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SimplexWebs - £20/Year 128MB Xen VPS in UK

SimplexWebs Tim from SimplexWebs is currently having a special promotional package for their Xen-based VPS. £20/year (USD$32.82) with the following spec:

  • 128MB memory
  • 5GB storage
  • 200GB/month data transfer
  • Xen/SolusVM

Direct sign up link. Payment available in PayPal, Google Checkout, Pay Offline (UK) and OneBip. Servers in UK with RedStation (test IP: You can read more about SimplexWebs on their company page. It’s a Limited (Company Number 07046144) with quite a sizeable team. It also keeps its server status online, tracked by Pingdom, which is quite neat.

It’s actually not the first time SimplexWebs got listed on LowEndBox. They were first listed here back in January but the comments section soon got vandalised by the competitors. We’ll see how it does this time.

Latest posts by LEA (see all)


  1. Nice offers =]

    August 1, 2011 @ 1:52 pm | Reply
  2. michael:

    Is this for servers in the UK or US?


    August 1, 2011 @ 2:01 pm | Reply
    • michael:

      Whops! Re-read, its for the UK servers, is there a possibility of having the server in the US?

      August 1, 2011 @ 2:02 pm | Reply
    • UK – On their website they say US servers are out of stock.

      If you want UK test IP – darwin.simplexnetwork.com is one of their nodes.

      August 1, 2011 @ 2:02 pm | Reply
    • Michael,

      This is a UK VPS (test IP: We’re working on US VPS and will have them rolled out soon.

      Thanks, shoot support or me an email with any queries.

      August 1, 2011 @ 2:03 pm | Reply
      • michael:

        Hi Harry,

        Thanks for the info, I am after a US VPS at the moment, so will keep an eye on your website!


        August 2, 2011 @ 7:29 am | Reply
  3. Tom Spiteri:

    Had a reseller with them for almost a year and I’ve been very impressed with the service. Worthy purchase!

    August 1, 2011 @ 2:05 pm | Reply
  4. Jason:

    Quoting pingdom is pointless LEA! They turn it off when they have downtime!

    (referring to January 2011 HD failure because they aren’t using RAID)

    August 1, 2011 @ 2:41 pm | Reply
    • A completely valid comment – it’s true, but not condoned. A Pingdom tracker for a shared server (Census it was, in fact – a server we no longer use) was disabled/paused by a tech due to Pingdom continuously flooding our cell/mobile phones and emails with outage alerts, the tech was wrong to do so (and didn’t realiase the important of transparency and the implications of doing this) and should have disabled SMS alerts but we can’t do anything about that now. I invite everyone to take a look at our Pingdom report – http://smplx.ws/8 – if you look at a report detail paused downtime is shown in grey. We have put our foot down and now ONLY do this when there is scheduled maintenance such as hardware upgrades etc. Apart from that, everything is valid.

      Yes we also didn’t have RAID on this server but the HD failure that server suffered wouldn’t have been helped by RAID at all. Luckily we backup all servers daily – and shared/reseller/enterprise servers 4-6 times a day with R1Soft, to an offsite location.

      Unfortunately we no longer host Jason as he decided to move away from us, but looking at his account history we responded to his support tickets in a matter of minutes and also were kind enough to provide him with a dedicated IP address and upgraded disk space. Good luck with your next provider Jason :).

      Thanks for the comments folks!

      August 1, 2011 @ 3:03 pm | Reply
      • dpflap:

        do not worry, most people here knows he’s just a troll

        August 1, 2011 @ 6:15 pm | Reply
  5. Paul:

    Oh no scales has started.

    Leave them alone man, they are a great company, your just jealous.
    I would recommend SxW, Harry is sound and so is Tim.


    August 1, 2011 @ 3:28 pm | Reply
  6. Paul:

    Must backup Jason on a comment….

    Staff do openly say that. LOL.

    August 1, 2011 @ 4:58 pm | Reply
    • Whilst I admit some stuff go unpaid and do what they do as a passion and enjoyment – Some are paid.

      August 1, 2011 @ 5:07 pm | Reply
  7. RedStation added a £49 setup on many of the servers, and discontinued the promo.

    I know a few people who brought servers from them with 250IPs , 128GB of RAM, and dozens of cores, for a £59 per month, and probably will be worried when there £2500 server bill comes in after 6 months

    August 1, 2011 @ 6:43 pm | Reply
    • Then I suppose it’s a good job when our contract is up, one of our guys travels over to the data centre, shifts the server over to our private rack and powers it back up, a 10 minute job. :)


      August 1, 2011 @ 7:37 pm | Reply
  8. Okay. Time to move the discussion back on topic. This post is NOT about Jason nor Ixape.

