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PaulVPS – Happy Chinese New year! $2.50 256MB OpenVZ in Frankfurt and $4.86 USA

Tags: , , , , , , , , Date/Time: February 12, 2013 @ 10:55 pm, by Liam

Roy, from PaulVPS, originally sent in these two offers to be published before Chinese New Year (which was on Sunday) but unfortunately it wasn’t made aware to me. Happy Chinese New Year!

Germany Offer

  • 256MB RAM
  • 512MB Burst RAM
  • 20GB RAID10 Diskspace
  • 250GB bandwidth
  • 1 IPv4 Address
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM
  • $2.50 Monthly | $25 Annually
  • Coupon Code HappyNewYear
  • Order Link
  • Frankfurt, Germany
US Offer

  • 256MB RAM
  • 512MB Burst RAM
  • 20GB RAID10 Diskspace
  • 500GB bandwidth
  • 1 IPv4 Address
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM
  • $4.86 – Coupon Code HappyNewYear
  • Order: Las Vegas, NV
  • Order: Dallas, TX
  • Order: Kansas, MO

PaulVPS have been featured once before, back in December 2012. The plan on offer at the time was the same ‘US offer’ we have listed above but it cost $5.50 instead of the $4.86 it’s being sold for today. As mentioned on the last post, Chinese based PaulVPS were founded in October 2011 and provide hosting solutions to thousands of clients across China. Comments on their last offer seemed to be very positive. We are told servers could be provisioned instantly or might take up to 6 hours to be setup depending on maxmind fraud checks. It would be great if any current customers could leave an up to date review below.

PaulVPS provide a 7 day money back guarantee, simply cancel the service within 7 days and they will issue a full refund. They accept payments via Paypal and Alipay (chinese equivalent of Paypal). All of their VPS services come with a 99.9% uptime guarantee, more information on this can be found on their SLA page. As usual you may want to read their Terms of Service and Acceptable Usage Policy before purchasing.

Network Information:

Frankfurt, Germany
Test IPv4: 84.200.83.203
Test File: http://84.200.83.203/100mb.bin

Dallas, Texas
Test IPv4: 72.9.144.4
Test File: http://72.9.144.4/100mb.bin

Las Vegas, Nevada
Test IPv4: 199.47.208.100
Test File: http://199.47.208.101/100megtest.bin

Kansas, MO
Test IPv4: 69.197.136.44
Test File: http://69.197.136.44/100mb.bin

36 Comments

  1. sola:

    happy new year,gung hay fat choy~

    February 13, 2013 @ 12:01 am | Reply
    • Happy new year, I love your cantonese.

      February 13, 2013 @ 1:56 am | Reply
  2. john:

    A good provider, stable server in Las Vegas, I’m enjoying it.

    February 13, 2013 @ 12:20 am | Reply
    • Thanks for your kind words, I am glad you are happy with our services.

      February 13, 2013 @ 1:55 am | Reply
  3. Roy is a nice guy!

    February 13, 2013 @ 12:40 am | Reply
    • Thanks for your kind words, we strives to be better all the time.

      February 13, 2013 @ 1:52 am | Reply
  4. 新年快乐!

    February 13, 2013 @ 1:06 am | Reply
  5. Wouldn’t the guy’s name be Paul? His company name is PaulVPS… just saying. In any case I’m tempted to pick up one of these to have a server in Germany.

    February 13, 2013 @ 1:27 am | Reply
    • The boss is named Paul however he doesn’t have a hand in SOP of PaulVPS.

      February 13, 2013 @ 1:52 am | Reply
  6. Roy is the leader of PaulVPS,their service is attentive and satisfactory,just get it!

    February 13, 2013 @ 1:32 am | Reply
    • Actually I am not, everyone think I am the leader though.
      I work for PaulVPS, and the boss is Paul Sanguera (English name).

      February 13, 2013 @ 1:49 am | Reply
    • Nice uptime monitoring script!
      Personally considering to replace it with StatusCake :)

      February 13, 2013 @ 8:17 am | Reply
      • My typo, replace StatusCake with it.

        February 13, 2013 @ 8:18 am | Reply
        • I’ve never heard of statuscake. Before this I used a Nagios + Naggraph setup to check and monitor uptime, but that would become very very slow when there are more than 500 hosts in it…

          February 13, 2013 @ 12:50 pm | Reply
  7. Roy,open your juhua for me,thanks!

    February 13, 2013 @ 9:29 am | Reply
    • His juhua has been exploded by me!

      February 13, 2013 @ 9:30 am | Reply
    • Thanks for your attention Andy, but leave some meaningful comments please.

      February 13, 2013 @ 9:34 am | Reply
  8. Happy New Year, MJJ Roy.

    February 13, 2013 @ 10:20 am | Reply
  9. where is my comment- -?

    February 13, 2013 @ 10:26 am | Reply
  10. Pertti:

    Ordering went smoothly and got VPS quickly. Running OK, SolusVM is a nice addition. Thanks.

    UnixBench-result (Germany): http://serverbear.com/benchmark/2013/02/13/bXXzD8BbFoleP7gn

    February 13, 2013 @ 12:09 pm | Reply
    • Thanks for your order and UnixBench test, let us know if you need anything.

      February 13, 2013 @ 1:30 pm | Reply
  11. Happy new year

    February 13, 2013 @ 12:09 pm | Reply
  12. Marian:

    What is the I/O?

