Netfirms vs. OVH - Nov 2018

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Total Reviews: 42
Average Rating: 2 of 10
Good Reviews: 8
Bad Reviews: 34
Official Responses: 4
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42 user reviews
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Total Reviews: 8
Average Rating: 4 of 10
Good Reviews: 3
Bad Reviews: 5
Official Responses: 0
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8 user reviews
 
5160 Yonge St. Ste #1800
Toronto, ON m2n 6l9
CA
Part of Endurance International Group
1801 McGill College Ave.Suite 800
Montreal, QC h3a 2n4
CA
Part of OVH
Emailsales@n...oles@o...
Phone866-317-46781-855-684-5463
RanksAlexa Rating35,111▼-468 (lower is better)
Domains209,701▼-350 (higher is better)
Alexa Rank in US 15,645
Alexa Rating4,454▼-389 (lower is better)
Domains1,362,976▲5108 (higher is better)
Alexa Rank in FR 286
Languages en-CA en-US cs-CZ nl-NL en-CA en-IE en-GB en-US fi-FI fr-CA fr-FR de-DE it-IT lt-LT pl-PL pt-PT es-ES
InfoFounded in 1998, we provide web hosting solutions and technology to successful individuals, entrepreneurs and small- and medium-sized business around the globe. We have since grown to be one of the largest web hosting and domain name providers, powering more than 1.2 million websites around the globe. It's an incredible number and a lot of hard work, but we really, really love what we do. Read full review.OVH offers a vast range of IT services for businesses and technophiles in particular. From web hosting to virtual data centers, dedicated servers and storage solutions, all our services benefit from continuous innovation and are regularly enriched with new features.

Our international outreach is partly due to our optic fiber infrastructure that we have developed all over the world. Our network allows us to deliver a spotless quality of service to our customers, wherever they may be. The [...]
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EstablishedSeptember, 1998February, 1997
Site speedAverage, load 2.2 sec. 42% sites are slower
SEO Links count 20,997
Slow, load 3 sec. 26% sites are slower
SEO Links count 9,517
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netfirms.com Iconnetfirms
Started from: January, 2009
  • Tweets: 4,188
  • Followers: 3,981
  • Friends: 3,003
  • Last activity: Oct 19, 2018
ovh.com Iconovh
Started from: June, 2011
  • Tweets: 5,797
  • Followers: 61,015
  • Friends: 2,450
  • Last activity: Nov 07, 2018
netfirms.com IconNetfirms
  • Likes:34,728
  • Talking peoples about them: 14
  • Last activity: Aug 27, 2018
ovh.com IconOVH
  • Likes:1
  • Talking peoples about them: 39
  • Last activity: Nov 01, 2018
Netfirms
  • Followers:676
  • Entity type: Privately Held
  • Founded: 1998
  • Employee Count: 51-200
  • Industry: Internet
OVH
  • Followers:3,527
  • Entity type: Self Owned
  • Founded: 1999
  • Employee Count: 501-1000
  • Industry: Internet
-ovh.com IconOVH
  • Circled accounts:1,871
  • Last activity: Sep 26, 2017
Netfirms Blog
  • Blog Posts:0
  • Blog added on: 2017 Apr
OVH Blog
  • Blog Posts:326
  • Blog added on: 2014 Feb
  • Language: fr
  • Last written post: Nov 14, 2018
Shared Hosting - 3/0
Plan NamePlus [Linux]-
Price$ 4.45/mo.
($ 8.95 after first term)
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Disk Spaceunlimited-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain1-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control PanelvDeck-
Server LocationUnited States-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Great web hosting plan for individuals and websites. This is our most affordable web site hosting plan. Great for individuals, hobbyists and a good small business web hosting option.

MySQL 5+ Databases 5
PhpMyAdmin

Drag and Drop Builder
Ready-to-go Websites
1-Click Applications
Customer Support [...]
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Date PlanApr 2017-
Plan NameAdvantage [Linux]-
Price$ 8.99/mo.
($ 11.95 after first term)
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Disk Spaceunlimited-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain2-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control PanelvDeck-
Server LocationUnited States-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Small business web site hosting services that are affordable and reliable. Get your Internet business off the ground with this business web hosting plan.

MySQL 5+ Databases 200
PhpMyAdmin

Drag and Drop Builder
Ready-to-go Websites
1-Click Applications
Customer Support 24/7 E-mail, Chat, [...]
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Date PlanApr 2017-
Plan NameBusiness [Linux]-
Price$ 12.95/mo.
($ 14.49 after first term)
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Disk Spaceunlimited-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain5-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control PanelvDeck-
Server LocationUnited States-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Medium to larger business web hosting service. This is a robust web hosting plan that will grow with your business.

