- Are you a geek and already know about mail servers — enough to know that they take a while to set up and you have better things to do
- Are you a geek but not a mail geek and don’t want to learn mail but do want control as if you did
- Are you doing your real work ‘in the cloud’ but you need a good place to stick your mail where YOU control your email
- Do you want to send emails (not spam!) from your new application and don’t want to pay per email
- Do you want to learn more about email
- Maybe you don’t care so much about email but want an awesome, already set up VPS for general hacking (it’s ready for ya)
Beckbox is based in Texas, but the servers run from Germany, front-ended by cloudflare!
We’re a U.S. company (Texas), but all of our servers are in Germany. Hey, you didn’t notice, didja. something to do with the speed of light.
Seriously, the delay is actually about 1/15th of a second (about 75 milliseconds) to cross the pond. If you need it even faster, use Cloudflare like we’re doing. (It’s free! we heart cloudflare.) For fun, pull up Softlayer and Rackspace (both of which actually do keep their boxes in Texas!) and see if you notice a difference. (you already know we’re wa-a-y cheaper
Wait, you’re actually based in the EU? Since you’re buying from an overseas company, no VAT!