EDF Renewables is to supply OVHcloud with solar-generated renewable electricity to power a number of its data centres in France
EDF Renewables, one of the world leaders in renewable energy, and OVHcloud, a European provider of cloud solutions, have entered into their first renewable power purchase agreement. The 15-year agreement covers the supply of electricity from a 50 MW solar power plant in France to be built, owned and operated by EDF Renewables.
OVHcloud and Bechtle announce new pan-European partnership
OVHcloud, the European leader in cloud computing, and IT service provider Bechtle are entering into a strategic, Europe-wide partnership. Through this long-term collaboration, both companies aim to support each other in expanding their businesses in their core markets across the whole of Europe and offering their B2B and public sector customers extended access to the latest cloud solutions with full data sovereignty.
Sopra Steria and OVHcloud deploy their combined service offering in Europe and their first joint use cases
Sopra Steria, a European leader in consulting, digital services, and software development, and OVHcloud, a global player and European leader in the Cloud, have announced the expansion of their partnership in Europe. The aim is to provide an operational response to public and economic players, in particular Operators of Vital Importance (OIV), wishing to accelerate their digital transformation and guarantee the sovereignty of their sensitive data. The two partners are presenting the first concrete use cases for the administration, energy, and health sectors.
EDF Renewables chooses OVHcloud to accelerate its digital transformation
EDF Renewables, one of the international leaders in renewable energies, has chosen OVHcloud to host part of its data. This project involves migrating applications and data from EDF Renewables’ IT to Hosted Private Cloud solution in several datacenters located in France and internationally. Such a decision guarantees the confidentiality and interoperability of the data hosted while providing the necessary agility for future EDF Renewables projects.
Serco Europe and OVHcloud to evolve ONDA-DIAS in support of Big Data exploitation in 2022
Serco Europe and OVHcloud announce that they are combining their respective expertise to develop a new structured ecosystem for Big Data users, in order to respond to the growing needs for data usage and to support the new space economy.
Atos and OVHcloud strengthen their partnership by leveraging Atos OneCloud Sovereign Shield
Atos expands its recently announced Atos OneCloud Sovereign Shield initiative by extending its existing partnership with OVHcloud, with new combined offerings and joint research and development. The two European cloud leaders will provide a market-leading sovereign cloud solution for large French organizations.
[We Commit] Across the tech ecosystem, OVHcloud speaks up to demonstrate its commitment towards a sustainable cloud
Sustainability is a key topic for OVHcloud. From our earliest days, we have been committed to reduce our environmental footprint. As an involved player, OVHcloud has participated in several Sustainability events in November.
#EcoEx21: OVHcloud ecosystem discusses ethics and sustainability at its annual international conference
Paris, November 16, 2021 - OVHcloud is bringing together around 130 customers, technology, industrial and commercial partners from its ecosystem for this year’s EcoEx21 virtual conference from 16 to 18 November.
[Trusted Cloud Digest] Cédric O announces, in OVHcloud’s office in Paris, the innovation strategy to support the cloud industry
On Tuesday, November 2, Cédric O, Secretary of State for Digital Transition and Electronic Communications, symbolically chose OVHcloud’s Paris premises to present the industrial plan for France's cloud strategy, the last pillar of the national strategy for cloud.
The new generation of OVHcloud Advance servers provide reliability and performance for SMEs
OVHcloud today announced a new line of mid-range dedicated servers, equipped with the latest generation of components. Aimed at small to medium-sized businesses, Advance addresses the availability and security needs of organizations at a predictable cost.
ESA Phi-week 2021: Three innovative projects on Cloud, Artificial Intelligence and Satellite data awarded by OVHcloud and Serco
OVHcloud and Serco Europe, a space industry leader with over 40 years’ experience in supporting the space sector, have awarded three prizes to start-ups as part of their annual Hackathon organised together with ESA.
Network incident, October 13th, 2021
In the morning of October 13th at 9:12 am (CET/Paris time), we carried out interventions on a router in our Vint Hill datacenter in the United States, which led to disturbances on our entire network. These interventions were aimed at reinforcing our anti-DDoS protections, attacks that have been particularly intense over the course of recent weeks.
Serco and OVHcloud announce key partnership in space imagery and Artificial Intelligence
OVHcloud and Serco Europe, a space industry leader with over 40 years’ experience in supporting the space sector, are consolidating their long-standing partnership to create an innovative European project which will use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to enhance the exploitation of satellite images.
