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RackNerd - KVM and OpenVZ VPS Plan on Sale! Huge Discounts for Black Friday!

RackNerd sent in a great deal, with huge discounts on a KVM and an OpenVZ VPS Plan for this Black Friday weekend!

Their WHOIS is public and you can find their ToS/Legal Docs here. They accept PayPal, Credit Cards and Alipay as payment methods.

As always, if you do order from them, we encourage our readers to share their thoughts below in the comments section.

Here’s what they had to say: 

“RackNerd introduces infrastructure stability and provides Dedicated Servers, Private Cloud solutions, DRaaS (Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service), flexible Colocation, Virtual Private Servers and advanced DDoS Mitigation services — maintained by a team with decades of experience in managed services, datacenter operations, and Infrastructure-as-a-Service. With an intrinsic focus on client success and growth, RackNerd has grown steadily while continuing to provide high-quality hosting services at competitive rates.”

Here are the offers: 


  • 3x vCPU Core
  • 55GB SSD Cached RAID-10 Storage
  • 2048MB RAM
  • 2000GB Premium Bandwidth
  • 1Gbps Network Port
  • Full Root Admin Access
  • 1 Dedicated IP
  • KVM/SolusVM Control Panel
  • $28/year
  • Promo Code: LEB-BF2019


  • 2x vCPU Core
  • 80GB SSD Cached RAID-10 Storage
  • 4096MB RAM
  • 2000GB Premium Bandwidth
  • 1Gbps Network Port
  • Full Root Admin Access
  • 1 Dedicated IP
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM Control Panel
  • $28/year
  • Promo Code: LEB-BF2019


CoreSite LA2 (Alameda) – Los Angeles, CA, United States

Test IPv4:

Host Node Specifications:

– 2x Intel Xeon E5-2620v2

– 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!



  1. Thank You LEB for the listing!

    If anyone has questions, please be sure to email sales@racknerd.com or by emailing dustin@racknerd.com

    November 29, 2019 @ 1:01 pm | Reply
    • Kev:

      Sent you an email with some questions, and potentially a custom offer (need a bit more RAM but less storage)

      see what you can do… thanks

      November 29, 2019 @ 7:14 pm | Reply
  2. vps fang:

    I purchase kvm server with live chat help. I fail login blacklist support fix rapidly good racknerd

    November 29, 2019 @ 1:18 pm | Reply
    • Hi vps fang – we’re striving to provide fast yet effective support – our customers mean everything to us. I’m happy we were able to help.

      Thank you for trusting us.

      November 29, 2019 @ 9:06 pm | Reply
  3. LiamS:

    Ordered. So far so good, they have a nice selection of Linux templates and I was able to change my OS without needing to contact someone.
    Will report back.

    November 29, 2019 @ 2:08 pm | Reply
  4. javier:

    I like offers so I take KVM. Hope to take few more coming days. TY

    November 29, 2019 @ 5:09 pm | Reply
    • Hi Javier,

      Thank you so much for pulling the trigger and signing up with us. I know you will be very happy with our services.

      November 29, 2019 @ 9:05 pm | Reply
  5. Angel:

    Got a OpenVZ VPS…! nice RAM :D

    November 29, 2019 @ 9:40 pm | Reply
    • Hi Angel – so glad you purchased one of our OpenVZ promotions — thanks for doing business with us.

      November 30, 2019 @ 12:32 am | Reply
  6. Di Wu:

    This is a brand new company, I hope this is a very limited time promotion to get publicity and not their standard pricing.

    At this level of discounting, they’ll never make a profit.
    I’d rather they survive and provide a reliable service vs go out of business due to discounting.

    November 29, 2019 @ 9:52 pm | Reply
    • Hi Di Wu – I understand the pricing we’ve put together is very attractive! This is what makes our promotions perfect for Black Friday — and everything we promote of course is in consideration of what we deem sustainable. We are here for the long-haul.

      November 30, 2019 @ 12:31 am | Reply
      • Di Wu:

        I think the IT MSP business is much more lucrative than selling unmanaged VPS.

        I hope you add those type of managed IT services beyond infrastructure. VPS infra is commodity business with very little profit margins.

        November 30, 2019 @ 10:07 pm | Reply
        • Hi Di Wu,
          I absolutely agree that the MSP market is quite lucrative – we will be focusing on those type of customers soon as well. We, for now, have a product line DRaaS, and are looking to partner with Datto for that. Send me an email if you have other recommendations as well. I would love to connect!

          December 1, 2019 @ 1:50 am | Reply
  7. David:

    Is docker and k8s supported on OpenVZ 7 node?