    • Discussions on SimplexWebs’ past issues and whether they have paid all their staffs — these are okay.
    • Discussions on another person’s previously failed companies that are not related to SimplexWebs — these are off-topic so please refrain from posting them.
    • Impersonating with someone else’s email address — that’s not cool.
    August 1, 2011 @ 10:48 pm | Reply
  9. CPS:

    I really like they template. very clean and with nice color combination. they logo look like smashingmagazine.. same company? :P just my curiosity because i’m a smashingmagazine reader.

    @LEA: where is they previous offer? i only see this one..

    August 2, 2011 @ 12:28 pm | Reply
    • Thanks for your kind words. We have no relation to Smashing Magazine and this is in fact the first time I’ve heard of them. Small world hey?

      Our previous offer was removed due to continuous vandalism by competitors.


      August 2, 2011 @ 12:51 pm | Reply
      • CPS:

        ow, so sorry no offense but clean templates (only when you create it by your own hand or,, your designer) and similar logo i think you have some relation with SM.. :D

        yeah, i really want to read that. (since when i’m not reading LEB for a long time so i miss that thread??) :( but i’m glad to know you are back here. :) have a good day Rob. and hope they are run out of stock soon. :P

        August 2, 2011 @ 1:49 pm | Reply
    • I know, their website is lovely!

      August 3, 2011 @ 11:18 am | Reply
  10. Recommended company!

    The put quality first! Love their new website also!


    August 2, 2011 @ 4:21 pm | Reply
  11. [root@cobalt ~]# wget http://cachefly.cachefly.net/100mb.test
    --2011-08-03 05:31:38--  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'
    100%[=============================================================>] 104,857,600 66.8M/s   in 1.5s
    2011-08-03 05:31:40 (66.8 MB/s) - `100mb.test' saved [104857600/104857600]
    August 3, 2011 @ 2:28 am | Reply
  12. Very pleased with service considering the price, would recommend.

    August 9, 2011 @ 7:21 pm | Reply
  13. Notthatsimplexwebs:

    Found this link, someone must have mailed phony docs to CH because Simplexwebs is just another rogue operation run by teenagers. The “Managing Director” is 16, wears braces and has acne all over his face (from the photos, “Pimplexwebs” would have been a better name).

    Please investigate before throwing your money away and having an unexpected visit from the police, YOU CANNOT enter into legal contract with a child.

    September 1, 2011 @ 11:09 pm | Reply
    • A totally unfair comment. Simplex are way different to any other kiddie hosts out there. I believe Tim and Harry have actually left school? The company also has it’s own bank account and bank manager.. so they clearly are getting somewhere.

      September 1, 2011 @ 11:35 pm | Reply
      • Human:

        No, actually, Tim admitted to lending over £1000 from the bank of dad, why? Because banks will not touch kids who cannot legally bind to a contract.

        They are still at uni, or college.

        Anyone can get bank managers when your dad is who he is, eh tim?
        How are they different? From what I hear, they are not as good as people say.

        And fyi, the cheapo barclays accounts are easy to get.

        September 1, 2011 @ 11:46 pm | Reply
        • You sir are very stupid. SimplexWebs are clearly making money and doing good. You are probably some kid yourself – Simplex will make money and do good regardless of your postings here so you really are achieving nothing by bring posts up from 2009.

          September 1, 2011 @ 11:59 pm | Reply
    • 16 yo high-schoolers running web hosting companies with title such as “Managing Director”, “CEO”, “CTO”… Nothing new actually. I sort of already assumed that with UK hosts found on the Habbo forums.

      But you did raise an interesting point regarding to “phony docs to CH”…

      September 1, 2011 @ 11:36 pm | Reply
      • Paul:


        ‘I sort of already assumed that with UK hosts found on the Habbo forums.’

        Quite a few hosts tend to post there now, I guess it is google a lot from hosts advertising, so not always true :)

        September 1, 2011 @ 11:51 pm | Reply
      • Human:

        I am stupid, ok mr, we do know who you are.

        Did you ever read? Skill is not measured by your income?
        Hope so, good, now you can get back to school and using your crons, sir.

        September 2, 2011 @ 12:11 am | Reply
        • Income comes after skill – I’m sure you’ll agree the cash doesn’t just flow in for any old reason.

          September 2, 2011 @ 12:12 am | Reply
      • Adam:

        Hey there, not completely sure where such ridiculous accusations have come from regarding false documents to Companies House. Even if Tim were 16, he would still be a more than adequate candidate as a company director.

