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As Europe’s leading cloud provider, we deliver public and private cloud products, shared hosting and dedicated server solutions in 140 countries worldwide. We also offer domain name registration, telephony services and internet access to our customers. Founded in 1999, OVHcloud is a French company with an international presence, based on a backbone of datacentres and points of presence spread across the globe.
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Ankesh Anand

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Ankesh Anand,
I've been checking OVHcloud for a While now and Finally took a Dedicated Server. Uptill now, I haven't faced any issues and Outages. However, The promised time for provisioning was shown 120 seconds a...Read Morend I got provisioning after an hour which was nowhere mentioned. Support is Not responsive and takes around a day for reply and sometimes 3 days, However, One of their team members Harry contacted me for Purchasing the Server and uptill now, I've only contacted him regarding me Solutions and was satisfactory. Take a Note that OVH Call lines are too busy that it takes 20min to get them on the phone... I've Just used them for 10 days and so I cannot give more Insights... But till now, I am good that there is someone I can message if anything happens.... However, I thought the Response timings would be same like of Hetzner DC (30min) which I apparently left ordering servers due to its sudden price hike but overall its good! I don't know much about the cases of Bad reviews so no Comment on them...Less


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Paul Bristow
Paul Bristow from France,

Random limits - no support

Just had an email account blocked for sending 42 mails in one hour. It didn't like that Gmail uses load balancing so they didn't all come from the same email address. Tried to open a ticket but you can't any more. It just takes...Read More you through a multiple choice to a pushed sales upgrade. Can't find what the limits on email should be but remember 200/hour from years ago. BUT worst of all, no response to any requests for help. I haven't had a response in 3 years. Always had to fight my way through to find the problem without debug logs.Less
Hello Paul,

Thank you for taking the time to share your opinion.

I'm sorry to hear about the difficulties you've had with your services with us.

OVHcloud strives to provide the best possible service to all its customers f...Read Moreor all its products.
This also includes the quality of our support service.

I can assure you that it is possible to create a ticket from the customer area, but only for incidents.

If your email account has been blocked, it means that suspicious activity has been detected.
The blocking of the e-mail account in this type of case is a security measure.

Can you return your customer ID to me ?
This will allow me to access your customer account to see what is happening.

Thank you,
Loïc G.
Paul Bristow
Paul Bristow,
Hi, bp494504-ovh

My complaint is that you don't respect your own limits. You don't tell us what the limits are. You just say "suspicious activity" when it's about 30 emails sent from a Google webmail within an hour using an O...Read MoreVH alias. There's no debugging capacity on mails. And then I can't get any support. In fact, you are the only person to respond to me in years.Less
Hello Paul,

Thank you for your feedback with your information.

We do not communicate the limits, as this would give you the possibility to bypass them and thus override our security, which would no longer make sense.

You ...Read Moremention that you are having trouble getting a response from support, but you never created a ticket on your bp494504-ovh account.

Your bp494504-ovh account does not currently contain any tickets in the ticket history.
If you want answers from our support, creating a ticket is essential.

I will create a support ticket for you in a few moments.

Loïc G.
Mohamed Fekri
Mohamed Fekri from Egypt,


this company is worthless the support team is POOR i dont recommend to anyone use this company for anything you going to waste your time and your money
Hello Mohamed,

At OVHcloud, we strive to always do our best to respond to our customers' requests as best we can and as quickly as possible.

Sorry for this feeling, in order to better understand your feedback, could you give...Read More me a ticket number or an order number to allow me to check your exchanges with our teams?

Best regards,

İbrahim SÖBE
İbrahim SÖBE from Turkey,

Stole my money + bad support team.

I paid 80€. They canceled my server. And I didn't get any response from the support team for 1 weeks.

They asked me for proof that I paid. I sent them my bank statement. And today my account has been closed. + They stole my mon...Read Moreey.

You should wait 1 week for a response from the support team. I don't recommend it at all. Classic French company.

I will contact my bank and get a refund.


OVH if you interesting my account + money (i don't think so) you can check it mail : ibocanreyis38 @gmail.com
Hello Ibrahim,

Thank you for taking the time to share your opinion on our page.

We're sorry you felt that way about us.

OVHcloud strives to provide the best possible service to all its customers for all its products.
Thi...Read Mores also includes the quality of our support service.

I have just consulted your customer account thanks to your email address and I see that you have had the answers to your questions on your different tickets: CS5473562 / CS5469995 and CS5532933.

On all of these tickets, you have had the information concerning the functioning of Public Cloud and the payment of the invoice.
The invoice for the service is normal, the invoice is due, as you have used the service.