    November 29, 2019 @ 10:07 pm | Reply
    • Hi David, thank you for your interest in our services!

      Yes, in fact, both are supported – if you need any assistance just open a support ticket. We are more than happy to help.

      November 30, 2019 @ 12:33 am | Reply
  8. How’s fair share calculated?

    November 29, 2019 @ 10:29 pm | Reply
    • Hi Misha,

      That’s a great question, actually – this doesn’t have any specific amount of limitation, but we’ll always contact the customer in advance and address this on a case by case basis should we notice host node issues due to one abusive VPS. Otherwise, it’s considered fair. We are reasonable :)

      November 30, 2019 @ 12:41 am | Reply
  9. David P.:

    Nice Black Friday deal, thanks for the post. Hard choice (dont get me wrong both are great offers) but since the OpenVZ package offers a lot more resources from both space and memory perspective for the same dollar amount…but sat on it for 10 minutes and decided to go with a KVM VPS, just in case I ever wanted to compile my own kernel or something later on I didn’t want to be limited by the containerization nature that OpenVZ is. Hopefully I made the right choice :) The VPS seems pretty fast and nimble so far, live chat was helpful before I ordered, overall a great experience so far.

    November 29, 2019 @ 10:55 pm | Reply
    • Hi David, I believe you made the right choice :) I know both offers are lucrative, and for your use case, KVM was the right choice.

      Thank you for doing business with us. If we ever fail to meet your expectations email me directly dustin@racknerd.com

      November 30, 2019 @ 12:39 am | Reply
  10. FiberAaron:

    Hi, interested in the black friday KVM deal – is there a qty # per customer that can be ordered? Might be needing more than a few if this project runs as intended

    Thanks, Happy BF – Aaron

    November 30, 2019 @ 1:44 am | Reply
    • Hi FiberAaron, that’s a good question!
      No maximum quantity per customer, feel free to order! And the beauty of bulk ordering is that we have many nodes, so your VPS will be provisioned on separate nodes. This, of course, is dependant on inventory, so order fast ;)

      November 30, 2019 @ 12:52 pm | Reply
  11. Tackle:

    This deal is very good. you got your VM instantly after payment. Disk speed is good. OS boot within 10 secs (Centos 7)
    BTW, there is centos 8 available!

    November 30, 2019 @ 2:16 pm | Reply
  12. Winston:

    I got one of their deals and very impressed with how quick their support responds. I hope they got consistency because if they do, they will get more happy customers.

    November 30, 2019 @ 5:09 pm | Reply
    • Hi Winston, thank you for sharing your experience with the community.
      We’re committed to our customers, service availability, performance, and support.

      I know you’re happy with our service; if that changes ever please email me dustin@racknerd.com

      November 30, 2019 @ 5:31 pm | Reply
  13. Lars:

    Ordered one, installed with ubuntu quickly. Happy black friday :D

    November 30, 2019 @ 9:01 pm | Reply
    • Hi Lars, thank you for signing up with us and selecting us as your new provider :)

      Happy Black Friday!

      December 1, 2019 @ 1:37 am | Reply
  14. qi:

    good speed, recommended service

    December 1, 2019 @ 12:26 am | Reply
    • Hi qi,
      Thank you for sharing your experience — I’m very happy to hear this.

      Thank you for your business, we sincerely appreciate it.

      December 1, 2019 @ 1:40 am | Reply
  15. babaserver:

    Hi, Dustin, I have ordered two KVM server VPS now.. please help to make sure they are on different node if not already. Thanks for the fast setup.

    December 1, 2019 @ 10:07 am | Reply
  16. afraz:

    VPN is allowed? I want know before orders.

    December 1, 2019 @ 10:19 am | Reply
    • Hi afraz, thanks for your interest in our services! Yes, that is allowed.

      If you have any additional questions be sure to ask, we’re here to help any way we can.

      December 1, 2019 @ 7:10 pm | Reply
  17. Ben:

    Hi, may i know this vps can install docker?

    December 1, 2019 @ 11:39 pm | Reply
    • Hi Ben!
      Thank you for your interest in our services, you can install docker with our VPS.

      If you have any issues, just let us know and we’ll do our best to help!

      December 2, 2019 @ 2:15 pm | Reply
  18. Good news for existing and future customers – RackNerd’s NEW FEATURE: You are now able to set rDNS (also known as PTR) records for your VPS IP addresses without needing to open a support ticket!

    Read more about this here: https://my.racknerd.com/index.php?rp=/announcements/3/RackNerd—Introducing-Ability-to-Set-Own-rDNS.html

    If you aren’t doing business with us yet, now is the time :)

    December 2, 2019 @ 2:28 am | Reply
  19. leon:

    i have a list of 10k registered users,
    can i send them emails?

