.rpm
    --2012-03-22 13:27:51--  http://download.oracle.com/otn-pub/java/jdk/7/jdk-7-linux-i586.rpm
    Resolving download.oracle.com (download.oracle.com)... 80.239.230.162, 80.239.230.137
    Connecting to download.oracle.com (download.oracle.com)|80.239.230.162|:80... connected.
    HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
    Length: 81030452 (77M) [application/x-redhat-package-manager]
    Saving to: `/dev/null'
    
    100%[===================================================================================================================================================================================================>] 81,030,452  19.9M/s   in 4.0s
    
    wget -O /dev/null http://cachefly.cachefly.net/100mb.test
    --2012-03-22 13:28:08--  http://cachefly.cachefly.net/100mb.test
    Resolving cachefly.cachefly.net (cachefly.cachefly.net)... 205.234.175.175
    Connecting to cachefly.cachefly.net (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 36.2M/s   in 2.8s
    
    dd if=/dev/zero of=test bs=64k count=16k
    16384+0 records in
    16384+0 records out
    1073741824 bytes transferred in 8.366061 secs (128344968 bytes/sec)
    
    March 22, 2012 @ 5:29 am | Reply
    • Eric:

      Whoopss

      First speed test was 19.1MB/s and the second speed test was 36.2MB/s

      March 22, 2012 @ 5:30 am | Reply
  8. Hello,
    we offer 50% off discount on first month on both OpenVZ and KVM vServers. Code: forum.

    Let us know if you have some questions

    April 28, 2012 @ 5:19 pm | Reply
  9. www.monsterhosts.net:

    The amount has been paid, but orders no one to deal with hair TK no answer

    May 9, 2012 @ 11:14 am | Reply
  10. To http://www.monsterhosts.net,
    VPS was already processed long ago.

    May 9, 2012 @ 4:43 pm | Reply
  11. www.monsterhost.net:

    thank
    VPS was already processed long ago

    May 10, 2012 @ 4:20 am | Reply
  12. Submitted Ticket long time no one Deal with , The I need to add the the IPS , But they do not give me extra

    June 12, 2012 @ 12:48 am | Reply

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