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We bit the bullet and upgraded our CloudAtCost resources to v3. I'M NOT RECOMMENDING ANYONE ELSE DO SO, but I did want to share the SpeedTest results from a couple v3 honeypots that we built for our new PUBLIC-facing version of Incredible PBX.

Testing download speed................................................................................
Download: 320.24 Mbit/s
Testing upload speed................................................................................................
Upload: 427.32 Mbit/s

Testing download speed................................................................................
Download: 526.82 Mbit/s
Testing upload speed................................................................................................
Upload: 363.71 Mbit/s

You can test the VoIP sound quality here... sip:[email protected]
They're now in about the same league as the $1/month providers. At current pricing, it would take you 99 months to break even.

We'll see how long the honeymoon lasts. :sailor:
 
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Since you upgraded to v3, they should not charge you the maintenance fee anymore so that changes your break even point
 

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Since you upgraded to v3, they should not charge you the maintenance fee anymore so that changes your break even point
You're right. At $9 a year, I think I'll be even in less than 200 years.
 

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*snort*

I'm actually paying the $9/year. That's funding my 7 Developer instances (so, 70 GB disk, 7 CPUs, 3584 RAM), plus a couple of CPanel instances, a couple of storage instances, and a template pack (all of which I picked up for a few bucks each over the years). I'm no defender at all, but things have (fingers crossed; knock on wood) been chugging along reasonably smoothly lately. Nothing there is mission critical. I might have to reboot the PBX every month or two.

Maybe things are running more smoothly for us plebes because Ward moved his NSA-equivalent virtual machines over to v3...

:cool:
 
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With the prices of SSD dropping like rocks now, I would expect to see better pricing on them. I just saw an Intel M.2 1TB drive for $87
 

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Terrific 60% OFF deal for our European friends:

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In addition to Naranjatech (above), we've added a couple more low-cost KVM platforms to support 3CX, OpenSIPS and IncrediblePBX-PUBLIC deployments. Complete listing is here. All of the new KVM offers are $25 or less per year. More to come...

We're actually using the new CrownCloud Snapshot feature with our latest OpenSIPS server. It is very slick and is included in their $25/year offering:

 
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"Currently setting up 1 new [Miami] node (2 others pending, one had a dead stick of RAM and the other IPMI has crashed) so hopefully some will [be available] tomorrow. Seattle's coming up today also. Vegas is coming next week." Signup link: https://billing.anynode.net/cart.php?gid=41
 
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Ward,

I'm now using flipperhost for my email system. It's so much faster than any other VPS I've used. I set up a second machine for my son/his friends to play Unturned and they are getting 100 fps.

Flipperhost has:

4 CPU Cores
1024MB RAM
1024MB vSwap
50GB RAID10 Diskspace
4TB Bandwidth
100Mbps uplink
1x IPv4 address
OpenVZ/SolusVM
$3.75/Month or $25/year upfront

I'm not sure if the 100Mbps port is fast enough for a big PBX, but I'm thrilled with their performance and support so far. Perhaps you can find reason to give them a try.

Andrew
 
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