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XPLHost – $6.36 OpenVZ VPS Spring Special

Tags: , , Date/Time: March 27, 2008 @ 7:32 am, by LowEndAdmin
Update — it appears that XPLHost.com is now redirecting to a parking page. FAIL.

Thanks to abjr pointing out this XPLHost special where you can get a low end OpenVZ VPS for $6.36/month (after the 20% off discount). Here is the spec:

  • 96MB memory guaranteed
  • 7.5GB storage
  • 150GB data transfer
  • CentOS + HyperVM + LxAdmin

Servers seem to be with The Planet in Dallas. 150GB makes it a small file/media serving box on the cheap.

Update: It appears that the deal is no longer valid.

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4 Comments

  1. Hello,

    I am the Owner at xplhost.com and i would like to let you know that even tho this special has passed, we are kicking out a new special all the time. Right now we have the same special except 15% off price.

    April 14, 2008 @ 12:20 am | Reply
  2. The new special is here:

    http://xplhost.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=18

    It’s a semi-managed VPS. So there is less freedom, but also less effort to setup up.

    April 14, 2008 @ 9:33 am | Reply
  3. Oh, sorry. Actually the lowest special plan is $7.61 per month now. 7.61 > 7, so maybe I shouldn’t have pasted the link here.

    April 14, 2008 @ 9:35 am | Reply
  4. @Ryan — thanks for sharing the 15% off discount although the plan would be outside the cut-off I am using for VPS here.

    Looks like the servers are managed although I think for those who are playing around low end Linux/*nix boxes, they’ll probably prefer to have their boxes unmanaged.

    April 14, 2008 @ 10:38 am | Reply

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