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BurstNET

join:2004-02-14
Scranton, PA

[vps] BurstNET® BUDGET WINDOWS VPS PRODUCT LINE - $7.95/&pou

[color=blue]Twitter:[/color] @BurstNET

BUDGET WINDOWS VPS PRODUCT LINE (SOLUSVM™) - Starting at only $7.95/£5.95 per month!!!
Details:

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including Dedicated Servers, Virtual Private Servers (VPS), & Co-Location. BurstNET® clientele can get a head start configuring their services for IPv6,
or just utilize an inexpensive VPS package to just learn how to configure/utilize IPv6 for future needs.

[color=blue]BRAND NEW NETWORK!!![/color] - The BURSTNET® network has been completely rebuilt/upgraded during 4th QTR 2008, by our recently hired new network engineering staff, with brand new Cisco™ 6500/4500-series routers/switches!

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BurstNET® - is an INC500™ Company, and in business nearly 20 years!
BurstNET® owns/operates our own facility in Scranton PA USA, and leases co-location space in facilities elsewhere.
We are not a reseller of another data center, and own all equipment/and servers operating our global network.

The new BurstNET® Cisco™ 6500/4500-series based network maintains BGP4 redundant connectivity
over multiple 10G uplinks to PCCW™/BTN™, XO™, Telia™, Cogent™, Hurricane Electric™, BandCon™/Highwinds™, & Private Peering---carried over
dual-path 10G circuits via Zayo™ Bandwidth, XO™, Hibernia Atlantic™, & BandCon™/Highwinds™ DWDM-ring transport fiber.
24/7/365 Network Operations Center monitoring of all locations, including POPs in Scranton, NYC, Ashburn, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Miami (USA), & Manchester & London (UK).

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Basic managed servers are available currently, starting at only $34.95/month - £49.95/month! - US - EU/UK

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)

1. IRC/IRCD/BOTS are not allowed, however, adult content is permitted.
2. We accept PayPal, AlertPay, Liberty Reserve, credit cards, check, wire/bank transfer, echeck, western union, & cash.
3. 24-48 hours average setup time on dedicated servers---due to HUGE demand.
4. All VPS setups are automated/instant, if paid in full upon ordering, account in good standing, and pass fraud checking...

PING/TRACEROUTE & DOWNLOAD SPEED TEST DETAILS:

Scranton
IPV4 PING - 66.96.192.225
IPV6 PING - 2607:F878:1:634::3
IPV4 DL - »66.96.192.225/bigtest.tgz
IPV6 DL - Presently unavailable

Los Angeles
IPV4 PING - 184.82.225.2
IPV6 PING - 2607:F878:3::2
IPV4 DL - »184.82.225.2/bigtest.tgz
IPV6 DL - »ipv6.laca01.burst.net/bigtest.tgz

Miami
IPV4 PING - 184.22.119.122
IPV6 PING - 2607:F878:4:2F:A::1
IPV4 DL - »184.22.119.122/bigtest.tgz
IPV6 DL - »ipv6.mifl01.burst.net/bigtest.tgz

UK
IPV4 PING - 178.238.129.83
IPV6 PING - 2A02:21A8:1:6::3
IPV4 DL - »178.238.129.83/bigtest.tgz
IPV6 DL - »ipv6.mnuk01.burstnet.eu/bigtest.tgz
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luma
Premium
join:2004-08-17
Port Coquitlam, BC

Re: [vps] BurstNET® BUDGET WINDOWS VPS PRODUCT LINE - $7.95/

A bit hard to take this post seriously when you can't take a second to review your post and fix the broken formatting...

BurstNET

join:2004-02-14
Scranton, PA
We post in ALOT of forums
We cannot help it is DSLR does not adhere to most standards for forums these days...

BURSTNET


luma
Premium
join:2004-08-17
Port Coquitlam, BC
Click Edit and just fix it, Just use regular site colors instead of trying to make it flashy.


removed
Premium,VIP
join:2002-02-08
Houston, TX
kudos:40
reply to BurstNET
said by BurstNET:

We cannot help it is DSLR does not adhere to most standards for forums these days...

