OVHcloud expands in Belgium and Spain with local cloud zone
OVHcloud will open a local cloud environment in Belgium and Spain. Expansion to other European regions will follow. According to the French cloud computing specialist, this offers an advantage in flexibly scaling computing capacity and reduces latency.
OVHcloud is starting to offer Local Zones.... Read more
OVHcloud founder Octave Klaba to acquire struggling search engine Qwant
Klaba and his brother Miroslaw will take a 75% stake in the new entity Synfonium, which will control Qwant and the cloud platform SHADOW. The French financial institution CDC will own the remaining 25% of shares in Synfonium.
The financial details of the deal have not been disclosed. Still, the ... Read more
‘Microsoft makes another offer to change EU cloud practices’
Microsoft is trying to appease its rivals and thereby avoid an antitrust probe by the European Commission.
Reuters reports that Microsoft has offered to change its cloud computing practices to settle antitrust complaints filed by smaller rivals. The move is an attempt by the company to avoid a t... Read more
Rivals demand Microsoft does more on antitrust issues
The US tech giant's EU competitors are not happy with the remedies proposed so far.
This week Reuters reported that the companies who filed antitrust complaints against Microsoft in the EU are rejecting the US tech giant's initial offer to resolve the issues.
German software provider Nextclo... Read more
AWS commits to data sovereignty with Digital Sovereignty Pledge
AWS unveiled the Digital Sovereignty Pledge. The tech giant vows to invest in data sovereignty in an attempt to comply with local laws and regulations.
Data sovereignty is the requirement to process data according to the laws and regulations of the location where the data was collected or gener... Read more
OVHcloud secures €200 million loan from the European Investment Bank
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has awarded OVHcloud a loan of €200 million to boost the French cloud provider's development across Europe.
The money will help OVHcloud expand internationally by establishing fifteen additional datacenters by the end of 2024. Ten of the datacenters will be ... Read more
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
OVHcloud prepares for power shortages by stockpiling diesel generators
OVHcloud, France's largest in-house cloud provider, is preparing for anticipated power outages by stockpiling diesel generators. Its CEO confirmed the move on Monday.
In the aftermath of the Ukraine conflict, Europe is attempting to reduce its reliance on Russian gas ahead of the approaching wi... Read more
OVHcloud launches Bring Your Own IP, import service for IPv4 addresses
OVHcloud introduced Bring Your Own IP. The service helps migrate IPv4 addresses to OVHcloud.
OVHcloud is a European cloud provider of dedicated servers, managed databases and Kubernetes solutions. Each service is delivered with a complementary IPv4 and IPv6 address. Customers can opt to add the... 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