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Wire Works Communications $39.95 Dedicated Server Kansas City, MO

Update 24th June 2013: According to LowEndTalk, Wire Works Communications have entered the deadpool.

Wire Work Communications got in touch with us a while ago about listing one of their dedicated server plans. They recently got back in touch and confirmed that they were still interested in being listed.

DS 1 – $39.95 /month

  • 2X Quad Core E5410
  • 8GB DDR2 RAM
  • 500GB Seagate HDD
  • Unmetered Bandwidth
  • 100Mbps Port Speed
  • /29 IPv4 (5 Useable)
  • IPv6 On Request
  • $39.95/Month – Order Link
  • Location: Kansas City, MO (USA)

Wire Works Communications were founded in 2011 and are a registered company in the U.S state of Illinois (TEKSTORM, INC (DBA Wire Works Communications). Seen as this server comes with 5 IPv4 Addresses, we would just like to confirm that this server will support Virtualization (OpenVZ, Xen etc). The Coupon Code “LOWEND” will give you 15% off your first month.This is the fourth dedicated server offer we have now listed, since we raised our maximum listing price in October. I couldn’t find any reviews on them, so if you have been a customer of theirs, make sure you leave a comment below.

Wire Works Communications accept payments via Paypal or by Credit Card. They don’t offer refunds for their dedicated servers. Bandwidth is unmetered, meaning there is no monthly limit. IRC websites/servers, Piracy, hacking, warez are prohibited. Adult content is allowed as long as it meets all U.S. laws and regulations. For more information or to see a full list of their terms, make sure you read their Terms of Service and Acceptable Usage Policy.

Network Information:

Servers are owned by themselves and are colocated at Joe’s Datacenter in Kansas City, MO.

Test IPv4:
Test File: http://test.wireworkscommunications.com/10MB.zip
Test File: http://test.wireworkscommunications.com/100MB.zip


  1. ray:

    Nice deal!

    December 22, 2012 @ 11:25 am | Reply
  2. Thank’s for the post Lian :)

    December 22, 2012 @ 11:29 am | Reply
  3. Patrick Hayward:

    Post says E5410, link goes to a dual L5420?

    December 22, 2012 @ 11:44 am | Reply
  4. Ahman:

    Out of Stock

    We are currently out of stock on this item so orders for it have been suspended until more stock is available. For furthur information, please contact us

    December 22, 2012 @ 1:22 pm | Reply
    • BC:

      Seems to be in stock now.

      December 22, 2012 @ 1:47 pm | Reply
  5. ah… late

    December 22, 2012 @ 1:54 pm | Reply
  6. The links are swapped apparently. Check here

    December 22, 2012 @ 4:36 pm | Reply
  7. fly:

    looks like their ds2 plan is actually a lot more appealing to me. $10 more for a L54**

    December 22, 2012 @ 7:19 pm | Reply
    • Patrick Hayward:

      If you click the order link above it takes you to a order form which states you get a L5420 for $39.95 but post says E5410. Not sure if it’s an error or…

      December 22, 2012 @ 7:41 pm | Reply
      • fly:

        i hope that’s not an error. i woudl consider getting one if it actually is a l5420

        December 23, 2012 @ 7:57 pm | Reply
  8. Good deal, the DUAL L5420 is faster than the DUAL E5410 anyway.

    December 22, 2012 @ 8:37 pm | Reply
  9. Anony Mouse:

    The plan is incorrectly quoting $49.95 on their website but this site is quoting $39.95. What’s up with that?

    December 23, 2012 @ 12:39 am | Reply
  10. Jeffrey:

    Dang they are making a killing! The L5420 servers are just Dell 1U CS24-SC S45 servers which only costs $200. I want to know where you guys colo

    December 23, 2012 @ 1:34 am | Reply
    • Andrew:

      Found it for you:

      “Servers are owned by themselves and are colocated at Joe’s Datacenter in Kansas City, MO”

      December 23, 2012 @ 2:56 am | Reply
  11. pub crawler:

    The colo at Joe’s Datacenter, in the same building and on same network as Wholesale INternet in Kansas City, Missouri.

