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2015 Linux VPS Hosting in Auckland Price Comparison

The following is a comparison of prices for entry level Linux VPS virtual servers ideally Auckland or NZ. Target setup is a Linux box running Ubuntu for doing backups, web development, VPNs, and SSH file transfers traffic to Auckland clients. 1 GB mem 1 TB disk 100 GB local transfers as a ball park usage figure. Naturally nobody at all is offering anything close to 1 Terabyte of storage


$10 256 MB mem 30 GB disk (RAID-10 w/ multi data centres!)

$19.95 256 MB Mem Unmetered Local Traffic

$20 512 MB Mem 20 GB Disk

$25 2,239 MB mem 4 GB disk (Sounds nice!)

$33.35 512 MB mem 5 GB disk

$34.50 1 GB Mem 25 GB Disk


$69 1.5 GB Mem 50 GB Disk

$69.95 256 MB Mem 4 GB Disk

POA No pricing info on site probably way over priced therefore


$11.68 USD 0.6 GB mem t2.micro in Sydney

$21 AUD 1024 Mem 12 GB Disk

International / Cloud Based Providers:

€5 EURO PureSSD 1024 MB Mem 50 GB Disk

$7.30 USD Shared Core f1-micro instance type 0.6 GB Mem

$18.25USD Shared Core f1-micro instance type 1.7 GB Mem

Helpful facts: 8,760 hours per year / 12 = 730 hours in each month on average

Posted by tomachi on April 6th, 2015 filed in Unix