Kimsufi Decides Maybe Forums Aren't The Best Place For Billing Support

Discussion in 'Hosting Talk & Reviews' started by DomainBop, Oct 28, 2014.

  1. DomainBop

    DomainBop Dormant VPSB Pathogen

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    OVH's Kimsufi is scrapping its 1 year old "forum only support" and Kimsufi users will now be able to enjoy the same quality support as other OVH users.  Hardware support and commercial support (billing, order questions) will now be handled by email, Mon-Fri during office hours.  Support for software problems remains forum only.

    http://forum.kimsufi.com/showthread.php?32524-Evolution-du-support-Kimsufi

    http://www.kimsufi.com/fr/support/

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    In other news from The Constantly Changing World of Oles, RunAbove is handing out $37 in credits this week (get a $32 credit for signing up for the Power8 beta and a $5 credit for signing up for the Cloud Sandbox alpha beta ). https://www.runabove.com/index.xml

    ..and SoYouStart has a 1 month free beta for their Open Stack dedicated cloud http://www.soyoustart.com/fr/betas/cloud-openstack/
     
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  2. johnlth93

    johnlth93 New Member

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    Was you able to send in anything via the contact form they linked in their forum post? I never able to send in any email via the form ever since they posted the about changes, until now still the same.
     
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  3. DomainBop

    DomainBop Dormant VPSB Pathogen

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    I haven't tried it yet.
     
  4. HalfEatenPie

    HalfEatenPie The Irrational One Retired Staff

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    WOW REALLY?  FANTASTIC!

    GOOD THING THEIR KIMSUFI EMAIL SUPPORT TAKES ABOUT A WEEK TO GET BACK TO YOU

    Seriously took me a week to get back to me about billing issues.  
     
  5. drmike

    drmike 100% Tier-1 Gogent

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    Ahh forums-only  or forum pushed support is just a hellacious idea.

    Communities providing support for a company aren't providing support.

    You need fulltime staff just to sit in forums and read through just about everything (if you are doing it right).

    People expect prompt, like hours at most resolution on things as paying customers.   If a company doesn't provide such plenty of others will even if the competitors price point is slightly more.  Only takes one failed support horror for the frugal to abandon ship.
     
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  6. johnlth93

    johnlth93 New Member

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    Just tried and it's working now, guess that had fixed it  <_<
     
  7. DomainBop

    DomainBop Dormant VPSB Pathogen

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    ...and that boys and girls is why my company (and many other businesses) willingly pay them for a VIP support contract with a <15 minute response time vs their standard "some day".  I call it insurance (and  the 49 euros monthly fee is per account not per server/service so it doesn't add that much to the average price of a server)
     
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  8. yomero

    yomero New Member

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    Gto the Runabove credits a couple of days ago, and overall seems fantastic.

    The other offer isn't interesting for me. Just one month =(