Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Borbeaux, Nantes
Information / Communication
Information Service Activities
Digital Infrastructure Services
63.11 - Data processing, hosting and related activities

200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
10 July 2017
Employment effect (start)
16 July 2017
Foreseen end date
1 January 2019


IT company OVH is to recruit 200 new staff in the next 18 months by opening two new sites in Nantes (Loire-Atlantique) and Bordeaux (Gironde). Each of the sites will recruit 100 employees in the next 18 months. Established in 1999, the French company operates 20 data centres as of 2017 and has 1,600 employees worldwide. The group has consistently expanded over the last few years, and has previously announced plans to recruit 200 employees in 2017290 employees in 2015100 employees in 2011500 employees in 2012150 employees in 2013 and 150 employees in 2014-2015. OVH will employ 1,500 people worldwide by the end of 2017, including 1,100 in France.


  • 10 July 2017: Le Journal des entreprises


Eurofound (2017), OVH, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 91495, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/91495.