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ProviderService - €9.60/6 Months 512MB XEN VPS in Germany

ProviderService.com ProviderService posted this offer on WHT, which I came across today. For €9.60/6 Months, you get a VPS with the following specs

  • 512MB memory
  • 50MB Swap
  • 10GB Disk space
  • 500GB/month bandwidth @ 100mbit
  • 1 x IPv4
  • 1 x IPv6
  • XEN-PV / SolusVM

€9.60/6 months ($12.25 approx) excluding VAT
€11.40/6 months ($14.60 approx) including VAT

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Acceptable payment mode is PayPal at the moment. They run a private multi-redundant network (AS29141) being connected via Level3, Tinet, Lambdanet, Cogent Communications, AMS-IX, ECIX Duesseldorf. It has good routes to Asia having Level3 in the mix. There is also a benchmark for you to review before buying.

Test IPv4:
Test IPv6: (requested one)


  1. Thank’s for the post Asim :)
    The only minus side is the Billing System. They do it manually, so it’s kind a weird for me.
    Although they are great in providing the service and many host use them :)
    My VPS with them will due at January :D

    September 8, 2012 @ 12:26 pm | Reply
  2. Hi,

    Well what Erawan said is true, their billing system is manually based, i had some vps with them and i just didnt want to continue and i left the vps expire, after 1 month i had some invoice coming and i saw my vps was still online, i thought the vps would have been terminated but as i saw they did not, they need an email where you specify you are canceling the service, if you dont send them, the vps will be online for the time being and your account will be billed and also added penalties and fees for not paying the invoice.

    Overall they are good on what they are doing and they know what they are doing :) also they dedicateds offer are pretty good and stable. Never had to much troubles when i was using their services :)

    Thank you

    September 8, 2012 @ 12:30 pm | Reply
  3. Tom:

    good offer, to bad don’t need it right now =/

    September 8, 2012 @ 12:38 pm | Reply
  4. Emil Valsson:

    I have 2 VPS with them, only had one problem with IPv6 but it was fixed immdiately. The support is very quick and friendly.

    September 8, 2012 @ 12:39 pm | Reply
  5. Jack:

    Test IPv6: (requested one)

    Couldn’t you of just used the one for there site?


    September 8, 2012 @ 12:45 pm | Reply
  6. I have one VPS,very good

    September 8, 2012 @ 12:46 pm | Reply
  7. Hi,

    thanks for reviewing our services. We really appreciate that.

    Regarding our billing system: We verify all orders manually, that’s right. After an order has been accepted, the provisioning of the VMs and also the complete billing is fully automated.

    If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to ask.

    September 8, 2012 @ 1:04 pm | Reply
  8. KLIKLI:

    It has good routes to Asia having Level3 in the mix.
    Since when?

    September 8, 2012 @ 1:29 pm | Reply
    • I live in PK and for some weird config or whatever, if there’s Level3 then the ping response time is between 150ms – 190ms otherwise 260ms+

      September 8, 2012 @ 1:38 pm | Reply
      • John:

        Getting 334ms from Hong Kong on PCCW fiber optics.

        September 10, 2012 @ 8:59 am | Reply
      • rm:

        From what I can see Level3 pretty much ends in Marseille, where it connects several Middle East ISPs via the undersea cable. Many people think of China/Japan/Singapore when they see “Asia”, and Level3 does not seem to have anything there.

        September 10, 2012 @ 10:56 am | Reply
  9. rm:

    I have one of their VPSes, so far very nice. Planned to get another one maybe, but now that they got posted to LEB, I’m concerned they will go out of stock :)

    September 8, 2012 @ 3:23 pm | Reply
  10. Vincent:


    I am not in the position to acquire this until monday, will this offer be good till then? And after the first six months, will the price be the same? Is IRC allowed?


    September 8, 2012 @ 7:04 pm | Reply
  11. Joselin:

    Greetings! Is the price recurring for lifetime, with no price increase?


    September 9, 2012 @ 12:50 am | Reply
  12. This offer is valid till September 30, 2012. The discount is permanent, there will be no price increase. IRC is allowed.

    September 9, 2012 @ 2:12 am | Reply
  13. misterT:

    Order has been processed in under 2 hours (on a sunday!). Performance is very decent from what I have seen so far. For Debian they could use the german mirror instead of the us mirror by default in the apt sources, not noticed anything else so far.
    Oh, cool ip by the way ;D (5.45.xxx.xxx)

    Nameserver by default configured like this on debian:

    nameserver 2001:4860:4860::8888
    nameserver 2001:4860:4860::8844
    September 9, 2012 @ 11:58 pm | Reply
  14. AndrewK:

    Are TORRENTS allowed?
    Non abusive usage of course.