How can you possibly blame this on DSLR? The forum has always had the same posting format -- you just choose not to preview your post before posting. I would usually say that I hope the quality of your VPS is better than the quality of your advertisements here, but given the performance of my BurstNET VPS server, I think it's safe to say that the quality of your posts matches that of the VPS I had.

Not to mention that this isn't the first time you've posed a jacked up advertisement:
»BURSTNET153; WINTER 2007 "INSANE PRICING" SALE

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BurstNET

join:2004-02-14
Scranton, PA
Someone's cranky tonight....
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decx
Premium
join:2002-06-07
Vancouver, BC
reply to BurstNET
Pardon me but it isn't DSLR that's looking for your advertising post, but you are looking for customers from DSLR. Doesn't take much extra effort.

What would you think if BMW just rebroadcast their German commercials in the US then when people complain blame them for not understanding German?


twizlar
I dont think so.
Premium
join:2003-12-24
Brantford, ON
kudos:3
reply to BurstNET
said by BurstNET:

We spam in ALOT of forums
We cannot help it is DSLR does not adhere to most standards for forums these days...

BURSTNET

fixed
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Broadline Networks Inc.


removed
Premium,VIP
join:2002-02-08
Houston, TX
kudos:40
reply to BurstNET
said by BurstNET:

Someone's cranky tonight....
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What's amusing is that you've commented on my crankiness but your advertisement is still jacked up.

Typical BurstNET mediocrity.

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BurstNET

join:2004-02-14
Scranton, PA
reply to decx
Wow...is everybody around here this grumpy?
Jeez...it's a handful of color/url tags not displaying normally...big deal.
We all have better things to do that be concerned with this, including myself, which is why I am not spending the 10 minutes to go thru it and fix it.
We'll stick to other forums that use vBullitin and PhpBB compliant posts, if this is how the members behave around here...

BURSTNET

William
Premium
join:2010-04-18
Washougal, WA
reply to BurstNET
I can be quite grumpy sometimes, specially seeing a lousy copy and paste post, review first, then post it.


angussf
Premium
join:2002-01-11
Tucson, AZ
kudos:4
reply to BurstNET
said by BurstNET:

Wow...is everybody around here this grumpy?
Jeez...it's a handful of color/url tags not displaying normally...big deal.
We all have better things to do that be concerned with this, including myself, which is why I am not spending the 10 minutes to go thru it and fix it.
We'll stick to other forums that use vBullitin and PhpBB compliant posts, if this is how the members behave around here...

BURSTNET

I am a long-time BurstNet customer and not very pleased with this exchange.

A. You've probably spent more than 10 minutes monitoring the thread and posting snarky answers.

B. It doesn't make you look very professional to post bad formatting in advertising designed to bring you new customers. If you can't get something as simple as this right, how can your potential customers trust you to get the tech you're trying to sell them right?

C. Would you buy services from someone who's response to criticism from potential customers is to blow them off with sarcastic remarks instead of thanking them for the help and fixing the problem?
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luma
Premium
join:2004-08-17
Port Coquitlam, BC
Well Said.


ViviTheMage
vivi
Premium
join:2002-10-28
Minneapolis, MN
reply to BurstNET
No, it really only take 1-4 minutes to glance through and fix it...I too post adverts on a lot of forums, and they all do not adhere to the same standards ... there is a reason there is a preview option.
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»madgenius.com - Reliable, and very affordable web hosting, VPS, and Dedicated solutions.


Steve
I know your IP address
Consultant
join:2001-03-10
Foothill Ranch, CA
kudos:5
reply to BurstNET
said by BurstNET:

Wow...is everybody around here this grumpy?

It's not often that we see those with such a poor attention to detail be so arrogant about it, especially in public, especially when trying to sell something, and you're making a far worse impression of your service than you think.

BurstNET

join:2004-02-14
Scranton, PA
If people cannot understand that DSLR uses a non-standard forum system compared to most other forums, and think it is a huge deal that we don't conform to it, then we are probably not the hosting company for them anyways.

