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Reliable Hosting Services - 768MB RAM & 100GB Disk OpenVZ VPS for $5/month in Baltimore, Maryland.

rhservicesGreg, from Reliable Hosting Services, recently sent in this special offer for LowEndBox readers. This plan offers quite a bit of diskspace for $5/month, so it may be a cost-effective backup solution for some.


  • 768MB RAM
  • 1280MB Burst
  • 2 CPU Cores
  • 100GB RAID-10 Diskspace
  • 1000GB Bandwidth
  • 100Mbps Port Speed
  • 1 IPv4 Address
  • OpenVZ/SolusVM
  • $5/month | Order Now
  • Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Reliable Hosting Services LLP, have been in business since June 2008 primarily offering Colocation, Dedicated servers and VPS in the Baltimore and Northern Virginia region. In this offer, RHS is basically offering a half price discount, and increased memory, on their standard Bronze level OpenVZ plan. We are told that their Baltimore location currently features 8 separate VPS nodes for provisioning. Their host nodes are comprised of multiprocessor, multicore servers with hardware RAID-10 configurations. I managed to find these short reviews but I would be grateful if any current customers could leave a quick review here.

Reliable Hosting Services can provide as many IPv6 addresses as needed upon request. These servers will be instantly setup following payment completion. They accept payments through Paypal and 2Checkout. A full refund can be given within 2 days of service activation unless in instances of abuse. SPAM and OPT-IN/OUT Emails are prohibited but Legal US Content is allowed. You can view their Terms of Service here.

Network Information:

Servers are located in Baltimore, Maryland.

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  1. hein:

    I’m using reliablehostingservices a few years ago, they’re great

    March 5, 2013 @ 2:04 am | Reply
  2. helloworld:

    Isn’t it $10/month?

    March 5, 2013 @ 4:44 am | Reply
    • Nope, the coupon will show you $5 at checkout.

      March 5, 2013 @ 9:36 am | Reply
      • derek:

        What is the coupon code?

        March 10, 2013 @ 5:54 am | Reply
  3. 100GB RAID…….

    March 5, 2013 @ 6:43 am | Reply
  4. David:

    Great package! It first looked it was $10 but you have to continue the registration process at the end it will show 50% recurring discount. Great plan :D

    March 5, 2013 @ 11:53 am | Reply
  5. joesnuffy:

    Their site just crashed while I’m trying to checkout. Internal Server Error…

    March 5, 2013 @ 1:42 pm | Reply
  6. Seraphin69:

    I love the disk space !
    That’s exactly the box I needed but I registered extra disk space on my other LEB boxes already :(

    I’ll try to make a friend get it for me ^^

    March 5, 2013 @ 2:56 pm | Reply
  7. I love your instant setup :)
    I brought a VPS from them now.

    March 5, 2013 @ 5:07 pm | Reply
  8. Thats a lot of disk for that price. To bad I already have a backup VPS with a lot of storage… Their tweets in WHMCS are a bit weird however, “w00t w00t”, “oh manz paintball toooooo?????”. Added to z1s.org uptime monitoring: http://z1s.org/dashboard/checks/5136268eb51183246703125e

    March 5, 2013 @ 5:12 pm | Reply
  9. Bob:

    Looks like a great deal! Just signed up. Will review after getting everything set up…

    March 9, 2013 @ 2:42 am | Reply
  10. Rob:

    Signed up at 7 AM EST this morning and my VM is still pending (12 hours later). I have nothing positive to say about the experience so far.

    March 9, 2013 @ 11:58 pm | Reply
    • Rob:

      I put a ticket in just after my initial comment and my VM was provisioned shortly. Fast support. The VM also seems to be very speedy so far.

      March 10, 2013 @ 3:39 am | Reply
  11. Eiyu:

    Wow, anyone wanna do some review for this? seems interesting!

