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OVH REVIEW

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USER SATISFACTION 98%
OUR SCORE 8.2

What is OVH?

Established in 1999, the France-based OVH started out from scratch, providing European clients with basic hosting products and other web services. Today, the company has grown to more than 800 employees, 17 data centers, and over 180,000 servers, working together to deliver high value and reliable hosting solutions in Europe. OVH now concentrates on developing cloud-based hosting plans to help clients achieve success in these constantly changing times.

Uptime & Reliability of OVH

OVH promises that their websites remain available by 99.9% of the time. This guarantee stems from OVH’s confidence in its network structure, founded on multiple data centers and superior networking equipment, servers, and software.

Overview of OVH Features

  • Shared Messaging and Mailboxes
  • SaaS (OVH Online Software Solutions)
  • OVH Dedicated Servers
  • Data, storage, and backup
  • Dedicated Cloud
  • Software Licenses
  • VPS
  • Network and Security Solutions
  • RunAbove Public Cloud

How Much Does OVH Cost?

VPS Hosting Plans
PriceStorageBandwidthNo. of domainsNo. of IP addressesRAM
VPS SSD 1$3.4910 GB SSD100 MbpsNo info12 GB
VPS SSD 2$6.9920 GB SSD100 MbpsNo info14 GB
VPS SSD 3$13.4940 GB SSD100 MbpsNo info18 GB
VPS CLOUD 1$8.9925 GB100 MbpsNo info12 GB
VPS CLOUD 2$17.9950 GB100 MbpsNo info14 GB
VPS CLOUD 3$33.49100 GB100 MbpsNo info18 GB
Dedicated server plans
PriceStorageBandwidthType of processorNo. of IP addressesRAM
HOST-32L$69.002 x2TB250 MbpsIntel Xeon D D-1520up to 25632 GB
HOST-64L$89.002 x2TB250 MbpsIntel Xeon D D-1520up to 25664 GB
HOST-128L$135.002 x2TB250 MbpsIntel Xeon D D-1520up to 256128 GB
HOST-32H$109.002 x2TB250 MbpsIntel Xeon D D-1540up to 25632 GB
SP-32$79.00500 GB + 2 x2TB500 MbpsIntel Xeon D D-1520up to 25632 GB
SP-64$119.00500 GB + 2 x2TB500 MbpsIntel Xeon E5 E5-1630v3up to 25664 GB
SP-128$179.00500 GB + 2 x2TB500 MbpsIntel Xeon E5 E5-1650v3up to 256128 GB
MG-128$219.00500 GB + 2 x2TB500 Mbpsntel Xeon E5 2 x E5-2630v3up to 256128 GB

CPanel of OVH

OVH offers cPanel as one of its website administration platform. Plesk is also provided as well. Both website management tools are very popular even with those who are not very experienced with website administration.

Pros & Cons of OVH

Pros

  • Very long and extensive history
  • Multiple data centers
  • Supports both Windows and Linux
  • Guaranteed bandwidth and storage

OVH Position In Our Categories

Position of OVH in our main categories:

100

OVH is one of the top 100 Hosting Services products


Each company has its own characteristics, and may require a special solution that will be adjusted to their business size, type of clients and staff and even particular niche they cater to. It's not wise to count on getting an ideal service that will work for each business regardless of their history is. It may be a good idea to read a few OVH reviews first and even then you should remember what the hosting service is supposed to do for your company and your employees. Do you require an easy and straightforward hosting with just basic functions? Will you really use the complex functionalities required by experts and big enterprises? Are there any specific tools that are especially beneficial for the industry you operate in? If you ask yourself these questions it is going to be much easier to locate a reliable service that will fit your budget.

User Satisfaction

We realize that when you make a decision to buy Hosting Services it’s important not only to see how experts evaluate it in their reviews, but also to find out if the real people and companies that buy it are actually satisfied with the product. That’s why we’ve created our behavior-based Customer Satisfaction Algorithm™ that gathers customer reviews, comments and OVH reviews across a wide range of social media sites. The data is then presented in an easy to digest form showing how many people had positive and negative experience with OVH. With that information at hand you should be equipped to make an informed buying decision that you won’t regret.

POSITIVE SOCIAL MENTIONS

104

NEGATIVE SOCIAL MENTIONS

2

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Technical details

Platform
  • Windows
  • Linux
Scripting & Languages
  • ASP
  • Perl
  • PHP
Control Panel
  • CPanel
  • Plesk
Easy Installs
  • Joomla
  • Wordpress
  • SSL
Server Location
  • USA
  • UK
  • Canada
  • Netherlands
Databases
  • PHPMyAdmin
  • MySQL
Support
  • Phone
  • Knowledge base
  • Tickets

Customer support details

  • Email Support
  • Phone Support
  • Knowledgebase
  • Tickets

What are OVH pricing details?

