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Prometeus - 18th Birthday Special - Xen and OpenVZ from $6.90/month in Milan

prometeus net 2015-05-22 16-52-43Each year, these posts get more special to write, but at 18, it’s a very special one. Salvatore has shared these offers with the community to celebrate Prometeus18th birthday!


  • 1.8GB RAM
  • 4 CPU cores
  • 180GB HDD space
  • 1.8TB transfer
  • 1Gbps uplink
  • 1x IPv4
  • 2x IPv6
  • XenPV/SolusVM
  • €6/month ($6.90)
  • Order here

  • 1.8GB RAM
  • 1GB vSwap
  • 4 CPU cores
  • 50GB SSD space
  • 1.8TB transfer
  • 1Gbps uplink
  • 1x IPv4
  • 4x IPv6
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM
  • €18/6 months ($21.60)
  • Order here

Yes, I know what you’re thinking. This provider is older than most people are that are running some “providers” on LET. And that is worth a lot of very big heartfelt congratulations from all of us!

1997 was the year that I got introduced to the internet, actually. Dialing up each morning around 06:30 with my dad to track the Withbread Round the World Race progress. And Salvatore was busy doing hosting! It’s incredible. But what’s even more incredible is that they are still around today offering simply stellar service and servers at insanely low prices. I’m not just talking about their regular offering, but also about iwStack: the first real cloud within LowEnd price range!

I could now bother you with the details of the massive host nodes that Prometeus uses, but instead I’m going to give you this coupon for 18% off of any invoice (one invoice only)! The coupon is 18OneOff! It’s valid for all servers other than the ones above, so it’s also valid for iwStack credits.

I invite you, please, to share your congratulations in the comments for Salvatore and the rest of Prometeus for having been with us for 18 years!

Prometeus’ has revamped their OpenVZ offering, now only offering high-memory SSD-based OpenVZ boxes, with the VZSSD18 above being the smallest one available. You can order the 1.8GB OpenVZ server until the end of the month, so be quick to grab one!

Payments can be made using PayPal, credit cards through PayPal, and EU bank transfer. All servers are self-managed, meaning you are responsible to keep the server running and Prometeus is responsible for keeping the host node running. For all the details on what is allowed and what is not, among other things, please have a look at their Terms of Service and Privacy Policy!

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  1. The 18th birthday, being 18 years in the internet :)

    Congratulations, and thanks for the everything.
    I wish all the best, health and wealth to you and your family :)

    May 24, 2015 @ 1:08 am | Reply
  2. James:

    Only PayPal and Bank Transfer???

    May 24, 2015 @ 3:33 am | Reply
  3. Upstage:

    Probably the VZSSD is OpenVZ and not XenPV/SolusVM.

    Congratulations to Prometeus, still using 2 servers with them, best choice ever.

    May 24, 2015 @ 3:36 am | Reply
    • Maarten Kossen:

      That was my mistake, sorry. I’ve corrected it a while ago.

      May 24, 2015 @ 7:50 pm | Reply
  4. Time flies!
    Thank you Maarten and thank you everybody :-)

    May 24, 2015 @ 5:22 am | Reply
  5. sonic:

    VZSSD18 is so sweet, is it available at US datacenter or only Italy ?
    BTW, Congrats!

    May 24, 2015 @ 5:29 am | Reply
  6. jcaleb:

    Happy Birthday Prometeus, clearly the best provider ever!

    May 24, 2015 @ 6:51 am | Reply
  7. David:

    Promoteus, you are legend! :-)

    May 24, 2015 @ 9:13 am | Reply
  8. Maounique:


    please read the English version of our ToS/AUP with practical examples if you are put off by the Legalese version:


    May 24, 2015 @ 9:53 am | Reply
    • Mao, do we use https redirect for the board?

      I only get the secure connection failed…

      May 25, 2015 @ 1:09 am | Reply
      • I think you have the HSTS settings cached for our sub domains. In chrome go to chrome://net-internals/#hsts and delete the domain prometeus.net :-)

        May 25, 2015 @ 5:14 am | Reply
    • Popu:

      Could you add more stocks of XEN plans in dalls?

      May 31, 2015 @ 5:16 pm | Reply
  9. andrew:

    Uncle Salvatore; Congratulations and happy this anniversary to you and Prometeus!
    You are awesome ;)

    May 24, 2015 @ 10:09 am | Reply
  10. Congrates on 18th birthday

    May 24, 2015 @ 10:52 am | Reply
  11. g4067717:

    Please test VZSSD18 on serverbear.

    May 24, 2015 @ 10:58 am | Reply
  12. DalComp:

    Now this. is. a. treat.

    Happy birthday!

    May 24, 2015 @ 11:21 am | Reply
  13. If I buy more than one VPS (one ssd one hd) do I get free transfer between vps’s or does it come out of bandwidth?

    May 24, 2015 @ 11:54 am | Reply
    • Maounique:

      Only IWStack has free internal transfer if you are using a private network. Also, only outgoing counted in any case, incoming free, internal network or not. All the rest (non IWStack) have metered bandwidth both ways.

      May 24, 2015 @ 4:45 pm | Reply
  14. LowEndCriticus:

    Why are there only OS templates of oldstables available?

