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European cloud provider OVH to invest in Fauquier County, Va.

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Staff Writer | October 6, 2016
The European cloud provider OVH will invest $47 million to establish its North American headquarters and first U.S. data center in Fauquier County, Va.
Expansion   Establishing North American headquarters
The company will install dark fiber infrastructure in an existing facility in the Vint Hill Business Park. Virginia successfully competed against North Carolina for the project, which will create 54 new jobs in Fauquier County.

Governor TerryMcAuliffe and other Virginia officials met with OVH leadership during a June 2015 trade and marketing mission to Europe.

Founded in 1999 in France, OVH has a long history of innovative technologies building its data center offerings from the processor up, leveraging technology partnerships with Cisco, Intel, Microsoft and VMware, among others.

Today, OVH provides cloud infrastructure as a service with products including bare metal and virtual servers, networking, private cloud solutions and more. OVH operates 250,000 physical servers in 17 data centers and deploys its own fiber optic network of 7.3 Tbps bandwidth through three continents.

OVH’s unique expertise and strong offerings drive its rapid growth which leads the company to deploy new data centers and network points of presence around the world. OVH customers range from web startups to global enterprises including Zipcar, Rogers, and Michelin.