Examining the OVHcloud Disaster The catastrophic fire at OVHcloud, one of Europe’s leading cloud hosting providers, was a stark reminder that even computing giants are not immune to unexpected disasters.  The heavy collateral damage to customers relying on OVH for computing and storage services exposed an awkward truth: many of OVH’s customers did not have a disaster recovery (DR) plan in place, and quite a few of those who did had a seriously flawed one. Some of these clients were able to restore services – after substantial downtime – from another location. Others, which fully trusted their hosting provider and…
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