On 3/5/07, Chris Slothouber <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:


I'd recommend Leaseweb in Amsterdam.  Their network has great
connectivity to Europe and their prices are competitive for unmetered
plans.

http://www.leaseweb.com/index.php?p=dedicatedflatfee

http://noc.leaseweb.com/cgi-bin/peers.pl

Alexandre Vieira wrote:
>> >
>> >> Personally, I would never consider a vendor that does not at least
>> >> have a cursory knowledge of the platform I was using on a leased
>> >> server.  If they are miles away, I want someone with a clue to be my
>> >> eyes an ears in the event of an emergency.
>> >>
>> >> I'd recommend going with a host who supports FreeBSD.
> I'm interested in this specific company because the boxes are hosted in
> France and cprm.net (A big telco in Portugal) is an excelent carrier for
> France and UK. I have less than 50ms roundtrip time for this network.
>
> Also for 99eur/month you get a dual opteron w/ 2x160GB SATA2 disks, 1GB
> DDRII, linked to a 100mbps network (shared but burstable) with no
traffic
> limit.
>
> But the guy who called me to help me with my questions doesn't
understand
> much of anything and he tought Freebsd was a linux distro plus he
> refuses to
> either install freebsd on the machine or put a CD on the server tray and
> plug in a serial cable to the machine so I can install it. I don't even
> know
> how would I install freebsd without using depenguinator or going on site
> myself.
>
> I've tested depenguinator back in the 5.4 days with some friends, just
for
> the kicks, but as someone said before.. I can't rely on a company that
> knows
> nothing about the technology i'll be using.
>
> If anyone know a good UK or Franch dedicated server provider, let me
> know :)
>
> Cheers

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Thanks for the feebback Chris.

I've took a look and the prices are very reasonable as well, but still..
it's more expensive (equivalent hardware) and the latency for Portugal is
higher.

If I can't get my way around the folks at amenworld this is my second best
solution.

64 bytes from www.amen.pt (62.193.207.153): icmp_seq=3 ttl=52 time=46.443msec

64 bytes from www.leaseweb.com (83.149.80.111): icmp_seq=1 ttl=57 time=
57.091 msec

Cheers
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Alexandre Vieira - [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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