Virtual Servers: double the RAM, more CPUs

January 12th, 2015 by
800GB of RAM - just some of the new memory added to our hosts over Christmas

800GB of RAM – just some of the new memory added to our hosts over Christmas

As many of our existing VPS customers will be aware, over the holiday period we had a number of late nights in data centres, installing additional RAM into our virtual server hosts.

We’re now pleased to announce new specs for our Virtual Servers with a doubling of RAM at every price point.

Combined with the substantial upgrades to Virtual Server bandwidth allowances announced last month, our basic server now comes with 2GB of RAM and 1TB/month of bandwidth for £12.50+VAT per month (or less if paid yearly).

But that’s not all. Whilst we had the lids open, we also added additional CPUs meaning that for most hosts, CPU contention has been halved, giving a further boost to performance (RAM remains, and always has been, uncontended). Our higher spec servers have also received an increase in the number of virtual CPUs allocated.

Naturally, our servers retain all the great features that our customers are used to, including:

  • Full IPv6 connectivity
  • Virtual VNC and serial consoles
  • Choice of independently-routed data centres
  • DNS services for your domain
  • Installation from your choice of ISO image
  • Optional BGP feeds for AnyCast services
  • Optional Server Management

Most existing customers will have already received the new RAM allowance. If you were on a host that didn’t need a hardware upgrade, your VPS won’t have been rebooted. Simply shutdown your server, run “upgrade” on the admin console, and reboot.

We’re not done yet. Watch this space for further upgrades and improvements to our Virtual Servers.