OVH Press Releases

Roubaix, France – Sept. 12, 2017

OVH delivers high-performing and secure VMware - based cloud solutions in Europe

OVH, a global hyper-scale cloud provider, will be at VMworld® 2017 Europe 11-14 September as a Global Diamond Sponsor.

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RESTON, VA, May 8, 2017

OVH Completes Acquisition of VMware’s vCloud Air Business

vCloud Air customers to benefit from high-automation IaaS provider, higher network performance and increased workload mobility through OVH’s global network

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Roubaix, the 4th of July 2017

OVH continues to develop with its first datacentre in Germany

OVH has recently opened its first datacentre in Germany, called LIM1. This new facility will help the company to meet the growing customer demand for cloud infrastructure and support international growth, especially in Eastern Europe.

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Melbourne, June 29, 2017

OVH Raises €400 Million to Support its Strategic Development

European leader of the cloud, and global player, OVH announces the closing of a 400-million-euro funding round with a pool of 9 banking institutions. This operation will strengthen its financing structure to support its global expansion strategy over the next 5 years.

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Melbourne - May 12,2017

Global Cloud IaaS Leader OVH selects Melbourne for its APAC Regional Headquarters

Following the recent opening of Datacenters in Australia and Singapore, today OVH announces the launch of its APAC Regional Headquarters in Melbourne, Victoria.

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Toronto, October 24, 2016

OVH continues its Canadian expansion by opening offices in Toronto

European leader and the world’s third largest cloud computing provider, OVH officially arrived in the country’s economic capital today. This initiative will allow the company to be closer to its growing client base in Ontario and continue its North American expansion plan. OVH made its Canadian entrance in 2012, opening an office in Montréal and, soon after, establishing one of the largest data hosting...

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Montreal, October 20, 2016

IDC MarketScape names OVH a Leader in Datacentre Operations and Management in Canada

The IDC MarketScape: Canadian Data Centre Operations and Management 2016 Vendor Assessment has named OVH a Leader, highlighting its unique approach to building datacentres, deploying technology, and packaging the company's services. The conclusions of the report match the growing ambitions of OVH in Canada since arriving over 5 years ago. This expansion will translate in the near future by the opening...

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Montreal, October 11, 2016

Warsaw, Singapore, and Sydney, OVH Opens 3 New Datacenters to Respond to the Growing Demand for Cloud Infrastructures

Under the code names WaW, SNG, and SYD, the cloud leader is opening 3 datacenters in Poland, Australia and Singapore, corresponding to the first wave of new datacenters announced at Summit 2015. These installations permit OVH to support its customers in their global expansion and respond to the growing demand for outsourced digital infrastructures throughout the world.

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA — August 29, 2016

VMworld 2016 US: OVH at the forefront of hybrid cloud and hyper-convergence

The OVH team is looking forward to meeting you at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Convention Center for the VMworld 2016 US in Las Vegas, from August 28 to September 1, to discuss the technologies of tomorrow (hybrid cloud, hyper-convergence…) and provide an update on its upcoming plans. Indeed, as the third largest cloud provider in the World, OVH is preparing its expansion to North America.

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Montreal, June 29, 2016

OVH Enhances Its Global Networks to Deliver Best-in-Class Customer Experience With Cisco DWDM Technology

OVH, the world’s third-largest hosting provider, announced plans to enhance and expand its high-speed global network with Cisco® optical technology to enable greater capacity for cloud and hosted services between its data centers. Cisco's DWDM technology provides OVH with some unique capacities between its datacenters for Cloud and hosted services.

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Montreal, June 10, 2016

OVH to launch ‘SDDC on demand’ offer in partnership with VMware, Opens the way to hyperconvergence and hybrid cloud

To increase competitiveness and the ability to innovate, enterprises of all sizes need to reduce IT costs while gaining agility, performance and flexibility. To meet these challenges, today OVH launches the first step in ‘on demand Software-Defined Datacenters’, a generation of intelligent virtual datacenters, equipped with dedicated resources that are fully automated.

