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Architect at a tech company with 10,001+ employees
Apr 16 2015

What is most valuable?

Simple no-nonsense, super fast, and reliable Linux based servers on the cloud.

How has it helped my organization?

- Ability to spin up addition production servers in seconds - Testing new systems and setup is super affordable - Instantly go global US/UK/Amsterdam

What needs improvement?

- Backup/snapshots does not always restore properly - Would be nice to build servers direct from ISO's - Custom Kernels can be tricky

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

$5/month per server. 10 servers deployed throughout the globe costs us $50/month -- this comes with: - 1TB of bandwidth per server - 1 IP4 internet routable IP per server… more »

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We tried many other solutions. AWS, Azure, RackSpace, Low-End-Boxs Our projects are very price sensitive, global, and customer experience focused. The top guys are just to… more »

What other advice do I have?

If you have the Linux and networking skills, this is truly a wonderful no-frills service. I pride myself on being a good value for money customer. This is a great value… more »

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

See above

What is DigitalOcean?

DigitalOcean has the fastest and most convenient cloud technology to help you easily and more efficiently manage your infrastructure so you can get back to coding. We provide all of our users with high-performance SSD Hard Drives, a flexible API, and the ability to select the nearest data center location.
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