    December 23, 2012 @ 3:30 am | Reply
    • Jeffrey:

      Makes sense they can get a full 42U rack for $330 a month. Imagine just 42 of those servers just stacked up at $49.99 a month

      December 23, 2012 @ 5:52 am | Reply
      • Bad thing is these are 2A 120V so lets not imagine “42 of those servers” stacked.

        December 23, 2012 @ 6:09 pm | Reply
  12. Miguel Ângelo Santos Pereira / MrGeneral:

    Damn, next month I’d love to go for the DS2 Server. This month I’ve already wasted my budget. -.-

    December 24, 2012 @ 6:19 am | Reply
  13. Mas Bero:

    Out of Stock!

    December 24, 2012 @ 7:46 am | Reply
  14. Is this still running, If yes I would like to share this offer with some of my clients….

    December 25, 2012 @ 4:46 am | Reply
  15. ice:

    what about raid? i can not seem to find details of it ? does it come with raid support ?

    December 29, 2012 @ 4:38 pm | Reply
  16. J:

    Hi. If I order this when will I receive it? it says backordered.

    January 1, 2013 @ 7:33 pm | Reply
  17. I ordered one. How long before they are back in stock?

    January 2, 2013 @ 3:42 am | Reply
  18. After asking WireWorks, they’re saying they hope to have more in stock Friday.

    January 2, 2013 @ 4:07 pm | Reply
    • J:

      Thanks Andrew, I’ve ordered based on that comment. :) Fingers crossed it really is Friday.

      January 2, 2013 @ 6:39 pm | Reply
      • The awesome thing is I called and someone actually answered the phone lol!

        I spoke to Zachary and he said they have an order of servers coming in Friday and another batch coming shortly after. I’m stoked for this offer. Such a wicked deal!

        January 2, 2013 @ 10:13 pm | Reply
        • J:

          I wasn’t sure about pre-ordering but once I’d researched the prices of dedicated servers this deal was too tempting. :) Roll on Friday! Looking forward to trying out my first ever dedicated server & will be sure to come back to this post after I’ve used it for a while and give wireworks a little review.

          January 3, 2013 @ 2:20 am | Reply
  19. J:

    Any news Andrew? I haven’t received mine yet, just wondering if yours has been set up. :)

    January 4, 2013 @ 6:51 pm | Reply
    • I put in a ticket this morning and recieved a response that the servers are in and that they are in the process of racking them, and installing the OSes.

      January 4, 2013 @ 8:53 pm | Reply
      • Hello everyone, I am with Wire Works Communications and I want to let everyone know that we appreciate your patience. As Andrew said the servers are onsite and we are working to get all of them racked and the OSes installed. Again thanks for your patience.

        January 4, 2013 @ 11:57 pm | Reply
      • J:

        Nice one Andrew, thanks for the info! Sounds promising. Fingers crossed we might be up and running by tomorrow night. :D

        January 5, 2013 @ 12:27 am | Reply
  20. N:

    I emailed sales about the availability of the servers but haven’t yet heard back.

    Just saw here that they are racking them up.

    Fingers cross I can secure one :)

    January 5, 2013 @ 1:37 pm | Reply
    • J:

      I’ll let you know when mine gets set up so you know when to order (if you haven’t already).

      January 5, 2013 @ 3:29 pm | Reply
    • If mine manages to get set up today, I will let people know as well :D

      January 5, 2013 @ 5:00 pm | Reply
      • J:

        They’re probably not working on the weekend to be fair, I think it’s more realistic that we will be hooked up on Monday.

        January 5, 2013 @ 5:41 pm | Reply
    • N:

      Just as a followup, I heard back from Zach that they do not have an estimated restock of the DS2’s

      Looks like I miss out this round :(

      January 6, 2013 @ 4:50 am | Reply
      • Andrew Goldenberg:

        Yeah and I noticed that you can’t even back order them now :( dunno iif mine even made it in :(

        Bah well.

        January 6, 2013 @ 6:08 am | Reply
  21. OK So mine got set up this evening.

