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RackNerd – New Datacenter & Product Launch! 60Gbps DDoS Protected KVM VPS’s from $25.40/year & more!

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: June 30, 2020 @ 5:57 am, by Jon Biloh

RackNerd, is back with the launch of their new datacenter, Los Angeles DC-05. This location includes 60Gbps DDoS protection powered by Sharktech, and these offers fall under LEB’s new specialization section: “DDOS Protection”. These offers are strong offers to consider if you are looking for a VPS with DDoS protection (peace of mind). The network includes a premium BGP network blend that provides Asia Optimized transit as well.

Their WHOIS is public and you can find their ToS/Legal Docs on their website. RackNerd is a registered business in the State of Delaware. They accept PayPal, Credit Cards, Alipay, Bitcoin, WeChat Pay, UnionPay, Amazon Pay and Boleto as payment methods.

Here’s what they had to say about their products, in their own words:

“RackNerd continues to be a prominent and highly voted provider within the community – thank you to everyone for the good company and support! In order to expand our reach and fulfill marketplace demands, RackNerd has expanded into a new datacenter facility in Los Angeles, RackNerd’s LA DC-05! Within this new facility, RackNerd is introducing our new product line: DDoS Protected KVM VPS’s – with exclusive specials available below for the LowEndBox community. Every VPS listed below comes included with 60Gbps of DDoS protection and are deployed in our Los Angeles DC-05 facility – enjoy a fault tolerant and lightning-fast network leveraging multi-homed BGP with top tier transit providers.”

Here are their offers: 

1.5GB RAM KVM VPS Special

  • 1x vCPU Core
  • 20 GB SSD Cached RAID-10 Storage
  • 1.5 GB RAM
  • 2000GB Monthly Bandwidth
  • 1Gbps Public Network Port
  • Full Root Admin Access
  • 1 Dedicated IPv4 Address
  • KVM / SolusVM Control Panel
  • 60Gbps DDos Protection
  • LOCATION: Los Angeles
  • JUST $25.40/YEAR!
  • [ORDER HERE]

2.5GB RAM KVM VPS Special

  • 2x vCPU Core
  • 30 GB SSD Cached RAID-10 Storage
  • 2.5 GB RAM
  • 4000GB Monthly Bandwidth
  • 1Gbps Public Network Port
  • Full Root Admin Access
  • 1 Dedicated IPv4 Address
  • KVM / SolusVM Control Panel
  • 60Gbps DDos Protection
  • LOCATION: Los Angeles
  • JUST $32.50/YEAR!
  • [ORDER HERE]

3.5GB RAM KVM VPS Special

  • 3x vCPU Core
  • 40 GB SSD Cached RAID-10 Storage
  • 3.5 GB RAM
  • 6000GB Monthly Bandwidth
  • 1Gbps Public Network Port
  • Full Root Admin Access
  • 1 Dedicated IPv4 Address
  • KVM / SolusVM Control Panel
  • 60Gbps DDos Protection
  • LOCATION: Los Angeles
  • JUST $39.20/YEAR!
  • [ORDER HERE]

Racknerd offers are usually highly commented by community members so please keep sharing your experience and opinions.Network information and host node specification details available after the break.


NETWORK INFO:
One Wilshire Building (RackNerd DC-05-ST) – Los Angeles, CA, United States
Test IP: 5.181.135.8
Test File: http://lg-lax05.racknerd.com/1000MB.test
Looking Glass: http://lg-lax05.racknerd.com/
Datacenter Information: https://www.racknerd.com/los-angeles-dc05-datacenter

Host Node Specifications:
KVM VPS Nodes:
– 2x Intel Xeon E5-2690
– 256 GB RAM
– 4x 4TB Enterprise HDD’s
– LSI Hardware RAID10 w/ SSD Caching
– Dual 1Gbps Uplinks
Please let us know if you have any questions/comments and enjoy!

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.

45 Comments

  1. Nice offer RackNerd, thanks for sharing.

    June 30, 2020 @ 8:24 am | Reply
  2. Thanks to LowEndBox for listing our offer and to our of our current and future customers. We sincerely appreciate the support.

