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OVHcloud was founded in 1999.
It is headquartered in France.
It offers VPS, Bare metal and Web hosting hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • Poland
  • Singapore
  • United Kingdom

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OVHcloud VPS Features

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

Feature Value Comment
Hourly Billing  Yes
DDOS Protection  Yes

All OVH instances include our industry-leading anti-DDoS protection at no additional cost. This ensures you are always covered in the event of an attack.
https://www.ovhcloud.com/en-ie/security/anti-ddos/

Backups  No

Snapshots are available for a fee: €0.011 ex. VAT/month/GB
Automated backups are €3.30/month.
See https://www.ovhcloud.com/en-ie/vps/options/ .

Control Panel  Custom
SSH Keys Setup  Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  7
Number of Datacenter Continents  3
Monitoring Charts  No
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  Yes

A firewall can be setup for every public IP address.

Shelving  No
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Pros and Cons

Strengths

  • Large number of datacenter locations.
  • Rich array of features.

OVHcloud Extra Services

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

Backups   Block storage   Object storage   Load balancer   Floating IP addresses  
Team Management   Managed databases   Serverless DDoS protection   Kubernetes  
GPU instances   Private network  

VPS Instance Provisioning Time

For each OVHcloud VPS trial, we measured how long it took to provision the server from the moment it was ordered to the moment it accepted SSH connections.

See also VPS provisioning times for all providers.

Average Provisioning Time Min Provisioning Time Max Provisioning Time Number of VPS Samples
960s 960s 960s 1

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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 Description Restriction
Block 0.042€ Classic: 250 IOPS guaranteed, 4 TB max.
https://www.ovhcloud.com/en-ie/public-cloud/prices/
Block 0.086€ High speed: Up to 3000 IOPS, 4 TB max.
https://www.ovhcloud.com/en-ie/public-cloud/prices/
Block 0.086€ High speed gen2: 30 IOPS/GB for up to 20000 IOPS per volume
https://www.ovhcloud.com/en-ie/public-cloud/prices/
Object 0.007€ S3 API. Incoming traffic is free. Outgoing traffic is €0.01/GB.
https://www.ovhcloud.com/en-ie/public-cloud/prices/
Snapshots 0.011€ Storage replicated x3.
https://www.ovhcloud.com/en-ie/public-cloud/prices/

Network Bandwidth Prices

These are the network bandwidth prices charged by OVHcloud for outbound transfers from VPS to the internet.

For a comparison of bandwidth prices from all providers, go to the Network Bandwitdh Prices page.

Description Price / GB
Pricing model: Unlimited (the provider does not charge for bandwidth and allows unlimited transfer with possible throttling.)
Port speed: 2 Gbps
https://www.ovhcloud.com/en-ie/public-cloud/prices/
This provider does not charge for bandwidth.

OVHcloud Instance Types and Plans

How fast are OVHcloud servers:  Screen all OVHcloud VPS Plans

All OVHcloud instance types

Note: All VPS prices reported at VPSBenchmarks are for one month without any further commitment and before promotions. The IPv4 charge is added to the VPS monthly price in case the provider doesn't include it by default.

Plan Number of CPU cores RAM Storage Price
Family:
General purpose
Instance Type:
d2

Start your Public Cloud journey with instances that have shared resources, delivering stable performance at a very affordable price.

VPSBenchmarks has not tested any plan for this instance type yet.
Family:
General purpose
Instance Type:
VPS

With OVHcloud Virtual Private Servers (VPS) you’ll get reliable performance at affordable prices.
OVHcloud VPS get a dedicated environment with powerful processing, great storage options, snapshots, and up to 2 Gbps of unmetered bandwidth.
Around 40GB storage per vCore.

VPS Value 1 2.0GB 40GB 5.80€ ($5.92)
Family:
General purpose
Instance Type:
b2

These instances provide you with balanced CPU/RAM resources for development servers, and web or enterprise applications. The vCores are at 2 GHz and above.
Around 25GB of storage per CPU vCore.

VPSBenchmarks has not tested any plan for this instance type yet.
Family:
Memory optimized
Instance Type:
r2

These instances are designed for data analysis and data science, with optimized CPU/RAM ratios and accelerated IOPS.
Around 25GB of storage per CPU vCore.

VPSBenchmarks has not tested any plan for this instance type yet.
Family:
CPU optimized
Instance Type:
c2

These instances are perfect for applications that require high-frequency computing, or for processing parallel workloads. The vCores are at 3 GHz and above.
Around 25GB of storage per CPU vCore.

VPSBenchmarks has not tested any plan for this instance type yet.

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