Which web hosting offer to choose?


individuals With the Personal Hosting plan, you can set up a bigger websitein just a few clicks. Whether its a small family website, a photo gallery, a blog, you get 100 GB of disk space and can create as many "1-click" modules as you want. Every family member will get a 5 GB email account of their own.

Home/Small Office < 10 employees

Home/Small Office
You've never set up a website before, but you want to set up a professional business website and quickly establish your business online. You're thinking of adding new features every month. Your website needs to be a simple business card that can be found easily by search engines.

The Professional Hosting plan is for you. It gives you professional hosting with the communication tools that are essential to your business: 5 GB email accounts, a mailing list for making announcements to your contacts, etc. Simplify the management of your site with the CMS module, which you can activate in the OVH Control Panel or install with the database. Secure access to your website with the SSL included with the plan. If you then want to personalise your website by subcontracting it out to a web agency, the flexibility and very reasonable cost of the Professional Hosting plan makes this possible.

SME < 50 employees

You're looking for a hosting package that can be adapted to your needs over the next 2-3 years to support your online development. You can outsource the site building to agencies or freelancers, or you may have an internal team to work on your internet activity. The work of your employees depends on the internet, so you need a reliable hosting package to withstand activity peaks, with lots of features included and plenty of flexibility.

The Performance packages have been created for you. You get a generous amount of disk space with unlimited monthly traffic. You get 1000 2 GB email accounts for your workforce. You get one 5 GB SQL database and three additional databases for your business. You can take advantage of the SSL certificate included or create your own. If your business grows, you have numerous SQL server options, right up to the Private SQL server which gives you absolute freedom for your projects.

City Hall/Chamber of Commerce

City Hall/Chamber of Commerce Local government or Chamber of Commerce websites are now a channel for elected representatives and board members to communicate with the people they represent. It's a simple way of communicating regularly on work in progress, reflecting on the future or simply gauging opinions. A website is an advertisement for the work of our institutions. It has now been integrated into the communication strategies of the political world.

The Performance packages meet this requirement. You get a large storage space enabling you to host videos, photos, and the latest news on various projects. With up to 1000 5 GB email accounts, your employees can have an individual, customised email address under the domain name and branding of the local government. The public judges you on how quickly images and content load on your website. The quality of your website is a direct reflection of the quality of your work. As the n°1 hosting provider in Europe, OVH will support you in registering and managing your domain name.


You want to increase the online visibility of your association, promote your values, provide information on events. You want to communicate quickly with powerful internet tools and use the web to find new members whether they're locals, nationals or expats. Your website is the heartbeat of your association and keeps everyone updated about events. You need automated tools to post content on the web and communicate with your members via the mailing lists.

The Professional package has been designed specifically for this need.

You get a website and domain name included in the price for 12 months. You get a huge hosting space to publish your videos, photos and articles, and you can handle activity peaks if your site is successful. You get 100 5 GB email accounts to offer your members. If you have larger requirements, you can add up to 1000 personalisable email accounts to your domain name. You get CMS tools that can be installed in 1 click, without any advanced knowledge. You can also create sub-sites and delegate members to manage them using the 1000 sub-domains provided. With the multi-domain feature, you can do the same with sub-domains as you can do directly with domain names, so you can host your member's websites in the same way as your association website. A useful feature to have on hand as part of your association's different growth strategies.

Successful websites

Successful websites
You manage a successful website frequented by thousands of visitors on a daily basis. Dozens of new articles are published and you're faced with new challenges everyday.

The Performance packages have been created for websites that demand high speed and availability. You get a Private SQL server by default, which you can upgrade in a simple click. You also get multiple databases and a very large disk space, enabling you to host and broadcast large quantities of heavy content on your site, using the traffic included. The hosting infrastructure made up of several thousands of servers working simultaneously is ready to manage huge load peaks and support you in your online success.


E-commerce (startups)

You need to create an online shop, to get started gradually and to grow at leisurely pace if success is on the cards. You have basic notions of the web for creating a PrestaShop-type application so that you can create your shop quickly and easily.

The Professional package as been designed specifically to support you in your e-commerce projects and to help you succeed on the net. You need shared SSL encryption to get started, PrestaShop 1-click modules and a hosting system that rapidly responds to your site visitors. If your website is a hit, you may need the services described under the E-Commerce (established) section.

E-commerce (established)

Your e-commerce site is running at full speed. You have several people working on the site, as well as the delivery of products offered on your site. You need a fast, reliable site with customised SSL encryption features. You need fast and reliable databases.

The Performance packages are made for you. You can create a customised SSL certificate and use it in a shared environment. The hosting infrastructure is made up of several thousands of servers working simultaneously, which ensures availability and speed upon every visit. In terms of databases, you get a Private SQL server of 128 MB RAM by default, and unlimited storage space. You will grow on a managed infrastructure in a personal manner.

Web Agencies/Web Designers/Resellers

Web Agencies/Resellers
You're looking to host your customers' creations for unbeatable value for money. You want to spread the costs of each site using a managed system that enables maximum usage of the resources available.

All our packages meet these requirements. They all come with the multi-domain option included in the price. You should choose the your package according to what kinds of websites you host, so you get the best out of the resources available. So for static websites, the Personal package is most suitable. For dynamic sites, you should choose the Professional option and take personal 100 MB SQL databases as an option. You can thus create dynamic websites using the 250 GB disk space included with the Professional package. If you're looking for high service guarantees for your customers, you should choose the Performance package adapted to your needs. You will grow in a shared environment but in a personal manner, designing your own hosting package with the numerous options available.


For your projects, you need revision control with SVN. You often work in a team where each developer runs their own versions of the site. You preview all work in beta version, which is fully tested before deployment. However, you need to be able to find previous modifications to understand anomalies that can affect the live version.

You must have SSH access for web hosting. You will have SVN and versioning control, and SSH is available starting from the Professional.