You were also offered to create a complaint ticket if needed, as you are free to request this.
However, we cannot guarantee you a positive return.

Thank you,
Loïc G.
ibrahim sobe
ibrahim sobe,
imagine closing my account and replying ticket. Btw i already talk to my bank and i'm gonna try to get refund. I hope you fire the support teams.
Matthew P.
Matthew P. from Slovenia,
Moved from iWeb

Cheap - and that's ok as long as there's no problems

Dedicated server user here. It's cheap, and as long as you know how to troubleshoot some stuff and everything works, it's great.
But when it doesn't, you'll lose a lot of time and money. So that's double the money you lose, beca...Read Moreuse your time is worth something too.

We had a dedicated server failing occasionally, and it took a total of 4 months and countless support tickets for them to finally take it seriously and diagnose the server. Turns out it was a faulty power supply. But that was numerous downtime events, many hours of me migrating services elsewhere, and writing to their support. The support is so unreliable that it's practically non-existent.

During this time I contacted sales, got an immediate reply. Now that I finally got the reply from someone in that company, I asked them about getting a partial refund for the faulty server, or partial refund for the additional server (rented to host the services while the main server was having problems) - but there was no reply from the sales representative after that.

We were hosting there since about 2015, and it seemed like a great expeirnece until about 2018. Lately, it's just an automated system and if you run into any issues where you'd need a real person, you're on your own. It seems that this is just an automated system that brings money to the owners, and they're not really investing into the company anymore.

We'll be moving to another provider when our commitment ends.
Hello Matthew,

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on Hostadvice.

OVHcloud strives to always offer the best possible support depending on the criticality and the level of support:

https://www.ovhcloud.com/en-i...Read Moree/support-levels/plans/

Sorry for the situation encountered on this server, a non-honest defect can sometimes have multiple causes and can require many investigations, sometimes the cause is quickly highlighted, sometimes if the server works perfectly for several days during the investigations it can be more complex.

I confirm that our complaints department responds to all requests and if the defect is confirmed and attributable to the service, a commercial gesture is offered.

Our teams remain at your disposal if necessary via all of our channels (call, ticket, livechat and social networks).

Best regards,

faro klero
faro klero from Germany,

they wrongly suspended my server

i work more that 7 years with ovh they always have problem with customer service but 24-02.2022 i made monthly payment but they didn't count that and suspended my server and it's about 48 hours they don't answer my mail and i alr...Read Moreeady lost many users and many traffic
don's use them i swear you'll so angry!
Hello Faro,

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on Hostadvice.

We have no feedback of a defect of this type concerning the payment during a renewal. If a difficulty is encountered during payment (rejection of the...Read More transaction for example) you are notified by means of automatic emails.

Regarding your contacts with the support, our apologies if you have encountered a wait on the ticket channel, we are doing our best to respond as quickly as possible according to the criticality and the level of support (standard / premium).


Rest assured that we respond to all requests.

However, please note that we are also at your disposal via other channels (call, livechat and social networks).

Best regards,

C Popa
C Popa from Romania,

Incopemtent Support and Services

They are one of the worst companies to deal with. I have registered with them over 20 domains because they were offering quick access to many European domains. The problems started appearing immediately - 2 domains were not regist...Read Moreered but charged. Their support is completely incompetent - not able to read the request in the ticket and keep sending me back to other things and quickly going to close the ticket without solving the problem. After over a month now I am still trying to get a credit note on the charge for domains not registered. One other domain had no rules made clear about registration, and again no credit note for this one either, they took the money and nothing.. Is like talking to a wall with these guys - stay away from such company!!Less

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Hostadvice.

Our support team will do its best to provide you with as much information as possible in each situation.

However, if you are still experiencing a bi...Read Morelling problem, I invite you to create a new request for assistance, mentioning as many elements as possible so that the department concerned can take stock of the situation and get back to you as soon as possible.

Sincerely yours,

Fabien L.
Tony C
Tony C from United States,

Deceptive Company - Go Elsewhere

Stood up a new VPS with this company based on turn up time, not prior reviews for a small local pool company. Within 10 minutes of the server being active, I begin to receive notices that the box has been compromised. At this poin...Read Moret, we've yet to even log into it. So, the password provided and created by OVH was compromised. We reset the instance, reinstalled, and we set a 32 character password: Within 10 minutes - here we go again with the box being compromised. After hours and hours of going through server logs and working with their less than helpfull support, I found nothing. Nothing at all. No Malware, No RootKit, No Virus, No access logs, nothing. Nothing at all. This goes on for months and months. Finally had enough when they began to shut the server off on their own. When I complained about that, they started adding random firewall rules to block traffic, and then blames us. Finally fed up, and threatened to take it to social media - they send us a disconnect notice.