Dedicated SSL Cert.
MySQL 5+ Databases Unlimited
PhpMyAdmin
Multiple FTP Accounts Unlimited
Premium Customer Support

Drag and Drop Builder
Ready-to-go Websites
1-Click [...]
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Date PlanApr 2017-
VPS - 3/15
Plan Name512 [Linux]VPS SSD 1 [Linux/Windows]
Price$ 33.00/mo.$ 3.35/mo.
Disk Space20 GB20 GB SSD
Data Transfer1 TBunmetered
Hosted domainsunlimitedunlimited
Free Domain00
Dedicated IPs21
Control PanelOpenVZKVM
Server LocationUnited States
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)WORLD CLASS VPS HOSTING

NetFirms has partnered with SPRY to offer World Class VPS Hosting. With three levels of scalability, you’ll find the most reliable virtual technology in the market.

Whether you are upgrading your hosting from a shared account or you need the power of a (virtual) dedicated [...]
INFO (mouse over)OpenStack KVM
Local RAID 10
SLA 99.95%
Scalability Add resources via the Control Panel
Bandwidth 100 Mbps - Unlimited traffic
Anti-DDoS Pro Protection included
IP 1 IPv4 included (all ports open)
Management
Customer Area
RESTful API
KVM
Root access

Operating [...]
Date PlanApr 2017Aug 2018
Plan Name1024 [Linux]VPS SSD 2 [Linux/Windows]
Price$ 66.00/mo.$ 6.84/mo.
Disk Space40 GB40 GB SSD
Data Transfer1500 GBunmetered
Hosted domainsunlimitedunlimited
Free Domain00
Dedicated IPs21
Control PanelOpenVZKVM
Server LocationUnited States
DescriptionSame as previous plans!Same as previous plans!
Date PlanApr 2017Aug 2018
Plan Name2048 [Linux]VPS SSD 3 [Linux/Windows]
Price$ 100.00/mo.$ 13.87/mo.
Disk Space60 GB80 GB SSD
Data Transfer2 TBunmetered
Hosted domainsunlimitedunlimited
Free Domain00
Dedicated IPs21
Control PanelOpenVZKVM
Server LocationUnited States
DescriptionSame as previous plans!Same as previous plans!
Date PlanApr 2017Aug 2018
Plan Name-VPS Cloud 1 [Cloud]
Price-$ 8.95/mo.
Disk Space-25 GB
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-0
CPU-1 vCore, 3.1 GHz
Dedicated IPs-1
Control Panel-KVM
Server Location-
Description-INFO (mouse over)Windows $13.95/month !
OpenStack KVM
99.99% SLA
High Availability (Ceph)
NVMe drives
Windows option

Bandwidth 100 Mbps - Unlimited traffic
Anti-DDoS Pro Protection included
IP 1 IPv4 included (all ports open)

Management
Customer Area
RESTful API
KVM
Root [...]
Date Plan-Aug 2018
Plan Name-VPS Cloud RAM 1 [Cloud]
Price-$ 11.87/mo.
Disk Space-25 GB
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-0
CPU-1 vCore, 2.4 GHz
Dedicated IPs-1
Control Panel-KVM
Server Location-
Description-INFO (mouse over)Windows $20.27/month!
OpenStack KVM
99.99% SLA
High Availability (Ceph)

Scalability Add resources via the Control Panel
Bandwidth 100 Mbps - Unlimited traffic
Anti-DDoS Pro Protection included
IP 1 IPv4 included (all ports open)

Management
Customer Area
RESTful API
[...]
Date Plan-Aug 2018
Plan Name-VPS Cloud 2 [Cloud]
Price-$ 17.91/mo.
Disk Space-50 GB
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-0
CPU-2 vCore, 3.1 GHz
Dedicated IPs-1
Control Panel-KVM
Server Location-
Description-INFO (mouse over)Windows $26.91/month!