    September 10, 2012 @ 8:05 am | Reply
  15. Fritz:


    Is private proxy / VPN allowed?
    Another question is, how do I pay you? I only have Paypal ATM and don’t want to use my credit card.

    September 10, 2012 @ 10:26 am | Reply
  16. sofiane:

    can i run application with java
    like csp ( card proxy server )

    September 10, 2012 @ 10:39 am | Reply
  17. In general all services are allowed as long as the usage doesn’t violate German or EU law. For instance, Torrents are allowed, but sharing warez isn’t.

    As for the payment options: At the moment we accept payments by Paypal only.

    September 10, 2012 @ 12:05 pm | Reply
  18. Is this offer based on stock, or just time period?

    September 10, 2012 @ 1:11 pm | Reply
  19. This offer is valid till September 30, 2012. The number of VMs isn’t limited.

    September 10, 2012 @ 1:51 pm | Reply
  20. Dudeist:

    Just ordered one. Server was provisioned within 8 minutes, so nice and quick if it was a manual verification. The performance is very good thus far and I’m a happy camper.

    root@v01:~# dd if=/dev/zero of=iotest bs=64k count=16k conv=fdatasync && rm -fr iotest
    16384+0 records in
    16384+0 records out
    1073741824 bytes (1.1 GB) copied, 9.8225 s, 109 MB/s

    root@v01:~# wget http://cachefly.cachefly.net/100mb.test
    --2012-09-10 16:53:58-- http://cachefly.cachefly.net/100mb.test
    Resolving cachefly.cachefly.net...
    Connecting to cachefly.cachefly.net||:80... connected.
    HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
    Length: 104857600 (100M) [application/octet-stream]
    Saving to: `100mb.test.1'

    100%[======================================>] 104,857,600 32.3M/s in 3.1s

    2012-09-10 16:54:01 (32.3 MB/s) - `100mb.test' saved [104857600/104857600]

    September 10, 2012 @ 4:55 pm | Reply
  21. Too many good reviews, too bad I don’t need another VM right now. Hoping ProviderService would post more offers like this in the future though.

    September 12, 2012 @ 2:56 am | Reply
  22. Borja:

    How many cpu cores it has?

    September 13, 2012 @ 7:52 am | Reply
  23. Bobby:

    Sick offer, suppo is friendly and know what theyre doing.
    I have 2 :)

    September 13, 2012 @ 9:50 pm | Reply
  24. Fritz:

    Now the main site is down. Not a good sign, eh?

    September 15, 2012 @ 10:56 am | Reply
  25. Fritz:

    Still can’t access the site. Yesterday was fine.

    Result from isup.me shows the same.

    September 15, 2012 @ 12:49 pm | Reply
  26. null:

    The main site seems to be down. It worked just fine this morning when I ordered a VPS and now it’s down. This doesn’t look too good now…

    September 15, 2012 @ 1:07 pm | Reply
  27. We are currently hit victim of a very large DDOS attack that even negatively effected the backbones of some of our upstream providers. Target of the attack is the SolusVM control panel and our website http://www.providerservice.com. While our network and the networks of our upstreams are stable again, we needed to blackhole the IP addresses under attack. That means that the SolusVM panel and our website is currently unavailable.

    September 15, 2012 @ 1:17 pm | Reply
    • Stefan:

      An email may of been nice…been trying to get on all day.

      September 15, 2012 @ 6:12 pm | Reply
  28. Shigawire:

    I can confirm that, the website and control panel are down, but my servers are up and working properly.
    I am satisfied with their service, the support is friendly and the servers are quite fast.

    September 15, 2012 @ 6:20 pm | Reply
  29. Adam:

    What will it cost for extra hard-drive and bandwidth onto the package?
    And any estimated time of when the site will be up. (I want to order :) )

    September 15, 2012 @ 8:17 pm | Reply
  30. sofiane:

    i Pay Now My 6 Month And Dont Receive E-mail To Comfirm Payment Or Details Of My Vps
    How Many Time i Will Wait To Receive Information Of My Vps
    Thx U

    September 16, 2012 @ 9:46 am | Reply
    • sofiane:

      its Ok i Receive E-mail
      thx U

      September 16, 2012 @ 10:25 am | Reply
      • sofiane:

        No Control Pannel ?

