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HPE GreenLake, Suite of Pay-Per-Use Solutions

Offerings include big data, backup, open database, SAP HANA and edge computing.
This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2017.12.06

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP (HPE) announced the launch of GreenLake, a suite of pay-per-use solutions available for customer workloads.

Those offerings include: big data, backup, open database, SAP HANA, and edge computing. As part of its focus on providing customers flexible consumption offerings, the company is also rebranding and making enhancements to GreenLake Flex Capacity, a market infrastructure consumption service.

IT teams are under more pressure than ever to deliver solutions fast, while minimizing company risk and cost. The shift to consumption and 'everything-as-a-service' accelerates businesses, but often with the loss of control for IT. To answer this challenge, businesses require flexible infrastructure environments on-premises that offer cloud-like capabilities for workloads. GreenLake simplifies the IT experience and offers customers choice in where workloads should live and how to flexibly consume them.

Outcome-based IT consumption solutions include:

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  • GreenLake Backup delivers on-premises backup capacity using Commvault Systems, Inc. software pre-integrated on the latest company's technology with the firm's metering technology and management services to run it.

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  • GreenLake Database with EDB Postgres delivered on-premises and built on open source technology to help simplify operations and reduce TCO for a customer's entire database platform.

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  • GreenLake for SAP HANA offers an on-premises appliance operated by the company with the right-sized, SAP-certified hardware, OS, and services to meet workload performance and availability objectives.

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"Building on the leadership and success of consuming infrastructure with HPE GreenLake Flex Capacity, we are taking the next step in consumption," said Ana Pinczuk, SVP and GM, HPE Pointnext. "HPE GreenLake offers an experience that is the best of both worlds - a simple, pay-per-use technology model with the risk management of data that's under the customer's direct control."

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GreenLake next gen of on-premises consumption services
GreenLake is the next generation of on-premises consumption services that go beyond pay-per-use infrastructure to pay-per-use outcomes.

Included in each GreenLake outcome-driven solution is:

  • Advisory and professional services from Pointnext to help customers define, deploy, and integrate your solution, as well as provide the company's recommendations for continual optimization of systems and processes.

  • Purpose-built reference architectures, based on the latest technologies (hardware and software) and optimized for each solution, to help deliver results quickly.

  • The firm's pay-per-use GreenLake Flex Capacity model to consume a range of infrastructure from the company using a business metric.

  • Remote monitoring and management of the solution by Pointnext, offloading routine infrastructure management tasks from the IT department and providing both skills and knowledge of the new technologies from day one.

  • Enterprise-grade support along with a company's Digital Learner subscription to e-learning content, providing the digital skills needed for IT to do its best work.


The foundation of offering is GreenLake Flex Capacity, a service delivered by Pointnext that brings on-premises infrastructure consumption to customers. Depending on need, level of expertise required, and in-house IT resources, businesses can choose between GreenLake complete solutions or GreenLake Flex Capacity based infrastructure solutions.

Also announcing enhancements to GreenLake Flex Capacity that include:

  • Modular, pre-packaged infrastructure choices to help customers get started faster and stay ahead of demand with active capacity planning.

  • Expanded technology choices - with HPC , Microsoft Azure Stack, and SimpliVity - to help customers design their infrastructure solutions and consume them the way that they need.

These enhancements to GreenLake Flex Capacity come on the heels of recent announcements with Rackspace US, Inc. and Wipro Limited that reflect the company's ongoing growth with consumption-based services through partnership and innovation.

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