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The 25-05-2018

Ready, set, GDPR! (Part 1: Domain names)

As the deadline approaches for GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) implementation,

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The 14-05-2018

vRack 3.0: the OVH private network, intensively redesigned to continue anticipating IT project requirements

As a cloud services provider operating its own datacentres and network, OVH has a privileged position when it comes to observing and anticipating usage in terms of traffic.

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The 30-01-2018

“The challenges of the cloud, as the hidden face of digital services, should be made known to European citizens.”

The cloud is the foundation used by the businesses of the new economy to offer their services. In the last few years, it has brought about a lot of innovative breakthroughs, but still remains the hidden face of the digital revolution, overlooked by the general public. And yet it presents some important issues, particularly in terms of protecting and processing personal data. Xavier Perret explains...

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The 16-03-2017

OVH at the London 2018 Cloud Expo

It’s been a busy year for OVH since the 2017 Cloud Expo in Paris, especially with the launch of

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The 18-/2-15/0

OVH wishes you all the best for 2018, and presents its ambitions for this year

Can you still accelerate when you already think you’re going full-speed ahead? The answer is yes. In 2017, OVH had a lot of news to share. Our teams were able to learn from both the successes and challenges we experienced, so that we could strengthen the building blocks for our cloud solutions to infinity (internationally) and beyond (because innovation never stops). We’ve compiled a non-exhaustive...

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The 10-01-2018

Spectre and Meltdown: an explanation of the 3 security vulnerabilities and the measures required to protect your services against them (for IT specialists)

Since the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities were discovered on the x86-64 processors and publicly announced last week, the IT sector has been working hard to find ways of resolving their security issues. First of all, we needed to protect all computer hardware against the possibility of these vulnerabilities being exploited. Then we needed to measure the impact of these patches on system performance...

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The 13-10-2017

Anti-DDoS technologies: why OVH must keep investing heavily to ensure the best protection for customers

A race against time. That’s how we should see the battle OVH has been fighting for years to protect customers from increasingly frequent, increasingly intense DDoS attacks. To resist the attacks of tomorrow, including those bigger than we can even imagine today, we have to invest heavily in our DDoS mitigation technologies. Read on to find out why.

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The 29-09-2017

Will the EU Data Protection Regulation put Whois at risk?

The Whois database enables any internet user to identify domain name registrants. The future of this widely-used and sometimes controversial “public internet directory” is now uncertain, due to the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Some registries, such as AFNIC in France (which manages the .fr domain name), have implemented mechanisms to restrict the sharing of domain owner data....

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The 07-11-2017

OVH accelerates with OpenStack

On Friday, the 9th of June, three leading figures from the OpenStack Foundation paid a visit to OVH’s European headquarters in Roubaix, in northern France. Jonathan Bryce (@jbryce, Executive Director), Mark Collier (@sparkycollier, COO) and Thierry Carrez (@tcarrez, Vice President of Engineering) came to meet some of the team behind the OVH Public Cloud. With over 15,000 instances and 100 petabytes...

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The 07-11-2017

The Cloud is the future. But what is the future of the Cloud? (Part 1)

Part 1: A closer look at cloud users. Who are they? What are their needs? What challenges will they face in the years to come?

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The 12-06-2017

Liegey Muller Pons: the French startup that is helping politicians in Europe go knocking on the right door

Liegey Muller Pons, a French startup named after its three founders, is using data science to help politicians and political parties improve their electoral strategy. Inspired by the United States, the approach is unfamiliar to the general public in a country like France, despite being used by almost all the candidates in the 2017 French presidential elections. We take a closer look at this project...

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The 08-06-2017

How to choose the cloud that suits your needs

The idea of entrusting your sensitive data to a third party was still unthinkable just a few years ago. Today, many companies are outsourcing their information system to cloud providers. With the wide range of offerings on the market, however, choosing a provider can rapidly become a challenge. To help guide you through this choice, Mehdi Bekkai, product manager of cloud computing at OVH, shares his...

