Many South African hosting companies use servers located in the USA. vps.co.za points to a US-based IP address.
Their website could be hosted in the USA or IP just leased from the US? Or possible a caching server for better NA performance to their site.
Either way their site (datacenter and network page) states they have servers located at MWEB in Cape Town South Africa and both of the test IPs listed on that page lead to Cape Town so it would seem their services are indeed actually located in South Africa.
I have a VPS with them in Cape Town. No issues, they've been a pleasure to work with.
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You can try vps.co.za they offer Xen VPS but not sure on Tun/Tap policies. They have been around quite awhile but I can't say any more than that as I have never used them.
I've used them for 8 months for one of my DNS servers. Uptime has been excellent (as in 100% for the node and close to that for the network).
Originally Posted by BrianHarrison
vps.co.za points to a US-based IP address.
Their servers and their website are both located in the MWEB data center in Cape Town not the US. Their web site IP is 22.214.171.124 which is MWEB in Cape Town http://bgp.he.net/ip/126.96.36.199 Ping times from my VPS in Cape Town to NYC are about 230ms.