    February 13, 2013 @ 3:28 pm | Reply
  13. 国人威武

    February 16, 2013 @ 2:42 pm | Reply
    • Thanks, we are striving to be our Chinese pride.

      February 16, 2013 @ 2:44 pm | Reply
  14. I just rented a VPS on their Frankfurt node for the outrageous cheap price of $2.5 / month and I must say that I am very happy satisfied with their service.
    Good connection, stable, good latency, good route and pretty and the container is very fast for 256 MB openVZ container.
    The container setup is also very good, no fail count in user_beancounters.
    I definately recommend PaulVPS for people looking to run small services on a reliable VPS.

    February 22, 2013 @ 11:43 am | Reply
  15. 180 degrees change after 2 days:

    My VPS stopped working for no reason appearently.
    The external data monitoring link is here: http://stats.pingdom.com/2k7ji4p9eat8/753707
    Yes, that’s how reliable it runed PaulVPS to be.
    I accessed their solusvm panel and tried to boot it from there but no chance.
    Mailed the support address twice in 6 hours but I haven’t got any answer.
    Finally I managed to restore my service to another location but still, I lost the data gathered in 3 days while running at PAulVPS. Talking about mysql data and files.
    Appearently they don’t want to grant me access at all, at least to recover the data.
    I don’t need the money back or don’t care about those 2 1/2 bucks I just need the data back so I can restore the website to its last working condition.

    Second of all:

    @Do not use LowEndBox for support issues:

    This is obviously a SCAM and by advertising these scammers here you are part of it.
    Shame on you.
    This is not a ticket support!
    This is just placing you at the hall of shame for supporting chinese scams, here, online, taking advantage of poor people who cannot afford a expensive hosting at a reliable provider.

    ***** NEVER EVER BUY VPS FROM PAULVPS OR OTHER CHINESE SCAMMERS ******

    **** NEVER EVER TRUST THE BULLSHIT OFFERS YOU SEE HERE ****

    @chinese offers: there’s a chinese saying who kind of justify their scams: “Who pays cheap, pays twice”

    Shame on you lowendbox.com for supporting scams, hopefully Paul will get eatten buy another chinese for nreakfast tomorrow, I rest my case!

    February 24, 2013 @ 5:33 pm | Reply
    • I am sorry for the inconvenience caused.
      I am aware that there maybe some slight mistake in yesterday’s DDOS mitigation on our node Gentle2(Germany Node2) . We brought down all of the containers temporarily for around 25 mins, after mitigation we then brought all containers back online.
      Meanwhile we are all responsible to emails and tickets, I have double checked our recent tickets and find no ticket submitted by you, so I cannot understand your meaning by saying “there is no ticket system”. If you have submitted a ticket that we didn’t handle, please let me know the ticket ID and I will take a look into it seriously.
      As per our SLA, you will be taken care of by our billing department if you submit a ticket, we are sorry for the issue happened, but we are trying our best to solve, calling us scam is irrational.

      Regards
      Roy

      February 25, 2013 @ 1:19 am | Reply
      • Dude, it’s OK. I don’t want anything else from you.
        I first submitted a ticket asking why is my VPS down at 2:59 PM my local time and you didn’t answer it yet.
        I got the notification about your reply here at 3:19 AM my time. That’s more than 12 hours.
        And my VPS was down for way more than 25 minutes, you can see it in the uptime monitor link I posted. The red stuff there yesterday is YOUR downtime.
        Also if you’ll check the log / actions on the Solus panel you will see I had 3 or 4 failed attempts of booting my VPS.
        I am calling you scam because that’s what you are. I would’ve understood that you had problems if you would have replied to my emails.
        BTW, bellow is my first email to your support address, asking why is it dead.

        Subject: VPS dead
        From: Calin Rusu
        Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2013 14:59:57 +0200
        To: support@paulvps.com
        Message-ID:
        Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary=”—-C5G1KOH1YQKT6X9J87L3BPQBT89068″
        MIME-Version: 1.0

        ——C5G1KOH1YQKT6X9J87L3BPQBT89068
        Content-Type: text/plain;
        charset=utf-8
        Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64

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        February 25, 2013 @ 1:31 am | Reply
    • OK,
      I aplogize for the bad language.
      I understood it was a ddos attack. They made a mistake, my email was in their Junk folder so that’s how I got no answer to my complaints.
      They admitted they made a mistake and offered a 2 months credit for my VPS which I appreciated.
      So, there’sno scma and I will be continue using their service.
      One after another, while online the service still is a quality service in terms of connection and speed.
      Sticking with PaulVPS.

      February 25, 2013 @ 3:24 am | Reply
  16. These guys(s) from PaulVPS won my heart back althoug I was so pissed off when we had some problems.
    My small VPS (256) runs one of the most popular game servers for a first person shooter and the game server never gets empty, having 30-40 players at the same time connected at peak hours. The game server also queries and updates a mysql database and the website attached to the game server and hosted on the same VPS does the same.
    And it still runs smooth and flawless.
    And one plus since using the PaulVPS server is that my game server gained more and more popularity due to the great connection that gives incredible (LAN like) latency to players located in Germany.
    Uptime also looks great lately, http://stats.pingdom.com/2k7ji4p9eat8/753707
    Cheers to PaulVPS!

    March 6, 2013 @ 5:35 pm | Reply

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