French Cloud Hosting Giant OVH Is Down, Affecting At Least One Bitcoin Exchange

OVH is the third biggest internet hosting company in the world.

OVH, a French cloud computing company that offers VPS, dedicated servers and other web services, is suffering from an electrical problem at the moment affecting many online businesses across Europe. With 260,000 servers, 22 datacentres and 18 million web applications hosted, OVH claims the title of the third largest internet hosting company in the world.

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Among the many websites interrupted is at least one Bitcoin trading platform. Deribit, an Amsterdam-based bitcoin options and futures exchange launched in 2016, has announced that its servers are down due to the OVH situation.

 

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