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From Shane Curcuru <>
Subject Re: Name approval request - NetApp Virtual Storage Console for CloudStack
Date Fri, 15 Nov 2013 13:55:55 GMT
Please see our FAQ for software product names using Apache brands:

Note that alternate separator phrases besides "Powered By" are 
acceptable when the meaning of the phrase (or word) is clear from the 
context of the specific relationship between a third party's software 
product and the Apache product.

I'm not familiar with the CloudStack plugin model, but if Chip and the 
CloudStack PMC are happy with the name in terms of how "for" clearly 
fits within how plugins are developed and used, then it's fine with me.

Note: as Chip notes, the use of the full "Apache CloudStack" name is 

- Shane Curcuru
   VP, Brand Management
   The Apache Software Foundation

On 11/13/13 12:14 PM, Chip Childers wrote:
> (note mixed public and private lists)
> Kim,
> Thank you for asking!
> I've CC'ed this to the Apache trademarks and brand management list to
> confirm approval (they have the final say on mark usage approvals).
> That being said, I would at least request the use of our full name:
> "Apache CloudStack(tm)".
> I'll leave it to our VP of Brand Management to formally approve this
> request and provide any further comments.
> Thank you again for your respect of Apache brands!
> -chip
> On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 04:23:51PM +0000, White, Kim wrote:
>> Hello:
>> The team at NetApp has been working on a new storage plug-in for CloudStack.
>> This plug-in will be available for a no-charge download from NetApp.
>> We have been advised that we should seek approval of the use of the name from this
>> We' like to ask for approval of the name "Virtual Storage Console for CloudStack"
as the name for this product.
>> Could you let us know what steps are required to get this approval?
>> Thanks!
>> Kim White
>> Program Manager
>> Data Center and Cloud Solutions
>> NetApp
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>> 925.998.4252 Mobile
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