Itochu Techno-Solutions Co., Ltd. (CTC) announced on the 14th that it will start offering “Hybrid Consumption Infrastructure,” a solution that can use the on-premises IT infrastructure environment as a service. Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) provides a pay-as-you-go on-premises environment “HPE GreenLake cloud services” and Red Hat Co., Ltd.’s automation platform “Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform” are packaged and made into services. “Hybrid Consumption Infrastructure” is a solution that provides the same convenience as the cloud by automating operations while maintaining the security level of an in-house system by using IT infrastructure as a service on a pay-as-you-go basis in an on-premises environment. Specifically, VMware vSphere will be installed on three HPE ProLiant DL380s with a minimum configuration, and will be installed in the equipment environment of the user company as an on-premises environment “HPE GreenLake cloud services” that enables the use of pay-as-you-go. In addition, by incorporating “Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform” and creating a program that automates the settings of servers, storage, virtualization software, and network devices, CTC will save labor in construction work. In addition, by linking VMware’s virtual environment with “VMware Cloud on AWS” that operates on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and building the same environment as on-premises on AWS, including disaster recovery (DR) support. In addition, a hybrid cloud service will be realized. The service is charged monthly according to the amount of usage, and it is also a feature that the initial cost at the time of infrastructure construction can be suppressed. From 1.5 million yen (excluding tax) per month. CTC plans to focus on the financial and manufacturing industries, which require cost optimization and high security, and aims to receive orders from 10 companies in three years.