[RndTbl] [*] Low cost Colo in WInnipeg
john at johnlange.ca
Tue Mar 25 16:31:01 CDT 2014
Considering a decent residential internet connection is $50/month, I doubt
you'll find anything in the sub-$50/month range. Why not just get a static
IP from your local provider and "co-lo" it in your closet?
On Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 3:22 PM, Paul Sierks <psierks at sierkstech.net> wrote:
> OVH has since moved their lower end systems to SoYouStart. I've delt
> with OVH/SYS, iWeb, Peer1, 1&1. My opinion of OVH/SYS is they're quite
> good. Currently a $60/mo gets you into the quad core 3.4Ghz, 32GB Ram,
> 2x2TB hardware raid, 200 Mbps guaranteed up/down, unlimited traffic. The
> cheaper ones don't have any KVM over IP but their web interface lets you
> install a variety of distros which it does automatically from over the
> network. They also have a network boot recovery which comes in handy.
> On 03/25/2014 01:41 PM, Shawn Wallbridge wrote:
> On Mar 25, 2014, at 10:48 AM, Adam Thompson <athompso at athompso.net>
> On 14-03-25 11:57 AM, Gerald Brandt wrote:
> I emailed FiberFortress, specifying 1 or 2 3U servers. He replied with a
> half rack quote at $550. Still waiting for a response to my second query.
> I'm curious - why do you need your own hardware at a colo site instead of
> just renting a VPS?
> If you want a VPS inside Canada, the biggest player (with, apparently,
> really good support) is OVH.com. Well, at least until/unless Quebec
> secedes, at which point whether they're "in Canada" or not depends on where
> the border gets drawn :-). They'll also colocate your servers.
> Also with a good reputation is Blackbridge (
> However, keep in mind that $50/month for 3U of colo rack space is actually
> a really good deal... one I don't think you'll be able to match in Canada,
> at least not at reputable establishments. (I mean, seriously, you could
> put your server in my rack for $50/month, but I can only guarantee you
> about 10Mbps symmetric right now.)
> -Adam Thompson
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> For dedicated server hosting in Canada, I have used iWeb. They aren't the
> speediest network wise, but I have had very good service and reliability
> for the last 7 years (one HD failure, which they fixed immediately).
> If you check their warehouse clearance section, you can get a pretty
> good deal. I have a Dual-Core machine with 8GB of Ram and 2x500GB HD's for
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