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Old 09-02-2003, 08:32 PM
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It Begs the question


Please tell me how is it possible to offer such CHEAP hosting plans, as does www.tomsyer.net?

Basic 500mb/3000mb bw 99c pm
Silver 1000/10000mb bw $1.99 pm
Gold 2000/30000mb bw $2.99

Are these guys for real?

I am not thrashing them, but simply can't believe that anyone can offer these prices and stay in business!

We have servers in NAC, HE & Rackshack, with our own port for connections, and huge disk space, but I know that if we sold at these prices, it would cause us to run at a loss!

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Old 09-02-2003, 08:34 PM
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They are overselling big time.

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Old 09-02-2003, 08:38 PM
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As Matt said, they are overselling. I wonder how many they fit per server?

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Old 09-02-2003, 08:48 PM
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Probably too many

Here's a link to the last discussion about them:

http://www.webhostingtalk.com/showth...hlight=tomsyer

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Old 09-14-2003, 07:08 PM
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We do not over load our servers, we buy them in bulk and shop around and purchase what is needed to make a profit.

If you have any questions and would rather talk to us about the truth instead of bashing other hosts, as you can tell it is HOSTS bashing other hosts on theses forums, It is not any CUSTOMERS bashing other providers.

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Old 09-14-2003, 07:11 PM
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Where do you buy your bulk unlimited harddrives and data transfer from?

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Old 09-14-2003, 07:12 PM
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No one is bashing you tomsyer. The person asked a question thats all, and they answered. Overselling doesnt mean anything bad. Calm down and breath

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Old 09-14-2003, 07:16 PM
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Another think to notice about overselling is check in again in about 6 months time. The companies that engage in such practices probably won't be around.

Unfortunately the transient nature of some of these companies also give this business a bad name.

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Old 09-14-2003, 07:18 PM
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I get my unlimited harddrives on ebay.
They are really great.
Really is nice to not have to worry about running out of space.
What does worry me is the fact they might out grow their case.

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Old 09-14-2003, 07:25 PM
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I get my unlimited harddrives on ebay.
They are really great.
Really is nice to not have to worry about running out of space.
What does worry me is the fact they might out grow their case.
you got yours on ebay also? I bought mine for 3 dollars

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Old 09-14-2003, 07:30 PM
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Funny hes caught overselling then complains hes getting bashed lol. Boy I want some of those unlimited drives also. I have a kidney if that helps with payment Also if you can see some high quality burst.net bw yippies

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Old 09-14-2003, 09:22 PM
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If you have any questions and would rather talk to us about the truth instead of bashing other hosts, as you can tell it is HOSTS bashing other hosts on theses forums, It is not any CUSTOMERS bashing other providers.
Funny thing is he copied and pasted the exact same sentence in another post. Anyone who reads this should be directed to http://www.unlimband.com and that's all you have to say. I really would like to know how he gets his "bulk" deals since for all appearences he is in Nocster, which even their reseller prices truly couldn't support those prices.

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Old 09-14-2003, 09:29 PM
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LOL, you can buy a whole case of hard drives direct from Western Digital for a pretty good discount.

Come on people, harddrive space is cheap as hell these days, as is memory. Its bandwidth that is expensive, and that isnt even so expensive anymore depending where you are and who you get in bed with.

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Old 09-14-2003, 09:33 PM
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We have flash tutorials for sale, These are the Ultimate Addition to your support center for your web hosting business.

These Sets are 50 USD Each! What a Bargain, Take a look at www.demodemo.com , The Prices are MUCH Higher!
I'm pretty sure Vito will like it

http://www.tomsyer.net/flash_cpanel.html

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Old 09-14-2003, 09:34 PM
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He changed his packages

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