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The October 18, 2018

#OVHSummit 2018 : keynote of Octave Klaba, Founder, Chairman of OVH

Hey! Hello everyone and welcome to the 6th OVH Summit. I've been dreaming of playing Metallica in front of you for years. Man, it’s just so great! I hope you like it too – it’s one of my favorite bands. So there you go. That’s done. Let's get down to business.Seeing you every year means a lot to us. To me. It’s a really special occasion to show you what we’ve done and where we’re going, and to get...

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The October 18, 2018

#OVH Summit 2018: product announcements

On Thursday, October 18, 2018, OVH brought together its entire ecosystem for the 6th OVH Summit. Octave Klaba, President and Founder of OVH, kicked off by sharing his vision of a different type of cloud. He announced the launch of four product universes, tailored to four different types of OVH customer, as well as the way they interact with its products and services. These four universes, which will...

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The October 10, 2018

Data center review 2019 – step 3: Beauharnois, Canada, North America

Our series of infrastructure reviews is continuing across the Atlantic, with our Canadian data center in Beauharnois.Beauharnois is a small town of around 13,000 people, lying 40km southwest of Montreal in eastern Canada. It takes its name from the Marquis de Beauharnois, who was granted a seigneurial concession by French King Louis XV and served as Governor of New France between 1726 and 1747. This...

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The October 04, 2018

Hot migration of data centers – we did it!

There are so many possible reasons for moving workloads between different data centers. Upgrading from versions that are no longer supported. Extending or replacing a data center. Implementing a disaster recovery plan. And the rest. Good thing that it has never been so quick and easy to switch from the US West Coast to the East Coast or from Amsterdam to Limbourg. In just a couple of clicks, workloads...

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The October 02, 2018

Datacentre review 2019 – step 2: Gravelines, France, Western Europe

Heading north for the next stage of our tour! We continued the tour of our infrastructures with a stop in the Gravelines datacentre (GRA). Just 60 kilometres from the OVH headquarters in Roubaix, GRA is one of the largest teams in the Industry Business Unit. There are 60 employees on site, spread over several technical teams and ensuring the site is manned 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.The Gravelines...

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