OVHcloud is enriching its Public Cloud portfolio with new Database as a Service offerings
OVHcloud, the European leader with a global footprint in the cloud industry, is scaling its Database as a Service (DBaaS) catalog with the general availability of Managed Databases for MongoDB as well as the free beta version of four major databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis and Kafka.
OVHcloud Achieves SAP® Certification for Cloud and Infrastructure Operations
OVHcloud today announced that it has achieved SAP® certification for Cloud and Infrastructure Operations. This certification further strengthens OVHcloud’s capabilities and portfolio to offer managed services in all its French data centers for Infrastructure as a Service.
[In Our Programs] Startup Program in Italy: an unprecedented effort to make Flowpay a success
The inauguration of the program in Italy coincided with a period that was certainly not easy because of the consequences of the pandemic, which put at risk the objectives and investments of many players, large and small, in the technological field and beyond.
OVHcloud and Talentsoft, a Cegid Company, combine forces to offer a fully trusted cloud-based human capital management solution
OVHcloud and Talentsoft, a Cegid Company today announce a new unique trusted cloud offering dedicated to Human Capital management in Europe. This offer supports the two French companies’ will to assist in the HR transformation of public sector organizations in France and Europe, as sensitive data protection and digital sovereignty are at the heart of much concern.
[We Commit] OVHcloud takes part to the University of Lille’s Summer School September 2021 on "Green computing meets green energy"
On Wednesday, September 8th, OVHcloud had the opportunity to participate to the University of Lille’s Summer School September 2021, under the topic of "Green computing meets green energy".
Trusted Cloud: SecNumCloud-certified OVHcloud’s offering is now available
OVHcloud, Europe’s leading cloud provider, announced today the availability of its Hosted Private Cloud solution, which was granted the SecNumCloud Security Visa certification by France’s National Information Systems Security Agency (ANSSI).
[Trusted Cloud Digest] Industrial Reconquest: in Croix, OVHcloud welcomed Agnès Pannier-Runacher, Minister Delegate for Industry
On Tuesday, August 24, the OVHcloud teams had the pleasure to welcome Mrs. Agnès Pannier-Runacher, Minister Delegate to the Minister of the Economy, Finance and Recovery, in charge of Industry, at the Croix production center.
With the acquisition of BuyDRM, OVHcloud strengthens its security expertise to make the cloud ever more secure, and enrich its Platform as a Service portfolio
OVHcloud, the European leader in cloud computing, announces it has acquired BuyDRM, an American company specializing in security technologies for digital rights management (DRM) applications. The entire BuyDRM team and their founders will join the Group's workforce as of today to build together a single roadmap dedicated to security.
The European Cloud industry: a market worth €300bn+ by 2027-2030. Could half of this potential growth slip through Europe’s hands?
KPMG France, commisioned by major Cloud operators - OVHcloud, InfraNum, Talan and Linkt - has launched a White Paper on the vital cloud-related issues facing Europe in the coming years.
OVHcloud and MongoDB Partnership Enables Innovation and Data Governance in the Cloud
OVHcloud, the European leader with a global footprint in the cloud industry and MongoDB, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDB), the leading modern, general purpose database platform, today announced a partnership to offer customers a fully managed MongoDB-as-a-Service solution across Europe.
Large data-driven organisations demand exceptional performance, availability, and resilience: OVHcloud expands its Bare Metal server range
OVHcloud is expanding its suite of Bare Metal servers with two new ranges that provide high performance, very high capacity bandwidth and high availability. These new machines address the needs of organisations running critical workloads. These servers will be available in OVHcloud data centres across Europe, the US and Canada.
Demand for data protection and security leads OVHcloud to extend ISO 27001 and ISO 27701 certifications to all its cloud solutions
OVHcloud announced today that it has achieved new certifications in information security and data privacy, marking a new phase in its broader certification policy and commitment to customers.
As part of its global growth strategy, OVHcloud Unveils APAC expansion plans, opens second Data Centre in Sydney and doubles its Data Centre Capacity in Singapore
OVHcloud, the European leader with a global footprint in the cloud industry, announced today details of its Asia Pacific (APAC) expansion plans including the doubling of capacity for its Singapore data centre and a second data centre in Sydney, Australia, both of which follow closely after its recent announcement of a new Point of Presence infrastructure deployed in Mumbai, India earlier this year.
Atos and OVHcloud announce a strategic partnership to create a trusted, 100% European cloud solution
Atos and OVHcloud today announced that they have joined forces to bring trusted cloud transformation capabilities and services to enterprises and public organisations worldwide. Under this partnership, OVHcloud and Atos are creating a 100% European market-leading multi-cloud solution.
