Rackspace and HPE launch PAYG private cloud

Rackspace and HPE launch PAYG private cloud

"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." said IDC Research vice president Michelle Bailey.

Rackspace Australia and New Zealand managing director Angus Dorney said the pay-as-you-use model follows the vendor's private cloud-as-a-service offering, which it also offered in partnership with HPE. "This pay-per-use infrastructure is a new step forward in helping enterprises deploy private clouds with improved flexibility and cost transparency".

While Gartner had few quibbles with Rackspace's private cloud offerings, it noted that the OpenStack pioneer's 2016 sale to a private equity investor makes "it more hard for customers to assess vendor-related risks".

It comes after the chief operating officer of the OpenStack Foundation, Mark Collier, said earlier this month that whilst both public and private cloud deployments are expanding, the reality is that OpenStack is now the de facto standard for private clouds. In its latest "Magic Quadrant" assessment of cloud infrastructure services vendors, Gartner (NYSE: IT) noted that Rackspace's cloud infrastructure was "technology-neutral" with platforms based on Microsoft Stack, VMware and, now, HPE infrastructure. It allows organisations to closely align resources to growth and gives these firms instant scale, as it will deal with traffic spikes and capacity bursts, without the need to pay for additional (and permanent) capacity.

"We fully expect this simple pay-per-use technology model to change the way enterprises make technology decisions".

Market analysts note that Rackspace has gradually moved away from its OpenStack public cloud infrastructure offering to focus on private cloud infrastructure and managed cloud services.

#MduduziManana sentenced to 12 months or R100 000 fine
Manana's lawyer Michael Motsoeneng Bill argued that the word "isitabane" was used for many years to oppress the gay community. Magistrate Ramsamy Reddy handed down the ruling in the Randburg Magistrate's Court on Monday afternoon.

Amy Schumer enjoys dinner date with chef
Amy Schumer and chef Chris Fischer were spotted by photographers enjoying a dinner date in the Big Apple on the 7th of November. Schumer and Hanisch met on a dating app in November 2015 and went public with their relationship the following January.

Wall Street Stock Recommendations: Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL), BioAmber Inc. (BIOA)
Since May 22, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $2.53 million activity. (NYSE:DAL) was sold by West W Gilbert. Livingston Group Asset (Operating As Southport Cap Management) stated it has 1.11% of its portfolio in Delta Air Lines, Inc .

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

Being a single-tenant model means that HPE and Rackspace's private cloud will be able to handle many security, compliance, and privacy needs, the release said.

"We believe very much in a multi-cloud future where particularly medium and large companies are going to be using some public cloud, some private cloud, some on-premises, some off-premises", Rackspace ANZ senior director and general manager Angus Dorney told Computerworld.

HPE will provide the hardware, including its Gen10 servers, and hardware support, while Rackspace will manage the private clouds for enterprises, he said. The providers also guarantee 99.99 API uptime.

For customers outside the current parameters, Rackspace adds that the service is set to expand to include VMware and Azure-powered versions of Rackspace Private Cloud next year.

HPE and Rackspace said their OpenStack private cloud with pay- per-use infrastructure would be generally available in all regions on November 28.

Related:

  • Planet Fitness Inc (PLNT) Sets All Time High; Strong Momentum for Holders

    Used as a coincident indicator, the CCI reading above +100 would reflect strong price action which may signal an uptrend. Narrowing in a bit closer, the 5 month price index is 1.36533, the 3 month is 1.16594, and the 1 month is now 1.10901.

    BB&T Corp Sells 8899 Shares of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX)

    Analyst Recommendations are opinions given by analysts to their clients about whether a given stock is worth buying or not. Morgan Stanley downgraded Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) on Thursday, January 21 to "Equal-Weight" rating.
    Early Morning Church Fire In Catawba County Reportedly Considered Suspicious

    Early Morning Church Fire In Catawba County Reportedly Considered Suspicious

    The FBI and ATF have determined the fire that started at a church in western Catawba County has been ruled as arson. Pictures from the scene showed "anti-gay hate group" spray-painted in orange on a garage door and a sidewalk.
  • New York Giants reiterate McAdoo won't be fired in-season

    New York Giants reiterate McAdoo won't be fired in-season

    They were putrid on offense a year ago and are now the most prolific team in the league, averaging 33 points per game in 2017. Same for general manager Jerry Reese, who declined to speak to reporters when asked on his way out of the locker room.
    Top Cancer Doctors In The US Ask Citizens To Reduce Alcohol Consumption

    Top Cancer Doctors In The US Ask Citizens To Reduce Alcohol Consumption

    Alcohol does not affect each part of the body in the same carcinogenic way, as Dr LoConte explained. Alcoholic beverages is a risk factor for the development of some cancers .
    South American soccer officials go on trial in NY

    South American soccer officials go on trial in NY

    Regis Hotel in Miami, celebrating a South American tournament brought to the United States through coordinated bribe payments. The US investigation into corruption at the world's football governing body, Fifa , was first revealed in May 2015.
  • Syria war: Air strikes on market 'kill more than 50'

    Syria war: Air strikes on market 'kill more than 50'

    It called on the UN Security Council to take immediate action to "stop monstrous crimes by this illegal alliance". The new toll was almost double the Britain-based monitor's count on Saturday of 26 dead.
    Man arrested in 2015 slaying of Westchester millionaire's 83-year-old wife

    Man arrested in 2015 slaying of Westchester millionaire's 83-year-old wife

    The socialite was alone when she was killed, and her husband was at his business - The Colley Group in Croton Falls - at the time. Officials say Gomez was living in Westchester illegally, but they say he didn't have a criminal history while he was in the U.S.