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The 24-05-2017

WannaCry: Dry your tears, but stay vigilant!

The recent WannaCry pandemic mostly affected workstations within businesses, but servers running outdated versions of Windows were not immune either. What action can a host take when it is up against an attack like this? There is no easy answer to this question. Responsibility essentially lies with the users: they alone are in a position to keep their systems up to date. Nevertheless, we at OVH made...

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The 23-05-2017

Recap of the OVH presentations given at the OpenStack Summit in Boston

From the 8th to the 11th of May, a team from OVH attended the biannual OpenStack community summit. We shared our experience as a Public Cloud provider, especially via two presentations which you can now re-watch.

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The 16-05-2017

OVH enters the Cloud Spectator 2017 rankings – and is placed 1st in Europe, ahead of the main US players in this sector

In its first appearance among the Top 10 Cloud IaaS Providers, OVH takes 1st place in Europe and rises to 2nd place in North America, ahead of the main US players. The result validates a public cloud business model that compromises neither on performance nor on price competitiveness.

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The 10-05-2017

How OVH protects its customers against SYN flood attacks

Each day OVH detects and mitigates over 1500 attacks against its customers’ servers. About one third of these attacks are "SYN flood" attacks. This particular technique, aiming to achieve a denial of service (DoS), uses the characteristics of the TCP protocol.

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The 09-05-2017

OpenStack: The Issue of Staying Close to the Upstream Production Code and Pushing Code Back to the Community

Managing a large-scale infrastructure, such as OVH’s OpenStack-based Public Cloud, requires constant maintenance while meeting customer needs and expectations. What’s more, OpenStack is always releasing new versions and customers demand more and more features. This is a huge challenge requiring smart management from the provider. Here are the main points from today’s conference given at Boston’s OpenStack...

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The 05-05-2017

Public Cloud Archive: the OVH recipe for reducing your cold data storage costs

To expand its storage services, OVH has developed Public Cloud Archive: a long-term Cloud storage solution at one of the lowest prices on the market. Which technology is behind this service? How does it guarantee data durability? Can hot data automatically be transferred to the archive after a set period of time? Answers with Romain Le Disez, Project Technical Lead and Xavier Lucas, DevOps.

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The 05-05-2017

#WeAreOpenStack: OVH at the OpenStack Summit 2017 in Boston

From the 8th-11th of May, the biannual conference for the OpenStack community will be held in Boston, USA. A team from OVH, which ranks among the biggest Public Cloud providers based on this open-source technology, will attend and share their experience, as well as benefit from the experience of other users. It's the chance to strengthen the ties that OVH has forged with the OpenStack community over...

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The 06-03-2017

OVH reorganises its governance to support new acceleration phase

• Octave Klaba is appointed CEO and retains his position as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

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The 01-05-2017

OVH at CES 2017: supporting innovation, this is our mission

For the second consecutive year, OVH is attending the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The fiftieth edition of the event takes place on the 5th to 8th of January, and has become the world showcase of technological innovation in all sectors. Octave Klaba, founder and CTO of OVH, flew to Nevada with the Digital Launch Pad teams. CES is a chance to spot emerging trends and the subsequent needs...

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The 23-12-2016

OVH to open its first UK datacentre

OVH, the European cloud leader, has chosen the inner suburbs of London as the location for its first of three datacentres planned for the United Kingdom. This first datacentre, with a capacity of 40,000 servers is expected to be operational by the end of May 2017.

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The 23-12-2016

OVH to open its first UK datacentre

OVH, the European cloud leader, has chosen the inner suburbs of London as the location for its first of three datacentres planned for the United Kingdom. This first datacentre, with a capacity of 40,000 servers is expected to be operational by the end of May 2017.

