BuyVM VPS review

After this review, would you consider buying a VPS at BuyVM?


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swain

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Going against what you guys are saying and giving it a try, I don't get Attacked much so lets hope :oops:
 

Qraktzyl

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Going against what you guys are saying and giving it a try, I don't get Attacked much so lets hope :oops:
There are a lot of better alternatives, if you are from north america there is extraVM by example that are very professional and good according to my experience. Just don't give money to buyVM.
 

jsebean

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BuyVM seems to have okay VPS plans with their dedicated KVM slices, but if you're getting one with DDoS protection don't hold your breath, OVH protection seems to be the only worthy affordable contender (including extraVM... who I have VPS with as well and works great!). I had VPSes from BuyVM in all of their North American locations on both KVM slices and OpenVZ and the same constant packet loss and random dropped connections happened irrespective of location when you're not under attack occurred. All along with the crummy network speed when using the DDoS protected IP's gateway. Had this just been one VM I would have ticketed in (and I did) but there didn't seem to be much get up to fix it, but since they all experienced the same issues I'm not wasting my time in tickets when other providers do a far better job and work "out of the box" if you will.

If you just want a VPS without protection the slices seems to make sense if a Western location works for you... I didn't have any issues with it in that regard. They are phasing out their OpenVZ plans eventually according to what Fran told me on twitter, so those plans are eventually coming east to Virginia for anyone interested, but don't expect flawless network performance on their $3 "protected" IPs.
 

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