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General Chat Thread, Windows VPS Hosts recommendations in General; Who do people recommend for VPS's? Currently got a dedicated server with Webfusion. Won't be running anything major on the ...
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    Windows VPS Hosts recommendations

    Who do people recommend for VPS's? Currently got a dedicated server with Webfusion. Won't be running anything major on the server (DNS, mail relay).

    Looking at something like 2gb ram, 70gb HDD, 2 cores and a couple of IP's.

    Currrently looking at 123-reg.co.uk but welcome recommendations.

    Also does anybody know if you can install DNS on Windows Server Web edition?

    Toby

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    Anybody?

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    Have you used them previously? Good reliable? What is the support like?

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    123-reg is webfusion isnt it ?

    vps.net is another one that I know of but have not used, I dont have a dedi machine, just a cheap hosting package I pay for here

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    Quote Originally Posted by rich_tech View Post
    123-reg is webfusion isnt it ?

    vps.net is another one that I know of but have not used, I dont have a dedi machine, just a cheap hosting package I pay for here
    So it is - never realised that, I wondered why they recommended I buy domain names from them instead of Webfusion!

    I will go with 123-reg then if its webfusion Cheers

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    I was with web fusion aeons ago for hosting and I found them expensive, though I was naive back then and did not know what I was after in a web hosting package, so avoided them afterwards, but I remember then it was a minimum term job with their hosting.

    I was with 123-reg for years though as they were one of the cheapest registrars around, though they got bought out by them I think a little over a year ago now, nothing has changed much for me with 123-reg, though I notice since webfusion bought them out, your now inundated with addons and extra purchase options when buying domains now trying to sell you no end of extras.

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    CS New Media do virtual Windows servers, as does Microsoft with Azure.

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    I'd recommend Netcetera, you can normally get a deal out of them. Microsoft silver partner too.

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    I think @kmount knows someone that I used for a while. Great support and fast to fix any issues I had.

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    Amazon Web Services, well worth a look.

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    Quote Originally Posted by matt40k View Post
    I'd recommend Netcetera, you can normally get a deal out of them. Microsoft silver partner too.
    Agreed, very good service I have with them.

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