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MONTREAL, QC - May 12, 2016

Already 150 startups supported through Digital Launch Pad

Launched last autumn at the OVH Summit in Paris, France, the company’s program devoted to assisting startups has already enrolled over 150 young and upcoming businesses and receives new candidates each week.

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, April 19, 2016

OVH goes from active user to major player in the OpenStack project

As an active OpenStack user through its cloud solutions and a contributor to the OpenStack Foundation as an infrastructure provider, OVH will take part in the Austin OpenStack Summit from April 25 to 29, 2016. The European leader in cloud technology, who will be entering the US market later this year, will get the opportunity to present its high performance OpenStack-based cloud service.

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Montreal, March 15, 2016

OVH Receives Global Service Provider Partner Innovation Award at VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2016

OVH has received the Global VMware Partner Innovation Award in the Service Provider category. OVH received the award during the VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2016, held March 6-9 in Scottsdale, Arizona (USA).

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Montreal, 17 February 2016

Inauguration of the OVH Campus

On Monday, February 15, Emmanuel Macron, Minister of Economy, Industry and Digital Affairs, inaugurated the first building of the new OVH Campus in Roubaix, where the group’s head office is located. Built in only 6 months, it represents an important step in OVH’s development. By 2020, this campus will be welcoming 1,500 people in total.

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Montreal, January 29, 2016

French Tech label in Montreal: OVH is delighted about its contribution to the city's international reach

OVH responded enthusiastically when the French government awarded the French Tech label to the city of Montreal earlier today. This announcement is part of the “French Tech Hub” program launched a year ago, which promotes the vitality of the Francophile Tech ecosystem abroad. Montreal’s labelling comes after New York, San Francisco, Tokyo and Israel. It was also made official for 6 new hubs.*

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Montreal, January 19, 2016

OVH Public Cloud is leading CloudScreener’s ranking

Following a worldwide launch in October 2015, the OVH Public Cloud offer is now ranked first in France by CloudScreener and has won second place in North America and Europe. The key factors behind this achievement: performance, security, flexibility and of course OVH’s very competitive rates.

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Montreal, 6 January 2016

OVH & SIGFOX to Demonstrate Integration of Powerful Data-analysis Platform with SIGFOX IoT Network at CES 2016

OVH PaaS TimeSeries Service and SIGFOX IoT Communications Service to Provide Simple and Cost-Effective Tools to Implement and Manage IoT Solutions

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Montreal, 22 December 2015

OVH Commits to Let’s Encrypt to Provide Free SSL Certificates

European leader of Digital as a Service, OVH becomes a Platinum sponsor of Let’s Encrypt, the certification authority of the Internet Research Group. By partnering with this open source initiative, OVH affirms its commitment to an even more secure Internet.

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Montreal, 17 December, 2015

OVH commits to support startups over the world

With the official launch of the "Digital Launch Pad" program, OVH intends to encourage technological innovation by providing, an infrastructure and technical expertise for the most innovative ideas. OVH will be in attendance at CES Las Vegas this coming January 2016, strengthening its commitment to the “French Tech” initiative, which and promotesing France’s high tech ecosystem.

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Montreal, November 16 2015

OVH Gold Sponsor of DockerCon 2015

Teams from the OVH group are present at DockerCon, being held in Barcelona on November 16-17, 2015. Gold Sponsor of the event, OVH will present Sailabove, its Container as a Service solution and demonstrate one of its use cases with the IoT PaaS TimeSeries, the OVH platform dedicated to connected devices.

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Montreal, November 4, 2015

“Digital Launch Pad”, the OVH Program to Accelerate Innovative Ideas

During the OVH annual Summit, Laurent Allard, CEO of the OVH Group, announced the launch of a comprehensive program supporting innovation. Entitled “Digital Launch Pad”, this program differs from conventional incubators in its commitment to supporting selected projects all the way to their final stage, which is to say until they reach the market. The North American head office - located in Montreal...

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Montreal, October 15 2015

E-tailers Can Now Rely on OVH.com for their Security Strategy - Dedicated Cloud is PCI DSS Certified

The OVH group, European leader of Digital as a Service, has just obtained level 1 PCI DSS certification for its Dedicated Cloud offer. The group has taken a new step in its global certification strategy to gain recognition that its infrastructures and services conform to industry best practices and international standards.