I have excellent attention to detail, I just chose not to spend the time to modify the ad. That is our decision from a marketing perspective, and none of your business really. If you don't like the ad, don't buy service from us. Our target client base probably would not care one way or another, and would fully understand that the DSLR forum software is the cause, and it's no big deal.

Seriously, don't you people have better things to do with your time than nit pick some html code in an ad thread? I guess not...

BURSTNET


removed
Premium,VIP
join:2002-02-08
Houston, TX
kudos:40
reply to angussf
said by angussf:

I am a long-time BurstNet customer and not very pleased with this exchange.

The attitude you've experienced today is not new for BurstNET See Profile. BurstNET staff seem to go out of their way to come across as douchebags in other forums as well:
»www.lowendbox.com/blog/burstnet-···nt-34818
»www.lowendbox.com/blog/burstnet-···nt-36179 - "we've been in business for 20 years, so we must be good!"
»www.lowendbox.com/blog/burstnet-···nt-36262 - bickering about a former customer
»www.lowendbox.com/blog/burstnet-···nt-37139 - "negative comments = conspiracy"

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BurstNET

join:2004-02-14
Scranton, PA
Thanks for listing one of our advertisements....every little bit helps!
Correct, we don't put up with nonsense. Most of our clientele appreciate our no-nonsense straight up business approach, and it has worked for us for 20+ years. We may not appeal to every potential client out there, but we don't need to...we have a huge chuck of market share in our area of the industry, and obviously we must be doing something right therefore. I'd personally rather do business with a company that is fair and just tells it like it is, than one that is just smoke and mirrors and marketing garbage that kisses your derriere to get a sale.

BURSTNET


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join:2002-02-08
Houston, TX
kudos:40
You'll have to do a lot more than kiss my derriere to get my sale.
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BurstNET

join:2004-02-14
Scranton, PA
reply to removed
Blah...I few complaints in some forums...a drop in the bucket compared to our client base size. We operate in the budget hosting sector, and complaints are to be expected...due to the nature of our clientele. The actual amount of complaints we see are far less than even 1% of our client base, and we are ecstatic about that. If anyone else thinks they can do a better job in the budget hosting sector than we do, I say good luck to you, go do it then.

BURSTNET


DC DSL
There's a reason I'm Command.
Premium
join:2000-07-30
Washington, DC
kudos:2

1 recommendation

reply to BurstNET
As someone who both markets his firm, as well as decides the fate of other vendors' hopes and dreams at many companies, I have to just tell you: "You're doing it wrong."

This isn't the early days of the personal systems revolution, nor even the dawn of the public Internet. Prospects not only expect a vendor to have polish and savvy, they demand it. Those lacking adequate luster are relegated to the realm of wannabes and spammers. If you, as a vendor, are unwilling to carefully consider every channel and venue you market in and fine-tune your message to it, as well as graciously and humbly accept responsibility for mistakes or offense, people will not think twice about dissing you. Taking a dismissive or insulting tone/attitude toward people who question you in a public forum is absolutely unacceptable.

My advice to you is to admit you made a mistake, apologize for your inconsiderate responses, and do your best to make amends and salvage your reputation. Otherwise, be gone with no further remark.
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"Dance like the photo isn't being tagged; love like you've never been unfriended; and tweet like nobody is following."

BurstNET

join:2004-02-14
Scranton, PA
You are entitled to you opinion, I however disagree. After 20 successful years in business, we're definitely "doing it right".

BURSTNET


DC DSL
There's a reason I'm Command.
Premium
join:2000-07-30
Washington, DC
kudos:2
said by BurstNET:

You are entitled to you opinion, I however disagree. After 20 successful years in business, we're definitely "doing it right".

Not by any real-world metrics, or what is said about your company on any of the hosting forums. A simple Googling disproves your assertion. Good luck with that.
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stray

join:2000-01-16
Warren, NJ
reply to BurstNET
Also a BurstNet customer here. I could care less about their post formatting.