    Speed Test

    [=========================================================================================>] 104,857,600 11.3M/s in 9.0s

    Read/Write Test

     dd if=/dev/zero of=/home/2gb.dat bs=8k count=256k conv=                                                                  fdatasync
    262144+0 records in
    262144+0 records out
    2147483648 bytes (2.1 GB) copied, 30.8189 s, 69.7 MB/s

    Not a terrible server for what you pay, but definitely not something I think I am going to keep.

    January 6, 2013 @ 7:41 am | Reply
    • N:

      Disk speed does seem a little slow, is it just a single drive setup?

      January 6, 2013 @ 9:23 am | Reply
  22. J:

    Mine has also been set up. :) Andrew how do you do those tests? I’ve just downloaded a test file to check the D/L speed and got these results:

    100%[======================================>] 524,288,000 25.7M/s in 25s

    File I used was: http://speedtest.wdc01.softlayer.com/downloads/test500.zip

    January 6, 2013 @ 12:32 pm | Reply
  23. Here’s what I got this morning:

    root@andrewgoldenberg:~# wget http://speedtest.wdc01.softlayer.com/downloads/tes                                                                                                     t500.zip
    --2013-01-06 09:44:02--  http://speedtest.wdc01.softlayer.com/downloads/test500.                                                                                                     zip
    Resolving speedtest.wdc01.softlayer.com (speedtest.wdc01.softlayer.com)... 208.4                                                                                                     3.102.250
    Connecting to speedtest.wdc01.softlayer.com (speedtest.wdc01.softlayer.com)|208.                                                                                                     43.102.250|:80... connected.
    HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
    Length: 524288000 (500M) [application/zip]
    Saving to: `test500.zip'
    24% [===================================>                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ] 130,7                                                                                                     100%[===========================================================================================================================================>] 524,288,000 7.35M/s   in 82s
    2013-01-06 09:45:24 (6.13 MB/s) - `test500.zip' saved [524288000/524288000]
    January 6, 2013 @ 3:45 pm | Reply
  24. And another one

    root@andrewgoldenberg:~# wget http://speedtest.wdc01.softlayer.com/downloads/test500.zip
    --2013-01-06 09:47:12--  http://speedtest.wdc01.softlayer.com/downloads/test500.zip
    Resolving speedtest.wdc01.softlayer.com (speedtest.wdc01.softlayer.com)...
    Connecting to speedtest.wdc01.softlayer.com (speedtest.wdc01.softlayer.com)||:80... connected.
    HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
    Length: 524288000 (500M) [application/zip]
    Saving to: `test500.zip.1'
    100%[===================================================================================================================================================>] 524,288,000 6.74M/s   in 87s
    2013-01-06 09:48:39 (5.78 MB/s) - `test500.zip.1' saved [524288000/524288000]

    Pretty sad speeds. Haven’t really even installed anything side from Apache MYSQL and PHP.

    January 6, 2013 @ 3:49 pm | Reply
  25. So Wire Works just called me and according to them my server shipped with the wrong network card. That would explain my speeds.

    They are working to get it resolved for me so I am still in love lol!

    January 6, 2013 @ 4:28 pm | Reply
    • J:

      I thought it was a bit strange when I read your result compared to mine! Well at least you know what you will be getting. :)

      January 6, 2013 @ 4:45 pm | Reply
    • J:

      Well my network on my server seems to be screwed now, all I did was change my timezone the same way I’ve always done on every VPS I’ve owned and after a reboot I now can’t download anything or connect to any web pages at all. I have limited experience with Centos so I’m not sure what to try. Is your connection still good on yours Andrew? I guess I’m going to have to make a support ticket.

      January 6, 2013 @ 9:09 pm | Reply
  26. Change your DNS in resolv.conf – here’s a tutorial. Use Google DNS |

    January 6, 2013 @ 9:49 pm | Reply
    • J:

      Thanks Andrew, you were right – I created a support ticket and Zachary responded to me within 3 minutes, he’s fixed it for me by changing the DNS settings like you said. I’m very impressed with how fast my ticket was responded to, top service! :D

      Why would my DNS settings suddenly mess up like that? I’ve never had that happen to me before. Just wondering so I know what to watch out for in the future!

