Public Cloud

High performance and security for professionals

What makes the OVH Public Cloud different?

The story of OVH Public Cloud

The story of OVH Public Cloud told by those who designed and built the infrastructure.

100% SLA
99.999% SLA
With native software-defined high availability, an infrastructure entirely managed by OVH and the latest generation hardware, we are committed to hosting your most demanding production environments.
Innovative pricing model
Innovative pricing model
Launch your projects and power up your machines at the best possible price by opting for hourly payment or save 50% by paying monthly.

Get dedicated and guaranteed CPU, RAM, disk and network resources right away with an operating system, datacenter and SSH key. What's more, there are no extra fees for handling traffic or requests on any of your instances.
Ability to move between providers
Ability to move between providers
OVH works closely with the industry standard OpenStack both ensuring the portability of your cloud environments and enabling hybrid use between OVH and various cloud computing providers.

The Cloud Control Panel: an intuitive and exhaustive interface

Services included with the OVH Public Cloud

Pay as you go

Pay per hour for instances and per gigabyte for storage

Pay monthly

Pay monthly for your instances and save money

High availibility disk

Triple data replication

Simplified control panel

Manage all of your OVH Public Cloud services

OVH & OpenStack API

Manage and automate all your services network

Take advantage of the OVH global network

Your questions answered

What is the payment method for Public Cloud?

You will be billed for resources used during the previous month between day 1 and 5 of every month.
If you choose to pay monthly, you will be billed for the month that has just begun and any additional, unpaid resources carried over from the previous month, such as instances and object storage. If you switch to monthly billing throughout the course of the month, you will be billed immediately for the amount due for the current month, calculated on a pro-rata basis. You will be billed for instances until you delete them in the OVH Control Panel.
You will be billed for instances until you delete them in the OVH Control Panel.

What level of SLA does OVH Public Cloud offer?

OVH Public Cloud guarantees 99.999% SLA for all available resources. (compute, storage, network)
Where the support team detects a lost connection that isn't caused by scheduled maintenance, you will receive damages of 0.5% of the monthly rate per minute of unavailability (up to a maximum of 100% of your consumption for the current month).

Why does Public Cloud work with OpenStack?

OpenStack is a free and open-source software platform, mostly deployed as an infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS). OVH is an OpenStack infrastructure donor and in addition to its API and management interface, OVH also provides you with the standard OpenStack APIs and the Horizon management interface.
You can move between cloud providers whenever you want, automate your cloud infrastructures or manage server and disk images.

Does Public Cloud invoice incoming and outgoing traffic from instances?

Incoming public traffic and incoming and outgoing private traffic (vRack) are unlimited and free in all our Public Cloud regions.
Outgoing public traffic is free and unlimited, except in Singapore (SGP) and Sydney (SYD): a flat rate of 1024 GB/month per project and per datacenter is offered. You will be billed for each additional GB. $0.08/GB.

Customer case studies: See how you can integrate the OVH Public Cloud into your infrastructures


A scalable infrastructure that can handle large traffic spikes.

SYSADMIN BADASS is the provider in charge of the infrastructure for, a soccer news website. Initially hosted on a single dedicated server, the website is now enjoying a constantly growing success since its creation back in 2006.

On the eve of the 2014 World Cup, it was becoming necessary to set up a more robust and especially more scalable infrastructure in anticipation of the traffic spikes expected during that event (over 1 million page views per day for 500,000 unique visitors).

Behind the scenes of the infrastructure which hosts the digital activities of BFM, RMC and 01net

In order to host its online media content (web and mobile applications), NextRadioTV chose to deploy a high availability infrastructure, capable of absorbing traffic spikes reaching 9 million visitors per day.

Using a blend of dedicated cloud, public cloud and dedicated servers together, NextRadioTV is enjoying the benefits of strong and highly scalable hybrid infrastructure, with resources shared between the 6 websites et 15 applications edited by the group.