    If anyone has questions, be sure to ask. I’ll be responding :)

    June 30, 2020 @ 9:19 am | Reply
  3. Jason:

    What if i go over the Monthly Bandwidth? Does the vps go offline?

    June 30, 2020 @ 9:44 am | Reply
    • Hi Jason, thanks for considering RackNerd!

      In the event you consume or approach the allocated bandwidth; upgrades are seamless.

      Bandwidth meters do reset every first of the month, regardless of the billing cycle. In the event you consume the entire bandwidth allocation and do not upgrade, the system will automatically suspend the VPS until either an upgrade is applied or the bandwidth meter resets. Customers usually appreciate this to avoid bandwidth overages.

      We are quite flexible and willing to work with our end users depending on their specific needs. I hope we can work together :)

      June 30, 2020 @ 10:10 am | Reply
  4. Details/packages are fixed

    June 30, 2020 @ 10:33 am | Reply
    • Hi Jon,
      Thank you so much! I’m confident the community will enjoy these offers, we’re excited to be offering the community this level of DDoS protection (60Gbps) with a healthy amount of resources at these incredible prices!

      June 30, 2020 @ 10:40 am | Reply
  5. khaled:

    i already have a vps with you but in your other DC location. im interest in ordering DDoS protection vps or can you move my VPS now to new DC?

    June 30, 2020 @ 10:47 am | Reply
    • Hello Khaled, that’s awesome! Thank you for being a customer of RackNerd. We sincerely appreciate the business.

      You can always order additional services, that isn’t an issue :) if you’re looking to add diversity or the added protection with our new 60Gbps DDoS protected KVM VPS, this particular promotion is one to go for.

      Migrations between facilities aren’t possible, as each facility / location varies in cost – so our promotions reflect what we’ve accounted for, while maintaining a sustainable long term business. Customers can always appreciate that we are here for the long haul.

      We hope that you buy expansion services with us, and again thank you for already being a RackNerd customer.

      June 30, 2020 @ 11:09 am | Reply
  6. rev gamesclub:

    if I order this with extra ips will my additional ips be protected against ddos or does the protection work for the main ip only?

    June 30, 2020 @ 8:05 pm | Reply
    • Hello rev gamesclub, that’s a good question!

      Our protection includes secondary IPs as well, so you can expect protection for all of the IPs assigned :)

      I sincerely appreciate your time and look forward to working with you.

      June 30, 2020 @ 8:31 pm | Reply
  7. Jake:

    Able to add additional storage? Shopping for two servers.

    June 30, 2020 @ 10:37 pm | Reply
    • Hi Jake, thank you for your interest in RackNerd!

      Additional storage can always be purchased – as you need it. Just open a support ticket when an upgrade is required.

      Looking forward to working with you.

      July 1, 2020 @ 3:35 pm | Reply
  8. Very tempting offers … :)

    July 1, 2020 @ 12:33 pm | Reply
    • Hi Bella, I agree! The promotion we put together is tempting, for the price and specs it’s a deal!!

      July 1, 2020 @ 3:38 pm | Reply
  9. Hugo:

    I don’t know where to write my Review: I bought 3.5GB RAM KVM VPS Special to mount a plex + Gdrive unlimited server and so far it has worked perfect, I can stream (direct) files from 1-15gb that means 1080p movies or 4k / 1080 tv shows I am from Mexico and the VPS is close to me.
    I have doubts: is the traffic counted inbound
    /outbound or only outbound? Can you buy more space
    /bandwidth?
    It is the first time that I have an unmanaged vps, apparently most providers do not give you a guide on how to use your own domain, I am very new to this, I hope it improves its KB because it only says: we recommend these services … Or maybe I need a guide for dummies lol

    July 1, 2020 @ 10:46 pm | Reply
    • Hi Hugo! Thank you for sharing your awesome experience with RackNerd! We sincerely appreciate your business, this means a lot to us.

      Storage and bandwidth can be upgraded on the fly, and we can put together pricing specific to your needs. Bandwidth is total transfer, so both inbound and outbound are accounted for. Just open a sales ticket when needed and we’ll be there to help with any upgrades you may need.