OpenStack KVM
99.99% SLA
High Availability (Ceph)
NVMe drives
Windows option

Bandwidth 100 Mbps - Unlimited traffic
Anti-DDoS Pro Protection included
IP 1 IPv4 included (all ports open)

Management
Customer Area
RESTful API
KVM
Root [...]
Date Plan-Aug 2018
Plan Name-VPS Cloud RAM 2 [Cloud]
Price-$ 22.87/mo.
Disk Space-50 GB
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-0
CPU-2 vCore, 2.4 GHz
Dedicated IPs-1
Control Panel-KVM
Server Location-
Description-INFO (mouse over)Windows $39.67/month!
OpenStack KVM
99.99% SLA
High Availability (Ceph)

Scalability Add resources via the Control Panel
Bandwidth 100 Mbps - Unlimited traffic
Anti-DDoS Pro Protection included
IP 1 IPv4 included (all ports open)

Management
Customer Area
RESTful API
[...]
Date Plan-Aug 2018
Plan Name-VPS Cloud 3 [Cloud]
Price-$ 33.59/mo.
Disk Space-100 GB
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-0
CPU-4 vCore, 3.1 GHz
Dedicated IPs-1
Control Panel-KVM
Server Location-
Description-INFO (mouse over)Windows $53.59/month!

OpenStack KVM
99.99% SLA
High Availability (Ceph)
NVMe drives
Windows option

Bandwidth 100 Mbps - Unlimited traffic
Anti-DDoS Pro Protection included
IP 1 IPv4 included (all ports open)

Management
Customer Area
RESTful API
KVM
Root [...]
Date Plan-Aug 2018
Plan Name-VPS Cloud RAM 3 [Cloud]
Price-$ 41.87/mo.
Disk Space-100 GB
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-0
CPU-4 vCore, 2.4 GHz
Dedicated IPs-1
Control Panel-KVM
Server Location-
Description-INFO (mouse over)Windows $78.27/month!
OpenStack KVM
99.99% SLA
High Availability (Ceph)

Scalability Add resources via the Control Panel
Bandwidth 100 Mbps - Unlimited traffic
Anti-DDoS Pro Protection included
IP 1 IPv4 included (all ports open)

Management
Customer Area
RESTful API
[...]
Date Plan-Aug 2018
Plan Name-C2-7 [Cloud]
Price-$ 44.00/mo.
Disk Space-50 GB SSD
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-0
CPU-2 vCores 3.1 GHz
Dedicated IPs-1
Control Panel-KVM
Server Location-
Description-INFO (mouse over)50 GB Local SSD RAID

Included with your machine
SLA
99.99%
Scalability
Add resources via the Control Panel
Bandwidth
100 Mbps - Unlimited traffic
Anti-DDoS protection
Protection included
IP
1 IPv4 included (all ports open)
1 IPv6 included (all ports open)
Management
Customer Area
RESTful [...]
Date Plan-Aug 2018
Plan Name-R2-30 [Cloud]
Price-$ 51.00/mo.
Disk Space-50 GB SSD
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-0
CPU-2 vCores 2.4 GHz
Dedicated IPs-1
Control Panel-KVM
Server Location-
Description-INFO (mouse over)50 GB Local SSD RAID
Explore our Public Cloud instances

Included with your machine
SLA
99.99%
Scalability
Add resources via the Control Panel
Bandwidth
100 Mbps - Unlimited traffic
Anti-DDoS protection
Protection included
IP
1 IPv4 included (all ports open)
1 IPv6 included (all ports [...]
Date Plan-Aug 2018
Plan Name-C2-15 [Cloud]
Price-$ 86.00/mo.
Disk Space-100 GB SSD
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-0
CPU-4 vCores 3.1 GHz
Dedicated IPs-1
Control Panel-KVM
Server Location-
Description-INFO (mouse over)100 GB Local SSD RAID

Included with your machine
SLA
99.99%
Scalability
Add resources via the Control Panel
Bandwidth
100 Mbps - Unlimited traffic
Anti-DDoS protection
Protection included
IP
1 IPv4 included (all ports open)
1 IPv6 included (all ports open)
Management
Customer Area
RESTful [...]
Date Plan-Aug 2018
Plan Name-R2-60 [Cloud]
Price-$ 86.00/mo.
Disk Space-100 GB SSD
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-0
CPU-4 vCores 2.4 GHz
Dedicated IPs-1
Control Panel-KVM
Server Location-
Description-INFO (mouse over)100 GB Local SSD RAID
Explore our Public Cloud instances

Included with your machine
SLA
99.99%
Scalability
Add resources via the Control Panel
Bandwidth
100 Mbps - Unlimited traffic
Anti-DDoS protection
Protection included
IP
1 IPv4 included (all ports open)
1 IPv6 included (all ports [...]
Date Plan-Aug 2018
Plan Name-C2-30 [Cloud]
Price-$ 150.00/mo.
Disk Space-200 GB SSD
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-0
CPU-8 vCores 3.1 GHz
Dedicated IPs-1
Control Panel-KVM
Server Location-
Description-INFO (mouse over)200 GB Local SSD RAID

