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From Ahmad Emneina <aemne...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: CloudPlatform/CloudStack Customers and Marketing
Date Mon, 20 May 2013 18:48:40 GMT
it could be inaccurate as well, just because I have used cloudstack...
doesnt mean I manage it for my employer. So LinkedIn is dubious at best, as
a source.


On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 11:40 AM, Musayev, Ilya <imusayev@webmd.net> wrote:

> On private blog?
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Ahmad Emneina [mailto:aemneina@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Monday, May 20, 2013 2:39 PM
> > To: marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: CloudPlatform/CloudStack Customers and Marketing
> >
> > I feel thats 'wrong'.
> >
> >
> > On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 11:36 AM, Musayev, Ilya <imusayev@webmd.net>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Employees use sites like linkedin and its easy to figure out what
> > > company X uses just by scanning what this or that person did/does.
> > > Also, search thru CS mailing lists of all user domains can help you
> gather
> > that info.
> > >
> > > It all goes back to public information. While technically - you cannot
> > > say that company X is using CS officially on ASF/Wiki or elsewhere, on
> > > private blogs, you can scan the web for all the public info and draw
> > > your conclusion.
> > >
> > > I guess the point I'm trying to make, strictly by using public
> > > sources, one can easily generate a list of companies that use CS but
> > > never publicize it. Would it be wrong to create one and say below is
> > > the list of "unconfirmed CS users".
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Joe Brockmeier [mailto:jzb@zonker.net]
> > > > Sent: Monday, May 20, 2013 1:47 PM
> > > > To: marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
> > > > Subject: Re: CloudPlatform/CloudStack Customers and Marketing
> > > >
> > > > On Mon, May 20, 2013, at 12:35 PM, Ahmad Emneina wrote:
> > > > > i partially agree with the premise it could be mutually beneficial.
> > > > > Some companies view cloudstack as their competitive advantage, and
> > > > > guard that info religiously.
> > > >
> > > > Being an open source project/product that anyone can download, it's
> > > > certainly not an *exclusive* advantage for anyone. Obviously, it's
> > > > an awesome addition to any company's IT stack, but it's not like
> > > > there's a
> > > limited
> > > > supply of CloudStack to go around.
> > > >
> > > > The only thing I'd say companies gain from keeping mum about
> > > > deployments is that they keep other companies/recruiters from
> > > > knocking at their door
> > > for
> > > > their CloudStack-proficient employees.
> > > >
> > > > Best,
> > > >
> > > > jzb
> > > > --
> > > > Joe Brockmeier
> > > > jzb@zonker.net
> > > > Twitter: @jzb
> > > > http://www.dissociatedpress.net/
> > >
> > >
> > >
>
>

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