HPE GreenLake Implements Barclays’ Private Cloud Platform

Barclays commits to a strategic partnership with HPE to deliver its private cloud platform as part of a hybrid multi-cloud strategy.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has announced that Barclays has selected HPE GreenLake to deliver its global private cloud platform. The bank has signed a strategic cloud partnership. The HPE GreenLake edge-to-cloud platform will be integral to Barclays’ hybrid multi-cloud strategy and digital transformation across Barclays’ global businesses. The automated and open cloud platform will host thousands of workloads and support the bank in delivering an enhanced personalised banking experience for its customers.

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The HPE GreenLake edge-to-cloud platform will provide a unified on-premises cloud experience, with capacity available on-demand and granular consumption-based pricing for compute, memory and storage resources.

“Today, our customers expect an intelligent, contextual and personalised digital experience with seamless performance. With HPE GreenLake we’re, building a cloud platform that will enable the agility and operational performance needed to achieve this ambition while providing a modern economic model for private cloud,” said Craig Bright, Group Chief Information Officer, Barclays.

Using the new platform, Barclays will only pay for the resources they consume, with the option to reserve workloads and run them on-demand. Barclays’ has adopted the system to manage costs, utilisation, compliance, and security across the entire private cloud estate – through a unified global dashboard. The infrastructure environment will be handled by HPE, ensuring constant uptime, regular patching and updates, and automation-driven infrastructure optimisation. Barclays’ global private cloud platform will host thousands of apps and over 100,000 workloads, including virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), SQL databases, Windows server, and Linux.