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The 16-/2-19/1

The first of three OVH datacentres in Germany will be located near Frankfurt

The 21st datacentre of the group will be set up in Limburg, less than a millisecond from Frankfurt. OVH just acquired a building with a capacity of 45,000 servers, located very close to a major node of the German electrical grid. As the first of three datacentres to be implemented in Germany by the European cloud leader, the Limburg location will allow customers in the D-A-CH zone (Germany, Austria...

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The 16-.2-23.1

Black Friday in Europe

Black Friday is fast approaching! A major event for many years in North America, this day of deals is becoming increasingly popular in Europe. To get you ready for the 25th of November, here are some figures showing how Black Friday impacts European e-tailers.

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The 16-/2-05/1

The DDoS that didn't break the camel's VAC*

For a little over a week, OVH has been in the public eye, with two different sets of eyes, that is. On one hand, the watchful eye of hundreds of thousands of comprised IP cameras used to cause the largest DDoS attack ever recorded - which was withstood well by OVH. On the other hand, journalists from all over the world with their own cameras, eager to learn more about this off-the-chart attack, its...

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The 19-09-2016

The bank of tomorrow is being invented… in Africa

It is rumored that Amazon and Alibaba wish to develop a payment technology that uses facial recognition. Mastercard and La Banque Postale are reported to be working, respectively, on heart rate authentication and on a solution leveraging voice recognition. Which one of these competing technologies will prevail? It is hard to predict, but one thing is for sure—the chip card, which was invented in...

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The 09-05-2016

Green spin: new technologies to promote precision farming

What is the ideal time for sowing and harvesting? How much fertilizer is needed? Is the use of pesticides justified? Mofato, the new web application developed by the German startup Green spin, can provide farmers with specific recommendations for every single field, thus optimising their work. Green spin’s algorithms analyse satellite images as well as weather and ground data from the last 15 years....

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The 12-08-2016

The connected cube that brings happiness

Since last June, tiny connected boxes by GreenMe have started to colonise open work spaces across France. The goal of the cube, developed and produced in France, is relatively simple – to monitor the comfort level of working employees while improving conditions and reducing energy consumption of the buildings being monitored.

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The 29-07-2016

Gamping: wilderness camping in gardens and backyards

Since 2013, Gamping has been connecting thousands of property owners with campers, looking for somewhere to pitch their tents. The Airbnb of camping is now making its way across Europe.

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The 10-28-2016

Yousign: Putting a Stop to the Outdated Hand-Written Signature

The electronic signature has long been recognised as legal, but it is still rarely used. Yousign, a startup supported by OVH's Digital Launch Pad programme, aims to change this through a SaaS solution that is as easy to use as it is to integrate into third-party applications.

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The 23-09-2016

OVH Virtual Cloud Desktop: what sets it apart from the competition?

OVH has launched its Virtual Cloud Desktop and Cloud Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) offerings. Why did OVH use VMware's Horizon solution to build these solutions, and what platform are they based on? Get the answers from François Loiseau, Senior Cloud Architect within the team that designed these solutions.

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The 23-09-2016

Why has OVH waited until now to launch its Virtual Cloud Desktop solution?

For almost ten years now, we have been speaking about the virtual desktop as a symbol of modern computing. And we predict, nearly each year, its imminent widespread use in business... without reaching the desired effect. Mobility, security, cost reduction and flexibility — the right reasons for implementation have not changed significantly. The same goes for the underlying technologies — though they...

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The 12-07-2016

OVH: your free SSL certificates via Let’s Encrypt

It left beta a few weeks ago, and now the Let’s Encrypt service is available at OVH! The aim is to provide free SSL/TLS (Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Security) certificates which are recognised by nearly all browsers, in a simple and automated way, via an open source client.

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The 04-07-2016

Bug Bounty - "Help us reinforce our security!"

The programme for reporting bugs on OVH infrastructures is accessible to all at bountyfactory.io. The objective: to continually improve the security of the services offered by the European cloud leader.

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The 07-06-2016

OVH is ISO 27017 Compliant

OVH has implemented a series of best practices to comply with the ISO 27017 standard for cloud security.