OVHcloud joins Open Invention Network and renews its commitment to Open Source
OVHcloud, the European leader with a global footprint in the cloud industry, announced today it joined the Open Invention Network (OIN). This engagement affirms OVHcloud’s approach in terms of Open Innovation and will strengthen the company’s ecosystem, by supporting a world-class open source innovation community.
OVHcloud and Google Cloud announce a strategic partnership to co-build a trusted cloud solution in Europe
* The strategic partnership will help European organisations accelerate their business transformation in the cloud and address their strict data security and privacy requirements
* It will focus on delivering the best of cloud technology innovation and value in the most agile way to address scale and speed
Through the Ecosystem Experience, OVHcloud moves online to celebrate the strength of its collective approach
OVHcloud, the leading European cloud provider with global reach gathers its whole community online for its 8th annual event: OVHcloud Ecosystem Experience. The virtual event brings together 150 speakers from all around the world, across 90 sessions, to propose a deep dive into the cloud ecosystem for 3 days and plans to welcome over 10,000 guests.
OVHcloud Connect evolves to support hybrid and multi-cloud strategies
OVHcloud today announced its new private, secure connection solutions to support enterprise multi-cloud and hybrid cloud projects. OVHcloud Connect solutions are built on the expertise of the European leader in cloud networks and a strong partnership with connectivity leaders Equinix and Megaport.
OVHcloud's Startup Program opens up to scaleups for its 2020 launch
To mark the start of the new academic year, OVHcloud is launching its 2020 Startup Program with applications open now. Created in 2015, the programme has already supported more than 1,800 young companies around the world (including Ant Media and Global Data Sentinel) through an investment of over £5.5 million in infrastructure credits and development support. The launch of the 2020 programme reaffirms OVHcloud’s commitment to supporting young companies that put the cloud at the heart of their business model.
OVHcloud strengthens its customer experience and makes a commitment with ServiceNow ... which is now part of the Open Trusted Cloud ecosystem
OVHcloud, the leading European cloud provider, has chosen ServiceNow and its Customer Service Management offer to improve its customer experience and develop the quality of services available for its cloud customers.
OVHcloud named as a Contender in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service 2020 Vendor Assessment
The IDC MarketScape report assessed and selected OVHcloud among 8 companies operating on the public cloud market. The criteria for this study are based on a strict evaluation grid: the variety of services offered by the companies, as well as their size and global footprint. The IDC MarketScape methodology helps evaluate vendors and advise IT buyers to choose the right public cloud technologies.
Hosted Private Cloud Premier: OVHcloud lays the foundation for the next generation of private cloud
European cloud leader, OVHcloud, today announced a brand-new Hosted Private Cloud range, with the release of the first product in the suite: Hosted Private Cloud Premier. The new product addresses the strategic needs of large organisations for performance, security and isolation and location of their data, while at the same time offering competitive pricing.
With the acquisition of OpenIO, OVHcloud's ambition is to create the best Object Storage offer on the market
OVHcloud, the leading European-based cloud provider, announced today that it has acquired OpenIO, a French company specialised in Object Storage. In the space of a few years, OpenIO has distinguished itself by designing the new generation of S3-compatible Object Storage solutions, the best adapted to Big Data and High Performance Computing workloads. As such, the OpenIO solution is ideal for the storage of the large amounts of data required for machine learning and artificial intelligence applications.
OVHcloud launches a new range of Game servers powered by AMD Ryzen processors
OVHcloud today announced the launch of a brand-new range of Game servers. Entirely based on latest-generation components, the new range is powered by the most up-to-date AMD Ryzen 3000 processors to provide the highest performance on the gaming market. Part of its enhanced bare metal suite, OVHcloud believes the range will appeal to gamers as well as resellers and video processing professionals looking for powerful servers.
For its 20th anniversary, OVH takes off and becomes OVHcloud
For its 7th Summit, OVHcloud is bringing together its whole community for the annual meetup at Porte de Versailles, Paris. For the opening keynote, presented by OVHcloud's Founder and Chairman Octave Klaba and CEO Michel Paulin, nearly 10,000 people are expected to follow the event, either by going to the Paris Expo, or via video stream around the world.
OVH addresses compute-intensive needs with its new Infrastructure dedicated servers
Equipped with high-speed connectivity and advanced networking and security features, OVH’s Infrastructure range of dedicated servers can be implemented for a diverse range of use cases, from media and video processing to high-performance computing, financial analytics and virtualisation.
