January 22, 2017 6:00 PM ET

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Company Overview of OVH SAS

Company Overview

OVH SAS provides Web hosting services for customers worldwide. It offers enterprise server, hosting server, infrastructure server, game server, storage and backup server, big data server, public cloud, dedicated cloud, data center, email, and VPS services. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Roubaix, France with a datacenter in Montreal, Canada.

2 Rue Kellermann

Roubaix,  59100


Founded in 1998


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Key Executives for OVH SAS

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

OVH SAS Key Developments

OVH Plans to Open its First Data Centres in the UK

OVH has announced plans to open its first data centres in the UK, starting with a facility which will be operational by the end of May, located in the inner suburbs of London. This first data centre will have a capacity of 40,000 servers over 4,000 square metres. It will benefit from its very close proximity to OVH's point of presence (PoP) in London and its direct connection to several other OVH's data centres (initially those in Gravelines, Amsterdam, Montreal, and New York).

OVH Appoints Michel Calmejane as New Head of Global Sales

OVH has appointed Michel Calmejane as its new head of global sales. The appointment came a shortly after a management change at Colt France, where Marie-Claude Chazot was named CEO. Calmejane had held the post since 2008, having previously worked at Nortel and BT France.

OVH Announces Executive Changes

OVH has appointed Laurent Allard as its new CEO. Allard began his career in Roubaix, site of OVH's headquarters. He began as a trainee software developer for catalogue retailer La Redoute and his career took him to Credit du Nord bank, Axa insurance and most recently role as CTO of Canadian conglomerate CGI. Former CEO Octave Klaba, who founded OVH in 1999, will focus on R&D. It aims to grow internationally to serve customers in places like China and Singapore, where it has no presence.

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