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From Ahmad Emneina <aemne...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: CloudPlatform/CloudStack Customers and Marketing
Date Mon, 20 May 2013 18:39:03 GMT
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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