I have a client that I am working for, that is currently looking for a managed dedicated server paid for yearly. The site will host many creations, including a somewhat large forum. I have been looking around at the server sites I have used before, such as FDC, The Planet, Layered Tech, and others. I sadly can not find what we are looking for in his price range.
Here is what they want.
Any processor and or speed (Preferably Intel)
Decent size hard drive, 40 or more gigs
Acceptable amount of ram, 512 mb or more
Must run cPanel/WHM
1000 gigs of bandwidth or more (10 or 100 mbps port)
Must be managed, which can make or brake this budget.
They have budgeted around a grand a year. This comes to around $83 and some change a month. I am open to any companies that you suggest.
Unless you're willing to trust this server to a fly-by-night operation, your client is going to need to raise his budget. The standard cost of a "budget server" starts at $99/month at most reputable providers. Managed services will be extra.