VPS Hosting Plans
PriceStorageBandwidthNo. of domainsNo. of IP addressesRAM
VPS SSD 1$3.4910 GB SSD100 MbpsNo info12 GB
VPS SSD 2$6.9920 GB SSD100 MbpsNo info14 GB
VPS SSD 3$13.4940 GB SSD100 MbpsNo info18 GB
VPS CLOUD 1$8.9925 GB100 MbpsNo info12 GB
VPS CLOUD 2$17.9950 GB100 MbpsNo info14 GB
VPS CLOUD 3$33.49100 GB100 MbpsNo info18 GB
Dedicated Server Plans
PriceStorageBandwidthType of processor (with no. of cores)No. of IP addressesRAM
HOST-32L$69.002 x2TB250 MbpsIntel Xeon D D-1520up to 25632 GB
HOST-64L$89.002 x2TB250 MbpsIntel Xeon D D-1520up to 25664 GB
HOST-128L$135.002 x2TB250 MbpsIntel Xeon D D-1520up to 256128 GB
HOST-32H$109.002 x2TB250 MbpsIntel Xeon D D-1540up to 25632 GB
SP-32$79.00500 GB + 2 x2TB500 MbpsIntel Xeon D D-1520up to 25632 GB
SP-64$119.00500 GB + 2 x2TB500 MbpsIntel Xeon E5 E5-1630v3up to 25664 GB
SP-128$179.00500 GB + 2 x2TB500 MbpsIntel Xeon E5 E5-1650v3up to 256128 GB
MG-128$219.00500 GB + 2 x2TB500 Mbpsntel Xeon E5 2 x E5-2630v3up to 256128 GB

FAQ for OVH

  1. What payment methods do they accept?

    OVH accepts payments via major credit/debit cards, cheques, money transfer, and PayPal.

  2. Is it a good choice for e-commerce? Do they give you SSL, shopping carts and payment processing?

    OVH offers plans with eCommerce features and quick install apps.

  3. Will you get a free domain with their hosting plan?

    There is no indication that OVH offers free domains with their products.

  4. Is it a good hosting platform for Wordpress?

    Installing and configuring WordPress to your OVH account is quick and easy, making OVH an ideal choice of WordPress users.

  5. Do they offer CPanel or any other control panels?

    OVH offers cPanel as one of its website administration platform. Plesk is also provided as well. Both website management tools are very popular even with those who are not very experienced with website administration.

  6. Do they enable you to easily create a website without any HTML or coding skills?

    No information available.

  7. Do they provide unlimited email addresses and bandwidth?

    No information available.

  8. What is the security level of their services?

    OVH has its own fiber optic network set across the globe and implements hosting best practices to ensure that all data is secured and safe. The company only uses the best hardware and software to make sure their network is safe from any form of virtual intrusion or attack. Physically, their multiple data centers and other facilities feature tight security measures such as barbed-wire fencing, video surveillance, and movement detection systems among others.

  9. Do they offer both Windows and Linux hosting services?

    OVH supports Linux and Windows hosting.

  10. Do they give an uptime guarantee and reimburse you for downtime?

    OVH promises that their websites remain available by 99.9% of the time. There is no information indicating OVH offers refund for instances of downtime.

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Élodie Le Goff
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Published 4 days ago

Customer service unseless, slow server, bad quality of services and technologies

Pros: if you want nothing... well you're done ! Just stay away from this society !
Cons: I always give priority to french society, but this one is terrible !

A quite obscur online selling interface with many technical details that are useless and not explained for the lambda people.

A customer service impossible to join by phone and useless by mail : they did not even really read my response and send me three times the same answer with a "solution". I fix yself the technical problem that as nothing to do with the issue their "detect".

They always point the customer as guilty of the troubles enncountered without triyng to help him !



Recommendation: Array
Easy of use: Mediocre
Customer support: Array
Cost efficiency: Very poor


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Stas

Published 4 months ago

Very bad experience with them.
– 2x downtime (first one with 4 hours offline, second one more then 24 hours)
– Support is very slow (2 hours to get support + 1 hour to start solving)
– They moved our VPS server to another HOST and system cached. Their solution re-install entire VPS server. They don’t take any responsible.


