OVH.com offers a vast range of IT services for businesses and technophiles in particular. From web hosting to virtual data centres, dedicated servers and storage solutions, all of their services benefit from continuous innovation and are regularly enriched with new features. With 700,000 customers across 16 countries, 17 Data Centers, hosting a total of 200,000 servers, 18M web applications hosted, OVH.com is one of the largest Internet hosting providers in the world. The ThunderX powered Cloud service will be offered on RunAbove, an OVH brand that delivers public Cloud on steroids combining the power of bare metal with the flexibility and high availability of the public Cloud.
OVH.com is an expert in delivering innovative technologies to their customers. OVH is constantly looking for opportunities to reduce customer costs while improving user experience. Cavium's ThunderX processors provide an ideal building block for RunAbove public Cloud. RunAbove ThunderX customers benefit from the fine-grained control of a large number of cores, integrated standard low latency Ethernet fabric, 10/40/100 GbE networking, end-to-end virtualization enabled through virtSoC technology, and powerful integrated accelerators for packet processing, security, deep packet inspection and virtualization. OVH will leverage both ThunderX_CP and ThunderX_ST workload optimized processor SKUs to deliver fast and scalable compute and storage services seamlessly provisioned by OpenStack.
"This deployment is an example of OVH.Com's leadership in delivering latest industry leading technologies to our customers", stated Miroslaw KLABA, VP R&D of OVH.Com. "With RunAbove ThunderX based instances, we can offer our users breakthrough performance at the lowest cost while optimizing the infrastructure for targeted compute and storage workloads delivering best in class TCO and user experience", he added.
"Cloud service operators are looking to gain the benefits and flexibility of end to end virtualization while managing dynamically changing workloads and massive data requirements", stated Rishi Chugh, Director Marketing, Cavium Inc. "ThunderX based RunAbove instances provide exceptional processing performance and flexibility by integrating a tremendous amount of IO along with targeted workload accelerators for compute, security, networking and storage at the lowest cost per VM for RunAbove - into a power, space and cost-optimized form factor."
RunAbove Cloud services powered by ThunderX will be available in early August 2015.