What are some good alternatives to the virtual private server company sliceshost? I would like a few alternates providers.
Linode are who I am with. They have very good pricing, good performance (google search "slicehost vs linode" for example) and a very active support community in the forums and IRC if you need help. Highly recommended!
There are many, SolarVPS is very good for me.
Have a look at OVH, they offer the RPS service which is essentially a diskless system connected to a large SAN. They also offer VPS style services as well.