OVHcloud VPS Plans Review

OVHcloud


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OVHcloud in its own words

OVHcloud is a global cloud hosting provider that specializes in delivering bare metal servers, hosted private cloud, hybrid and public cloud solutions.

The group manages 30 data centers across 12 sites in 4 continents, manufactures its own servers, builds its own data centers and deploys its own fiber-optic global network to achieve maximum efficiency. Through the OVHcloud spirit of challenging the status quo, the company brings freedom, security and innovation to solve data challenges.

With a 20-year heritage, OVHcloud is committed to developing responsible technology, as the group strives to be the driving force behind the next cloud evolution.

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
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Features and Usability

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

Feature Value Comment
Hourly Billing  Mixed
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  Yes

CPU usage, RAM usage.

Admin REST API  Yes
Upgrade VPS from admin console  Yes
Mobile Friendly UI  Yes
Reverse DNS  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   Managed databases 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
312s 20s 1800s 7

Admin UI Screenshots


Cloud Storage Prices

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

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

https://us.ovhcloud.com/public-cloud/prices/
Object $0.011 Based on OpenStack Swift technology.
Triple replication
Free incoming traffic
Outgoing traffic: $0.011/GB

https://us.ovhcloud.com/public-cloud/prices/
Snapshots $0.011 Goes to object storage.
https://us.ovhcloud.com/public-cloud/prices/

Compare all OVHcloud plans in the Screener

The Screener shows all OVHcloud plans side by side with their grades in 5 categories.


OVHcloud Plans


Plan Specifications

URL https://us.ovhcloud.com/vps/
Price per month $6.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 40
Num Cores 1
Memory GB 2.0
Hourly Billing No
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB Unlimited
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated CPU 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: 48

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
C F B B E
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Note: A low grade on a low price VPS does not necessarily mean the VPS is underperforming, the server may still perform better than other servers at the same price. Use the Price Weighted Grades or the Best VPS 2020 rankings to find the best VPS in each price range.

Performance Test Results

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

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Performance trials run on the VPS Value plan

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VPS Value plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Overall Grade
May 14 2020 Intel Core Processor (Haswell, no TSX) D

Plan Specifications

URL https://us.ovhcloud.com/public-cloud/prices/
Price per month $8.39
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Surcharge
The on-demand price for this plan is $17.21/month, which is 105% 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 CPU 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

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

Note: A low grade on a low price VPS does not necessarily mean the VPS is underperforming, the server may still perform better than other servers at the same price. Use the Price Weighted Grades or the Best VPS 2020 rankings to find the best VPS in each price range.

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 with its grade and CPU type.

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

Plan Specifications

URL https://us.ovhcloud.com/public-cloud/prices/
Price per month $15.59
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Surcharge
The on-demand price for this plan is $31.61/month, which is 102% 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 CPU 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: 38

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
D D C E F
Show Price Weighted Grades   

Note: A low grade on a low price VPS does not necessarily mean the VPS is underperforming, the server may still perform better than other servers at the same price. Use the Price Weighted Grades or the Best VPS 2020 rankings to find the best VPS in each price range.

Performance Test Results

We conducted 6 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 2 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the S1-8 plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Overall Grade
Jan 08 2020 Intel Core Processor (Haswell, no TSX) D
Apr 26 2018 Intel Core Processor (Haswell, no TSX) D

Plan Specifications

URL https://us.ovhcloud.com/vps/
Price per month $23.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 160
Num Cores 4
Memory GB 8.0
Hourly Billing No
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB Unlimited
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated CPU 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: 47

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

Performance Test Results

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

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Performance trials run on the VPS Comfort plan

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VPS Comfort plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Overall Grade
May 28 2020 Intel Core Processor (Haswell, no TSX) D

Plan Specifications

URL https://us.ovhcloud.com/public-cloud/prices/
Price per month $26.40
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Surcharge
The on-demand price for this plan is $53.21/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 50
Num Cores 2
Memory GB 7.0
Hourly Billing Yes
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB Unlimited
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated CPU 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: 45

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

Performance Test Results

We conducted 6 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 2 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the B2-7 plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Overall Grade
Apr 29 2020 Intel Core Processor (Haswell, no TSX) D
Jan 04 2019 Intel Core Processor (Haswell, no TSX) C

Plan Specifications

URL https://us.ovhcloud.com/public-cloud/prices/
Price per month $38.40
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Surcharge
The on-demand price for this plan is $76.96/month, which is 100% 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 CPU 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: 52

Web Performance Raw CPU Power Performance Stability Disk IO Performance Network Performance
B C B E E
Show Price Weighted Grades   

Performance Test Results

We conducted 6 different types of tests during the latest trial for OVHcloud - C2-7. Review the results and compare this plan to its competitors.

Web Runs Live Web Network Transfers Remote Timings Sysbench Endurance
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Performance trials run on the C2-7 plan

This plan was tested 2 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the C2-7 plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Overall Grade
Feb 24 2020 Intel Core Processor (Haswell, no TSX) C
Oct 08 2018 Intel Core Processor (Haswell, no TSX) B

Plan Specifications

URL https://us.ovhcloud.com/vps/
Price per month $45.00
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
No
Disk GB 160
Num Cores 8
Memory GB 16.0
Hourly Billing No
Virtualization KVM
Data Transfer GB Unlimited
Burstable CPU No
Dedicated CPU 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: 67

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

Performance Test Results

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

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Performance trials run on the VPS Elite plan

This plan was tested 1 times at vpsbenchmarks.com. The table below shows all trials run on the VPS Elite plan with its grade and CPU type.

Start of Trial CPU Overall Grade
Jul 09 2020 Intel Core Processor (Haswell, no TSX) B

Plan Specifications

URL https://us.ovhcloud.com/public-cloud/prices/
Price per month $50.40
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Surcharge
The on-demand price for this plan is $100.00/month, which is 98% 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 CPU 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
Show Price Weighted Grades   

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.

Live Web Network Transfers Sysbench Remote Timings Endurance
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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 with its grade and CPU type.

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

Plan Specifications

URL https://us.ovhcloud.com/public-cloud/prices/
Price per month $74.39
Discount or Surcharge for
long or short term use
Surcharge
The on-demand price for this plan is $148.97/month, which is 100% 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 CPU 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: 72

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.

Live Web Network Transfers Sysbench Remote Timings Endurance
Review Review Review Review Review
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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 with its grade and CPU type.

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

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