OVHcloud Review

OVHcloud



OVHcloud was founded in 1999.
It is headquartered in France.
It offers VPS and Dedicated hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • Poland
  • Singapore
  • UK
  • USA

Features and Usability

Features not included in the VPS price are marked as missing below.

Last updated on November 27 2019.

Feature Value Comment
Hourly Billing  Yes
DDOS Protection  Yes
Backups  No

Snapshot for $1.10/100GB/month.

Control Panel  Builtin
SSH Keys Setup  Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  6
Number of Datacenter Continents  2
Monitoring Charts  No

No monitoring chart.

Admin REST API  Yes
Upgrade VPS from admin console  Yes
Mobile Friendly UI  Yes
Accepted Forms of Payment  Credit cards, Paypal
Hidden CPU Model  Yes
Affiliate Program  No
Firewall  No

In VPSBenchmark's opinion

Feature Value Comment
UI Friendliness 
Quality of Service 

OVHcloud Extra Services

In addition to features included in the VPS plan, OVHcloud also offers the following services (possibly for a fee):

Backups   Block storage   Object storage   Load balancer   Floating IP addresses
Teams   Datastores Serverless DDoS protection   Kubernetes  
GPU instances  

VPS Instance Provisioning Time

For each OVHcloud VPS trial, we measured how long it took to provision the server.

See also VPS provisioning times for all providers.

Average Provisioning Time Min Provisioning Time Max Provisioning Time Number of VPS Samples
664s 40s 1800s 7

Admin UI Screenshots


Cloud Storage Prices

For a comparison of storage features and prices from all providers, please check the Cloud Storage page.

Storage Type Price / GB / month Restriction Description
Block $0.090 Called "Additional Disks" at OVH.
Triple replication.
$0.09 is for High Speed Volumes. Also available as "Classic Volumes" at lower speeds for $0.045/GB/month.

https://www.ovh.com/world/public-cloud/storage/additional-disks/
Snapshots $0.011 Goes to object storage.
https://www.ovh.com/asia/public-cloud/instances/prices/
Object $0.011 Based on OpenStack Swift technology.
Triple replication
Free incoming traffic
Outgoing traffic: $0.011/GB

https://www.ovh.com/world/public-cloud/storage/object-storage/

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OVHcloud Plans


This plan requires a 1 year commitment.

Plan Specifications

URL https://us.ovhcloud.com/products/vps
Price per month $2.99
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 20
Num Cores 1
Memory GB 2.0
Hourly Billing No
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB Unlimited
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated No

Plan Grades

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is worst.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 31

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Performance Test Results

We conducted 6 different types of tests during the latest trial for OVHcloud - VPS Best Value. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the VPS Best Value plan

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VPS Best Value plan and the web response times for every one of those.

Start of Trial CPU Overall Grade
Nov 23 2019 Intel Xeon E3-12xx v2 (Ivy Bridge, IBRS) E

Plan Specifications

URL http://www.ovh.com/us/vps/vps-ssd.xml
Price per month $3.35
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 20
Num Cores 1
Memory GB 2.0
Hourly Billing No
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB 1000
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated No

Plan Grades

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is worst.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 34

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D F C E E
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Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests during the latest trial for OVHcloud - VPS SSD 1. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the VPS SSD 1 plan

This plan was tested 8 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VPS SSD 1 plan and the web response times for every one of those.

Start of Trial CPU Overall Grade
Nov 09 2018 Intel Core Processor (Haswell, no TSX) D
Jul 01 2018 Intel Core Processor (Haswell, no TSX, IBRS) E
Dec 03 2017 Intel Core Processor (Haswell, no TSX) D
Mar 04 2017 Intel Core Processor (Haswell, no TSX)
Jul 23 2016 Intel Xeon E312xx (Sandy Bridge)
Feb 08 2016 Intel Xeon E312xx (Sandy Bridge)
Oct 19 2015 Intel Xeon E312xx (Sandy Bridge)
Sep 27 2015 Intel Xeon E312xx (Sandy Bridge)

Plan Specifications

URL https://www.ovh.com/world/vps/vps-ssd.xml
Price per month $7.99
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Discount
Discounted monthly price: $6.87
Minimum continuous use for discount: 365 days
Disk GB 40
Num Cores 1
Memory GB 4.0
Hourly Billing No
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB Unlimited
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated No

Plan Grades

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is worst.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 32

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D E C E E
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Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests during the latest trial for OVHcloud - VPS SSD 2. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the VPS SSD 2 plan

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VPS SSD 2 plan and the web response times for every one of those.

Start of Trial CPU Overall Grade
Mar 06 2019 Intel Core Processor (Haswell, no TSX) E

Plan Specifications

URL https://us.ovhcloud.com/products/public-cloud/public-cloud-compute-instances-1
Price per month $10.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Surcharge
The on-demand price for this plan is $19.44/month, which is 94% more expensive than the monthly price.
The surcharge does not apply if the VPS is used for 30 days or more.
Disk GB 20
Num Cores 1
Memory GB 4.0
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB Unlimited
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated No

Plan Grades

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is worst.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 30

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D E D E E
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Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests during the latest trial for OVHcloud - S1-4. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the S1-4 plan

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the S1-4 plan and the web response times for every one of those.

