In order to beat the competition and to attract new customers amid gloomy expectations during the world spread financial crisis some VPS hosting providers launched promotional campaigns on their service plans.
Stardothosting a Canadian, toronto base web host since 2003 said it added one free month for each Linux Virtual Private Servers to any customer who signs up an annual contract.
VPSLink, a popular provider that claims to offer cheap VPS hosting, announced it discounted its virtual private servers with 25%. The hosts founder Cameron Jones, said that his company is looking to provide services at lowered costs to companies because of the present economic downturn. VPSLink OpenVZ and Xen based hosting plans start at $7/month for 64 MB RAM, 2.5 GB disc space and 100GB data transfer per month.
Virtuozzo VPS Hosting provider Host Color now offers 10% discount on Drupal VPS Hosting. The company’s entry-level plan – VPS Start that features 192 MB RAM, 10 GB disc space and 50 GB monthly transfer now costs $22.46/mo paid month by month. The Drupal VPS Hosting plan costs $17.95 when the customer signs up on annual contract.
The web host also offers coupon codes – VPSADVANCE0209 and VPSPOWERSSL – to customers. The first one gives 1 free month to the customers of VPS Advance plan. the secound coupon code give a VPS Power plan users a free SSL certificate.
The well-know web brand Network Solutions has said that it upgraded the guaranteed RAM of one of its VPS hosting plans from 256MG to 512MB. The upgrade is free for the company’s current customers and available to all new customers.
UK2 Grouphas announced a beta trial of VPS.NET. The company’s VPS system lets customers buy a number of nodes, each providing 256MB RAM, 10GB SAN disc space, 200MHz dedicated CPU and 200GB bandwidth per month.