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The 08-06-2016

How OVH expand in the USA while preserving its European identity

Among the largest cloud providers in Europe, all are American, except one, OVH. This unique position on the European map means that OVH can guarantee that its customers are not subject to US law, most notably the Patriot Act. Accordingly, in 2011, OVH established itself in Quebec, Canada, in order to offer services in North America while remaining exempt from the Patriot Act. OVH is currently working...

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The 27-04-2016

Take part in the auction of .bio addresses!

On the 10th of May, 2016, the public will be able to bid on 15 “premium” .bio names. These are short, generic and easily identifiable words which are likely to improve your ranking and visibility on the Internet.

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The 04-21-2016

Web hosting: choose the runtime environment that suits you

Having the ability to change the runtime environment of your websites is a major development. Now, it is possible to change the software environment of your website or CMS, even while the website is live. This means that if you have a web hosting solution you can use different versions of software without experiencing incompatibility issues.

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The 20-04-2016

PaaS Logs: an inside look at our log management infrastructure

Businesses from the industrial sector and startups are at a crossroads: as the demand for cloud infrastructures and services continues to grow, (IDC estimates the market will reach 113 billion dollars by 2019) the needs for log management solutions are evolving and becoming increasingly industrialised.

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The 09-03-2016

Responsive Web Design, where to begin?

Web designers have always been faced with the issue of how their websites are displayed in different browsers, each of which interpret the standards of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) in their own way. It used to be widely believed that you had to design one website for Internet Explorer and another one for Firefox. A new generation of mobile devices combined with the growth of mobile internet...

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The 24-03-2016

Database management with IBM Power 8 architecture

On the 30th March, 2016, SoYouStart began delivering servers based on Power8 processors. Specifically designed for intensive parallel processing, these processors are up to 100 times more powerful than a classic x86 architecture.

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The 23-03-2016

Joomla! 3.5 is available in one click

The Joomla! development team has just released version 3.5 of the CMS to millions of users across the world. OVH customers can now install this new version in one click and enjoy a long list of improvements. Overview.

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The 03-03-2016

Data protection, moving towards new certifications

With exponential growth, data is becoming a resource at the centre of strategic, legal, and security issues. The volume of data is such that a new unit of measurement has been introduced: the zettabyte (ZB), trillions of megabytes. According to a study* published by IDC, the amount of data will increase 10 fold between 2013 and 2020 and will reach the astronomical amount of 44 zettabytes.

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The 19-02-2016

MyOVH: a custom dashboard in your OVH manager

As of the morning of the 19th February 2016, European customers have been able to enjoy the first iteration of a new interface which lets you view the status of your OVH services in the blink of an eye.

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The 02-02-2016

[Expert Advice] SEO trends for 2016 as seen by OVH

The way we browse the web is changing every day. In front of our desktops, smartphones and even our smart watches, our search techniques are being shaped by new habits and a changing relationship with the screen. Faced with these changes, SEO must adapt and broaden its horizons by anticipating our new browsing habits while still staying true to the basics. What does this year have in store for us?...

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The 28-01-2016

[Hardware] NVIDIA cards for supercharged virtual desktops

The use of virtual desktops intended for productivity tool users as well as those working remotely is now a common occurrence. These technologies are evolving rapidly so that their uses can be extended, particularly in professions where intensive applications made migration a delicate process until now.

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The 21-12-2015

[Insight] Will big data one day replace opinion polls?

Big data may be able to help the Los Angeles Police Department reduce crime. It is said to be able to make cities more intelligent, and some even see it as a credible alternative to restrictive policy measures in the fight against climate change. (1) Why has big data, in its seemingly all powerful appearance, not yet “uberised” the polling industry? Leonardo Noleto, Data Scientist, Guillaume Pataut,...

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The 06-01-2016

The 2016 Product Roadmap at a Glance

What’s new for 2016? Dedicated Cloud, Public Cloud, web hosting, domain names, dedicated servers, Exchange, and Office 365, our product managers provide you with an overview of the key developments which OVH is planning for the upcoming months.

