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Updated February 2011: See this comment. TheServerExperts (aka the BurstNet reseller despite their denial) is now out of business, and have their website unresolvable on 20 Feb. FAIL!

TheServerExperts Elvis from TheServerExpers wrote in last week to tell me about their current promotions. They now have a coupon code to get $1/month discount (promo code VPS1) on their unmanaged VPS Beginner package, which comes down to $6.95/month.

  • 512MB memory
  • 20GB storage
  • 1000GB/month data transfer
  • 2 IP addresses
  • OpenVZ/vePortal

As discussed in previous blog post, they have their servers with HostNOC in Scranton PA. While the plan looks very similar to BurstNET’s offer (same control panel, same spec, $5.95), TheServerExperts said that their VPS are in their private cage.

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  1. Mudel:

    Am I supposed to believe that BurstNET and these guys just happen to be in the same datacenter, have the exact same packages, and have comparable prices?

    I smell something fishy.

    May 10, 2010 @ 9:29 am | Reply
  2. Mudel:

    Even their dedicated servers have the exact same specs as BurstNET.

    I’ll be the first to call BS about them having their own private cage :)

    May 10, 2010 @ 9:44 am | Reply
  3. Well I am giving them the benefit of doubt :) They have been around for a while so they must have found a way to survive…

    May 10, 2010 @ 11:10 am | Reply
  4. Loveofriver:

    from their TOS, either take it or leave it :)

    If a service is suspended, the client will be required to pay a reactivation fee of $55.00, and when applicable, to cover any administrative costs associated with the offense/violation, as determined by TheServerExperts.


    May 10, 2010 @ 8:59 pm | Reply
  5. Most providers have such a clause.

    May 11, 2010 @ 1:47 pm | Reply
  6. Burst’s Reseller, maybe!

    May 12, 2010 @ 5:11 am | Reply
  7. Hello,

    Thank you all for your responses.

    As said many times we own all our own hardware which are located in our private rack/cage space.

    We also offer other location in New York, but is currently sold out, we are in the process of getting more rack/cage space.

    PS: Mudel you are free to request a tour with one of our staff to verify the private cage.

    May 12, 2010 @ 3:23 pm | Reply
  8. I think what happened is TSF was just too lazy to do their own plans (no offense lol), It’s easier on their end to just copy BurstNET since they are successful and let that be that, If TSF is getting sales then so be it let them copy BurstNET’s plans.

    I personally don’t see why they couldn’t have made their own plans though, They would get more sales with their own plans because a lot of people are going to turn their nose up at TSF because they think they are burstNET resellers no matter how much they claim that they have their own cage/rack etc..

    That’s just my opinion though :P

    May 13, 2010 @ 12:16 am | Reply
  9. Mudel:

    @ Chris.Norton — This private cage is used to host VPSs/dedicated servers, right?

    May 13, 2010 @ 12:58 am | Reply
  10. Not all at it’s to put large goldfish in :D *Joking*

    May 13, 2010 @ 1:09 am | Reply
  11. Not at all* Joke fails because i have horrible grammar ):

    May 13, 2010 @ 1:09 am | Reply
  12. Mudel:

    @ Andrew – What I meant was “Is it used to host the VPSs offered on your site?”. LOL. Ok, it didn’t come out right ;) Just because you have a private cage doesn’t mean it’s where you host certain products or services :)

    If you guys really run all of your own nodes, then you have a funny way of matching Burst, down to the very last detail including control panels and upgrades.

    May 13, 2010 @ 4:29 am | Reply
  13. Lol i know what you meant :P I was just joking

    I agree with you 100% though, i mean EVERY SINGLE product you offer matches burstNET :\

    May 13, 2010 @ 5:26 am | Reply
  14. I’m going to scranton next month after i get back from phoenix to see the burstNET facility, I’m gonna lookup TSE while I’m there and I’ll be sure to let everyone know if they have their own ‘private’ cage. I hope they do have their own private rack/cage like they state otherwise I’m going to be highly disappointed that they would lie about it.

    Anyways, I’ll let you guy’s know next month when i head up to Scranton.

    P.S I intend to ask if i can get a tour of their racks in Newyork that they state they have as well because it’s pretty close. I will let you guy’s know what i come up with :P

    May 13, 2010 @ 6:53 pm | Reply
  15. Hello Andrew,

    Looking forward to your visit.

    Make sure to arrange a date with us for the tour, since in the case of New York datacenter only clients are allowed inside the DC (AccessITx datacenter)

    Email management@theserverexperts.com to arrange a tour with one of our staff.


    May 14, 2010 @ 2:10 pm | Reply
  16. Hello Everyone,

    My name is Albert from TheServerExperts – management department

    I’m gonna make this short and simple, not going to teach/reveal the secret of success (Over 9 years in business)

    We have a very close business relationship with our DC’s, we buy from the same hardware vendor they buy from and use almost similar setup/configuration due to the popular demand.

    Why reinvent the wheel?

    Next month we shall have new location for our VPS which will offer the same specification (CPU/Memory/Control Panel) has current setup.

    Thank you,

    Feel free to contact us at anytime should you have questions.

    May 14, 2010 @ 2:23 pm | Reply
  17. Rick:

    Looks like you guys ripped Burst’s SLA: http://www.theserverexperts.com/company/sla.html vs https://www.burst.net/policy/sla.shtml. Not good, not good at all.

    May 16, 2010 @ 5:44 am | Reply
  18. If they did, they spent a whole lot of time removing all of the page breaks out of the burst.net one.

    Using the same document may be a requirement since theServerExperts sits inside of burst.net. They would have to follow the same policies of the datacenter.

    May 16, 2010 @ 7:08 pm | Reply
  19. this can now be added to the next dead pool list for 2011 :( see http://www.webhostingtalk.com/showthread.php?t=1015101

    January 18, 2011 @ 10:44 pm | Reply

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