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Swissnode - Switzerland VPS Offer

From high up in the Swiss Alps, we’ve received an offer from Gregor at Swissnode. They’ve indicated they are a young startup so we’ve decided to give them a shot to be featured here at LowEndBox and let our community decide if they have what it takes to succeed.

Payment methods are PayPal, all major credit cards, and Bitcoin.

Offer Details
– 512MB RAM
– 512MB Swap
– 2x vCPU
– 20GB SSD space
– 100GB transfer
– 100Mbps uplink
– 1x IPv4
– OpenVZ/SolusVM
– $6/month
– Order link: https://client.swissnode.ch/cart.php?a=add&pid=2&currency=4

Node Details
– 1x Intel Xeon E5-2620v3 CPU
– 128GB RAM
– 4 x 800 GB Intel DC3500
– Hardware RAID10
– 1Gbps uplink

Test IP
Datasource, Huhneberg, Canton of Zug, Switzerland
Test IPv4:
Test IPv6: 2a05:4741:0:1cfa::1
Test file: http://lg.swissnode.ch/100MB.test
Looking glass: http://lg.swissnode.ch

Let us know what you think of the new company and what they have to offer down in the comment section.


  1. Lucas:


    November 3, 2016 @ 7:35 am | Reply
  2. Meh:

    $6/month for OpenVZ? Expensive.

    100 GB/month transfer is very small amount, too.

    Honestly, I fail to see how this offer would entice anyone. Props for taking Bitcoin though.

    November 3, 2016 @ 7:50 am | Reply
  3. Marcus:

    Expensive [2]

    November 3, 2016 @ 10:36 am | Reply
  4. Why you dont ask them to improve the Offer? Maybe to 2 GB Ram or 2 TB Traffic…:)

    November 3, 2016 @ 10:20 pm | Reply
  5. Felix:

    Yeah it’s too expensive for that kind of specs. I mean it probably works as a product in Switzerland, but not in the LEB market. You should definitely make it at least 500GB. To be honest I think peoples usage behaviour does not change if you offer some more transfer.
    I have a VPS in Zurich (Equinix) already from OneProvider and it’s got 1TB transfer of which I rarely use 20GB. But I like the fact, that I don’t have to think about overusage and additional costs.
    Also, definitely no OpenVZ please. KVM or XEN for full kernel modifications should be available for that kind of money. I don’t want to ask you for any fuse fs or VPN device.

    November 4, 2016 @ 3:51 pm | Reply
  6. rm:

    You get more bandwidth in Asia and South Africa these days, than this.

    November 4, 2016 @ 4:55 pm | Reply

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