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The 27-11-2015

E-tailers: How to be reactive when facing an increase in holiday traffic

In 2015, retail e-commerce spending is projected to amount to 93.89 billion dollars in the United Kingdom*. For e-tailers experiencing growth like vendors with an international reputation, this extra traffic may cause an explosion of sales... and put a strain on its infrastructure. OVH offers customers the ability to face increases in seasonal traffic by deploying additional solutions and in some...

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The 23-11-2015

Why OVH is banking on OpenZFS

The OpenZFS Developer Summit took place on October 19-20 in San Francisco. Until now OpenZFS has only been used by a few IT professionals. However as it celebrates its ten year anniversary it is growing ever stronger. In fact the "gravity" film source files were 12 petabytes and they were all stored on ZFS (1), and OpenZFS has been integrated into the latest release of Ubuntu as a native file system....

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The 08-12-2015

OVH becomes an OpenStack "Infrastructure Donor"

OpenStack has recently and formally announced that OVH is now contributing to the open source project as a cloud resource provider for its continuous integration system. This support strengthens the ties between the OpenStack community and OVH, which operates large-scale solutions and has been one of the members of the project’s Foundation since 2014.

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The 26-11-2015

E-tailers, SEO essentials to prepare for the holiday season

Three quarters (76%) of UK consumers plan to do at least half their Christmas shopping online in 2015*. Yet again consumers will be turning to the Internet for the Christmas period and the January sales. It’s therefore time for online businesses to review their SEO strategy. SEO Manager Rémi Bacha discusses must-have SEO strategies.

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The 16-11-2015

.pro open to everyone for €2.99 excl. VAT

.pro will be released on the 16th November at 8pm and it will become available to everyone (businesses, associations etc.) unconditionally.

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The 15-/2-12/1

PHP 7: What if it’s already time to migrate?

In recent years, the minor releases of PHP have successively brought some significant improvements to the language's performance. The community around PHP has become more professional and has made numerous tools available to developers to improve the use of the language and application maintenance. Announced as a major event, the release of PHP 7, successor to PHP 5, is scheduled for November 12....

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The 10-11-2015

OpenStack Summit 2015 Tokyo: OVH welcomes project evolution towards Public Cloud use

The biannual OpenStack gathering was held in Japan on October 27-30, 2015. The technical team in charge of the Public Cloud offer at OVH.com took part in the event as an “Ops”, a term used for operators of the open source project. Review the trends with Jean-Daniel Bonnetot, system administrator, specializing in OpenStack at OVH.

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The 05-10-2015

“Anti-DDoS Game has allowed us to differentiate ourselves in a highly competitive market.”

Video games are the second largest cultural industry in the world. Today, 40% of the UK population play video games. Among players, 24% play on PC, and spend an estimated 8.8 hours per week playing games*. Every evening, all over the world, millions of players connect to servers to compete or collaborate with teammates without realising the challenges that server providers have to overcome in order...

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The 06-10-2015

The domain name life cycle

It's important to know the main stages of a domain name's life before it expires. Here are the crucial points to keep in mind.

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The 29-09-2015

No, PHP is not dead!

Last June PHP celebrated its 20th anniversary, but despite its coming of age and very widespread use, PHP has a bad reputation. It's often criticised for not being strict enough, too slow and supported by a community lacking professionalism. As a result, PHP is often rejected in large-scale web projects. Yes, the objections against PHP are often well founded, but the changes that were introduced the...

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The 21-09-2015

OVH is strengthening its fight against spam

At the start of the year OVH took responsible action to tackle spam and other types of abuse. It joined Signal Spam and M3AAWG, set up an Abuse & R&D committee to identify new intelligent ways of tackling malicious behaviour, and as a result the amount of spam sent from its infrastructures has continuously declined. Romain Beeckman, Chief Legal Officer and Stéphane Lesimple, INFOSEC Manager, explained...