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Montreal, Octobre 07, 2015

VPS 2016 Performance Up by 23% to 198%

OVH has launched SSD and Cloud VPS, two new ranges of virtual private servers which push the standards. Showing performance of up to three times superior of that of previous ranges, VPS 2016 offers guaranteed bandwidth along with protection against DDoS attacks, assuring security and high availability for all uses.

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Montreal, June 19th, 2015

OVH Reinforces its Strategic Partnership with VMware for its Dedicated Cloud Services

OVH, expert of secured cloud, has signed a new agreement with virtualization leader VMware in relation to its vCloud Air Network program. This agreement confirms the desire of the two groups to work more closely together. Common strategies will be adopted in co-innovation and co-marketing.

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Montreal, June 19th, 2015

OVH Surpasses 1,000 Employees and Continues to Recruit

The Leader of Digital as a Service, OVH now has 1,000 collaborators amongst its 16 subsidiaries throughout the world. To maintain its R&D strategy and support its customers, OVH is pursuing an active recruitment policy. More than 150 new collaborators have already joined the group since January and more than 100 more are expected for the second quarter.

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Montreal, April 16, 2015

OVH continues its expansion in North America

OVH, European Digital as a Service leader, continues its development with a 32.9 million dollar investment, which will allow for the creation of 150 jobs in Quebec and the opening of its first North American research and development center in Quebec, in the Saint-Roch quarter. This new center specializing in user experience, will hire 50 highly skilled employees, which will allow OVH to better serve...

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Montréal, April 13 2015

OVH World Tour Toronto: The digital innovation event

On April 23 at Toronto’s Cathedral Center, the leader of digital as a service is coming to meet with its customers and anyone that has a passion for innovation who wants to take a step ahead.

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Roubaix March 27, 2015

hubiC new offers: 100 Gb for 10€/year or 1€/month 10 Tb for 50€/year or 5€/month

To celebrate the opening of the 500,000 hubiC account, OVH announces new and more attractive rates.

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Roubaix, France - March 09, 2015

Dedicated Cloud is SOC 1 (SSAE 16 and ISAE 3402) and SOC 2 type II compliant

Specializing in cloud and Internet infrastructures, the OVH Group’s Dedicated Cloud offer has been recently recognized as being in compliance with the international SOC 1 (SSAE 16 and ISAE 3402) and SOC 2 type II standards. The group continues its overall certification strategy to have its services recognized as conforming to best practices and international standards.

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Roubaix, January 26th 2015

OVH appoints Laurent Allard as CEO, and Octave Klaba will be CTO and Chairman of the Board of Directors

To become the leader of Digital as a Service, the French group OVH has announced the appointment of Laurent Allard as CEO. Laurent joins the company from CGI Group Inc, where he was CTO.

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Microsoft® Exchange 2013 powered by OVH.com: the most complete and secure professional collaborative messaging platform

Montreal, December 15, 2014 - Popular with professionals and feature rich, OVH.com has given Microsoft Exchange a makeover, in an optimized version that guarantees flexibility, security and flawless data transfer. Starting at 4.99$ /month.

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Montreal, December 9, 2014

To accelerate its international development, OVH raises $327 million

The French group OVH, specializing in Internet and cloud infrastructures, has announced today a new fundraising of 327 million dollars. This is the result of mixed funding consisting of a new syndicated loan with its historical bank pool and a private bond (Euro PP).

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Montreal, October 17, 2014

IBM Powers Service Provider OVH Public Cloud

OVH benchmark shows POWER8 processor-enabled cloud services run multiple times faster than commodity server-enabled cloud; OVH joins OpenPOWER Foundation1

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Montreal, October 10th, 2014

OVH SUMMIT: Big Announcements

On October 7, OVH.com held its second European Summit at the Docks de Paris. The day provided participants the opportunity to take part in more than 40 conferences and labs to keep abreast of all technological advances made by the European company. Octave Klaba, founder and CEO, delivered the opening keynote and announced the developments for 2015.