OVH confirms its multi-local strategy with Asia-Pacific based Public Cloud services
OVH Public Cloud is one of the largest Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solution based on OpenStack and available worldwide. Today OVH, the global hyperscale cloud provider, announced the global expansion of its Public Cloud service with its availability in two data centers in Asia-Pacific (APAC). Located in Singapore and Sydney, the new regions will increase the total number of OVH Public Cloud locations from six to eight, spanning four continents.
OVH expands AI-powered cloud services with software optimised for NVIDIA GPUs
With $77.6 billion in investments planned through 2022, spending on artificial intelligence and cognitive systems will continue to grow strongly, according to IDC. These investments will mainly benefit the software industry, in particular the development of conversational applications, machine learning and deep learning solutions. To respond to these new uses, OVH has put together a complete range of solutions to support its customers in their various artificial intelligence projects.
OVH opens an office in Station F
On Monday 17th December, OVH inaugurated an office within Station F, thus declaring its mission to strengthen its partnership with the world’s largest startup campus. Europe’s leading cloud provider will offer tailor-made support to the Paris-based startup incubator, providing them with an infrastructure and training.
OVH Private Cloud powers companies’ digital transformation
By confirming its commitment to support, simplify and accelerate companies' digital transformation, OVH reinforces its position as an alternative cloud provider. The group is launching new OVH Private Cloud - Software Defined Data Center offerings designed to support European companies of all types in their digital transformation. OVH will be present as a Global Diamond Partner at VMworld 2018 Europe in Barcelona from November 5–9, 2018 to showcase its latest innovations.
OVH, the alternative that liberates the cloud
18 October 2018
On Thursday, 18 October 2018, OVH brought together its entire ecosystem for the sixth annual OVH Summit. Over 3,000 customers, partners and IT professionals attended the opening plenary session led by Octave Klaba, OVH Chairman and Founder, and Michel Paulin, the recently-appointed CEO.
OVH launches Acceleration-as-a-Service Leveraging the New Intel® Programmable Acceleration Card and App Store from FPGA Acceleration Partner Accelize
Today OVH, the global, hyperscale cloud provider, announces FPGA-based Acceleration-as-a-Service, based on the Intel® Programmable Acceleration Card (Intel PAC) with Intel® Arria® 10 GX FPGA, and in partnership with Accelize.® The QuickStore® Marketplace offers customers a choice of ready-to-use, optimised software which integrates seamlessly with the Intel FPGA-based acceleration platform.
Open Cloud Foundation: cloud industry players are called today to join forces to guarantee openness and tackle vendor lock-in issues in the cloud
A large group of cloud industry stakeholders announce their intent to start the Open Cloud Foundation. This initiative will work to define a meta-framework of standards that aims to guarantee freedom of choice for businesses and avoid lock-in for cloud businesses.
OVH Summit 2017: “OVH is fast becoming a global leader in cloud services”
This Tuesday, the 17th of October, Europe’s leading cloud service provider met with all the stakeholders in its sector at its annual OVH Summit. More than 2,000 people attended the opening plenary session, which was introduced by the CEO and Chairman of OVH, Octave Klaba.
European cloud infrastructure providers welcome the proposed Regulation on the ‘Free Flow of Data’ in the EU
CISPE, the voice of cloud infrastructure providers in Europe, has described the European Commission’s proposed regulation for the free flow of non-personal data as “a major step forward for Europe’s cloud industry” - adding that additional focus is still required in key areas including data security, self-regulation, data portability and protections for SMEs.
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.
The OVH Public Cloud offers a new range focusing on high-performance graphics
Since it was launched back in 2015, the OVH Public Cloud offer has been constantly evolving in order to better meet the requirements of its customers. This trend is still continuing today with the arrival of the GPU range, a first in the history of the European cloud leader.
OVH Announces Intent to Acquire VMware vCloud Air Business
VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, and OVH, a global hyper-scale cloud provider, today announced OVH intends to acquire VMware vCloud Air business. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. The transaction is expected close in calendar 2Q 2017.
OVH Joins Ubuntu Certified Public Cloud Programme
Canonical and OVH today announced they are engaging as partners in Public Cloud, VPS, bare metal and Private Cloud. OVH is joining the ranks of other major cloud providers included in Canonical’s official programme for distribution of Ubuntu guest images, Certified Public Cloud (CPC).
OVH Global Expansion Continues with New US Datacentre
OVH, a global leader in cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), today announced acquisition of a new datacentre facility in the US. Located in Hillsboro, Oregon, this facility joins Vint Hill, Virginia as the second US datacentre, with a third North American datacentre located in Canada. These installations will allow OVH to support its more than one million customers’ needs for global presence and respond to the growing demand for outsourced digital infrastructures throughout the world.