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The 24-06-2015

EXPERT OPINION: Rethinking the electricity distribution in datacentres to reduce the risk of outages

In 1893, Westinghouse Electric set about deploying the first electric infrastructure in the USA, using the alternating current (AC) electricity supply system recommended by scientist Nikola Tesla. Although it may sound surprising, the way electricity is distributed hasn't changed much since then, and the same goes for datacentres, which have changed very little since their much more recent beginnings....

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The 01-06-2015

OVH at the OpenStack Summit Vancouver 2015: what were the key points?

The great biannual event run by the OpenStack project brought together more than 6,000 people in Vancouver between the 18 and 22 May. OVH, who bases its recently launched Public Cloud solution [coming soon to OVH subsidiaries] on OpenStack and is today a member of the OpenSource Foundation, took part in the event to find out what's in store for the OpenStack project over the next few months and to...

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The 20-05-2015

A new R&D centre specialising in user experience in Quebec

OVH continues its expansion in Canada. A CAD 32.9 m investment deal (£17.3 m) will enable the group to open a new technology hub in the heart of Quebec City and create 150 new jobs in North America.

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The 06-05-2015

Where does OVH stand on the French surveillance law?

On May 5, French deputies voted for the adoption of the surveillance law, by 438 votes to 86. As we wait for the next steps in the judicial process, Octave Klaba, founder and Chairman of OVH, looks closely at the real consequences of this law for hosting providers and ISPs, and their customers.

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The 05-05-2015

OVH doubles the electrical capacity of its infrastructures

Faced with a boom in cloud computing, Big Data and the internet of things and the need to offer more powerful servers with better performance, OVH is doubling the electrical capacity of its infrastructures in Roubaix. It's a substantial job in terms of both the electrical power supplied and the nature of the work performed, as a pathway under the Roubaix Canal is being drilled to make way for high-voltage...

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The 30-03-2015

EXPERT OPINION: SEO in the era of connected objects

Mobile is everywhere: in all conversations and recommendations. But isn't this deep-rooted trend already being overshadowed by the next big revolution? We take a look at the expert opinions and future predictions made at the SEO Camp’us Paris 2015.

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The 30-03-2015

14 good reasons to choose an OVH dedicated server

Infographic: The benefits of an OVH dedicated server, including customisable machines, anti-DDoS protection and vRack.

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The 26-03-2015

New .ovh registration phase

Trademark holders who want to reserve a .ovh domain name have until April 30 to register their trademark during the priority registration phase and protect against cybersquatters.

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The 04-03-2015

OVH World Tour #2, Chapter 1/29

After meeting more than 4,000 customers during the first OVH World Tour, the OVH group is setting its sights even higher this year with a goal to meet 12,000 people. The hosting company has added some international destinations to its itinerary and enhanced the tour's content: it promises to be more technical, more oriented towards professionals and equally more accessible to beginners. On 26 January,...

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The 19-02-2015

ICANN has released the .ovh domain names which were blocked to mitigate name collisions

Since 15:00 (GMT +1) on Friday 19 February, OVH has been able to officially propose to its users the domain names which were originally blocked under the Name Collision List (

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The 08-12-2014

Changes to VAT on digital services in the European Union

The European Directive 2002/38/EC* has introduced new VAT rules involving business to consumer supplies of digital services, which will come into force on the 1st January 2015. The EU has introduced a unique online service, the VAT Mini One Stop Shop (VAT MOSS). We explain the impact of this decision.

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The 18-08-2014

vRack: an insight into the OVH.com private network

With the vRack (virtual rack), OVH.com offers its clients the possibility to interconnect all their IT infrastructure components, located all over the world, via a private network. This is a huge innovation that meets the growing need amongst companies* to deploy hybrid architectures combining different types of resources - physical, virtual, external or internal. Already awarded the "Best of IT innovation...

