Reviews and expert opinion VPSCheap.net

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Ease of Use
4.0
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Based on 6 reviews in 1 languages
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Gwen Rodgers
Gwen Rodgers
Web Hosting Expert
As its name suggests, Las Vegas-based VPSCheap.net offers cheap VPS solutions. They come with a good range of features, but I've seen some customer reports of unstable performance.

Overview

VPSCheap.net

If you are in a hurry, and just want the bottom line: for the same price as VPSCheap.net you can get much better servers with 24/7 support with Hostinger, so why even bother?!

VPSCheap.net first entered the hosting market in mid-2010 to provide high-quality, low-cost Linux and Windows VPS hosting solutions with excellent uptime. This vendor is located in Las Vegas and has data centers in Chicago, Atlanta, and Dallas.

The VPSCheap.net website is full of information in English.

We actually interviewed an executive at VPSCheap.net, and here’s what we learned.

Features and Ease of Use

VPSCheap.net doesn’t do shared or cloud hosting; it focuses on VPS services. You can expect the following features from its VPS packages:

  • Full root access
  • cPanel with a software auto-installer
  • SSD storage
  • IPv6 support
  • Unlimited bandwidth

The cPanel control panel (available as an add-on) comes with a software auto-installer, plus a file manager and backup features. All VPSCheap.net’s packages include a built-in DNS management tool that gives you complete control of your domains. You also get full root access so you can install and run any apps you choose, including WordPress, phpBB, Joomla, Magento, and more. Unfortunately, you don’t get a CDN.

All VPSCheap.net’s servers are built on Intel Xeon servers with dedicated ECC RAM and fast RAID storage to deliver optimum performance. The downside is that VPSCheap.net seems to suffer from frequent downtime due to unstable servers, according to some customer reports.

Pricing and Support

Without a doubt, VPSCheap.net’s strongest point is its pricing. It offers a total of fifteen different VPS hosting packages, categorized according to the type of server: SSD, NVMe, or HDD. The five plansBasic, Business, Premium, Advanced, and Enterprise – vary in terms of storage, RAM, CPU, and IP addresses (both IPv4 and IPv6).

While the Basic packages are only available on annual subscriptions, the other packages are available on shorter monthly contracts. New customers get a 30-day money-back guarantee, and you can pay by PayPal, credit card, or Bitcoin.

This provider’s support channels include live chat (for existing customers), ticket, and toll-free telephone. I found the support staff to be very responsive and knowledgeable: 

VPSCheap.net

For self-support, there are some tutorials, a blog, and a very good F.A.Q. section.

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Sal Mansy
USA
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Worst of the worst

This is the worst company I have ever dealt with . There servers are trash they keep going offline. And I am unable to install simple programs like php on there trash servers. They refuse to refund. I am calling my credit card company and filing a charge back.

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Harley Davidson
Canada
1
Should be name VPSCheat instead

We ordered a VPS. Within hours, before we could even use it, they took it offline without intimation. Upon asking, they mentioned 'Your server is getting stopped due to it causing high load on the node.' Their control panel says 0% Bandwidth used and 0% HDD used and they didn't send any CPU usage log. We didn't even start to use it at all. Their management refused to issue refund through paypal and instead issued 'an internal credit towards future purchases' although their website clearly promotes 30 days money back guarantee. Image at https://www.dropbox.com/s/ud0k6ij5p5iufvq/vpscheap.png?dl=0 clearly shows 0% HDD and 0% bandwidth used.

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Matthew Hess
USA
1
RUN AWAY

Yeah, avoid this company. They don't compensate for multiple outages. They lie about outage reasons. They never find a problem with their systems even when you send in screenshots of down VMs. They will steal your money if you try to cancel and ask for a refund of the outstanding balanace.

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Greati
USA
1
AWFUL TO THE EXTEND RUN AWAY

The worst hosting i ever seen . Well their cheap means 99% downtown and 1% uptime . meaning your server will be down just days later after your payment has been sent . I mean all the time and their customer service is really a headache . They say it's unmanaged but hey you will need them because the servers they provide looks like some old machine so so slow it goes offline every minute you try to reboot . REAL HEADACHE . DON'T EVEN LOOK AT THEIR WEBSITE

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Ray
USA
1
They keep rebooting my servers

They keep rebooting my servers for no reason. Terrible customer services! If you want to pay cheap and have headaches every day, sign with them! I Tried for a month and I won't come back. How come they reboot your servers everyday? Today I checked my servers and it was off! Yes, OFF!! Crap company

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Tyler
Great Britain
1
Terrible performance and customer service.

Nothing, I couldn't even install VestaCP via putty as my server resources ran out before it could fully install. That's terrible performance. Then I asked for a refund, and was charged twice as the invoice was showing "unpaid". Only one payment was apparently covered under the 30-day money back guarantee, and they proceeded to keep my money. So as well as a waste of time, it was a waste of money. Any reputable company is going to refund a duplicate payment. I cancelled the service within a couple of hours due to the performance.AVOID AT ALL COSTS.

Bottom line on VPSCheap.net

For a hosting provider run by a team with more than 30 years of combined experience, I honestly expected more from VPSCheap.net. Although the VPS plans are as cheap as the name suggests, you may pay the price in terms of interrupted service.

Before you make a decision, we highly recommend you check out some alternative hosting companies, which we highly recommend.

Pros

  • Full root access
  • Low prices
  • SSD, HDD, and NVMe VPS servers

Cons

  • Unstable performance
  • Limited support
Gwen Rodgers
Gwen Rodgers
Gwen is a web developer and software engineer who loves to get lost in JavaScript (and a good book). She spends her free time teaching girls how to be coders, and doing yoga on her balcony in the sunshine.

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