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Does OVH Cloud sell old hardware?


#1

Was just interested if OVH sells their old hardware used in there servers, once it has completed its lifespan.


#2

OVHcloud is committed to being Eco-friendly and therefore we joined the Climate Neutral Datacenter Pact (www.climateneutraldatacenter.net). You can read about the 5 key points about this here: https://www.ovh.com/blog/5-keys-to-understand-the-climate-neutral-datacenter-pact/

The key part which relates to this topic is how OVHcloud recycle the hardware. We recycle the hardware as long as possible (aim until the hardware is broken). For example, this is why we have the 3 brands: OVHcloud (new generation hardware), SoYouStart (older generation) and finally Kimsufi which is legacy hardware reaching its end of life. This way we reduce our carbon footprint by reusing the parts as much as possible.