Start of Trial CPU Overall Grade
May 24 2019 Intel Core Processor (Haswell, no TSX) E

Plan Specifications

URL http://www.ovh.com/us/vps/vps-cloud.xml
Price per month $10.07
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Discount
Discounted monthly price: $8.95
Minimum continuous use for discount: 365 days
Disk GB 25
Num Cores 1
Memory GB 2.0
Hourly Billing No
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB Unlimited
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated No

Plan Grades

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is worst.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 27

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D E D F E
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Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests during the latest trial for OVHcloud - VPS Cloud 1. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the VPS Cloud 1 plan

This plan was tested 6 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VPS Cloud 1 plan and the web response times for every one of those.

Start of Trial CPU Overall Grade
Jul 15 2019 Intel Core Processor (Haswell, no TSX) E
Feb 25 2018 Intel Core Processor (Haswell, no TSX) E
Jun 04 2017 Intel Core Processor (Haswell, no TSX)
Nov 13 2016 Intel Core Processor (Haswell, no TSX)
Mar 13 2016 Intel Xeon E312xx (Sandy Bridge)
Jun 02 2015 AMD Opteron(tm) Processor 4386

Plan Specifications

URL https://www.ovh.com/world/public-cloud/instances/prices/
Price per month $15.59
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Surcharge
The on-demand price for this plan is $31.38/month, which is 101% more expensive than the monthly price.
The surcharge does not apply if the VPS is used for 30 days or more.
Disk GB 40
Num Cores 2
Memory GB 8.0
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB Unlimited
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated No

Plan Grades

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is worst.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 42

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E C D C E
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Performance Test Results

We conducted 4 different types of tests during the latest trial for OVHcloud - S1-8. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the S1-8 plan

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the S1-8 plan and the web response times for every one of those.

Start of Trial CPU Overall Grade
Apr 26 2018 Intel Core Processor (Haswell, no TSX) D

Plan Specifications

URL https://us.ovhcloud.com/public-cloud/prices/
Price per month $32.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Surcharge
The on-demand price for this plan is $63.00/month, which is 96% more expensive than the monthly price.
The surcharge does not apply if the VPS is used for 30 days or more.
Disk GB 50
Num Cores 2
Memory GB 7.0
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB Unlimited
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated No

Plan Grades

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is worst.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 59

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
B C A D D
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Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests during the latest trial for OVHcloud - B2-7. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the B2-7 plan

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the B2-7 plan and the web response times for every one of those.

Start of Trial CPU Overall Grade
Jan 04 2019 Intel Core Processor (Haswell, no TSX) C

Plan Specifications

URL https://www.ovh.com/world/public-cloud/instances/prices/#c2-7
Price per month $42.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Surcharge
The on-demand price for this plan is $82.00/month, which is 95% more expensive than the monthly price.
The surcharge does not apply if the VPS is used for 30 days or more.
Disk GB 50
Num Cores 2
Memory GB 7.0
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB Unlimited
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated No

Plan Grades

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is worst.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 68

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
A C A D C
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Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests during the latest trial for OVHcloud - C2-7. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the C2-7 plan

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the C2-7 plan and the web response times for every one of those.

Start of Trial CPU Overall Grade
Oct 08 2018 Intel Core Processor (Haswell, no TSX) B

Plan Specifications

URL https://us.ovhcloud.com/products/public-cloud/public-cloud-compute-instances-1
Price per month $62.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Surcharge
The on-demand price for this plan is $122.00/month, which is 96% more expensive than the monthly price.
The surcharge does not apply if the VPS is used for 30 days or more.
Disk GB 100
Num Cores 4
Memory GB 15.0
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB Unlimited
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated No

Plan Grades

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is worst.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 66

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
C B C B D
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Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests during the latest trial for OVHcloud - B2-15. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

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Performance trials run on the B2-15 plan

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the B2-15 plan and the web response times for every one of those.

Start of Trial CPU Overall Grade
Aug 18 2019 Intel Core Processor (Haswell, no TSX) C

Plan Specifications

URL https://us.ovhcloud.com/products/public-cloud/public-cloud-compute-instances-1
Price per month $84.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Surcharge
The on-demand price for this plan is $165.00/month, which is 96% more expensive than the monthly price.
The surcharge does not apply if the VPS is used for 30 days or more.
Disk GB 100
Num Cores 4
Memory GB 15.0
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB Unlimited
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated No

Plan Grades

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance and remote timing tests. Grade A is best, grade F is worst.

Follow the letter links to find the test results backing the grade.

More details about grades calculation

Overall Score: 71

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
B B A B D
Show Price Weighted Grades   

Performance Test Results

We conducted 5 different types of tests during the latest trial for OVHcloud - C2-15. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

Web Test Network Transfers Sysbench Test Remote Timing Test Endurance Test
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Performance trials run on the C2-15 plan

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the C2-15 plan and the web response times for every one of those.

Start of Trial CPU Overall Grade
Oct 17 2019 Intel Core Processor (Haswell, no TSX) B

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