    March 12, 2013 @ 11:43 am | Reply
  12. compuguy:

    I’m curious about this deal. In the TOS, it mentions that you cannot “Run stand-alone, unattended server-side processes at any point in time on the server. This includes any and all daemons, such as IRCD.”. Wouldn’t that prevent using the VPS as a server??? (for example a web server such as Apache?).

    March 12, 2013 @ 6:54 pm | Reply
    • compuguy:

      I believe I misread their TOS/AUP (though it isn’t that cleanly organized). What I mentioned earlier seems to only applies to shared or resold services. The only thing that is a downside with this host is the lack of support for Ubuntu 12.04 (since 11.10 support ends next month).

      March 13, 2013 @ 1:33 am | Reply
  13. compuguy:

    Picked up a VPS from them this afternoon. I ran this benchmark I found in another post, and the results are very good:

    wget freevps.us/downloads/bench.sh -O - -o /dev/null|bash
    CPU model :  Quad-Core AMD Opteron(tm) Processor 2352
    Number of cores : 2
    CPU frequency :  2110.819 MHz
    Total amount of ram : 1280 MB
    Total amount of swap : 0 MB
    System uptime :   4:33,
    Download speed from CacheFly: 11.2MB/s
    Download speed from Coloat, Atlanta GA: 10.8MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, Dallas, TX: 7.66MB/s
    Download speed from Linode, Tokyo, JP: 5.55MB/s
    Download speed from Linode, London, UK: 3.38MB/s
    Download speed from Leaseweb, Haarlem, NL: 4.46MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, Singapore: 2.84MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, Seattle, WA: 3.98MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, San Jose, CA: 6.94MB/s
    Download speed from Softlayer, Washington, DC: 11.1MB/s
    I/O speed :  116 MB/s
    March 14, 2013 @ 12:15 am | Reply
    • Eiyu:

      wow very nice for a 100mbps port O.o definitely gonna buy this.. hope my vps didn’t stuck to any problem

      March 14, 2013 @ 11:58 am | Reply
  14. How much is cost for extra 100GB of HDD?

    March 14, 2013 @ 2:07 pm | Reply
  15. Eiyu:

    I just ordered this, can’t wait for my vps to be ready..

    March 15, 2013 @ 6:11 am | Reply
    • Eiyu:

      where can I login my vps ? somebody please help me, i’m newbie T_T

      March 15, 2013 @ 6:15 am | Reply
      • compuguy:

        You should of gotten emails from reliable hosting services providing you with information to log into the host (check your spam folder).

        March 16, 2013 @ 9:42 pm | Reply
  16. compuguy:

    After working with them for a week, I’ve come to the conclusion that you do not want to request an ipv6 address for several reasons. One of them is that there vm’s run on a older openvz supported kernel, 2.6.18, which lacks essential modules that allow most ip6table based firewalls to work properly. Unless they update their kernel to the latest supported for openvz, 2.6.32, you will not be able to protect your vps on the ipv6 side.

    tldr; firewalls on ipv6 don’t work on 2.6.18

    March 18, 2013 @ 2:53 pm | Reply
    • compuguy:

      After talking with their support…they *do* have nodes with 2.6.32. If you are looking to have ipv6 on your vps, make sure you request to be placed on a node with that kernel.

      March 18, 2013 @ 3:39 pm | Reply
  17. Tim Chriss:

    They have increased the price to $10

    March 25, 2013 @ 6:12 pm | Reply
  18. Hi Tim,

    The price is still $5, when you add to cart it takes off 50%. Let us know if you are having issues and we can create a custom invoice for you.


    Greg Martin
    Reliable Hosting Services

    March 25, 2013 @ 7:42 pm | Reply
  19. Logan:

    I’ve been with RHS for a few years and they are solid. Jeff M (Greg’s relative?) responds quickly to issues, and there hasn’t been really any except quirks like the billing system would mark my account as suspended despite the timely payment and my VPS instance still runs.

    There are not that many choices for Eastern seaboard location, so I’m glad RHS is around.

    March 31, 2013 @ 1:25 am | Reply

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