[kwlug-disc] Any experience with cloudatcost.com VPS?

Chris Craig kwlug.org at ciotog.net
Sun Dec 8 13:20:40 EST 2013


If a vendor isn't willing to participate in a shoot out, that tells
something about the vendor, doesn't it?

I'm only tangentially associated with Cloudatcost so I can't speak for
them (and my time at Fibernetics is coming to an end soon, for that
matter).

On 8 December 2013 09:22, John Kerr <johneddie.kerr at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi gang
>
> The vendor shoot out is ok but it may be something that the vendors would
> rather not do. Having one vendor come in to make a pitch is ok with me. At
> least for this kind of service.
>
> Best regards,
> John
>
> On Nov 17, 2013 9:34 PM, "Bob Jonkman" <bjonkman at sobac.com> wrote:
>>
>> Andrew Sullivan Cant wrote:
>> > hmmm actually I wonder if anyone from Fibretech is on this list, and
>> > might be interested in giving a presentation about what they are
>> > doing?
>>
>> If we're having commercial vendors come in, I'd like to see it as a
>> vendor shootout.  Bring in three competitors, each can pitch to the
>> crowd for 30 minutes (with 15 min between presentations to mop up the
>> blood).
>>
>> Locally, in addition to Fibrenetics we also have Sentex and Execulink
>> with hosting packages.  None of them are Big Media (ie. Bell or Rogers),
>> so they'll be pitching to a friendly crowd.
>>
>> --Bob.
>>
>>
>> On 13-11-17 05:05 PM, Andrew Sullivan Cant wrote:
>> > Thanks for the thoughts.
>> >
>> > I think I might give it a try too. This only thing I am running on
>> > my current VPS are 2 extremely small and static, sites so this will
>> > be a better fit for that scenario. (at $35, if this last more than ~
>> > 6 months I'll save money :) And we'll see how it works out before
>> > doing other things with them.
>> >
>> >
>> > hmmm actually I wonder if anyone from Fibretech is on this list, and
>> > might be interested in giving a presentation about what they are
>> > doing?
>> >
>> > Would anyone else be interested in such a presentation, if I try to
>> > get in touch with Fibretech/Cloudatcost?
>> >
>> > Andrew
>> >
>> >
>> > On 11/11/13 12:55, Andrew Kohlsmith (mailing lists account) wrote:
>> >> On Nov 10, 2013, at 7:48 PM, Jonathan D. Poole
>> >> <jpoole at digitaljedi.ca> wrote:
>> >>> That model is broken IMHO, or they just don't care until they
>> >>> sell off the first 10k.  Sell fast, to get the name out, or sell
>> >>> fast and watch it die once it's all sold.  Tell me about the
>> >>> network performance/cpu performance once they're under some
>> >>> load/sell the 10,000.
>> >>>
>> >>> However, they are called 'Developer 1/2/3' which could mean there
>> >>> is some fine print on what you can do with them.  Proof of
>> >>> concept development ideas, a box to throw crap on, sure, but for
>> >>> anything legit, no thanks.
>> >>
>> >> Completely agreed on all points, which is why I’m just seeing what
>> >> it can do and not using it for anything important.
>> >>
>> >> -A.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
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