      January 6, 2013 @ 11:26 pm | Reply
  27. I think on a dedicated box, it is up to you to set up your network config where on a VPS they are pretty set by the templates from OVZ or whatever.

    January 6, 2013 @ 11:32 pm | Reply
    • J:

      Ah I see, I just thought it was strange that it worked earlier in the day – I was visiting websites using firefox just fine. It’s good for me that it messed up actually, now I’ve learnt how to set the DNS servers myself for next time. Always learning eh! :P

      I did a repeat test on the same file tonight:

      100%[===================================================================================>] 524,288,000 28.6M/s in 15s

      At some points during the D/L it goes as high as 40M/s. If only my internet at home was this fast!

      January 7, 2013 @ 12:47 am | Reply
  28. Zach is top notch for sure! Very kind and helpful guy!

    January 6, 2013 @ 11:33 pm | Reply
  29. Currently moving my site from my current VPS to Wireworks! Really can’t wait until my NIC gets fixed and have my site proudly hosted on my very own dedicated server.

    January 7, 2013 @ 9:10 pm | Reply
  30. Hi Everyone,

    I just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Andrew Goldenberg, and as of today I am now the community liason for Wire Works Communications.

    If you have any questions or concerns, I am here to address them. You can contact me using andrew [at] wireworks.com

    Please feel free to contact me for anything, and I will do my best to get you sorted out!

    January 8, 2013 @ 1:17 am | Reply
  31. Sorry guys correction to the email address. It’s Andrew [at] WireWorksCommunications.com

    January 8, 2013 @ 1:44 pm | Reply
  32. OK Guys so here’s the improved result on my server.

    root@andrewgoldenerg:~# wget http://speedtest.wdc01.softlayer.com/downloads/test500.zip
    --2013-01-09 09:45:11--  http://speedtest.wdc01.softlayer.com/downloads/test500.zip
    Resolving speedtest.wdc01.softlayer.com (speedtest.wdc01.softlayer.com)...
    Connecting to speedtest.wdc01.softlayer.com (speedtest.wdc01.softlayer.com)||:80... connected.
    HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
    Length: 524288000 (500M) [application/zip]
    Saving to: `test500.zip.1'
    100%[===================================================================================================================================================>] 524,288,000 56.6M/s   in 9.3s
    2013-01-09 09:45:20 (53.6 MB/s) - `test500.zip.1' saved [524288000/524288000]

    Also if you are considering using Wire Works as a game server host, I have a Counter-Strike GO server set up here:

    It’s running 24/7 so give it a go and enjoy!

    January 9, 2013 @ 3:46 pm | Reply
    • T Hlaing:

      I ordered around 2 weeks. Last week, I called them to ask about my server. They told me coming Wednesday would be set up and they would send mail. I was still waiting this Wednesday. And then when i checked my mail this afternoon. I didn’t see any mail from wirework. That’why I sent mail about my server. After sending about 30 mins. They had refunded. I lost the hope in 1st Dedi server for me. I wanna use the Dedi.

      January 10, 2013 @ 12:30 am | Reply
      • Try not to loose hope my friend. I’m sure there are more on their way, it’s just a matter of time.

        January 10, 2013 @ 1:17 pm | Reply
  33. VPS Services are now available from Wire Works at http://wireworkscommunications.com/openvz.html

    You can use coupon code VPS10 for 10% off your first months service.

    January 15, 2013 @ 10:38 pm | Reply
  34. Gary:

    How are people getting on with these boxes? How’s uptime, network etc?

    January 29, 2013 @ 6:49 pm | Reply
    • Gary:

      Also, it says port speed is 100mbit, but some people are doing wget tests that indicate it’s on gbit. Are they lucky or is that standard?

      January 29, 2013 @ 7:21 pm | Reply
      • Jon:

        I have 1gig. No major issues.

        February 18, 2013 @ 10:02 pm | Reply
  35. Jon:

    Anyone been able to get IPv6 networking functioning on their machine? Other than my IPv6 routing broken, everything else seems decent.

    February 18, 2013 @ 10:04 pm | Reply

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