Why buy a domain name on the secondary market?
Choose a domain name that reflects your business
If the domain name you want to create is not available, it may be available on the aftermarket. Through our partners Sedo and Afternic, you get access to an extensive catalogue of domain names put up for sale by their owners. With the range of choice available, you will be sure to find one that suits your business sector.
Domain names to boost your business
You can buy back high-value domain names through the aftermarket. With domain names like this, their reputation has already been developed by their owners — so they represent a solid asset in terms of natural SEO.
A trusted third party for your purchases
OVHcloud facilitates access to domain names available for purchase. We will put you in touch with the seller and secure the transaction, before transferring the domain name to your customer account. The process may take between one hour and two weeks.
Your questions answered
How do I find a domain name?
Type the domain name you want in the search bar. If it is already in use, an ‘Available for purchase’ option will be displayed if the current owner wants to list it.
Why choose OVHcloud for your domain name?
You can choose from more than 800 extensions for your domain names, and we protect them from fraudulent transfers and theft. To get started quickly, we also offer a 10MB web hosting space with every domain name.
How do I find the current owner of a domain name?
To find out who owns a domain name, you can use our WHOIS service. Enter the domain name you are interested in to access all the information available on its owner. Please note, however, that the owner may choose to make only part of their details visible.
How do I choose my domain name?
First, determine your business requirements (products, services, target). Your domain name must reflect your core business, and be easily identifiable to your target customers. To boost your visibility, we recommend opting for a clear, concise domain name. It is also important to ensure that it is optimised for where you do business, using a suitable geographical extension (e.g. a .uk extension for UK-based activity).
How is the price of a domain name calculated?
Like anything offered for sale on a market, the price of a domain name depends on its rarity, and the level of demand associated with it. Its online reputation is also a determining factor. A domain name that has already generated high traffic is more valuable for your SEO. All these elements define its value, and influence its price.
Why choose OVHcloud?
We are Europe’s leading web hosting provider. For more than 20 years, OVHcloud has supported companies with their digital transformation. We offer a comprehensive range of hosting solutions, cloud infrastructures and services for deploying your web strategies. OVHcloud guarantees data sovereignty. Your data is hosted in our datacentres, and we work hard to ensure that your data is protected and accessible at all times. We want to offer cutting-edge technology at competitive prices, so that everyone can get started with their web projects. OVHcloud is present wherever you and your customers are located, with a robust global infrastructure. It spans 5 continents and 183 countries, with 32 world-class datacentres and multiple points of presence (PoPs). For more than 20 years, OVHcloud has designed and built its own servers and datacentres — using the latest and most innovative components — and has maintained its own global fibreoptic network. By industrialising the end-to-end production process, we are able to offer better and more cost-effective solutions, giving customers the freedom to innovate. We offer unlimited bandwidth, optimal protection, and secure backups for your data across all of our hosting plans.