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OVHcloud US in its own words

OVHcloud US is a subsidiary of OVHcloud, a cloud provider offering Dedicated Servers, Private Cloud, and Public Cloud to over 1.4 million customers worldwide.

We have been an innovator in data center design and management for nearly two decades.

We build our own data centers and servers, own and operate our own network and are responsible for all of the maintenance and support for our customers.

We are a pure-play infrastructure provider. We will maintain your servers and ensure high availability, performance and connectivity so you can concentrate on building your business.

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

It has datacenters in:
  • United States

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OVHcloud US VPS Features

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

Feature Value Comment
Hourly Billing  Mixed
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://us.ovhcloud.com/products/security/anti-ddos

Backups  No

Instance backups: $0.000017 /GB/hour
Volumes snapshots: $0.000017 /GB/hour

Control Panel  Builtin
SSH Keys Setup  Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  8
Number of Datacenter Continents  3
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  Yes
Firewall  Yes

Available in Public Cloud.

Shelving  No
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Pros and Cons

Strengths

  • Large choice of instance types between the most affordable and the most feature rich.
  • Management UI has improved considerably in 2020 and is now modern, reasonably fast but still a bit complex.
  • Rich array of features.

OVHcloud US Extra Services

In addition to features included in VPS plans, OVHcloud US 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 US 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
88s 45s 170s 8

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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
Snapshots $0.011 Goes to object storage.
https://us.ovhcloud.com/public-cloud/prices/
Block $0.096 Triple replication.
$0.096 is for High Speed Volumes (3000 IOPS). Also available as "Classic Volumes" at lower speeds for $0.045/GB/month.

https://us.ovhcloud.com/public-cloud/prices/
Object $0.008 S3 API.
Triple replication
. Incoming traffic is free. Outgoing traffic is $0.011/GB. Free incoming traffic
Outgoing traffic: $0.011/GB

https://us.ovhcloud.com/public-cloud/prices/

Network Bandwidth Prices

These are the network bandwidth prices charged by OVHcloud US 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://us.ovhcloud.com/public-cloud/prices/
This provider does not charge for bandwidth.

OVHcloud US Instance Types and Plans

How fast are OVHcloud US servers:  Screen all OVHcloud US VPS Plans

All OVHcloud US 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.

D2-2 1 2.0GB 25GB $6.57
D2-4 2 4.0GB 50GB $13.15
D2-8 4 8.0GB 50GB $23.67
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.

B2-7 2 7.0GB 50GB $29.04
B2-15 4 15.0GB 100GB $55.44
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.

C2-7 2 7.0GB 50GB $42.24
C2-15 4 15.0GB 100GB $81.83
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 Starter 1 2.0GB 20GB $4.20
VPS Value 1 2.0GB 40GB $7.00
VPS Essential 2 4.0GB 80GB $14.70
VPS Comfort 4 8.0GB 160GB $27.30
VPS Elite 8 16.0GB 160GB $49.50

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