IT company OVH is going to recruit 600 new staff in the next 12 months to reinforce its workforce of 1,500 employees in France. It also announced the recruitment of 400 employees worldwide. The group is opening new sites in Roubaix (Nord), Nantes (Loire-Atlantique), Bordeaux (Gironde) and in 2018 in Brest (Finistère). Established in 1999, the French company operates 20 data centres as of 2017 and has 2,000 employees worldwide. The group has consistently expanded over the last few years, and has previously announced plans to recruit 200 employees in July 2017, 200 employees in January 2017, 290 employees in 2015, 100 employees in 2011, 500 employees in 2012, 150 employees in 2013 and 150 employees in 2014-2015.