Did Jean-Michel Blanquer wrongly accuse OVH? The Minister of Education assured yesterday that the technical bugs of certain tools for teaching at home were due to the leader of the French cloud. The CEO of OVH, Michel Paulin, denied these comments on Twitter.
▶ ️OVHcloud is not responsible for the malfunctions of certain distance education services.
▶ ️The Strasbourg fire has no connection with them.
▶ ️ Affected ENT regions and unavailable applications are not hosted at Ovhcloud!
– Michel Paulin (@michel_paulin) April 6, 2021
The Strasbourg fire has no connection
ENTs are Digital Work Spaces on which students from all over France connect to consult teachers’ instructions and use applications such as multimedia notebooks.
They remained inaccessible yesterday, on the first day that schools were closed.
“They depend on an operator [OVHCloud] which had a fire in Strasbourg some time ago which could not cope with the influx of connections this morning ”, explained Jean-Michel Blanquer.
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According to Michel Paulin, not only is the fire unrelated to these incidents, but in addition the regions affected by these dysfunctions are not hosted by OVH. Finally, he rejects any responsibility for these bugs. Jean-Michel Blanquer will therefore have to review his copy …