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The 08-07-2014

Dedicated Cloud in the spotlight

On June 27th, the first live chat took place covering Dedicated Cloud, the OVH cloud infrastructure solution. François Loiseau (<fluatovh>), SysAdmin and cloud computing specialist answered users' questions for one hour. Here's a summary of the questions and answers by topic.

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The 19-06-2014

New extensions: what are the opportunities for brands?

Gone are the days when .com, .org and .net were the only extensions available. In 2012, ICANN* authorised the creation of over 1300 new gTLD extensions - a step up from the 22 in place since the beginnings of the internet. 6 months on from the release of the new gTLDs, what are the initial findings and what are the issues for brands? Damien Leflon, Domain Names Team Leader at OVH, gives us the lo...

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The 10-06-2014

How do we deliver nearly 130 dedicated server models?

With a new range of servers released at the beginning of 2014, OVH has put a strong emphasis on customisation: the customer can choose RAID type and associated disks, the processor, RAM, etc. The web hosting provider has optimised its internal processes, from its relationship with providers to the way it manufactures its servers, to ensure that fast server delivery times. Six months on, here is the...

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The 26-05-2014

So you Start and RunAbove: two new planets in the OVH galaxy

15 years on from being created, OVH now has six brands in total. So you Start followed by RunAbove were recently added to OVH, Kimsufi, OVH Telecom (only available in France) and hubiC. So you Start dedicated servers are designed for startups, SMEs and specialised use such as gaming. RunAbove is a new range of extreme performance public cloud solutions aimed at developers and DevOps. Alexandre Morel,...

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The 28-04-2014

VMware or Microsoft: OVH Launches Hypervisor as a Service

With the arrival of Microsoft Hyper-V in addition to VMware's vSphere and vCloud, Dedicated Cloud is adapting more than ever to customer needs. With the 2014 version you can also choose between two ranges of hosts, based on consolidation and performance. An interview with Hélène Caraux, Cloud Product Manager at OVH, tell us more about these developments.

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The 28-04-2014

At the Heart of Dedicated Cloud 2014

OVH has just launched a new Dedicated Cloud range. Hardware, software, and network: a multitude of new features. Let’s take a closer look at the key developments.

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The 16-04-2014

OVH, The First Registrar to Offer the New gTLDs in Compliance with EU Data Retention Law

OVH is the first registrar to market the new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLD) without contravening the EU legislation governing data retention. On March 12th 2014, ICANN published its decision¹ to accept the request submitted by OVH for a waiver of the articles of the 2013 Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA) that define the applicable retention period for certain data. These articles did not comply...

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The 11-04-2014

3 New Features Shaking Up the Dedicated Server Market

Additional IPs, burstable bandwidth and licences: OVH offers customers three new services to optimise their business

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The 03-04-2014

5 Reasons for Choosing a VPS before Moving to Dedicated Infrastructure

Are your projects restricted by your web hosting system? Are you looking towards dedicated servers but reluctant to take the plunge? Then a VPS is ideal for this phase!

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The 20-02-2014

Dedicated Servers 2014: What’s New?

OVH, So you Start and Kimsufi, the dedicated server ranges of the OVH group are undergoing major changes. What are the main developments? Why are we reworking things? Who are these new offers aimed at? A breakdown with Alexandre Morel, VP of Marketing and Communications.

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The 19-02-2014

Scalable Dedicated Servers

OVH has totally reworked its dedicated server offers. To guide users in choosing, the servers have now been grouped into three categories (Enterprise, Hosting and Infrastructure) covering three usage categories. Mehdi Bekkaï, Product Manager for dedicated servers, explains the philosophy behind each server range.

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The 05-01-2012

Towards a Secure DNS?

At the cornerstone of Internet exchanges, the DNS system has, during its existence, revealed several vulnerabilities that can be easily exploited by malicious people. The gradual deployment of DNSSEC on the most used extensions can bring a degree of protection against certain attacks, explains Stéphane Lesimple, team leader domains at OVH.

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