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Find below how OVHcloud positions on the market and is perceived by industry analysts through available reports, papers and articles. In 2020, OVHcloud has notably been named as a Leader in the Forrester Wave « Hosted Private Cloud Services in Europe » and named as a Contender in IDC MarketScape « Worldwide Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service ».


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Empowering the cloud: How to extract the full potential of the cloud to benefit your business (Spain only)

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OVHcloud positioned in the “Major Players” Category in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service 2022 Vendor Assessment

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IDC - OVHcloud: Putting the Final Pieces in Place for Europe's Digital Fortress?

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451 Research - OVHcloud pushes for investment, partners, vertical integration and trust to expand its base

OVHcloud has laid out a strategy for growth that involves a mix of its own vertically integrated IT infrastructure business selling compute and storage, as well as partners and significant financial engineering and acquisitions to bolster a push for more enterprise business on top of its traditional cloud-native base.

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451 Research - OVHcloud partners with Google for Anthos

European cloud provider OVHcloud has announced a strategic partnership with Google whereby it will manage, host and sell Google's Anthos platform.

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451 Research - OVHcloud US meets demand for hosted private cloud with new Premier line

OVHcloud US recently overhauled its hosted private cloud product line aiming to move upmarket with upgraded hardware and networking, software and feature enhancements, and higher performance.

ISG Provider Lens – Hyperscale Infrastructure and Platform Services

ISG Provider Lens™ Public Cloud - Solutions & Services - France 2020 - Hyperscale Infrastructure and Platform Services. Link to report on ISG-One

IDC- OVHcloud: a vertical approach to cloud

This IDC Vendor Profile provides a detailed overview of OVHcloud, a leading European cloud service provider and one of the major alternatives to global hyperscalers in the region. Link to report on IDC website

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IDC - Worldwide Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service 2020 Vendor Assessment

OVHcloud the first European cloud provider selected in the study "IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service 2020 Vendor Assessment".

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An InsightaaS - OVHcloud: Sustainable by Design

A shift in thinking that positions data centre sustainability as a key component of broader corporate strategy is underway in organizations across the globe.

IDC -OVHcloud healthcare launches in the UK, Italy and Poland

This IDC Market Note discusses OVHcloud Healthcare's launch of its hosted private cloud solution in the U.K., Italy, and Poland. Link to report on IDC website

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451 Research - OVHcloud is moving up the stack with PaaS and SaaS plans

OVHcloud’s current five-year plan includes a focus on delivering cloud execution venues globally with OVHcloud.

Forrester - OVHcloud named as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Hosted Private Cloud Services In Europe, Q2 2020

OVHcloud is very honored to be named one of the European leaders in the Hosted Private Cloud services segment. Read more

Sustainable data centre: why now and how? By Francois Sterin

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Cloud Spectator - OVHcloud new IOPS series by Cloud Spectator

Cloud Spectator was commissioned by OVHcloud to perform a market analysis of rival offerings from some large competitors with similar NVMe storage implementations. Read more


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451 Research - Rebranded OVHcloud sticks to vertical integration to build a cloud that is free, fair and friendly

At its annual summit in Paris, French hosting and cloud services provider OVH announced the changing of its name to OVHcloud in a step designed to signify the shift in its business but perhaps more significantly, its ambition to challenge hyperscalers.

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An InsightaaS - Industrialization of the Data Center, the Compute Factory

Research conducted by the DC Foresight community is designed to support development of best practices that accelerate the adoption and use of advanced technologies in Canada, and the operational benefits that are derived from these technologies.

Bloor Research – European Cloud Leader OVH: very different … in a very good way (Part 2)

Part 1 focused on the innovative industrial approach OVH has taken to develop the infrastructure required for its hosting, dedicated servers and cloud business. In a few short years this has taken OVH from being a local provider of hosting services in North East France to the largest European Cloud provider with a growing global presence.

OMDIA – OVH demonstrates the value of bespoke infrastructure

Ovum spent two days with OVH, and received a detailed insight into the process and value that OVH’s approach to cloud brings to both the company, and the customer. Read more

Bloor Research – European Cloud Leader OVH: very different … in a very good way (Part 1)

IT analysts can be a cynical, hardened bunch at times. We have heard all the slick marketing pitches, seen the immaculate, glossy data centres and been told how their people and culture are their key differentiators. In most cases that leaves us unimpressed and we have to dig deep to find any gems. But, our visit recently to OVH’s home in Roubaix, northern France, was a real eye opener. Read more

Freeform Dynamics - Last call for a European public cloud?

Europe’s self-described No.1 ‘hyper-scale cloud provider’, OVH, held its 6th annual customer conference in Paris recently. Attendees got to meet the new CEO, Michel Paulin, and hear about the company’s four ‘product universes’, but there was more to it than that. Read more

Elevator Group - OVHcloud – Industry Snapshot

In this Industry Snapshot, John Webster, Sr. Analysts, discusses the major announcements from the OVHcloud analyst day. Read more