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From Mathias Mullins <mathias.mull...@citrix.com>
Subject Re: Elevator Pitch / Top N Features
Date Tue, 05 Mar 2013 23:17:14 GMT
So my comments in-line.

Matt 


On 3/5/13 5:53 PM, "Prodosh Banerjee" <p.banerjee@anolim.com> wrote:

>Here are my two cents - the main benefits and differentiators for
>Cloudstack compared to the competition:
>
>1. Proven technology: production ready
There are several folks not agreeing with this right now in the user
community. I personally agree with this but you don't want to community
disagreeing with your top markers.

>2. Easy to setup and use
Added this to #8 on the Wiki

>3. SDN - Software Defined Networking supported out of the box (this is
>one of the best differentiators)
Put this in as #2.

>4. High Availability for management nodes as well as HA support for VMs
Combining this with #5
>5. Proven scalability: manage huge clouds of thousands of servers today

>6. Support for the most common hypervisors out of the box: Xen, KVM,
>VMware etc.
Already in There

>7. Amazon Web Services compatible APIs
>8. Self service Web UI
>9. Usage metering
7/8/9 - Already in there

https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/Website+Resources+an
d+Proposals 
>
>
>Prodosh Banerjee
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>
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>On 05.03.2013, at 20:03, Mathias Mullins <mathias.mullins@citrix.com>
>wrote:
>
>> So I'm dropping back about 10 e-mails here back to Joe original thread
>> here to avoid the Wikipedia discussion. I've taken some of the pieces
>>that
>> Kelly added and expanded on them some in the Wiki. The #10 to be honest
>>is
>> weak, so if someone can help with one better that would help.
>> 
>> Matt Mullins
>> CloudPlatform Implementation Engineer
>> Worldwide Cloud Services ­ Citrix System, Inc.
>> +1 (407) 920-1107 ­ Office/Cell Phone
>> matt.mullins@citrix.com
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On 3/5/13 9:49 AM, "Joe Brockmeier" <jzb@zonker.net> wrote:
>> 
>>> On Mon, Mar 4, 2013, at 08:58 PM, Musayev, Ilya wrote:
>>>> Please start the draft page somewhere and I will pitch-in. We can use
>>>> the
>>>> same content on Wikipedia page as well.
>>> 
>>> I've started a page here: but remember the wiki motto is "edit boldly."
>>> No need to ask someone else to create page on the wiki when you can do
>>> it yourself. 
>>> 
>>> 
>>>https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/Website+Resources
>>>+a
>>> nd+Proposals
>>> 
>>> Also: I would be *very* careful about pushing content to Wikipedia. We
>>> should absolutely keep an eye on the Wikipedia page for CloudStack and
>>> keep it updated/accurate, but I think they frown on content that is
>>> overly promotional. What's acceptable for the Apache CloudStack Web
>>>site
>>> is not necessarily acceptable for the Wikipedia page.
>>> 
>>>> Also it would be nice to have "what cloudstack is now" and whats going
>>>> to
>>>> happen soon with newer releases.
>>> 
>>> (Fixed the Android auto-correct for you. Computers - aren't they
>>> wonderful?) 
>>> 
>>> A "What's new in CloudStack" section would make sense, sure.
>>> 
>>> Best,
>>> 
>>> jzb
>>> -- 
>>> Joe Brockmeier
>>> jzb@zonker.net
>>> Twitter: @jzb
>>> http://www.dissociatedpress.net/
>> 
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