Warsaw, Singapore, and Sydney, OVH Opens 3 New Datacentres to Respond to the Growing Demand for Cloud Infrastructures
Under the code names WaW, SNG, and SYD, the cloud leader is opening 3 datacentres in Poland, Australia and Singapore, corresponding to the first wave of new datacentres 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.
OVH partners with KKR and TowerBrook for further global expansion
OVH, a leading provider of cloud infrastructure, telecommunications and web hosting services, today finalised a partnership with KKR and TowerBrook Capital Partners (TowerBrook), two leading global investment firms, to further its global expansion. KKR and TowerBrook will acquire a minority stake in OVH for €250 million of growth capital that will allow OVH to take advantage of the rapidly expanding market for cloud and internet infrastructure services, while also broadening its customer base and services in new geographies. The Klaba family will retain the majority stake in the company and will continue, together with OVH management, to lead the company, its strategy and operations.
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.
OVH “Virtual Cloud Desktop”—a virtual desktop solution which simplifies mobile working
Launched at the end of September, the virtual desktop offer by OVH allows users to access their personal desktops from any device. Available in 4 versions, OVH designed a solution that is aimed as much at users of traditional office suites as it is at data analysts and Big Data, HPC or 3D professionals, as Octave Klaba announced this morning at the Summit.
OVH deploys free SSL certificates through Let’s Encrypt
After a successful beta programme that ended last April the 14th, Let’s Encrypt certificates are now offered by OVH. With this new offering, OVH provides free SSL/TSL (Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Security) certificates in an automated and simple way using an open-source solution.
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 datacentres. Cisco's DWDM technology provides OVH with some unique capacities between its datacentres for Cloud and hosted services. In Canada, this technology's deployment is currently ongoing on the Toronto-Beauharnois link.
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 the 6th-9th March in Scottsdale, Arizona (USA).
OVH Public Cloud is leading CloudScreener’s ranking
Following a worldwide launch in October 2015, the OVH Public Cloud offering is now ranked first in France by CloudScreener and has won second place in Europe and North America. The key factors behind this achievement: performance, security, flexibility and of course OVH’s very competitive rates.
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.
Digital Launch Pad, the OVH programme for transforming innovative ideas into real projects
At the annual OVH Summit, OVH CEO Laurent Allard announced on behalf of the group the launch of a major programme to support innovation. Entitled Digital Launch Pad, this programme differs from conventional incubators because it’s committed to supporting the selected projects right to the end, i.e. until their launch on the market. The programme is split into three stages, inspired by those of a rocket launch: Ideation/ignition, Build/launch and Market/send into orbit.
OVH.com can now help online retailers in their security strategy OVH Dedicated Cloud is now PCI-DSS certified
The OVH group, the European leader in Digital as a Service, has just received the PCI DSS level 1 certification for its Dedicated Cloud solution. This is a continuation of the group's global strategy to gain recognition for the conformity of its services with best practices and international standards.
OVH Reinforces its Strategic Partnership with VMware for its Dedicated Cloud Services
OVH, leader in Digital as a Service and specialist in secure cloud infrastructures, has signed a new agreement with VMware, the market leader in virtualisation, in relation to VMware's vCloud Air Network Program. This agreement confirms the desire of the two groups to work even more closely together. The groups will adopt joint innovation and marketing strategies.
Dedicated Cloud has been issued SOC 1 (SSAE 16 and ISAE 3402) and SOC 2 type II certificates
The OVH group, specialised in cloud computing and web infrastructures, has recently been issued SOC 1 (SSAE 16 and ISAE 3402) and SOC 2 type II international certificates for its Dedicated Cloud solution. This is a continuation of the group's global strategy to gain recognition for its services' conformity with best practices and international standards.
Steps towards a PCI DSS certified infrastructure offer
The French group OVH, cloud computing and web infrastructure specialist, has received the PCI DSS certification for its online payment system across all of its brands: OVH.com, So you Start, RunAbove, Kimsufi and hubiC. This certification represents a new token of trust for its customers, as it demonstrates OVH's commitment to the fight against credit and debit card fraud. This step is also part of OVH's global certification strategy to gain recognition for the conformity of its infrastructures and services with international standards and best practices.
OVH raises $327 million to accelerate its international growth
The French group OVH, cloud computing and web infrastructure specialist, has announced that it has raised €267 million of mixed funding from both a new revolving credit facility (RCF) with the group's historical bank pool and a bond in the form of a private placement (Euro PP).