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Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Falrish, Jan 18, 2011.

  1. Falrish

    Falrish Regular Member

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    I am throwing around the idea of starting up a VPS hosting service.

    What would you pay for the following statistics on a server?

    1CPU 2.53GHz Shared, 512MB Ram, 25GB HDD, 125GB Bandwidth, 1 Dedicated IP?

    1CPU 2.53GHz Shared, 1024MB Ram, 50GB HDD, 275GB Bandwidth, 2 Dedicated IP?

    2CPU 2.53GHz Shared, 2048MB Ram, 120GB HDD, 600GB Bandwidth, 4 Dedicated IP?

    All your input would be helpful.
     
  2. iseegreen

    iseegreen Power Member

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    just go to webhostingtalk

    and see what other companies are offering (plus discounts etc)

    then offer people here better pricing


    I have 3 VPS right now

    and knownhost and futurehost are the best 2 I have had - so maybe look at their pricing


    anyway hope that helps goodluck with your business
     
  3. Falrish

    Falrish Regular Member

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    What I am looking to do is buy Dedicated servers and break them up into VPS servers. What I need to know though is what people would be willing to pay.

    Another set that people could look at:


    1CPU 2.8GHz Shared, 512MB Ram, 100GB HDD, 250GB Bandwidth, 1 Dedicated IP?

    1CPU 2.8GHz Shared, 1024MB Ram, 200GB HDD, 500GB Bandwidth, 2 Dedicated IP?

    2CPU 2.8GHz Shared, 1536MB Ram, 300GB HDD, 750GB Bandwidth, 3 Dedicated IP?

    2CPU 2.8GHz Shared, 3072MB Ram, 600GB HDD, 1500GB Bandwidth, 6 Dedicated IP?

    4CPU 2.8GHz Shared, 6144MB Ram, 1200GB HDD, 3000GB Bandwidth, 12 Dedicated IP?
     
  4. thxflash

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    What OS?
    A Linux 1CPU 2.53GHz Shared, 512MB Ram, 25GB HDD, 125GB Bandwidth, 1 Dedicated IP would be reasonable at no more than $20/per month since some companies charge less than $8/month which is hard to compete with. Also, you can compose your business on being a more reliable host and offer better support.

    Hope that helps you :)
     
  5. Falrish

    Falrish Regular Member

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    Thxflash, Thanks for your opinion.
    What about these ones? 1CPU 2.8GHz, 512MB RAM, 100GB HDD, 250GB Bandwidth, 1 IP...or the others?
     
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    the VPS are on OpenVZ or XEN?
     
  7. pyronaut

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    512MB ram would not be dedicated. That would be impossible. It would be OpenVZ and oversold like crazy.

    We sell our VPS starting from $30 and goes up to $90. At the end of the day though, sometimes it is cheaper to simply buy a cheap corei3 server (Or even Atom if you simply need the stability not the power).
     
  8. Falrish

    Falrish Regular Member

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    I was actually going to do it totally differently than both of those. But that is for you all to decide :)
     
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    Actually, we use VmWare which allows for dedicated use of Ram ;) And also keeps users from sharing the same kernel which makes it more secure.


    I would say go for it! There are a lot of different options out there for you. And as for price quotes, I would check what other companies are offering and check forums for reviews on these companies in order to get pricing for your own business.
    I.E. Do the customers like the prices? Do they like the service? Do you think you can provide better service than your competitors?
    Ask those questions before deciding on your plan pricing. :)

    Hope that helps!
     
  10. pyronaut

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    And you sell a VPS for $8?

    If we take dedicated ram of 512mb, most often using Xen which is fine. Then say you had a 24GB ram server which would also require 2 CPU's.

    8 x 46 (Leaving 1GB for non customer related activities if the management panel is on the same node) = $368.

    Now, Maybe I am a pessimist. But I just don't think it is possible to get a 24GB dual CPU (Not dual core, Dual CPU), server for $368. Factor in backups for the server using something like R1Soft, and whatever your VM Controller costs (We use SolusVM which is pretty cheap).

    It just doesn't work out. I stand to be corrected, you are more than welcome to show me the math of $8 VPS for 512mb of ram. But I just don't see it.
     
  11. thxflash

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    I never said we sell VPS's for $8, we don't deal with Linux VPS hosting anymore. DMEHosting offers a budget Linux VPS 50GB 512MB 1IP and 1.5TB of bandwidth for $4.97! Now ask yourself, how do they do it? ;)
     
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    volumedrive.com/order ....

    beat their price and i will be your next customer!
     
  13. pyronaut

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    Ask myself how they do it? Already have. Not dedicated ram :p
     
  14. Falrish

    Falrish Regular Member

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    I could easily beat that. It is called overloading the server. I could load up 50 VPS servers on an 8GB RAM box without a problem! I just would not do that to my clients ;)