Included with your machine
SLA
99.99%
Scalability
Add resources via the Control Panel
Bandwidth
100 Mbps - Unlimited traffic
Anti-DDoS protection
Protection included
IP
1 IPv4 included (all ports open)
1 IPv6 included (all ports open)
Management
Customer Area
RESTful [...]
Date Plan-Aug 2018
Plan Name-R2-120 [Cloud]
Price-$ 200.00/mo.
Disk Space-200 GB SSD
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-0
CPU-8 vCores 2.4 GHz
Dedicated IPs-1
Control Panel-KVM
Server Location-
Description-INFO (mouse over)200 GB Local SSD RAID
Explore our Public Cloud instances

Included with your machine
SLA
99.99%
Scalability
Add resources via the Control Panel
Bandwidth
100 Mbps - Unlimited traffic
Anti-DDoS protection
Protection included
IP
1 IPv4 included (all ports open)
1 IPv6 included (all ports [...]
Date Plan-Aug 2018
SSL Certificates - 2/3
Plan NameDomain Validated SSLFree SSL Gateway
Price$ 31.99/yr.
($ 59.99 after first term)
$ 0.00/mo.
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Perfect for businesses, organizations, and blogs where identity information needs to be protected; this SSL provides basic encryption shown by the "https" in the address bar.

$10,000 warranty
Customer data protection
May boost Google rankings

SSL Renewal Pricing
Positive SSL

1 year: [...]
INFO (mouse over)For sites with low traffic: blogs, associations, forums

Anti-DDoS
Metrics included (24h)

Features
SSL
Default DV Let's Encrypt certificate
Optional: EV Comodo certificate (from the Advanced solution upwards)
Up to 1000 domains and sub domains from the Advanced solution [...]
Date PlanApr 2017Aug 2018
Plan NameExtended Validated SSLAdvanced SSL Gateway
Price$ 269.99/yr.$ 22.00/mo.
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Critical for e-commerce sites, and valuable for any website looking to grow traffic and increase conversions, including both web form registrations and sales.

Enhanced e-commerce conversion
Green "trust" visual bar
$1,750,000 warranty
Customer data protection
May boost Google rankings

All plans [...]
INFO (mouse over)For professional websites with moderate traffic: e‑commerce, SMEs/startups, web agencies

Anti-DDoS
Metrics included (1 month)
Load Balancing
Dedicated IP
EV certificate available as an option

Features
SSL
Default DV Let's Encrypt certificate
Optional: EV Comodo certificate (from the Advanced [...]
Date PlanApr 2017Aug 2018
Plan Name-Enterprise SSL Gateway
Price-$ 220.00/mo.
Description-INFO (mouse over)For a high-visibility website: e‑commerce, international optimisation

L7 Anti-DDoS
Metrics (1 year)
Load Balancing
dedicated IP
EV certificate in option
CDN
Anycast DNS


Features
SSL
Default DV Let's Encrypt certificate
Optional: EV Comodo certificate (from the [...]
Date Plan-Aug 2018
Dedicated Hosting - 0/7
Plan Name-HOST-32L [Linux/Windows]
Price-$ 77.99/mo.
Disk Space-4000 GB
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-0
CPU-Intel Xeon D-1520 4c/8t - 2.2GHz /2.7GHz
Dedicated IPs-1
Control Panel-KVM
Server Location-
Description-INFO (mouse over)32GB DDR4 ECC 2133 MHz
SoftRaid 2x2TB
250 Mbps bandwidth
vRack: 100 Mbps
Date Plan-Aug 2018
Plan Name-SP-32 [Linux/Windows]
Price-$ 89.99/mo.
Disk Space-4000 GB
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-0
CPU-Intel Xeon E3-1270v6 4c/8t - 3.8GHz /4.2GHz
Dedicated IPs-1
Control Panel-KVM
Server Location-
Description-INFO (mouse over)32GB DDR4 ECC 2400 MHz
SoftRaid 2x2TB
500 Mbps bandwidth
vRack: 100 Mbps

Delivered in: 120s most regions!

