OVH to shut down French container data centres after massive outage

DATA CENTRE NEWS: posted 13 November 2017

Following a power outage that brought down the entire campus Friday, OVH is planning to shut down and disassemble two of the three data centres located in Strasbourg, France,

About 40 minutes after Strasbourg went dark, the company’s campus in Roubaix which is located about 500 kilometres away, lost all connectivity to six crucial points of presence on its network, which the company’s founder and CEO Octave Klaba said was an incident unrelated to the Strasbourg data centre outage and caused by an optical networking equipment software bug.

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