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Yourwebhost.eu – €4.95 128MB Xen VPS in Netherlands

Tags: , , Date/Time: May 6, 2010 @ 1:27 am, by LowEndAdmin

YourWebHoster Via this WHT offer. YourWebHoster.eu sounds like an established web hosting company in Netherlands — domain registered for 2 years, listing the KVK and BTW number on their website (chamber of commerce number and VAT number). Now they are offering Xen VPS at Alphen DC in Netherlands, starting from €4.95/month.

  • 128MB memory/256MB swap
  • 25GB storage
  • 100GB/month data transfer
  • Xen/SolusVM

4.95 Euro is now just USD$6.34 (we’ll see when debts in Greece, Spain, Portugal, etc unfolds in the next couple of months). Also note that VAT is payable if you are in Eurozone.

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6 Comments

  1. LowEndFan:

    RUN, DON’T WALK. “Yourwebhoster” is owned and operated entirely by one man, Daniel Koop. “Yourwebhoster” is a reseller of a reseller (more specifically, WeServIt is a reseller of Netrouting, Koop simply leases servers from WeServIt and then re-resells them as “Yourwebhoster”). Koop won’t state his age and apparently lives with his parents (the “corporation headquarters” of Yourwebhoster is the same address as Koop’s bedroom). Koop’s “Yourwebhoster” website isn’t hosted on the reseller block given to him by WeServIt because Koop doesn’t want his website collapsing like his clients’ VPS sites do. Koop’s KVK number was obtained only a few months ago because Koop was found to be charging customers VAT for over a year and a half and quietly stuffing all that VAT money in his jeans (there’s a thread on WHT pushing Koop to get licensed). Koop refers to himself as “we”, “our” and “us”, and sometimes pretends to be someone else and refers to himself in the third person. Koop talks very pacifically and makes lots of promises, but the promises ultimately don’t come true. I’m a former customer who has experienced repeated lies, repeated downtime and repeated data loss as a direct result of Koop’s gross mismanagement. I was taken in by the price and I learned my lesson the hard way. Please benefit from my mistake and avoid this swindler.

    May 6, 2010 @ 8:39 am | Reply
  2. Thanks LowEndFan. I did some investigation on Daniel Koop and mastersofpyro site prior to posting this, and could not find anything conclusive. Thanks for the warning.

    May 6, 2010 @ 10:18 am | Reply
  3. Dufu:

    I think you’re right about Daniel reselling Weservit stuff, but I don’t think Weservit is reselling Netrouting stuff. As far as I know they just rent rackspace from Netrouting.

    I actually had an email conversation with Daniel about his VPS service, but he didn’t sound very professional.

    May 6, 2010 @ 2:27 pm | Reply
  4. Hi
    LowEndFan is right, we did lost a few times his data, that was in the time Yourwebhoster.eu was onofficial and not a serious business. Since Januari we are official and over the last few months our servers had a 100% uptime.
    But there are some things wrong here. The VAT was only listed on the invoice but 0%, also we don’t resell from weservit. Our servers are in a rack rented from Weservit, which explains why there is a weservit hop.

    We are happy to show LowEndFan that we can offer you 100% uptime without any data loss anymore, therefore I offer you one year free VPS 2 on a brand new VPS node, just contact us.

    Dufu, I have contacted you because I can always use feedback to improve the service.

    May 16, 2010 @ 3:07 pm | Reply
  5. Koop=Poop:

    Avoid liar Daniel Koop like the plague. A few emails showing his screw-up in March, when VPS customers yet again experienced several days of downtime and yet again ended up losing all of their data:

    From: “Yourwebhoster.eu”
    Subject: Internal server move
    Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2010
    You probably already knew that our servers are connected to the Netrouting network. Netrouting has a new room and because of that, we have to move our servers to the new room. The move will take approxmatialy 15 minutes per server.

    From: “Yourwebhoster.eu”
    Subject: Update move
    Date: Sat, 13 Mar 2010
    Unfortunately there are still some servers unreachable caused by a network problem. Unfortunately we are unable to fix the problem as some files were damaged while updating (the XEN kernels), we are apologize for this.

    From: “Yourwebhoster.eu”
    Subject: Server fail
    Date: Sat, 13 Mar 2010
    We had planned to do an update on our servers before the server move. Unfortunately two of our servers had problems while updating the servers and now the VPSes on it fails to start. One server is a VPS node, the other server hosts a web server of us. We will give every VPS service a new fully virtualized VPS.

    May 18, 2010 @ 3:26 am | Reply
  6. Correction: the data was not lost, it was backuped and you could have downloaded the backup.

    May 18, 2010 @ 6:25 am | Reply

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