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From "Kelcey Damage \(BT\)" <>
Subject RE: Events, Great News!
Date Thu, 02 May 2013 19:23:14 GMT
I hear you. We are still in discussion on if we are going to seek official DoD sanction or
create a spin-off Vancouver has a massive convention circuit but not much around tech. All
the contributors at this point represent technology companies that have some form of related
secret marketing agenda even if the veneer is purely a collaborative conference.

I will know more in a couple weeks as to would be allowed. And then I can bring that back
to the list for discussion. My main fear was it being somewhat inappropriate to try and represent
CloudStack at the same time as representing my commercial interests.

>-----Original Message-----
>From: David Nalley []
>Sent: Thursday, May 02, 2013 12:15 PM
>Subject: Re: Events, Great News!
>DoD doesn't generally like product pitches, so it would have to be 'someone
>doing something cool - and the tech just happens to be ACS'
>On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 1:56 PM, Kelcey Damage (BT)
><> wrote:
>> Actually I was hoping to convince someone to present at this
>> conference around integrating a solution like CloudStack into the DevOps
>> and the benefits that surround that. CloudStack is an amazing sandbox
>> for systems and solutions developers.
>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>From: Kelly Hair []
>>>Sent: Thursday, May 02, 2013 10:52 AM
>>>Subject: Re: Events, Great News!
>>>Excellent!  Seeing three main use cases coming up in conversations:
>>>- General purpose cloud
>>>- DevOps
>>>- ITaaS
>>>For DevOps, any feedback/whitepapers created from the conference and
>>>how CloudStack plays into this would be very interesting.  At the end
>>>of the
>> day,
>>>CloudStack, as an IaaS, will only be part of the solution.
>>>Generally it's a layer integrated with a PaaS, some sort of
>>>configuration management (Puppet or Chef), some sort of code repository
>(Git, ALM, CVS)
>>>and perhaps some CI/CD platform (say Jenkins or Grails).   I've drawn out
>>>pictures to illustrate but I'm not as deep on the software development
>> to
>>>document this as well as others on one of these lists (probably not
>> marketing
>>>but either users or dev..)
>>>I have customers that are looking for solutions and DevOps is VERY
>>>interesting.   Can anyone share more on this topic?  YesŠ I realize
>>>there's probably a million facets to cover but generalization is fine
>> me!
>>>On 5/2/13 1:31 PM, "Joe Brockmeier" <> wrote:
>>>>On Thu, May 2, 2013, at 12:15 PM, Kelcey Damage (BT) wrote:
>>>>> In partnership with several major players, we will be creating
>>>>> DevOps Days ­ Vancouver. We expect to start planning next week, and
>>>>> shoot for a late summer early fall event date. I would like to be
>>>>> able to have a CloudStack presence at this event. Since I¹m
>>>>> co-chairing the event, I don¹t want any potential conflicts of interest.
>>>>Woo, Vancouver! (Please make sure you're not conflicting with
>>>>LinuxCon/CloudOpen and OSCON)
>>>>> Would anyone be able to advise me as to the best course of action?
>>>>>Or are  there any volunteers willing to come to Vancouver and run a
>>>>Will there be a charge for a booth?
>>>>Joe Brockmeier
>>>>Twitter: @jzb

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