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Worst hosgting service so far

Published 12 months ago

I bought the service and transferred my files there. The system had a problem and some files were not uploaded (normal html files with little sice, nothing special).
The support told me that there was nothing they could do to fix it, but they refused giving me the money back, even if the service was not working and I claimed the day after I bought it.
Avoid this service!


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James

Published 1 year ago

Worst data center around. Since moving to them, have experienced significant downtime and outages out of our control. Terrible support backing their services. They really need to get their routing issues sorted out. Automated billing frequently has hiccups as well, causing servers to go offline because their billing system wouldn’t bill cards. Their monitoring system also needs to be disabled, otherwise it will willy-nilly reboot your servers because it THINKS there was a fault. Most common issue with them is no-route to ip blocks they provided us. Would go for hours on end without resolution nor response from their team, then all of the sudden everything would start flowing again with no intervention from us. Want to get an idea of how reliable this datacenter is? Just go look at their incident board. It is LOADED with rookie mistakes and severe outages caused by easily avoidable issues. Seriously, look elsewhere for hosting, it’s not worth the stress. Their 99.9% uptime promise falls back to more like 96.8%. Really wish I could go back a year and tell myself not to move our clients to these guys, because now we have significant work ahead to move servers out.

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Robert Stermer-Cox

Published 2 years ago

When I tried to sign up for a $3.49 VPS, they demanded four pieces of ID! Really? I’ve been building web sites since 1996 and I have NEVER, EVER had ANY hosting company ask for ID – even after processing my credit card. Stay away from these guys.


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Caro

Published 3 years ago

Worst company ever, really bad support, the only thing they do is redirect you to their online manuel, they block you from editing anything thinking you are the hack yourself. It just blows my mind how incompetent this company is. I’ve never had to face such a lack of professionalism in my entire career!

To be avoided at all cost!


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Stas

4 months ago


Very bad experience with them. - 2x downtime (first one with 4 hours offline, second one more then 24 hours) - Support is very slow (2 hours to get support + 1 hour to start solving) - They moved our VPS server to another HOST and system cached. Their solution re-install entire VPS server. They don't take any responsible.

The least favorable review

Stas

4 months ago


Very bad experience with them. - 2x downtime (first one with 4 hours offline, second one more then 24 hours) - Support is very slow (2 hours to get support + 1 hour to start solving) - They moved our VPS server to another HOST and system cached. Their solution re-install entire VPS server. They don't take any responsible.

Stas

Published 4 months ago

Very bad experience with them.
– 2x downtime (first one with 4 hours offline, second one more then 24 hours)
– Support is very slow (2 hours to get support + 1 hour to start solving)
– They moved our VPS server to another HOST and system cached. Their solution re-install entire VPS server. They don’t take any responsible.


What do you think about this review? Great Poor

Worst hosgting service so far

Published 12 months ago

I bought the service and transferred my files there. The system had a problem and some files were not uploaded (normal html files with little sice, nothing special).
The support told me that there was nothing they could do to fix it, but they refused giving me the money back, even if the service was not working and I claimed the day after I bought it.
Avoid this service!


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James

Published 1 year ago

Worst data center around. Since moving to them, have experienced significant downtime and outages out of our control. Terrible support backing their services. They really need to get their routing issues sorted out. Automated billing frequently has hiccups as well, causing servers to go offline because their billing system wouldn’t bill cards. Their monitoring system also needs to be disabled, otherwise it will willy-nilly reboot your servers because it THINKS there was a fault. Most common issue with them is no-route to ip blocks they provided us. Would go for hours on end without resolution nor response from their team, then all of the sudden everything would start flowing again with no intervention from us. Want to get an idea of how reliable this datacenter is? Just go look at their incident board. It is LOADED with rookie mistakes and severe outages caused by easily avoidable issues. Seriously, look elsewhere for hosting, it’s not worth the stress. Their 99.9% uptime promise falls back to more like 96.8%. Really wish I could go back a year and tell myself not to move our clients to these guys, because now we have significant work ahead to move servers out.

1 person thinks this review is helpful


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Robert Stermer-Cox

Published 2 years ago

When I tried to sign up for a $3.49 VPS, they demanded four pieces of ID! Really? I’ve been building web sites since 1996 and I have NEVER, EVER had ANY hosting company ask for ID – even after processing my credit card. Stay away from these guys.


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Caro

Published 3 years ago

Worst company ever, really bad support, the only thing they do is redirect you to their online manuel, they block you from editing anything thinking you are the hack yourself. It just blows my mind how incompetent this company is. I’ve never had to face such a lack of professionalism in my entire career!

To be avoided at all cost!


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