Getting Started

What does the trial include?

The trial gives you full access to our system and includes 2000 core-MHz CPU, 1024 MB RAM, 15GB disk space and 2 GB data transfer, which is enough capacity to run a medium-sized server or several small servers.

Are there any restrictions on trials?

The trial is limited to 2000 core-MHz CPU, 1024 MB RAM, 15GB disk space and 2 GB data transfer. It lasts for 7 days. We block outbound connections to smtp, ftp, ssh and telnet servers to prevent abuse of our trials for sending spam or conducting dictionary attacks against other internet hosts.

How do I run Windows during my trial?

There are 3 options for setting up a server to run Windows during your trial:

  • Purchase a licence for that month on the subscriptions page of your account and then use one of our pre-installed images. We do not offer pre-installed images of Windows for free as part of the trial, as we have to pay Microsoft license fees for these.
  • Select ‘self-install from CD’, rather than ‘pre-installed images’, and then install from the Windows Server 2008 Trial CD yourself.
  • Upload your own installation CD using our upload tool or FTP to with username and password ‘elastic’.

Is it possible to have a trial for longer or with extra infrastructure capacity?

We are happy to consider requests for larger and/or longer trials on a case-by-case basis. Please email us if you would like extra time or resources.

When I sign up, can I continue to use the servers I created during the trial?

Yes. You can purchase subscriptions or add pre-paid balance at any time from inside your account. If you sign up before the end of your trial, you will be able to continue running your servers uninterrupted.

Customer Review

“SKALI Cloud is revolutionising the way people look at disaster recovery. Servers can be commissioned in minutes and backups. Loaded for fully functional business continuity solution in minutes. We recommend SKALI Cloud to all clients who is looking at replicating offsite with our software”

Dr.M.C.Sajiv. CEO, Microdium Limited
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