Greetings!

TortoiseLabs is pleased to offer our vServer services to WebHostingTalk readers. Our services, are of course, managed using a homegrown, mostly open-source platform we call Cloudware.

Services are instantly provisioned in most cases, assuming your order is not flagged for manual review.

Service at a Glance
  • Locations: Los Angeles, Miami, Dallas, Chicago, and London!
  • Services allowed: any service that is legal in the US and local region where the VPS is deployed other than mass email
  • DNS services: rDNS settable via trouble ticket (allows us to keep a close eye on abuse), full DNS zone hosting across a worldwide DNS cluster
  • Storage: ZFS-based volume pools with caching and prefetching
  • Serial console / VNC: both available over WebSockets, JS-based Serial Console available in the panel, or write your own CLI-based console using our APIs.
  • Virtualization: Xen PV/HVM options available and switchable via the panel!
  • Activation: instant following payment (provided you pass our automated fraud checks)
  • Control panel: Fully open source!

Limited Time Only Budget Offer
  • 256MB RAM
  • 256MB Swap
  • 15GB Storage
  • 8 VCPU cores (fair-share, weighted by RAM)
  • 1GBPS unmetered; 20mbps guaranteed
  • IPs: 1 IPv4
  • Price: $4.50/month (10% off)
  • Atlanta Only
  • ORDER NOW: Follow this link or use coupon code WHT20130709

Basic Offer
  • 512MB RAM
  • 512MB Swap
  • 30GB Storage
  • 8 VCPU cores (fair-share, weighted by RAM)
  • 1GBPS unmetered; 20mbps guaranteed
  • IPs: 1 IPv4, 1 IPv6 /128
  • Price: $6.75/month (10% off)
  • All locations: Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, London or Miami
  • ORDER NOW: Follow this link or use coupon code WHT20130709

Speedtest and Ping IPs

Summarized TOS/AUP
  • IRC allowed as long as it doesn't attract unnecessary DDoS attacks
  • 3 day grace period for non-payment, open a ticket for a longer grace period
  • Tor nodes not allowed.
  • We reserve the right to throttle users who we feel are wasting bandwidth for the purpose of wasting bandwidth.

Operating Systems Available

We support these operating systems for instant deployment:

  • Alpine Linux
  • ArchLinux
  • CentOS
  • Debian
  • Gentoo
  • Ubuntu


Alternatively, install any OS you wish from ISO install media using HVM mode.

Meet Our Panel

There's a few screencasts of our panel on YouTube that show setting up HVM and PV virtual machines.