Hi guys, I am not saying this is definetely going to happen but I was wondering how many people would possibly be interested in the following colocation deal? Just to put a feeler out there to see if there is even a market for such deals.
Located in the Netherlands
10TB of bandwidth
Free RH during business hours
1A of power
20Gbps DDoS Protection
1 IPv4 & IPv6 address
Standard of 40-50 EUR a month, everything upgradable.
Yeah the biggest issue is that the large providers are a bit too pricey (talking specifically about 1U packages here) and the smaller ones (one already mentioned) are hard to trust or know what to expect. Such a deal is perfect for a little compute node with ton of storage density (4-8x 10TB WD Reds) but 40EUR/mo is less attractive if you’re not quite sure whether you’ll get your hardware back when it comes down to it, or whether you’ll ever receive what was promised in the first place.
This is something I completely understand. If this were to launch, it’s under a registered company in the UK where you can see our office address and director information online so you wouldn’t have to worry about anyone running off with your hardware or trying to hold onto it just for the sake of it.
I’ve personally been through experiences like this cough Serverius and I absolutely hate it. We are perfectly alright with you packing up and leaving after 10 days if you want, all you’d need to pay is the shipping fee back to your country of origin and of course a box for us to put it in (unless otherwise agreed). I feel there is a huge void in the EU colocation scene for the smaller type of customer, it’s predominantly filled with entire rack deals etc and that’s the only place you get bang for your buck which is something we are trying to do but for smaller deals.