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Barclays selects HPE GreenLake for private cloud platform

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 , in which 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 personalized banking experience for its customers .
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 computing , memory and storage resources , offering the resilience , scalability and efficiency necessary to meet the high standard of performance required in today ’ s digital world .
“ Our customers expect an intelligent , contextual and personalized 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 at Barclays .
Barclays ’ global private cloud platform will host thousands of apps and over 100,000 workloads that will include virtual desktop infrastructure ( VDI ), SQL databases , Windows server and Linux .

Workday helps retail organizations drive transformation through operational insights

Global retail organizations of all sizes – Giant Tiger Stores , HarrSETTINGSods , Jo-Ann Stores , Life Time , McCoy ’ s Building Supply , PUMA and Saks – are leveraging Workday to manage and optimize their retail operations , helping to accelerate their Digital Transformation efforts .
Retail organizations are experiencing significant challenges – from talent shortages among frontline workers , supply chain disruptions , fluctuating consumer demand and an accelerated shift to e-commerce – all of which are greatly impacting how retailers plan and prepare for the future .
To keep pace with evolving market conditions , while ensuring business and organizational agility , retailers are increasingly adopting Workday to attract and retain talent , improve planning processes and expand revenue opportunities .

Workday , a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources , has announced continued momentum within the retail industry with nearly 50 % of the 2021 NRF Top 100 Retailers having selected Workday .

Indy Bains , Vice President , Industry Solution Marketing , Workday , said : “ Workday uniquely meets retailers where they are in their Digital Transformation journey with a solution that helps unify data across their ecosystems , helping to bridge the gap between the front and back office so retailers have the insights they need to respond to and plan for future demands .” p
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