OVH opens fire-fortified datacenter at the site of its 2021 fire
OVHCloud established a fire-fortified datacenter in Strasbourg, where a fire damaged two of its datacenters in 2021.
According to the initial findings of an inquiry into the fire, water seeping onto an inverter started things off. The complete absence of an automatic fire extinguishing system, d... Read more
Cloud provider OVH announces price increases of 10 percent
OVH plans to increase the prices of several cloud services by roughly 10 percent. According to the French cloud provider, the change is necessary due to rising inflation and energy prices.
OVH is one of the largest European cloud providers. The organization provides private cloud, public cloud ... Read more
OVH plans to share its OpenStack automation for on-prem clouds
OVH will share the automation tools it developed to run its own OpenStack-based cloud as part of its strategy to grow its managed cloud business.
In Europe, the French company has offered to operate and manage a private cloud using its tech on customers' premises. OVH is planning to let others h... Read more
OVHcloud plans an IPO that could value it at 4 billion euros
France-based cloud computing services provider OVHcloud plans a possible IPO this week that could value it at more than 4 billion euros. The news comes from a report by the Wall Street Journal on Sunday, citing people familiar with the matter.
The cloud-service provider said that it would not ma... Read more
OVH has 98 percent of services back online and now improves backups
Hosting provider OVHcloud has announced that almost all services affected by the March fire are back online. The company also announced a plan to significantly improve its resilience to such incidents over the next five years.
In a video posted to Twitter, OVH founder and CFO Octave Klaba and CE... Read more
Still not all OVHcloud services back online
Hosting provider OVHcloud is still recovering from the fire that destroyed two of its data centres. More than a month after the fire, there are still customers whose services have not been restored yet.
Recovering from the fire is a real nightmare, says OVH CEO Octave Klaba in a tweet. After a d... Read more
OVH working hard on recovering damaged servers
OVH founder Octave Klaba has posted some new updates on the status of the burnt down data centres. The company is busy cleaning up hardware in the hope of refurbishing as many parts as possible.
On Twitter, Klaba shows several photos of how parts that were not directly affected by the fire, but ... Read more
OVHcloud’s SBG1 datacenter is a write-off after all
OVHcloud has decided not to restart its SBG1 datacenter. The datacenter is too damaged to allow this. However, several intact servers will be moved to other datacenters.
OVG director Octave Klaba announced this on Twitter. After investigating datacenter SBG1, he has come to the conclusion that r... Read more
OVH shares overview of data lost in fire
OVHcloud has shared a list of what data was lost in the fire that raged in the hosting company's data centre last week. Many of the lost data have been backed up, but some of it is gone forever.
The overview of the possibly affected data is broken down into the different service branches of OVH:... Read more
Various hosting providers vulnerable to simple account hacks’.
Security researcher Paulos Yibelo revealed about ten bugs that made it very easy to steal sensitive information or to take over a customer's account via hacks. The bugs were in some of the largest web hosting companies on the internet, reports TechCrunch.
In a number of cases it was enough to click... Read more