      July 2, 2020 @ 12:28 pm | Reply
    • Hi Hugo, forgot to mention we also have a guide that may be useful here https://my.racknerd.com/index.php?rp=/knowledgebase/32/What-nameservers-do-I-use.html — if you have any particular questions please let us know and we’ll help. Also if you have specific topics you’d like added to our knowledgebase just let us know and I’ll make sure we get it added :)

      July 2, 2020 @ 12:29 pm | Reply
  10. 8bits:

    Hi Dustin,

    What does “Asia Optimized!” mean? Is it optimized ONLY for Asia?

    What are the renewal prices? Does renewal pricing depend on initial billing cycle?

    Thank you

    July 2, 2020 @ 1:55 pm | Reply
    • Hi 8bits, thank you for your interest in RackNerd!
      Good questions by the way. To briefly answer the basics;

      Asia Optimized is a term RackNerd as well as other providers use to let end-users in that region know that they can expect optimized connectivity. Los Angeles is well-known, and one of the best locations to select for that particular region. However, we don’t just claim to provide optimized connectivity, we actually deliver it. Within our mix of carriers, China Telecom, China Unicom, China Mobile are some of the carriers to be expected, and those are some of the carriers we utilize to provide the lowest latency and best connectivity for that particular region. In addition to having multiple locations within Los Angeles to choose from, so end users within that region can determine which location/blend works best for their use case, also depending on their local carriers. That’s not just it, we have plenty of other carriers within our mix to help offer diversity, and cater to the American market and over-deliver with a solid optimized network, with added benefits such as Noction Intelligent Routing Platform, DDoS mitigation. We are a performance-based provider, so we try our best to deliver an optimized amazing network, enterprise hardware, and friendly/fast support.

      Renewal rates will be the same, no price increases are to be expected.

      I sincerely appreciate your time and look forward to hearing working with you.

      July 2, 2020 @ 2:39 pm | Reply
  11. craphost:

    My server keeps going offline. It loses internet connection and support has to change the ip to get it working again. This has happened 3 times in the past few weeks

    I don’t think support even READS my ticket updates sometimes

    July 3, 2020 @ 11:04 am | Reply
    • Hello, thank you for being a customer of RackNerd! We sincerely appreciate your business.

      This level of service isn’t what we stand for. Changing your IP shouldn’t be the solution *unless* the IP is being blocked by the GFW (great firewall). I’m not sure if that is the reason why they’re changing it? This is just speculation at this point, which may be totally unrelated to your use-case. I’d like to look into this, and offer a solution and provide you with solid information.

      Can you provide me a ticket number?

      July 3, 2020 @ 11:36 am | Reply
  12. M server:

    Do you have any customers with Docker? I don’t see Docker as an option.

    July 3, 2020 @ 12:11 pm | Reply
    • Hi M server, thank you for expressing interest in RackNerd’s KVM product line! We’re interested in working with you.

      We have a diverse client base and many who do utilize Docker. Our virtualization is KVM, so Docker is supported, not an issue.

      I hope we can work together!

      July 3, 2020 @ 1:03 pm | Reply
  13. Tackle:

    I’ve using RackNerd since 11/30/2019 and it’s still work today, I get offer on Black Friday 2019 very nice price!
    Network speed I think is ok (slightly faster than other providers), Storage speed is ok (slightly faster than other providers) budget price!

    July 6, 2020 @ 6:22 am | Reply
    • Hi Tackle, that’s awesome! Thanks for sharing your experience with the community.

      Happy to hear our services are working out for you.

      July 6, 2020 @ 2:11 pm | Reply
  14. Adam Kim:

    One of my favorite providers! Keep up the great work RackNerd! Prompt and reliable!

    July 6, 2020 @ 12:26 pm | Reply
    • Hi Adam Kim, thank you for being our customer!

      We sincerely appreciate the business and hope that you continue to enjoy the level of service we provide.

      July 6, 2020 @ 2:15 pm | Reply
  15. Shella:

    Hi There,

    OpenVZ version 7 is available?

    Let me know,
    Thank you.