PRICE:
$89.99/month in Roubaix (RBX) , FR
$83.99/month Frankfurt (FRA) or London (LON) , Warsaw (WAW)
$89.99/month Canada, Beauharnois (BHS)



Included with your [...]
Date Plan-Aug 2018
Plan Name-BV-64 [Linux/Windows]
Price-$ 95.99/mo.
Disk Space-4000 GB
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-0
CPU-Intel Xeon E3v4 4c/8t - 3GHz /3.5GHz
Dedicated IPs-1
Control Panel-KVM
Server Location-
Description-INFO (mouse over)64GB DDR4 ECC 2400 MHz
SoftRaid 2x2TB
250 Mbps bandwidth
vRack: not included
Date Plan-Aug 2018
Plan Name-SP-64 [Linux/Windows]
Price-$ 119.99/mo.
Disk Space-4000 GB
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-0
CPU-Intel Xeon E3-1270v6 4c/8t - 3.8GHz /4.2GHz
Dedicated IPs-1
Control Panel-KVM
Server Location-
Description-INFO (mouse over)64GB DDR4 ECC 2400 MHz
SoftRaid 2x2TB
500 Mbps bandwidth
vRack: 100 Mbps

The advantages of Enterprise servers
SP servers: high-frequency servers

The high-frequency processors in SP servers are adapted to suit projects that require a lot of computing power. With the vRack private network [...]
Date Plan-Aug 2018
Plan Name-SP-128 [Linux/Windows]
Price-$ 173.99/mo.
Disk Space-4000 GB
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-0
CPU-Intel Xeon E5-1650v3 6c/12t - 3.5GHz /3.8GHz
Dedicated IPs-1
Control Panel-KVM
Server Location-
Description-INFO (mouse over)128GB DDR4 ECC 2133 MHz
SoftRaid 2x2TB
500 Mbps bandwidth
vRack: not included
Date Plan-Aug 2018
Plan Name-MG-512 [Linux/Windows]
Price-$ 695.99/mo.
Disk Space-8000 GB
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-0
CPU-Intel 2x Xeon E5-2680v4 28c/56t - 2.4GHz /3.3GHz
Dedicated IPs-1
Control Panel-
Server Location-
Description-INFO (mouse over)512GB DDR4 ECC 2133 MHz
SoftRaid 2x4TB
500 Mbps bandwidth
vRack: not included

MG servers: dual processors and cores

Equipped with two Xeon processors that each have a high number of cores, MG servers can process a high number of tasks. They are perfect for virtualisation projects, and offer a [...]
Date Plan-Aug 2018
Plan Name-BHG-5 [Linux/Windows]
Price-$ 1,091.99/mo.
Disk Space-8000 GB SAS
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-0
CPU-Intel 2x Xeon Gold 6140 36c/72t - 2.3GHz /3.7GHz
Dedicated IPs-1
Control Panel-KVM
Server Location-
Description-INFO (mouse over)384 GB DDR4 ECC 2666 MHz - (2x12x16GB)
SoftRaid 2x4TB SAS - Up to 36 disks
500 Mbps bandwidth
vRack: 10 Gbps
Date Plan-Aug 2018
Supported Operating Systems
  • Linux
  • Linux/Windows
  • Cloud
  • Windows
List of products
  • Shared Hosting
  • VPS
  • Domains
  • SSL Certificates
  • VPS
  • SSL Certificates
  • Dedicated Hosting
  • Exchange Hosting
Support Options
  • Email
  • Help Desk
  • Phone / Toll-Free
  • Live Chat
  • Available 24/7
  • 4 support responses
  • Email
  • Help Desk
  • Phone / Toll-Free
  • Forum
  • Available 24/7
  • 4 support responses
Payment Options
  • Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards
  • PayPal
  • Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards
  • PayPal
  • Wire Transfer
  • Check Payments
  • Money Order
Last positive / negative customer reviews
 
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on Aug 16, 2017
LiveMNC.com is best data center.
Netfirms.net is the best Web Hosting out of the hosting have used so far. They offer hosting with unlimited bandwidth as cheap as $1 per month which is amazing and beat other web hosting that have been using so far. Their customer [...]

-anonymous- (-hidden-)
on Mar 27, 2018
NetFirms has been a complete disaster for our business. I have been unable to get the them to renew our SSL certificate due to an internal policy issue that must absolutely send sending a confirmation email to a mailbox of their choosing. Once that [...]
-anonymous- (-no email-)
on Jun 12, 2017
Unisecure Data Center is best for hosting related services. Its services are affordable and also manageable if you have companies operating worldwide especially in US, Asia , India etc. It offers local best rates and have 650+ professionals [...]

-anonymous- (studiofaca@g...)
on Aug 2, 2018
Very bad experience with them.- 2x downtime (first one with 4 hours offline, second one more then 24 hours)- Support is very slow (2 hours to get support + 1 hour to start solving)- They moved our VPS server to another HOST and system cached. [...]
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