OVH: Facilitating Cost-effective Cloud Services to Boost Business Performance

Alain Fiocco Global CTO & Sudheesh Sudhakaran Managing Director, India

Cloud computing today has become the ideal way to deliver enterprise applications and the preferred solution for companies launching new innovations. With their ability to bring more scalability, flexibility and business agility, Cloud services are experiencing an explosion in their adoption with over 50 percent of enterprises relying on atleast one public Cloud platform.Corroborating this fact are research reports which forecast the Global Cloud Services market to grow at a CAGR of 17.6 percent and reach USD 555 billion by 2020. However, even with this growth, Cloud Computing is still accompanied by challenges surrounding security, governance & compliance, migration, lack of resources and expertise, managing multi-cloud environments, and integration issues, which prevent enterprises from deriving its maximum benefits. Perfectly understanding these challenges and endeavoring to address them, Roubaix,France headquartered OVH steps forward with a comprehensive portfolio of Cloud services to help organizations boost their business performance.

Since its inception in 1999, OVH has been focused on providing a large selection of Cloud services to help organizations store, manage and process their data and applications in a quick and affordable manner. With a
philosophy to build technology to serve specific business needs, OVH provides to its 1.3 million worldwide customers, simple yet powerful products and services that revolve around the areas of Web (Domains, Web Hosting, Emails and collaborative solutions), Dedicated Servers and Cloud
Public and Private Cloud, Virtual Private Servers). Today, the company stands as a global hyper - scale cloud provider with 28 data centers across 4 continents, all connected through OVH's own 16 Tbps dark fibre network.

“As organisations today increasingly rely on the Hybrid and Public cloud, OVH offers its customers the opportunity to deploy multicloud architectures that are automated and flexible, while also guaranteeing optimal security on the whole system,” affirms Sudheesh C. Sudhakaran, R&D Head and Managing Director- OVH India.

A Cloud Universe for every Business Need
With India being a top Hybrid Cloud market, more and more enterprises are seeking to adopt this platform for its pay-as-you use, manageability and elasticity features. Endeavoring to address these demands of the Indian customers, OVH offers four distinct product universes OVHmarket, OVHspirit, OVHstack and OVHenterprise. While OVHstack is a public cloud platform based on open standards with a Cloudready approach to develop scalable applications, OVHenterprise is an alternative Cloud that combines both public and private clouds, to empower digital transformation for decision makers. The company has also created the OVHmarket - a complete range of web, telecom and Cloud solutions supported by local OVH partners and OVHspirit,a multi-local cloud infrastructure that includes all the elements needed to build a Cloud platform. With these infrastructures, OVH not only meets the technical requirements of its customers but also does so in a rapid, flexible and cost effective manner, thereby allowing them to reinvest in the strategic transformation of their IT applications.

The Road Ahead
In the last 20 years, OVH has delivered an expansive portfolio of high-quality Cloud services, and has carved a niche for itself in this domain. Moving forward, the company which believes India to have the potential to become the largest OVH tech hub outside of its global headquarters,intends to further enable this growth through working closely with local partners,while also leveragingits international data centers across Europe and the US.