French cloud computing company, OVHcloud has made an announcement regarding the introduction of a new high-performance object storage service.
The said service is specially designed for Artificial Intelligence, e-commerce, Big Data and streaming purposes.
OVHcloud has rolled out a high-performance object storage service targeting European clients. The plans start at $28 for every terabyte per month and a charge of €0.01 for every outbound GB (excluding tax).
Back in March 2021, OVHcloud’s Strasbourg data center was engulfed in fire and took down a couple of popular websites. And now, 103 firms have made claims for the damages and loss caused due to that fire incident in 2021.
Paris based law firm Ziegler & Associés states that fifty more OVHcloud clients contact them for the further process while four major companies are taking the action individually.
Additionally, the law firm says that OVHcloud has offered a flat $1000 compensation each while its customers incurred a loss and damages totalling over €9.2 million due to fire at the French cloud provider’s facility as per a report by Journal du Net
Talking about OVHcloud’s new offering S3 (Simple Storage Service), the company is competing with market leader Amazon and Cloudflare’s R2 Object Storage.
The HPOS service of the OVHcloud can be accessed via the S3 API as well as the OVHcloud Customer panel with paying any added API requests and private outbound traffic. The service is offered from the providers Strasbourg data center in France and deployed in Gravelines in France by April 2022 and being offered internationally in OVHcloud’s Canadian based and US data centers in May 2022