[ubuntu-uk] Broadband and hosting reccomendations

Harry Rickards hrickards at l33tmyst.com
Thu Jun 4 16:32:04 BST 2009

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On 06/04/09 08:19, Alan Lord (News) wrote:
> On 04/06/09 08:09, John Levin wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm looking for reccomendations for broadband suppliers and hosting.
>> First off, I'm getting rid of Entanet (via UKFSN) as they've seen fit to
>> more than double their charges! (Getting ready for long phone session to
>> customer services today) Don't have cable, so looking for a
>> geek-friendly adsl service.
> Pass on the ISP - I have been with Pipex for ages, was bought by 
> Tiscalli, now CarPhone Warehouse. So I will probably have to move soon. 
> But it is a reliable service, < 8mbp/s static IP and 30GB/month for 
> about £15/m.
>> Secondly, I'm looking for a second hosting service. I use evohosting
>> http://www.evohosting.co.uk/
>> and am very happy with them, but in case of failure want to have (and to
>> be able to reccomend to others) a secondary web/email system. Plus I'd
>> like ubuntu-based servers, just for fun. Any suggestions?
> We use Bytemark (www.bytemark.co.uk) and have been happy with them 
> to-date. You can choose what image you run on your VMs (VPSs) including 
> Ubuntu. They only do Linux and you get full root/ssh access + a serial 
> port access for when things go fsck and you need to reboot.
> Al
> --
> The Way Out Is Open
> http://www.theopensourcerer.com
And on the subject of fsck, you could also give FSCKVPS a try. They have
great prices and pretty good support.

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