back to article HPE GreenLake: Enterprise takes another splash at pay-as-you-go private cloud

Businesses want cloud-style IT, HPE declared as it pushed out GreenLake on-premises everything-as-a-service models – an evolution of its Flex Capacity pay-per-use infrastructure. These GreenLake products are similar to the converged infrastructure idea (servers, storage, networking, hypervisor, OS) but with application …

  1. Doctor Syntax Silver badge

    "on-premise...shift from capex to opex"

    I think I could come up with an alternative name for that: Local Enterprise Assets Sold Incrementally Next Generation (or is the next generation thing passé these days?).

    Everything old is new again.

    1. David 132 Silver badge

      When I were a lad, it was common to buy one's TV, sofa etc on the "never never"... hire purchase, renting, whatever you call it, but a nice man from Granada would come round each week for the money.

      I thought such poverty-spec practices were a relic of the past, but it seems today's companies can't wait to embrace the same thing for their vital IT infrastructure.

      Bah. Crotchety old man icon because, well.

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