back to article Rackspace, HPE pitch pay-as-you-go private cloud

Rackspace says it will be teaming up with HPE to build a private cloud service that bills customers based on usage. Starting on November 28, the two will offer the OpenStack Private Cloud as either a pay-per-VM hour (or per Gb transferred) service with a billing structure similar to public clouds like Amazon AWS. Unlike …

  1. MyffyW Silver badge

    CIOs are becoming buyers of Cloud

    As opposed to a rogue employee with a credit card? From a corporate point of view that's good news. But why does my mouth dry up imagining all the layers of management and obfuscation that will now embugger cloud implementations?

    1. Death_Ninja

      Re: CIOs are becoming buyers of Cloud

      Unless you fancy getting murdered by GPDR you'd better hope shadow IT caused by random people with credit cards is something you can fix...

  2. JohnMartin

    Helion ?

    Is it just me or does this seem like dejavu all over again ..

    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/10/21/hps_public_cloud_gets_eol_date/

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Helion ?

      This new offering seems to be the opposite of Helion so not sure of your point. Helion was a failed attempt to compete with AWS, etc. This claims to be an entirely different proposition.

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