2020 Press Releases

August 27, 2020

OVHcloud® Acquires EXTEN Technologies to Advance its Market Leading Cloud Storage Platform

OVHcloud, a global cloud leader and provider, announced that it has acquired the technology of EXTEN Technologies, Inc., a storage software company specialising in NVMe over Fabrics.

OVHcloud aims to build and offer to its customers the best performance/price block storage solution in the industry with the acquisition of EXTEN's technology and team. EXTEN is a technology developer leader and has been a pioneer in NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF) storage software with over 20 filed patents. 

Without any tradeoff on performance, EXTEN offers an outstanding disaggregated storage platform that replaces local NVMe drives with flexible shared pools of fault tolerant capacity. This allows high availability deployments for performance critical workloads, such as databases, video processing and data analytics.

OVHcloud is committed to enhancing its leadership position in the industry both organically and through unique acquisition opportunities capable of boosting growth and catalysing differentiation in critical areas of development. OVHcloud has demonstrated its ambition to create for its customers the best and most versatile storage offering available on the market with the recently announced acquisition of OpenIO, a leader of Object Storage software technology. EXTEN's cutting-edge technologies match with this mission notably addressing the increasing demand for performance focused workloads.