As to their service, it's budget, and my expectations are set accordingly. I don't expect much hand holding, don't host mission critical sites with them, know that tech support may be spotty at times and they're not going to bother with polite collections on overdue accounts.

That said, my service has been quite reliable, the few tickets I've put in have been answered quickly and with effective action, and life with BurstNet has been uneventful.

Their brusque attitude aside, an awful lot of the the complaints you might google up relate to their OpenVZ servers which are their cheapest offering. Burst's OpenVZ's don't have any swap. When RAM gets full, processes get shut down mercilessly. From the outside, it can look like your server is dying every couple of hours, you'll put in tickets that result in a bunch of finger pointing. It's really easy to load up Burst's el-cheapo 512mb OpenVZ Linux plan with apps that blow out the memory.

Good rules of thumb for cheapo VPS: Don't host other people's websites or try to be a reseller, backup, backup, backup early and often, pay attention to your email... something might have gone off the rails and your host is trying to flag you before they shut you down, and try to keep a hot fallback server (perhaps that free AWS micro instance?)

I noticed that a couple of earlier posters in this thread represent ISPs with their own VPS offerings. That's cool... some voices of experience, but forget about BBR formatting codes, let's hear some chatter about the good, the bad, and the ugly of the actual servers: Burst's and yours too.
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William
Premium
join:2010-04-18
Washougal, WA
Don't use them myself, so, I am complaining about post formatting. After all, they are representing a business, need to take the time to review or proof read before posting, any where.

Quite content where I am for my hosting needs.


ViviTheMage
vivi
Premium
join:2002-10-28
Minneapolis, MN
reply to BurstNET
said by BurstNET:

Blah...I few complaints in some forums...a drop in the bucket compared to our client base size. We operate in the budget hosting sector, and complaints are to be expected...due to the nature of our clientele. The actual amount of complaints we see are far less than even 1% of our client base, and we are ecstatic about that. If anyone else thinks they can do a better job in the budget hosting sector than we do, I say good luck to you, go do it then.

BURSTNET

That is understandable, but you make yourselves sounds above the rest ... it's kind of annoying in a forum environment.

Yes, there will be some clients who post, that absolutely hate the service, but you should probably come off a bit better about it, even if we're just a drop in the bucket .
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»madgenius.com - Reliable, and very affordable web hosting, VPS, and Dedicated solutions.


Jameson
Premium
join:2004-05-28
united state
kudos:1
reply to BurstNET
With this attitude, I predict it won't be 21 successful years..

MTB

join:2007-06-29
Newport Beach, CA
reply to BurstNET
I would have to agree that it is lame that somebody can not take 1-4 minutes to resolve, clarify, correct or shed light on a situation. Bitching about the way a potential customer communicates is just plain wrong guys.

I have noticed that service people use the tools that they have. If somebody is not too good at service they will probably be quite good at kissing butt, advertising or presentation. Everybody has their strengths.

I need a host and I will check them out especially if I find that they are dedicated to the service, are reliable, reasonable value, can properly outline the steps required to get the job done (or just do it) without all the banter so I can proceed with my business.

A host should be a partner that should help get up and running so you can avoid all the time consuming experiments that us unpaid webmasters have to perform to make a site work since we do not do this every day.

Yep, that that $14.95 premium #1 looks pretty good free setup, control panel, Os upgrades, 2 IPV4 and 1 IPV6, 1 GBPS port, managed well So far this looks about as good as it gets. Downloads rock too.

So now all I have to do is figure out which one is better the madgenious or burst

Anybody have any feelings as to any or the real advantages or disadvantages of either $14.95 plan? Who will provide the best support?

Thanks

Note: I will post my final selection and the exact reasons why. Lets hear your best I am listening and motivated.

MTB

join:2007-06-29
Newport Beach, CA
Hint this is where you guys tell me why I should pick you over the competition.

Thanks


luma
Premium
join:2004-08-17
Port Coquitlam, BC
MTB: Since you don't know how to setup a LAMP server you may want to go with Vivithemage as he will go above and beyond to help you out while someone like Burstnet will tell you to fork up big money for premium support or to go elsewhere.