Posts by Yann Léger

Introducing Scaleway NextGen NVMe Cloud Servers with Hot-Snapshots

Two years ago, in March 2016, we launched the first generation of Start Cloud Servers on Scaleway. The adoption was just crazy and we struggled to follow demand since then. On the user side, the experience might have been deceptive while we faced organisational and technical issues to properly scale as demand increased. On the…

Scaleway September 2017 Amsterdam Network Outage

Today, we want to explain what happened lately with our network in Amsterdam. Between Friday the 15th and Wednesday 20th, a large portion of our users in Amsterdam suffered from network troubles. We know that you placed your trust in our services, and an outage like this is unacceptable. We would like to apologize and…

ARMv8: Scaleway New High Core Variants

We're glad to announce bigger, more powerful, variants of our ARM64 lineup. For the last couple of years we positioned ourselves as the pioneer of ARM hosting. We continue today to provide an alternative solution to classic X86 instances with the introduction of bigger ARM servers in the cloud. With our new variants, we're now…

Scaleway Disruptive ARMv8 Cloud Servers

In April 2015, we announced Scaleway, the first IaaS provider worldwide to offer a BareMetal ARM based cloud. For our 2nd anniversary, we’re excited to disrupt once again the hosting industry with the first ARMv8 SSD Cloud Servers for developers. We're introducing 3 Starter ARMv8 servers, starting at €2.99 per month or €0.…

Workload Intensive Cloud Servers: New Variants

Two weeks ago we announced our new generation of cloud servers for intensive workloads. Today, we're introducing two new types of Workload Intensive Cloud Servers completing our cloud server lineup: 6 Xeon Cores with 15GB of RAM and 200GB of SSD for €24.99 per month 8 Xeon Cores with 30GB of RAM and 400GB…

Scaleway New Cloud Servers for Intensive Workloads

Cloud Riders, the last months at Scaleway were really busy. In less than a year, we multiplied by four the number of servers on the platform. We dealt with some massive deployments of the C2 to sustain our growth. But that's not the only thing, we also prepared some exciting new servers. Today, we're glad…

Scaleway Global Expansion Starts in Amsterdam

Today, we're happy to announce the opening of our second region! All our users can now launch BareMetal and Starter cloud servers in both Paris and Amsterdam! Since the initial launch of Scaleway, we received a lot of requests for new locations. Amsterdam is our first answer and is the beginning of our global expansion.…

C2 Ramp Up: 10 000 BareMetal Servers per Month

Cloud riders, the C2 has now reached General availability! The C2 is now available in mass production with the same insane pricing as during the preview. We're glad to announce that after seven month of growth throttling, you can now directly signup to the Scaleway platform! You won't wait anymore to try our BareMetal offering,…

Starter VPS: New Affordable Variants

1 year ago, we announced Scaleway and the C1, an amazingly efficient and disruptive ARM server, designed by our electronics team. 4 weeks ago, we announced our new generation of servers: the C2 BareMetal servers and the VC1 cloud servers, based on x86-64 CPUs, again engineered by our eletronics team. Today, we're introducing two new…

Introducing Native IPv6 Connectivity on Scaleway

Today, we're glad to announce that IPv6 is not anymore on the roadmap: IPv6 is a reality on the Scaleway platform. We've seen a huge demand for IPv6 since our initial release of the C1 and we've initially planned to release IPv6 with the C1. We faced some unexpected challenge on our 1st generation router…