        September 16, 2012 @ 10:27 am | Reply
        • Shigawire:


          Start reading your Emails, lol.

          September 16, 2012 @ 11:32 am | Reply
        • sofiane:


          But in user and pass i put whats i dont receive anything only ip and root pass and ipv6

          No client area login detail ans i search in website i dont find it

          September 16, 2012 @ 11:35 am | Reply
        • Shigawire:

          Well, you have set your root password when you placed your order, use this one for the password on the control panel.

          You will also find the username in the emails you received.

          September 16, 2012 @ 11:43 am | Reply
        • If there are any questions let, your best option is send a support email.

          September 17, 2012 @ 2:45 pm | Reply
  31. Low pings, fast IO, fast network, cheap, XEN. Awesome!

    September 17, 2012 @ 3:49 pm | Reply
  32. Fritz:

    Finally, I ordered the plan. Looks good and stable enough for me.
    A bit lag for me since I’m located far away from Europe. :)
    The benchmark results from ServerBear was not very good but I don’t really care :p

    September 18, 2012 @ 9:01 am | Reply
  33. willpeters:

    I ordered one vps and test some aplications, good memory and uptime but only a 2.1ghz core and this make the vps slow.

    September 21, 2012 @ 2:57 am | Reply
    • rm:

      I wouldn’t say the CPU is slow, and also they use AMD Opteron 6272 which is a 16-core CPU and you can have up to 4 of those in a motherboard:
      so with a 16- to 64-core node on average you will probably get more CPU time than on some 4-core node as long as there are other clients who use CPU too.

      September 21, 2012 @ 4:11 am | Reply
      • willpeters:

        in this vps my web apps run slow (aprox 40% more slow than in my other vps *128 ram – 1 core 3.4ghz* -with same OS and apache setup) this vps mark between 5150 – 5200 bogomips and my other vps mark above than 6000

        September 21, 2012 @ 6:56 pm | Reply
        • Fritz:

          IMHO, that is understandable. Since you are located far away from Europe I guess?

          September 22, 2012 @ 1:28 am | Reply
        • willpeters:

          yes, i am not in Europe but this is not the point because the ping to both vps is near close (vps1 – 150ms and vps2 (this) 180ms) but when i use firebug for see the load times (one php file with some lines) the diference is 300ms aprox.

          September 22, 2012 @ 4:05 am | Reply
        • willpeters:

          and not only a php load is slow, the ftp access too, in general all is slow compared with my other (small vps), posibly if some people not have a comparison view point (other vps) not note this, in resume with this experience i say that more memory with less cpu speed in some cases the general performance is low, well, i love test VPS services and some day found one that run fine for me with a good price, next year i try amazon EC2. finally for this price this vps is the best option for people that need more memory, and this company looks serious.

          September 22, 2012 @ 4:40 am | Reply
        • Joe Merit:

          if you are looking for power you picked the wrong vps, the unixbench result on this vps ranges from 245 to 270 which is pretty weak but its probably worth the money.

          September 22, 2012 @ 4:56 am | Reply
        • With our VMs you get almost dedicated AMD Bulldozer Cores with 2.1 GHz. The performances of one core might be lower than a shared E3 core, that many hosts provide. But on a node with a Quad Core CPU that is very much depending on the performance that other VMs use. With our VMs you are always able to use the full performance of the cores included in your plan.

          We have installed a Oxid Esales based demo shop on a Xen-512MB VM, which can be tested at http://www.test666.de/. From my point of view the performance seems to be rather good.

          The CPU hasn’t much influence on FTP transfers, so I suppose that the performance issues we are talking about are probably not CPU related. If you are not located in the EU, you are probably facing a problem that is caused by network latency or network throughput.

          September 22, 2012 @ 6:37 am | Reply
        • We had an issue with our primary DNS resolver, that is solved now. It might have caused the issued you have described.

          September 22, 2012 @ 6:33 pm | Reply
        • willpeters:

          I test other time but webapps run with same times (this is normal, maybe in my first post i must add that see this vps slow compared with my other vps and this is logical for the core diference (3.4ghz vs 2.1ghz) though this depend of the real machine that run de VMs) but now the ftp connection run much faster than yesterday (100% more faster aprox.), thanks.

          September 22, 2012 @ 7:39 pm | Reply
    • ray:

      @ProviderService You mean the VM number is close to the CPU cores available on the host node? I’m very interested in the node specifications. I didn’t notice any significant slowdowns with my VPS FYI. xD

      September 22, 2012 @ 12:27 pm | Reply

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