Well it's certainly fully buzzword compliant, I'll say that for it.
VMware and Lenovo intend to run beta tests of Project Dimension from next month – think of it as VMware's infrastructure-as-a-service cloud that runs on a customer's data centre on-premises and at edge locations. A few details of the project were released in August. VMware said customers like the ease of spinning up VMware …
Saturday 10th November 2018 05:43 GMT Anonymous Coward
It’s really easy ....
The customer buys a washing machine (from Lenovo) so they can have clean shirts as a service.
A cleaner (VMware) comes in to put the laundry into the washing machine, dries the shirts and does the ironing.
It’s like having your own laundry service in your house.
However, at the end of the month you will not only get a cleaning bill - you will also get an electricity bill, a water bill, pay for washing machine maintenace and building insurance.
The solution is very simple - the customer charges the washing machine manufacturer and the cleaner a monthly rent. Naturally the rent would have to cover all utilities and insurances - plus the tax accountant that can somehow make sense of it all.
That feeling of getting taken to the cleaners in the comfort of your own home - Priceless !