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Montreal, October 7, 2014

WORLD EXCLUSIVE: OVH.com offers IBM’s POWER8 on RunAbove, the public cloud instance up to 100 times faster

OVH.com, Europe’s web hosting leader and 3rd ranked worldwide*, launches the first cloud computing offer, billed by the hour, based on IBM's POWER8 processor. The new generation of processors from IBM will be offered on RunAbove, the OVH brand that specializes in public cloud instances. In applying POWER8 with the best Open Source virtualization (OpenStack), OVH.com offers its users unprecedented...

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Montreal, 25 August 2014

50,000 North-American customers put their trust in OVH.com, 10,000 additional servers will soon be available

Montreal, 25 August 2014 - With the upcoming opening of a new hosting space inside its North-American datacenter, OVH.com confirms its ambition and optimizes its manufacturing process. Because of its worldwide independent network, more and more services are provided (dedicated servers, dedicated cloud, VPS, hybrid solutions) in record time (120 seconds for a dedicated server).

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Montreal, July 4, 2014

"vRack": a solution "made in OVH.com" to build hybrid architectures

OVH.com, the world’s third largest Internet hosting provider redefines the limits between physical and virtual infrastructures with its vRack, a groundbreaking technology that allows the creation of global, hybrid and secured infrastructures. Only OVH.com could offer this complete solution, available with a few clicks.

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Montreal, 2014-06-11

OVH.com offers a new way of using dedicated servers with one week rentals

Montreal, Canada – June 11, 2014 – The third-largest internet hosting provider in the world and the industry leader in Europe* launches a unique concept, now available in North America. Users can now rent dedicated servers for 7 days, with no obligations or setup fees.

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Montreal, April 23rd, 2014

OVH.com unveils a Virtual Private Servers (VPS) offer: resources and performance for less than $3/month

The third Internet hosting provider in the world and leader in Europe* is launching its 2014 Virtual Private Servers. Divided in two versions, “Classic” and “Cloud”, the 2014 VPS show unmatched characteristics when it comes to performance and services.

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Montreal, April 8th, 2014

OVH.com Kicks Off Its North America “World Tour” in Montreal, Canada

OVH.com, the Internet infrastructure provider – ranked world’s #3 in Internet hosting* – will kick off its inaugural North America “World Tour” on May, 6th 2014, in Montreal at the Palais des Congres.

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Montreal, April 3rd, 2014

OVH Customers Benefiting from the Integrated anti-DDoS Service, a Protection Against Cybercrime. Leveraging technical partnerships with Arbor Networks and Tilera®.

Internet infrastructure provider since 1999 and ranked #3 worldwide in Internet hosting and #1 in Europe*, OVH has developed in collaboration with Arbor Networks and Tilera® Corporation an innovative and scalable anti-DDoS protection service included in all its dedicated servers and infrastructure offerings. Available by default, the OVH service offering brings a strong added value to their customers,...

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Montreal, March 3rd, 2014

With its new Cloud storage offers, hubiC aims to reach a million users

hubiC’s fast growth since the end of 2013 was supported by its international commercialization, and also by an API that was open so that external developers could contribute to perfecting it. As it is now aiming to reach a million users, hubiC is simplifying its offer and lowering its prices.

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Montreal, February 13th, 2014

The OVH offering expands with new lines of dedicated servers

Third Internet hosting provider in the world*, OVH is launching its most recent lines of dedicated servers targeting new markets to keep its growth going. Through 3 distinct brands, “OVH.com”, “So you start” and “Kimsufi”, the hosting provider aims to reach a wider range of users, from fully developed markets (North America, Europe) to emerging ones (South America, Asia, Africa). OVH is now covering...

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Montreal, January 16th, 2014

OVH.com reinforces its growth in North America

In its effort to reach the top ranking position, OVH.com has launched last year a major challenge to establish itself as the market leader in North America. An ambitious goal that has already bore fruit in only a few months. Since its initial launch last year, OVH has attracted a large number of customers looking for effective and innovative solutions. In order to meet the needs of increasing demand...

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Montreal, QC – October, 16th

Meet OVH.com at the Cloud Connect

OVH.com, the leading Web hosting company with the world’s largest data center, will present its Dedicated Cloud Service at the Cloud Connect event in Chicago, from October, 21st to 23rd.