    Air Transport Services Group, Inc (ATSG) Director Sells 10012 Shares of Stock

    Moreover, Steinberg Global Asset has 0.12% invested in Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC) for 37,620 shares. (NYSE:PM). The insider Corrado Richard Francis sold 20,000 shares worth $461,050. (NASDAQ:ATSG) shares were sold by MESDAG WILLEM .
  • Sessions considering second special counsel to look into the Clinton Foundation

    Sessions considering second special counsel to look into the Clinton Foundation

    Sessions' letter is likely to be seen by some, especially on the left, as an inappropriate bending to political pressure.

    The Schlumberger NV (SLB) Position Decreased by New Mexico Educational Retirement Board

    Confluence Invest Mgmt Limited Liability Corp accumulated 542,568 shares or 0.73% of the stock. 14,902 were reported by First In. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of Schlumberger N.V.in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st.
    Moto Tab outed by AT&T as a family-oriented device

    Moto Tab outed by AT&T as a family-oriented device

    The device is powered by 2.2 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 630 SoC along with Adreno 508 GPU, 3GB/4GB, and 32GB/64GB onboard storage. Moto X4 comes with a price tag of 20,999 for the 3GB RAM variant while the 4GB RAM variant costs Rs. 22,999.

Comments

Latest news

JP Morgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) reported Beta of 1.21
Its segments are Consumer & Community Banking, Corporate & Investment Bank, Commercial Banking and Asset Management. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $78.54 and a 200 day moving average price of $68.61. (NYSE:JPM).

The Priceline Group Inc. (PCLN) Stake Lowered by Todd Asset Management LLC
It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months negative chart setup for the $423.37 million company. Moreover, Profund Advsrs Limited Liability Com has 0.38% invested in Priceline Group Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN) for 4,431 shares.

Featured Stock to See: Opko Health, Inc. (OPK)
It turned negative, as 33 investors sold OPK shares while 55 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 65 raised stakes. The stock witnessed -5.7% declines, 0.4% gains and 7.74% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively.

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) Analyzing Financial Health
The oil and gas exploration company reported ($0.56) EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.80) by $0.24. With 4,100 avg volume, 263 days are for ASHMORE GROUP PLC (OTCMKTS:AJMPF)'s short sellers to cover AJMPF's short positions.

Morkel and De Villiers power Titans to victory over Lions
In fact, one of the sixes he hit nearly cleared the ground at SuperSports Park at Centurion. Lions were building up to a good total as Reeza Hendricks was playing a good hand.

Stove Top selling 'Thanksgiving Dinner Pants' with must
Luckily, none other than Stove Top stuffing has come up with a product so cheesy it's befitting of a brand owned by Kraft ... The family may laugh, but they'll surely be jealous when you're comfortably in full-out food coma - no adjustments needed.

Air traffic controller received homemade pipe bomb from roommate, police say
The Mecklenberg County Sheriff's Office website shows Dandan was being held at the county jail Friday night on $45,000 bond. In 2015, Dandan was arrested by Charlotte police for assaulting a female, according to WCCB reporter Jon Wilson.

Medtronic PLC (NYSE:MDT) Position Cut by Tredje AP fonden
Finally, North Star Investment Management Corp. boosted its position in shares of Medtronic PLC by 1.1% in the 2nd quarter. In other news, CEO Omar Ishrak sold 140,407 shares of Medtronic PLC stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 15th.

RSP Permian, Inc. (RSPP) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
BidaskClub raised shares of RSP Permian from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Saturday, September 23rd. RSP Permian accounts for about 1.2% of Lombardia Capital Partners LLC's holdings, making the stock its 21st largest position.

Lalu Prasad begins 10th consecutive term as RJD President
Tejashwi's mother Rabri Devi, against whom the ED has issued six summons, is next in line to be questioned in the case. However, the recent development received muted disagreement from a section of the party.

Analysts Anticipate Abercrombie & Fitch Company (ANF) to Post $0.23 Earnings Per Share
However looking at valuation ratios the stock has 5 year expected PEG ratio of 0 whereas its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is 0. Jefferies Group reissued a "buy" rating on shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Co.in a research report on Tuesday, August 23rd.

American International Group Inc Decreases Its Holdings in Costco Wholesale (COST) Stock
Following the sale, the director now directly owns 6,974 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,150,152.08. TheStreet raised Costco Wholesale Corporation from a "c" rating to a "b" rating in a research report on Monday, October 9th.

Shares outperforming today's market: IPG Photonics Corporation (IPGP)
The stock of IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ:IPGP) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, August 1 by Canaccord Genuity. Parametrica Management Ltd bought a new position in IPG Photonics Corp. during the second quarter valued at $342,000.

EPS for HDFC Bank Limited (ADR) (HDB) Expected At $0.74
Trillium Asset Management LLC increased its stake in shares of HDFC Bank Limited by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. The stock has a market cap of $324.47 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 175.81 and a beta of 1.22.

Analysts See $1.36 EPS for Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI)
The value of the investment in Analog Devices Cmn decreased from $5,604,000 to $4,200,000 decreasing 25.1% since the last quarter. The semiconductor company reported $1.26 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.15 by $0.11.

Other news