    CentOS 7 is a fact almost a year. Debian 8 (Jessie) came out last month. I bet some customers don’t want to rely on LTS support (if available).

    May 25, 2015 @ 2:48 am | Reply
    • Maounique:

      KVM has centos 7 and debian 8. XenPV has centos 7.
      OVZ is unstable as it is, we will not add the new templates before they are not proven to be stable elsewhere.
      Besides, with the old kernel, god knows what can happen. Any particular reason you need centos 7 or debian 8 environments in OVZ? We will listen to feedback and enable it experimentally here and there first.

      May 25, 2015 @ 4:58 am | Reply
      • LowEndCriticus:

        How about more and more packages becoming systemd-only?

        So, given your explanation, it’s better not not buy any OpenVZ VM from any provider at all because the lack of support by upstream distro’s? Or does it mean that all the ISP’s need to migrate their OpenVZ VM to XenPV / LXC in the very soon future?

        May 25, 2015 @ 3:04 pm | Reply
  15. Derek:

    Possible to request additional /64 IPV6 and redirect to any existing any one of two IPV6 assigned in Xen plan? thanks!

    May 25, 2015 @ 7:38 am | Reply
  16. We assign a /64 IPv6 to xen plans as we do for kvm, just open a ticket and we will give you details

    May 25, 2015 @ 8:05 am | Reply
    • Derek:

      Thanks for reply, just to make sure before make order. is it possible to route /64 to single IPV6? like to use whole /64 for tunnel, thanks!

      May 25, 2015 @ 8:47 am | Reply
  17. Congrats Prometeus!!! ;-)

    May 25, 2015 @ 4:03 pm | Reply
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    May 25, 2015 @ 4:44 pm | Reply
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      May 25, 2015 @ 7:33 pm | Reply
  19. Prometeus, congratulations on your 18th birthday! Being on internet that long is like living a couple of lifetimes. :)

    I have a question about your Terms of Use for VPS. I’d like to install and run ONLYOffice business/communications sweet from the TeamLab crew (onlyoffice.com). It has the Talk component installed for messaging within the system. Would this be against your TOS? (I specifically reviewed your “video chat” section but wasn’t sure if it applied.)

    Thanks for your help.

    ~ Vernessa Taylor

    May 25, 2015 @ 6:58 pm | Reply
    • If you don’t plan to run a public open video chat service then it should be fine.

      May 25, 2015 @ 7:16 pm | Reply
      • No, not planning a public video chat service.

        Thanks for sharing the birthday goodies with us!

        May 25, 2015 @ 7:40 pm | Reply
  20. Oops!

    “sweet” should be “suite”.

    May 25, 2015 @ 6:59 pm | Reply
  21. 18 years, wow. Congrats & hope you continue for another 18 years :D

    May 25, 2015 @ 9:17 pm | Reply
  22. Placed an order but some kind of glitch happened when I hit the BACK key to correct an error. Had to start process all over again.

    But it didn’t appear that any order went through … until I was checking my email for something unrelated and saw that there were two (2) orders. Now, not sure if I should pay before a team member at Prometeus looks at this. Appreciate your help.

    Order numbers: Order Number: 1778041319 and Order Number: 1269590772

    May 25, 2015 @ 10:40 pm | Reply
  23. Emin:

    Have been their happy customer for 3 years.
    Highly recommended!!!

    Buon Compleanno, Prometeus

    May 26, 2015 @ 2:25 pm | Reply
  24. sjaak:

    I have been with them for a little less than a year (xen) and their shit is stable as a rock! support is great would recommend to everybody

    May 27, 2015 @ 12:12 pm | Reply
  25. dmitry:

    VZSSD18 is it possible to run Tor relay at this plan
    1.8TB transfer – does is count both incoming+outgoing? How much additional traffic charges?

    May 28, 2015 @ 12:11 am | Reply
  26. EdgarPE:

    Congrats for anniversary!

    XP-L or XP-XL will be available before the end of the promotion?


    May 28, 2015 @ 1:51 pm | Reply
    • Maounique:

      Cannot predict this, it depends on turnover, but that is low at all times. Our customers are usually sticking with their products.

      If you mean if we add more servers, no, not at this time.

      May 28, 2015 @ 11:51 pm | Reply
  27. LadyS0ft:

    expire :(

    June 18, 2015 @ 1:05 am | Reply
  28. Aris:

    I buy xen VPS for two years, but after 1 hour, my VPS is not activated and my payment is refunded without any reason??

    September 13, 2015 @ 7:36 am | Reply
  29. Lance:

    I purchased a Xen package this morning, over 12 hours ago, and put in a support ticket to find out why the VPS has not been setup yet. I have heard nothing. I purchased this VPS based on the the ratings from LowEndBox as being one of the top providers. Getting a little concerned.

    September 27, 2015 @ 1:27 am | Reply
  30. Kuku:

    No more slot available for Dalas VPS? I cant click any.. :(

    December 3, 2015 @ 1:25 pm | Reply
  31. No Name:

    Meh, don’t bother, you can be banned any time because they have such crappy ToS. E.g. “material not deemed in good taste is not permitted” :D :'(

    May 26, 2017 @ 6:51 am | Reply

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