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San Francisco, CA - August, 22nd

OVH.com @ VMworld: The only Cloud Provider To Deploy A Complete VMware Data Center In Less Than 30 Minutes, Dedicated, Public and Scalable

San Francisco, CA - August, 22nd - OVH.com, the leading Internet Hosting Provider, is stepping up its presence in North America, building the world’s largest data center - with a total capacity of 360,000 servers – and attending the largest IT global conferences, including as Platinum sponsor of VMworld in San Francisco, next week, August 25-29.

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San Francisco - August, 6th

Meet OVH.com at the 10th annual VMworld

San Francisco - August, 6th - OVH.com, the leading Web hosting company with the world’s largest data center, “VMware Global Service Provider” award-winner, will present its Dedicated Cloud Service at the VMworld in San Francisco, from August, 25th to 29th.

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Montreal, July 9, 2013

OHV.com “2013 Reloaded” Dedicated Servers Are Now Hybrid Cloud Ready

OVH.com reinvents dedicated servers with “2013 Reloaded”, designed specifically for hybrid Cloud infrastructures. More than simply a hardware update, the new OVH.com custom-made servers are ideally suited to built and manage the latest hybrid Cloud architectures, virtual and physical.

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Montréal, Canada – June 6th, 2013

OVH.com Announces Platinum Sponsorship, Showcases Dedicated Cloud at Cloud Expo NY 2013

OVH.com thought leaders and experts will share their knowledge at general and technical sessions at the 12th Cloud Expo New York. As Platinum sponsor, OVH will also give away VIP Gold passes for full access to the conference.

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Montreal, Canada – April 23, 2013

€The First Dedicated VMware Cloud Hosting in North America

OVH.com Dedicated Cloud Infrastructure can be provisioned and deployed in just a few minutes, over the Internet. This IaaS solution uses VMware software, the world leader in Cloud Computing technologies, allowing customers to outsource their private datacenter, to cut costs and accelerate time to market.

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Montreal - March, 14 2013

OVH.com raises 181 millions dollars to support its American and European expansion

2013. OVH.com, hosting provider leader in Europe, announces that it has raised 181 million US Dollars from a bank pool loan encompassing ten banking institutions. This operation is unprecedented in Europe’s technological sector.

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Montreal, Canada – February, 27 2013

€ OVH.com wins VMware's 2013 Global Service Provider Program Award

After winning the EMEA* zone “VSPP (VMware Service Provider Program) Partner of the Year 2013” award for the second year in a row, OVH.com confirms its high quality Cloud Computing services by winning also the “VMware Global Service Provider” award. The French hosting provider, recently settled down in North America, becomes the most rewarded partner by VMware® this year.

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Roubaix, le 28 janvier 2012

€OVH.com Deploys Infinera DTN-X for 500 Gbps Pan-European Network

Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN), a leading provider of Digital Optical Networks, announced today that OVH will deploy the Infinera DTN-X platform for their Pan-European Network, featuring 500 Gigabit per second (Gbps) super-channels. OVH is the largest web hosting company in Europe* supporting both public and private cloud services. The DTN-X platform will enable OVH to increase its network capacity by potentially...

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Montreal, January 16, 2013

Europe’s #1 ISP OVH.com Launches in North America

Customers in North America have now access to OVH.com's award-winning, high-performance dedicated servers and cloud computing solutions, designed for this market.

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Montreal, 28th June 2012

€OVH.com’s technology finally available in North-America

The leading webhosting company in Europe*, OVH.com is ready to launch the first servers for its North-American customers. In less than six months, what used to be an industrial site in Beauharnois (Quebec), has become a high capacity, fully operational data center from which the host will be able to replicate, in Canada, the quality and performance of its European offers.

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Montréal,May 28th, 2012

OVH.com launches its 9th datacentre, its first in North-America

Europe’s leading webhosting company* is ready to receive its first orders from European customers who need a dedicated server in North-America. In less than six months, what used to be an industrial site in Beauharnois (Quebec), has become an operational datacentre. Now, OVH.com is able to offer first range hosting services to all its users who wish to develop their activities in North-America. Starting...

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