Rackspace and HPE launch PAYG private cloud

Rackspace and HPE launch PAYG private cloud

While OpenStack will be the only private cloud platform to be offered on the service at launch, Rackspace says it does not want the service to be tied exclusively to one product, and expansions to both VMware SDDC and Microsoft's AzureStack are set to launch over the next year or so.

The pay-per-use infrastructure is available as a managed service, and is another step created to remove any possible barriers to private cloud adoption.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and Rackspace have teamed up to offer an OpenStack Private Cloud, which is available on an "industry-first" pay-as-you-go (PAYG) pricing model.

"With this solution, enterprises receive the benefits of a public cloud - cloud-like utility pricing, elastic infrastructure and simplified IT - in a private cloud environment located in their data centre, a colocation facility or a data centre managed by Rackspace", said the two firms. Furthermore, they get the benefits of the private cloud, such as a single-tenant environment and better performance, control, and security, he said. The companies make some big claims about the potential savings the model affords, up to 40 percent compared to "competitive public cloud options", they said in the release.

The companies quote the findings of the Worldwide Data Centre 2017 Predictions report from IDC, which forecasted that pay as you go models will account for half of physical IT and data centre spending by 2018.

"We fully expect this simple pay-per-use technology model to change the way enterprises make technology decisions", Antonio Neri, HPE's president, noted in a statement announcing the private cloud partnership on Monday (Nov. 13).

A "pay-as-you-go" model like that included in OpenStack Private Cloud means customers only pay for what they use, enabling them to handle unpredictable growth bursts in workloads without paying for fixed capacity.

Meanwhile Rackspace said it intends to extend this PAYG model to its entire managed private cloud portfolio.

"With Rackspace's private cloud expertise and service-first culture, they are well positioned to address the needs of HPE's large installed base of infrastructure customers and help reduce any cloud migration risk". "This pay-per-use infrastructure is a new step forward in helping enterprises deploy private clouds with improved flexibility and cost transparency".

While smaller companies are still better-suited for public clouds, Crenshaw said that in the case of large enterprises managing hundreds of applications, a private cloud remains more practical, especially when compliance requirements are in play.

The service will compete with on-premises cloud infrastructure offerings the largest public cloud providers have been rolling out lately, such as Microsoft's Azure Stack, Oracle's Cloud at Customer, and the on-premises Google cloud stack Cisco and Google are planning to bring to market.

Related News:

  • Betting On Newell Brands Inc. (NYSE:NWL) ?

    Iridian Asset Management Llc increased Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) stake by 19,765 shares to 86,810 valued at $1.55 million in 2017Q2. In the most updated research from a number of analysts on Wall Street, the company gets 10 Buys and 0 Sell among 16 analysts.
    Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's unsolicited proposal

    Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's unsolicited proposal

    The deal would dwarf Dell Inc's US$67 billion acquisition of EMC in 2015 - then the biggest in the technology industry. But whether Broadcom is willing to make an offer Qualcomm can't refuse still isn't clear.
    Analyst Research and Ratings: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT), Goldcorp Inc. (GG)

    Analyst Research and Ratings: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT), Goldcorp Inc. (GG)

    The company has a market capitalization of $271,000.00, a P/E ratio of 20.85, a P/E/G ratio of 3.39 and a beta of 0.34. Farr Miller Washington Limited Liability Company Dc holds 0.22% in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE: WMT ) or 29,384 shares.
  • Real Madrid lower asking price for Manchester United target Gareth Bale

    Real Madrid lower asking price for Manchester United target Gareth Bale

    Bale has been hugely successful at Real since he moved to the club from Tottenham Hotspur in 2013 for a then-world-record fee of £85 million.

    Unite the British Isles in Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia

    Creative Assembly has announced yet another historical title to be in the works as the first entry in the Total War Saga series . The series, which focuses on specific periods in history, will have " Thrones of Britannia " as its first entry.
    Recode: Uber faces United States  class-action suit for driver sexual assault, violence

    Recode: Uber faces United States class-action suit for driver sexual assault, violence

    He was arrested and charged with two counts of sexual battery, and Uber refunded her $9.51 for the ride. District Court in Northern California, Jane Doe 1 and Jane Doe 2 describe being raped by Uber drivers.
  • Liverpool 'win race to sign Leon Goretzka'

    Liverpool 'win race to sign Leon Goretzka'

    Goretzka's current deal is set to expire at the end of the season and he is expected to take on a new challenge by joining a new club.
    Bharat 22 ETF anchor book subscribed six times

    Bharat 22 ETF anchor book subscribed six times

    Only three public sector banks - SBI, Indian Bank and Bank of Baroda - figure in the Bharat-22 index. We take a look at the fund which is part of the government's divestment programme.