    July 6, 2020 @ 2:14 pm | Reply
    • Hi Shella, thank you for commenting.
      At this time we do not promote/sell OpenVZ as the demand has shifted towards KVM. Our KVM product line is very powerful, competitively priced and a fan favorite.

      Would you be open to our KVM product line?

      July 6, 2020 @ 2:18 pm | Reply
  16. Chinsu:

    Hi there,
    I’m looking for a colocation, May I purchase extra ip?

    July 13, 2020 @ 6:28 am | Reply
    • Hi Chinsu! Thank you for your interest in RackNerd’s colocation services.

      Additional IPs are always available for purchase, and we are quite flexible. Get in touch with us, we’d love to help provision colo space for you.

      July 13, 2020 @ 8:37 am | Reply
      • Chinsu:

        Hi, thanks.
        I’ve sent email for you. Please check it.

        July 13, 2020 @ 9:39 am | Reply
  17. Hello, awesome, be sure to share the ticket number with me.

    July 13, 2020 @ 4:46 pm | Reply
  18. Kim:

    Can I stack two vps to one if I bought two?

    July 14, 2020 @ 3:16 pm | Reply
    • Hi Kim, thank you for your interest in RackNerd!
      While typically we do not allow VPS/promotions to be stacked resource-wise, I’d be happy to look into it for you. Just send me an email dustin@racknerd.com and I’ll see what I can do for you.

      I sincerely appreciate your time and look forward to hearing from you.

      July 14, 2020 @ 5:14 pm | Reply
  19. Oscar Vallecillo:

    I decided to try RackNerds services and ordered shared hosting > VPS > Dedicated. As you can tell I have spent some money trying various services and I’m happy with their service. They deployed my shared hosting & VPS in seconds and my dedicated box provisioning was 4 hours :D

    July 15, 2020 @ 2:47 pm | Reply
    • Hi Oscar Vallecillo, thank you for being a customer of RackNerd! Reviews like this mean so much to us, I’ll be sure to share this with the team!

      We sincerely appreciate you sharing your experience with the community.

      July 15, 2020 @ 8:57 pm | Reply
  20. SamuelA:

    Is RDNS for BOTH IPv4 and IPv6 addresses supported? Is DDoS protection available on both IPv4 and IPv6 protocols? Interested in buying 5 VPS’s.
    Thanks!

    July 20, 2020 @ 2:43 am | Reply
    • Hi SamuelA, thank you for your interest in RackNerd! Good questions by the way.

      Good news! DDoS mitigation is available on IPv4 and IPv6 addresses, additionally rDNS can be set for both :) Either through our VPS control panel -or- by ticketing our 24×7 support team. Sometimes, rDNS does require ticketing if the allocated IPv4 space was from a CIDR block less than a /24, and we do this to provide our clients diversity, so we lease smaller blocks from our upstream to accomodate client demands (which is a good thing).

      We sincerely appreciate your interest and I am confident you’ll be happy with the level of service we provide.

      July 20, 2020 @ 8:46 pm | Reply
  21. LR:

    I recently took a leap of faith and go for the 3.5GB KVM vps. Initially I wanted a month trial due too some proof of concept work I need to validate. As I don’t need the whole year but I did need to test on KVM vps and it turns out pleasantly for my intensive tests on Docker.
    Thus confirmed also Docker is working like a charm on Ubuntu 20.04 and 18.04 to those who are interested.
    Now, I have to figure out what to do with the remaining months probably transferring my current site over.
    Thing I would love to have is more memory since 3.5 GB is borderline though as my other vps is 5 GB.
    But so far, I’m satisfied with the availability, decent speed and the affordable pricing of the vps.

    July 21, 2020 @ 10:09 pm | Reply
    • Hi LR, Thank you so much for signing up with RackNerd and giving us the opportunity to host you!

      Very happy to hear that our services are working out for you. If you ever need anything, count me in! I’d be happy to help, as well as the team.

      Thanks for sharing your experience with the community.

      July 22, 2020 @ 1:35 pm | Reply
    • newbthenewbd:

      Configure zramswap, a little bit of compression should fix that up, for free. :)

      July 22, 2020 @ 8:39 pm | Reply

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