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User review of DigitalOcean

Time spending and money spending web-based solution

- by Isaac

USER SATISFACTION

RECOMMENDATION
7 out of 7
Definitely
COST EFFICENCY
7out of 7
Superb
OVERALL IMPRESSION
5out of 5
amazing
EASE OF USE
5out of 5
amazing
CUSTOMER SUPPORT
5out of 5
amazing

PROS & CONS

What are the best aspects of this product?

You can start this program at any time without special knowledge about the system configuration. Its options are really good and helpful. The pricing starts at $5 per month for 20GB SSD VPS. Don’t be afraid to start with the Digital Ocean because they provide great tutorials for its customers who might never have maintained a VPS before. You can easily install Wordpress to run your mail servers. Also you are able to control your machine like boot, see usage statistics, create snapshots, shutdown, reset password. This software provides you with online shell and you can have your own web-based shall that will work like SSH, it’s great if you want to check something while not at home.

What aspects are problematic or could work better?

You cannot provide ISO for other flavor that are not in the list but you can choose from Linux flavours. You are paying even when your machine is turned off. Snapshots archive all HDD so if you want to re-create machines you will need 5min to do it even for small machines. Sometimes the machines crash because of the hard disk failures.

What specific problems in your company were solved by this product?

I host my ownCloud servers on Digital Ocean machines. Also, we use this software for financial services. We have great network speed and we can even use it for offloading tasks from local machines to DO machine.

Are you a current user of this product?

Yes

USER DETAILS

What is your role with this product?

  • I use it myself

How long have you been using this product?

Less than 1 month

COMPANY DETAILS

What is your company size?

More than 100 Employees

What is your industry?

Information Technology and Services

USAGE & IMPLEMENTATION

Did your company use a different software before this one?

no

How many people in your company actively use this product?

all employees

PRICING & COSTS

How long is your contract with the vendor?

Less than 1 year

FEATURE DETAILS

No information provided by the reviewer.

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