OVH is an Internet Service Provider providing dedicated servers, shared and cloud hosting, domain registration, and VOIP telephony services. The company is a simplified joint-stock company under French law and is headquartered in Roubaix, northern France.
The company has seventeen datacenters housing around 1,221,000 machines. The company offers localized services in: France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, Ireland, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Lithuania, the Czech Republic, and Finland. It has also expanded its services to the United States, Canada and Tunisia. The company has deployed IPv6 and DNSSEC, and is one of the sponsors of the free certificate authority Let's Encrypt, which provides free certificates for secure websites.