July 10, 2013
SAN JOSE, Calif. and ROUBAIX, France, July 10 -- Cisco today announced that the Cisco Aggregation Services Router (ASR) 9000 Series routing platform has been selected by OVH.com, the world's third-largest hosting provider, to support the expansion of its Internet Protocol (IP) network providing greater capacity and scope for innovation in cloud and hosted services.
With more than 700,000 customers, 150,000 physical servers and 500,000 virtual machines, OVH.com not only addresses the challenges of cloud computing for businesses, it also enables consumer services that require quality of service.
Through the deployment of its own global infrastructure, including a dedicated fiber optic network, OVH.com provides comprehensive access and high-speed connections to its services from anywhere in the world. OVH.com's peering policy gives the company the ability to offer superior customer experiences by connecting directly with its customers' Internet service providers. Customers enjoy lower latency when accessing content hosted within OVH.com's infrastructure and more importantly, its 2.2 terabits-per-second of capacity ensures quick loading of every web page delivered through OVH.com's network. With trends in Internet traffic highlighting exponential growth in usage and an increasing need to provide not only access, but also intelligent management of the network, OVH.com is addressing its expanding needs with Cisco.
With the deployment of a sophisticated routing platform from Cisco that enables unrivalled capacity, OVH.com will be able to rapidly grow its network to address its expansion plans -- in addition to providing a continued focus on service innovation.
OVH.com is the #1 Internet hosting provider in Europe. Founded in 1999 by Octave Klaba, the company experienced exponential growth, with now over 150,000 dedicated servers in 12 data centers. OVH owes its success to a growth model based on innovation and total control of the hosting supply chain, in-house server production, infrastructure maintenance and client support. For every of its Cloud and hosting solution, OVH.com is able to offer the best value and provide real guarantees to customers. Located in 16 countries, on 3 continents, OVH.com is today the world's reference for all the customers seeking the best of the Internet. To learn more : www.ovh.com / Follow us on twitter @OVH.
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