Had issues with OVH since day .5

So happy to have left them and went with a real company based in the USA and not offshore.

I am sincerely sorry to read this feedback.
Please know that the security of our infrastructure and our users' machines is our priority.
That's why:
- We communicate as soon as we receive your machine a guide on how ...Read Moreto secure it to protect you from malicious actions, whether human or bot.
- We have a system that detects outgoing requests from your machine that are illegitimate.

In this type of case, support can only recommend that you strengthen your security as a system administrator or that you contact a service provider.

Best Regards.

How to count data traffic in Advance-APAC server (25TB)?
incoming or outgoing or both ?

Expert Review

Michael Levanduski
Michael Levanduski
Hosting Expert

Expert Overview

Modern & Innovative Hosting

OVH is based in Canada, but they have data centers throughout the world.  The company actually designs and manages their own data centers, which is quite unique for a hosting company.  They also have innovative network connections, security and other benefits that will help ensure a positive overall hosting experience.

They are focused on offering environmentally friendly data centers that are certified by organizations around the world.  This helps them to build confidence with their customers, and it has been very successful.  They say that 155 out of the largest 1000 European companies have their sites hosted in OVH facilities, which is really impressive.  Overall, this is a great company with  modern facilities that is constantly innovating.



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Uptime & Reliability

Excellent 99.99% Uptime Guarantee

They offer a 99.99% uptime guarantee with a less than 5 minute response time guarantee in the event of a hardware failure.  This should give customers the confidence they need to know that their site will be up at all times.  The added guarantee of the 5 minute response time is nice because it shows that they are planning for those times when the unexpected happens.

The fact that the company uses RAID 10 configuration for their hard disks is also going to help keep sites up and stable.  Of course, this company designs their own world class data centers with redundant power, network and cooling systems so the facility itself will help to avoid any large scale outages.


Quality Features

OVH has many great features.  Their lowest hosting level is a regular or cloud based VPS solution.  It is priced in line with most companies shared hosting options, but you’ll have the added power of the VPS, which is nice.  The cloud VPS is slightly more expensive, but still a good deal.  There are several options within each category so you can get exactly what you need without paying extra.

They guarantee CPU power, starting with 2 vCores at the entry level and moving up to 8 for the highest level VPS.  You’ll also get guaranteed RAM availability starting with 2 gigs and moving up to 16.  The hard disk space is also very generous ranging from 25 to 200 gigs, all of which are in a RAID 10 configuration for added stability.

One really nice feature is that you can upgrade your hardware specs at any time without having to do any server transfers or things like that.  This helps to keep your website up and running while still giving you plenty of room to grow.


Good Tech Support

Their technical support is on site in their data centers and ready to help you when you need it.  The fact that they have a 5 minute response time for failed hardware is an example of the benefits of this company.  They are also skilled with what they do so they can answer any questions you have or provide help when you need it. They also have a forum and blog to help with ensuring you have the best possible hosting experience.


Very Nice Hosting Option

This company provides their customers with everything they will need to host any type of site that they want.  There are a lot of different options so you can be sure to get exactly what you need.  Most people are going to be very happy with the level of service they are given with OVH.


  • Great data centers
  • 99.99% uptime guarantee (plus 5 minute response time guarantee)
  • Fair prices


  • No shared hosting options
  • So many choices may be confusing to customers without hosting experience

OVHcloud Prices, Plans & Features - 2022

Shared Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space Bandwidth Panel Number of Sites Price Score
Personal plan 100 GB Unlimited 5 $5.25 2.7 Details
Professional plan 250 GB Unlimited 10 $10.50 2.7 Details
Performance plan 500 GB Unlimited 500 $17.86 2.0 Details

VPS Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space CPU RAM OS Price Score
VALUE 40 GB 1 x 2.40GHz 2 GB $5.26 3.2 Details
ESSENTIAL 80 GB 2 x 2.40GHz 4 GB $10.51 3.3 Details
COMFORT 160 GB 4 x 2.40GHz 8 GB $21.02 4.0 Details
ELITE 640 GB 8 x 2.40GHz 31.25 GB $31.53 2.0 Details