    December 2, 2019 @ 7:45 am | Reply
    • Hi leon, good question!

      If these are opt-in, your customers – no abuse, clean emailing then it is fine. It is dependent on your mailing practices.

      December 2, 2019 @ 2:17 pm | Reply
  20. tdwuk:

    I just signed up after seeing this deal. Need to learn about VPSs and the spec is good :)

    December 2, 2019 @ 4:23 pm | Reply
    • tdwuk – thank you for having the courage to order, I know it can be quite scary taking on a product you’re not so familiar with.
      This is the perfect way to learn, the leap you’ve taken is a road to new beginnings. If you ever get stuck from a technical perspective, just open a ticket and we’ll do our best to lead you in the right direction.

      My e-mail is dustin@racknerd.com – I’ll be here for you as well.

      December 2, 2019 @ 11:29 pm | Reply
      • tdwuk:

        Thanks, I will contact you when the inevitable issue arises!

        December 8, 2019 @ 4:17 pm | Reply
  21. Mamy:

    Hi, can I know until when this promotion will available? Interested with the KVM deal.

    December 5, 2019 @ 11:49 am | Reply
  22. Luiz:

    Any chance you’ll have Ubuntu 18.04 available soon? Thanks!

    December 7, 2019 @ 11:23 am | Reply
  23. mrjohn:

    crazy fast amazing service and support like instant,
    Good speed, bought 2 KVM
    high recommend for BF, CYber, Christmas.
    Hostbrz shutdown , and i found RackNerd better than

    December 7, 2019 @ 3:22 pm | Reply
    • Hello mrjohn, thank you for giving us a chance! We are happy to hear you are enjoying our service and support – we are here for our customers, and our goal is to provide fast support. Support and service our customers can count on.

      December 9, 2019 @ 7:55 pm | Reply
  24. Robert Winkelmann:

    Selecting best server based on ping…
    Hosted by Bel Air Internet LLC (Los Angeles, CA) [2.73 km]: 5.257 ms
    Testing download speed……………………………………………………………………..
    Download: 931.58 Mbit/s
    Testing upload speed……………………………………………………………………………………
    Upload: 851.66 Mbit/s

    Selecting best server based on ping…
    Hosted by AT&T (Los Angeles, CA) [2.73 km]: 19.764 ms
    Testing download speed……………………………………………………………………..
    Download: 593.49 Mbit/s
    Testing upload speed……………………………………………………………………………………
    Upload: 709.31 Mbit/s

    Ordered one server and was happy enough I added a second a few days later. Speeds are acceptable on both, installs on both completed quickly. And best of all it’s not on Colo’s network. The worst thing if there was anything looks to be a little bit of a bottleneck at but that could also just be something in the routing since even with totally independent connections I have here both ended up going through the same core router at pccw.

    So far quite happy and for the price more than reasonable while keeping that risk factor low.

    December 7, 2019 @ 3:27 pm | Reply
    • Hi Robert, thank you for signing up with us and for giving us the opportunity to be your provider. We also have good news, we just expanding into DC2 (Los Angeles) – open a sales ticket, I’ll tell you more. I might even do something very special for you as well :)

      December 9, 2019 @ 8:10 pm | Reply
  25. How many IPv6s are available?

    December 22, 2019 @ 11:07 pm | Reply
    • Hi Leah! thank you for considering our service.
      We can easily allocate IPv6 – after ordering your VPS just open a ticket requesting as many as you like (up to 100). We allocate these free of charge.

      December 23, 2019 @ 1:28 pm | Reply
  26. Valentin Bercaru:

    Hello! Is this offer still available?

    December 24, 2019 @ 10:15 pm | Reply
    • Hello Valentin, thank you for your interest in our services! We actually just added more stock, feel free to place your order.
      I’m confident you’ll be very happy with the level of service we provide.

      December 25, 2019 @ 5:36 pm | Reply
  27. S B:

    These guys have the quickest support ever. I’m on the other side of the planet and someone got back to me within the hour. Mad props.

    December 28, 2019 @ 8:45 pm | Reply
    • Hi S B,
      Thank you so much for sharing your experience with the community. this means so much to us.
      We are always happy to hear as a team that our customers are happy, and what we’re so passionate about reflects on our end-user experience.

      December 29, 2019 @ 8:16 pm | Reply
  28. Plinio de Paula:

    Hi Dustin.
    Could you provide a web link (1GB test file, for example) to this LA site, not just the IP, so we may test drive connectivity to it?

    January 5, 2020 @ 9:55 am | Reply

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