    Panthers rookie wide receiver Curtis Samuel out for the season

    Samuel was a big part of Carolina's plan coming into the season as the slot receiver because of his speed and playmaking ability. Samuel, a second-round pick from Ohio State, had seen his role increase in the wake of the Benjamin trade.
  • Fishman Jay A Ltd. MI Purchases New Stake in Lennar Corporation (LEN)

    The stock of Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Tuesday, July 11 by Barclays Capital. This movement could be bad/good signal for few investors as firm is showing performance for the quarter as -4.08%.
    Wealthy Americans sign letter asking Congress not to cut their taxes

    Wealthy Americans sign letter asking Congress not to cut their taxes

    The letter is attributed to 400 "wealthy and upper-income taxpayers". That would be devastating for all but the wealthiest Americans.
    Gal Gadot has a message for 'misogynist sexists'

    Gal Gadot has a message for 'misogynist sexists'

    Sounds like Affleck likely will play Batman in Reeves film, but that could very well be his final chapter as the superhero. This is even more clear in its suggestion of a world without Affleck's Batman than his recent chat with Extra TV.


Most liked

YouTube Announces Partnership with Ticketmaster
However, Ticketmaster's deal is not exclusive to YouTube , the company also integrated with Spotify previous year . Starting today, YouTube will begin featuring hundreds of artist's upcoming US tour dates on their YouTube videos.

SeaWorld Entertainment (SEAS) Earns News Sentiment Rating of 0.05
Ahl Limited Liability Partnership invested 0.21% of its portfolio in SeaWorld Entertainment Inc (NYSE:SEAS). The Company owns or licenses a portfolio of brands, including SeaWorld, Sea Rescue and Busch Gardens.

Sold 643 Shares Of Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)
Check Capital Management Inc decreased Chevron (NYSE:CVX) stake by 4,000 shares to 3,727 valued at $389,000 in 2017Q2. The company reported $1.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $1.90.

Buhari Arrives Abakaliki, Begins Project Commissioning
President Muhammadu Buhari received a warm reception at the Akanu Ibiam International airport in Enugu on Tuesday. He is also expected to visit Anambra State.

Mantashe disappointed in those pushing rumours of his possible removal
The NEC team includes Sbu Ndebele, Rejoice Mabudafhasi, Joyce Moloi-Moropa and Sdumo Dlamini. The NEC reflected at length on the Eastern Cape 8th Provincial Conference.

Syria solution nears thanks to Trump-Putin chemistry — Global Geopolitical Series
He wrote to the Watergate select committee: "The president very strongly, vehemently says he had nothing to do with the break-in". He believes that Putin doesn't think Russian Federation meddled - but Trump himself believes the intelligence community .

MLB Awards: Diamondbacks' Torey Lovullo named 2017 NL Manager of the Year
Molitor, who just completed his third season in charge of the Twins, is a member of the Hall of Fame as a player. Martinez, and led by pitchers Zack Greinke and Robbie Ray, the Diamondbacks made the playoffs this year.

Predict the market movement for today's market share: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)
It improved, as 90 investors sold CSCO shares while 594 reduced holdings. 111 funds opened positions while 694 raised stakes. November 3 investment analysts at Cowen and Company maintained a company rating of "Buy" projecting a price of $38.00.

Brexit Could Leave 'Food Rotting At The Border', Warn MPs
The MPs said after Brexit the number of checks HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) will have to carry out each year could increase fivefold to 255 million.

Zendaya To Star In Reese Witherspoon-Produced Film 'A White Lie'
The movie will show Hemmings fully immersing herself into upper-class NY society, where she's treated as a wealthy white woman. Zendaya will also produce A White Lie , alongside actress Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter .

HSBC to pay €300m to avoid French tax fraud trial
Two of its former leaders are, for their part, are criminally prosecuted. The fine had been fully provisioned, the lender added.

The Case for and Against The Coca-Cola Company (KO)
TheStreet cut Coca-Cola European Partners PLC from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Monday, December 5th. As of the end of the quarter Wells Fargo & Company/mn had bought a total of 20 shares growing its stake by 0.6%.

Amazon's Australia launch "really, really close"
Apart from Braeuniger, Head of Amazon Marketplace in Australia, Fabio Bertola also addressed the audience. Follow Business Insider Australia on Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , and Instagram .

India's Oct trade deficit at $14.02 billion
India's trade deficit came at $14.02 billion in October, highest since November 2014, from $8.98 billion in the previous month. Imports, however, grew by 7.6 per cent to $37.11 billion in October from $34.5 billion in the corresponding month a year ago.

'One Tree Hill' showrunner Mark Schwahn is accused of sexual harassment
In a series of tweets , Wauchope said she and other women who worked on One Tree Hill , were often times subject to unwanted touching.