Dedicated Server Plans

Plan Name Space CPU RAM OS Price Score
Rise-1 Unlimited 4 x 3.50GHz 125 GB $64.90 3.9 Details
Rise-2 Unlimited 4 x 4.20GHz 125 GB $69.89 2.9 Details
Rise-3 Unlimited 6 x 3.60GHz 125 GB $94.85 2.0 Details
Rise-4 Unlimited 16 x 2.40GHz 125 GB $179.73 6.4 Details
Rise-5 Unlimited 24 x 3.50GHz 375 GB $184.73 3.1 Details
RISE-APAC Unlimited 4 x 3.90GHz 62.5 GB $49.92 3.1 Details
Rise-APAC-1 Unlimited 4 x 3.90GHz 62.5 GB $54.91 3.1 Details
Rise-APAC-2 Unlimited 4 x 4.50GHz 62.5 GB $64.90 3.1 Details
Rise-GAME-1 Unlimited 6 x 4.40GHz 62.5 GB $69.89 3.1 Details
Rise-GAME-2 Unlimited 8 x 4.50GHz 125 GB $99.85 3.1 Details
Rise-STOR-1 Unlimited 4 x 2.70GHz 15.6 GB $69.89 3.1 Details
Advance-2 Unlimited 8 x 4.60GHz 125 GB $114.83 3.7 Details
Advance STOR-1 Unlimited 6 x 4.20GHz 125 GB $139.79 4.0 Details
Advance-3 Unlimited 12 x 4.80GHz 125 GB $144.78 3.2 Details
Game-1 Unlimited 6 x 4.60GHz 62.5 GB $99.85 3.1 Details
Infra-1 12 TB 4 x 4.00GHz 32 GB $111.09 2.4 Details
Infra-2-LE 1.88 TB 8 x 3.60GHz 32 GB $133.31 2.0 Details
HOST-64H Unlimited 8 x 2.70GHz 62.5 GB $119.82 3.1 Details
Game-2 Unlimited 8 x 4.70GHz 125 GB $149.78 5.9 Details
Advance STOR-2 Unlimited 8 x 4.40GHz 125 GB $199.70 4.8 Details
Advance-4 Unlimited 16 x 3.70GHz 976.6 GB $184.73 4.8 Details
HOST-128H Unlimited 8 x 2.70GHz 125 GB $164.75 2.0 Details
Advance-5 Unlimited 24 x 3.60GHz 976.6 GB $254.62 3.1 Details
Infra-3 12 TB 16 x 3.10GHz 128 GB $244.42 3.1 Details
Infra-4 12 TB 24 x 2.20GHz 96 GB $255.53 3.1 Details
MG-256 Unlimited 20 x 3.00GHz 250 GB $304.55 3.1 Details
Advance-APAC Unlimited 6 x 4.50GHz 125 GB $80.87 3.1 Details
Advance-1 Unlimited 6 x 4.70GHz 125 GB $89.86 3.1 Details
Scale-1 Unlimited 24 x 3.35GHz 976.6 GB $359.47 3.1 Details
Scale-2 Unlimited 32 x 3.30GHz 976.6 GB $425.70 3.1 Details
Scale-3 Unlimited 48 x 3.30GHz 976.6 GB $473.00 3.1 Details
Scale-4 Unlimited 32 x 3.90GHz 750 GB $444.62 3.1 Details
Scale-5 Unlimited 40 x 4.10GHz 1.4 TB $501.38 3.1 Details
Scale-6 Unlimited 48 x 4.00GHz 1.4 TB $539.22 3.1 Details
HGR-SDS-2 Unlimited 24 x 3.35GHz 97.7 GB $662.20 3.1 Details
HGR-SDS-1 Unlimited - 0 B $0.00 3.1 Details
HGR-HCI-4 Unlimited 32 x 3.35GHz 1.91 TB $718.96 3.1 Details
HGR-HCI-1 Unlimited 32 x 3.90GHz 1.4 TB $756.80 3.1 Details
HGR-HCI-5 Unlimited 48 x 3.35GHz 1.91 TB $0.00 3.1 Details
HGR-HCI-2 Unlimited 40 x 4.10GHz 1.4 TB $0.00 3.1 Details
HGR-HCI-6 Unlimited 64 x 3.30GHz 195.3 GB $860.86 3.1 Details
HGR-HCI-3 Unlimited 48 x 4.00GHz 1.4 TB $946.00 3.1 Details
HGR-STOR-1 Unlimited 24 x 3.50GHz 750 GB $993.30 3.1 Details
HGR-AI-1 Unlimited 32 x 3.90GHz 1.4 TB $2,554.23 3.1 Details
Advance-6 Unlimited 24 x 3.60GHz 500 GB $254.62 3.1 Details

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