OVHcloud and Google Cloud announce a strategic partnership to co-build a trusted cloud solution in Europe

OVHcloud and Google Cloud announce a strategic partnership to co-build a trusted cloud solution in Europe

RESTON, VA - November 10 - 2020 OVHcloud announced today a strategic partnership with Google Cloud to accelerate French and European organizations’ ability to digitally transform and reimagine their business. The partnership aims to bring cutting-edge technologies, built on trusted infrastructure, to European organizations to help them meet their growing needs for strict data controls, security, transparency, and privacy while deploying cloud-native applications. OVHcloud will introduce a new Hosted Private Cloud offering by bringing Google's open source-compatible Anthos technology to its own highly scalable dedicated infrastructure, fully operated and managed in Europe by OVHcloud teams.  

  • The strategic partnership will help European organizations accelerate their business transformation in the cloud and address their strict data security and privacy requirements.
  • It will focus on delivering the best of cloud technology innovation and value in the most agile way to address scale and speed.

Fueling European data with the latest innovations and full control 

In recent years, organizations and policymakers have emphasized the need for cloud providers to protect customers’ data in an even more transparent way, highlighting the need for greater levels of security and privacy, respectability, and survivability. In response, OVHcloud and Google Cloud are forging a partnership with open source, transparency, interoperability, and reversibility at its core. The two companies intend to empower European organizations to accelerate their digital transformation and benefit from the latest developments in cloud technology in a trustworthy manner.

Open Source: a building block to widen the European ecosystem  

As part of this partnership, OVHcloud and Google Cloud will bring their leading technology and skills to the forefront. The companies plan to build joint solutions that empower customers to draw all the benefits of a multi-cloud and open approach, as well as drive a critical ecosystem of third-party developers.  

The agreement also signals a strong commitment to delivering innovation to benefit customers, supporting digital skill development and fostering collaboration with the open-source community.  

We are proud to partner with Google Cloud to jointly deliver innovative solutions that will meet Europe’s growing requirements for data sovereignty. This is a significant step forward to create new value for the European Market. Combining cutting-edge technologies for the developers’ community while strengthening a powerful ecosystem of players united by a common set of values is core to OVHcloud. This partnership opens the doors to wide new possibilities, we are therefore glad to enable it together,” declares Michel Paulin, CEO at OVHcloud.  

We are excited to sign our first partnership of this kind with OVHcloud, “said Thomas Kurian, CEO at Google Cloud. “Listening to our customers, partners, and policymakers in Europe, we understand their need for even greater control and autonomy. We address this in many ways and look forward to continuing to deliver on our customer commitments in a meaningful way with a partner with whom we share values of trust, innovation, collaboration, openness, security, interoperability, transparency, and environmental responsibilities to jointly add value and help our customers accelerate their digital transformation.”

About OVHcloud US

OVHcloud US is a subsidiary of OVHcloud, a global cloud provider that specializes in delivering industry-leading performance and cost-effective solutions to better manage, secure, and scale data. OVHcloud US delivers bare metal servers, hosted private cloud, and hybrid and public cloud solutions, and was recognized as a "Strong performer" in Forrester's Hosted Private Cloud Services in North America (2Q2020) and as a "Contender" in the IDC Worldwide Public Cloud as a Service Vendor Assessment (2020). OVHcloud manages 32 data centers across 12 sites on four continents, manufactures its own servers, builds its own data centers, and deploys its own fiber-optic global network to achieve maximum efficiency. Through the OVHcloud spirit of challenging the status quo, the company brings freedom, security, and innovation to solve data challenges – today and tomorrow. With a 21-year heritage, OVHcloud is committed to developing responsible technology and strives to be the driving force behind the next cloud evolution.

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