        For somebody who seems to be putting others down because of their vast ‘business knowledge’, one would assume you’d know such a basic fact. I would recommend you revise Companies House ‘registering a new company’ guidelines (over here: http://www.companieshouse.gov.uk/infoAndGuide/faq/registerNewComp.shtml) before you carry on throwing round such slander.

        September 4, 2011 @ 3:10 pm | Reply
    • Human:

      Did not believe a word about the Harry culley, but now I do.

      “And i’m still waiting and we where suposed to be a go ahead last night..

      “I am unable to Edit my last post”

      Oh and for those who wondered what ever happen’d, I’ve opened a paypal dispute towards ‘Harry Culley’ for a refund.

      Please don’t double post”


      MR Perks needs to speak what ya’ll think?

      September 1, 2011 @ 11:44 pm | Reply
    • Tom:

      It appears that your argument is that Tim used to have braces and acne. So does this hinder is his ability to run a successful company?

      Also, it is obvious that those images have been photoshopped so please stop trying to mislead people.

      September 2, 2011 @ 8:40 am | Reply
  14. Human:

    Your what? 15 now maybe? Or still 14?

    Point proven, you troll on the net, you stick up for a host and then you complain? You change tune every other week.

    I remember the two posts, one moaning on something, and even Harry linked me over messenger, and then told us how you were out to get them, now look.


    You seem to recommend them everywhere, yet the other month slandering them?

    Your need to stick to one attitude, not ten hundred, case closed.
    You expressed hate + good, so we can also express opinions without you yaking on.

    September 2, 2011 @ 12:16 am | Reply
    • Perhaps you could respond to my last question directly instead of changing the subject? If that’s how you feel about my opinions towards SxW then so be it – Still answer my question and put your points to me – unless you know I’m right and don’t feel up to such a challenge.

      September 2, 2011 @ 12:18 am | Reply
  15. Human:

    Why has half of the ‘clubhabboforumm’ “crew” started using WHT & LEB after simplexwebs started being plastered on them, and then they only post to recommend them.

    Nice work from the “crew”

    They might be good or bad, but from my knowledge, most of this front end bullcrap is untrue, and a front, mainly from children.

    September 2, 2011 @ 12:18 am | Reply
  16. Human:

    Cash can flow in without skill, surely.

    + You said they surely must be doing something good if the cash is flowing in.
    Not always.

    I know business, and surely you do not since you have never run one.

    September 2, 2011 @ 12:20 am | Reply
  17. Human:

    You came in here and used money as a way to save their ass.

    “You sir are very stupid. SimplexWebs are clearly making money and doing good. You are probably some kid yourself – Simplex will make money and do good regardless of your postings here so you really are achieving nothing by bring posts up from 2009.”

    So if so, why did they lend £1,000 from the bank of dad, in one year and I believe this year, maybe 2010.

    How do you know they are making money?
    They might be running at a loss.

    “You are probably some kid yourself”

    Pot call kettle black ixape

    Stop raping hosts and find a day job, it’s 1AM, you have school tomorrow.

    September 2, 2011 @ 12:23 am | Reply
    • So a business borrows for investment and they’re not doing good? Clearly you don’t know business as well as you do..

      September 2, 2011 @ 12:28 am | Reply
      • Human:

        I prefer self made success…. you know.

        But hey, school boys like me do not know business.

        September 2, 2011 @ 12:30 am | Reply
        • Would you just drop the ‘school boy’ thing? You keep bringing it up like a kid would.. it’s kind of ironic. School kid no no school kid – you clearly find my comments threatening seeing as that’s the only line you have to come back at in defence.

          Many business borrow money in order to invest or inject their business. ‘Self made success’ is a stupid comments, foolish. Many big big companies borrowed money in their early days. You claim to know business a lot but that isn’t how you’re coming across to me. Please, shine your light.

          September 2, 2011 @ 12:34 am | Reply
  18. *sigh* Why can’t we just have comments where folks value and respect the opinions made by others?

    September 2, 2011 @ 1:06 am | Reply
    • I don’t feel his opinion should be valued when it’s clear that he’s only here to stir trouble -suggested by the stupidity of the image he posted.

      September 2, 2011 @ 10:41 am | Reply
  19. Daniel:

    Are they still going?

    Came across this


    September 24, 2011 @ 9:22 am | Reply
    • Yes – they’re still going.

      September 24, 2011 @ 9:36 am | Reply
      • I got one of these £20/year deals two months ago and it’s been working great.

        October 3, 2011 @ 8:34 pm | Reply

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