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# 176957 17-Jul-2015 10:05
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Morning All

Can anyone recommend a good value for money VPS in NZ?

 

  • $20+- pm
  • at least 20gb storage
  • no data caps

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  # 1346345 17-Jul-2015 15:58
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Good luck wink

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  # 1346377 17-Jul-2015 16:17
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Your not going to have a cheap option if looking for No Data Cap.

Zappiehost just announced their VPS's in NZ earlier this week on LowEndBox with a deal currently 50% off for the life of the plans (Use the Coupon H05RLJUU36 - Expires at the end of July - Cheapest would be $2.25 a month after discount).

Some of their plans are out of stock at the moment but the support team said these should be back in stock tomorrow.

They are Colo'ed at HD.net.nz in Auckland and sit on a 100Mbps/s connection. I managed to pick up one of the 2GB packages and seems to be working perfectly so far.

Plans/Pricing are here - https://zappiehost.com/new-zealand-vps





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  # 1346392 17-Jul-2015 16:39
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taneb1: Your not going to have a cheap option if looking for No Data Cap.

Zappiehost just announced their VPS's in NZ earlier this week on LowEndBox with a deal currently 50% off for the life of the plans (Use the Coupon H05RLJUU36 - Expires at the end of July - Cheapest would be $2.25 a month after discount).

Some of their plans are out of stock at the moment but the support team said these should be back in stock tomorrow.

They are Colo'ed at HD.net.nz in Auckland and sit on a 100Mbps/s connection. I managed to pick up one of the 2GB packages and seems to be working perfectly so far.

Plans/Pricing are here - https://zappiehost.com/new-zealand-vps



interesting thanks!
will check them out.




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  # 1346437 17-Jul-2015 18:05
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Check out RansomIT and KgoVPS.

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  # 1346452 17-Jul-2015 18:41
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What are you planning on using it for? 

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  # 1346540 17-Jul-2015 21:53
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taneb1: Your not going to have a cheap option if looking for No Data Cap.

Zappiehost just announced their VPS's in NZ earlier this week on LowEndBox with a deal currently 50% off for the life of the plans (Use the Coupon H05RLJUU36 - Expires at the end of July - Cheapest would be $2.25 a month after discount).

Some of their plans are out of stock at the moment but the support team said these should be back in stock tomorrow.

They are Colo'ed at HD.net.nz in Auckland and sit on a 100Mbps/s connection. I managed to pick up one of the 2GB packages and seems to be working perfectly so far.

Plans/Pricing are here - https://zappiehost.com/new-zealand-vps



That's some pretty impressive pricing for NZ based servers! I don't need one, I don't have the time to manage one, I already have an abundance of unused server space in several countries but gosh darn it I'll be grabbing one. Thanks for helping me spend more money on a 'hobby' that hasn't earned me a cent in years tongue-out

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  # 1347416 20-Jul-2015 00:27
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In case anyone is interested in Zappie:

Signed up for the 'New Zealand VPS - 1GB VPS' with Zappie Host this evening and so far the node looks good.

It appears that HD Net are announcing a netblock belonging to Zappie Host originally located in Belarus (185.99.132.XXX).

Below is a freevps bench.sh run just before midnight:

[root@kapai ~]# wget freevps.us/downloads/bench.sh -O - -o /dev/null|bash
CPU model : Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5530 @ 2.40GHz
Number of cores : 2
CPU frequency : 2400.209 MHz
Total amount of ram : 1024 MB
Total amount of swap : 1024 MB
System uptime : 8 min,
Download speed from CacheFly: 7.82MB/s
Download speed from Coloat, Atlanta GA: 1.06MB/s
Download speed from Softlayer, Dallas, TX: 2.09MB/s
Download speed from Linode, Tokyo, JP: 2.38MB/s
Download speed from i3d.net, Rotterdam, NL: 1.82MB/s
Download speed from Leaseweb, Haarlem, NL: 235KB/s
Download speed from Softlayer, Singapore: 2.89MB/s
Download speed from Softlayer, Seattle, WA: 2.52MB/s
Download speed from Softlayer, San Jose, CA: 2.52MB/s
Download speed from Softlayer, Washington, DC: 2.03MB/s
I/O speed : 924 MB/s

The network speeds are OK (100mb connection - although my own 100mb connection via Snap is consistently getting better results to the above servers) but the I/O is pretty impressive. Nice to see a decent CPU as well.

Trace route's go via APE and are only half a dozen jumps from my Snap Fibre connection in Chch with a 19ms ping.

I haven't seen a way yet to change rDNS so I'm guessing if that's supported its via the helpdesk.

I'll be using it for NS and backup MX initially, it's currently installing Cpanel DNS Only.


 
 
 
 


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  # 1349983 22-Jul-2015 18:01
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Got myself a VPS from Zappie, Prices are cheap specially with the 50% life-time and the server seems to be running fine but not the fastest server I have seen. Overall great server if you are under a budget. 

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  # 1352291 27-Jul-2015 09:18
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kingjj:
It appears that HD Net are announcing a netblock belonging to Zappie Host originally located in Belarus (185.99.132.XXX).



Just be aware that HD has a fairly shall we say colourful history, personally I wouldn't run anything important on anything hosted in/on their network.

I guess if you're looking for the cheapest option you're probably not running anything critical on it anyway.



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  # 1352349 27-Jul-2015 10:19
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I used to be a customer of itlab.co.nz.  They were good.  Small VMs but unlimited traffic.

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