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From Radhika Puthiyetath <>
Subject RE: Establish Cloudstack User Group in Turkey
Date Mon, 25 Nov 2013 13:42:40 GMT
Sebastien, why don't you plan to come down to Bangalore... :-)

-----Original Message-----
From: Sebastien Goasguen [] 
Sent: Monday, November 25, 2013 3:42 PM
Subject: Re: Establish Cloudstack User Group in Turkey

On Nov 22, 2013, at 5:30 PM, Vahric Muhtaryan <> wrote:

> I got all thanks
> Now we have to prepare for such meetings , we have a plans and first 
> we will start via friends, colleagues , twitter and linkedin find and 
> invite the people In two months we will fill the Turkish web site with 
> apache cloudstack articles Then will prepare some small events After 
> we sure that we can touch enough people then we will have a big 
> session with audience Here we will request your help , i guess you can 
> help us to support our meetings like send some guys who have deep 
> knowledge , like to give t-shorts of cloudstack or like that Now its 
> to early to talk but we will try to reach enough people and start the 
> meetings in first quarter of 2014

Vahric, I will be happy to fly over to Istanbul for one of your meet ups.
Check for interesting content.


> Regards
> VM
> On 22/11/13 23:48, "Karen Vuong" <> wrote:
>> Hi Vahric,
>> In addition to Radhika's advice of having regular meetups, it also 
>> helps to ask the audience for their feedback on the session and what 
>> they would like to see at future meetups. John Kinsella does a great 
>> job by doing this with our CloudStack Bay Area Users Group. He will 
>> usually ask the audience after the meetup by giving them the 
>> opportunity to raise their hands and give us their feedback. Another 
>> way is to post the question on the discussion board of your meetup group.
>> I also found that sending reminders of an upcoming meetup to your 
>> members is helpful. With the busy schedules of attendees, many of 
>> them can easily forget :)
>> We started off with an Intro to CloudStack meetup
>> (
>> 25962 /), then led into storage and a hands-on hacking session (which 
>> was very popular). You'll need at least 3-4 people running around the 
>> room answering their questions and giving advice during this session.
>> We hold regular meetups every 45 days or so and if you have one 
>> scheduled, feel free to email this list with a link to your upcoming 
>> CloudStack meetup so that community members with credentials to the 
>> Apache CloudStack social media channels can promote.
>> One other idea is to take pictures of your meetups and post them in 
>> the photos section of your meetup group. I think members love seeing 
>> the action and it creates an inviting feel to new members.
>> Hope this helps! There's still a lot for us to learn as well but it's 
>> quite fun and you will start seeing repeat attendees and getting to 
>> know them :)
>> Best regards,
>> Karen
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Kelly Hair
>> Sent: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 4:44 AM
>> To:; Karen Vuong
>> Subject: Re: Establish Cloudstack User Group in Turkey
>> Karen - in addition to Radhika┬╣s excellent advice, do you have 
>> anything to share?
>> Also, for the list, what materials can be shared to help the Turkish 
>> group get off the ground?
>> On 11/19/13, 12:00 AM, "Radhika Puthiyetath"
>> <> wrote:
>>> Awesome !
>>> To start with, go ahead and create a user group, similar to 
>>> Invite CloudStack enthusiasts for talks. Have regular Meetups. Simple.
>>> You can also track the CloudStack events at 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Vahric Muhtaryan []
>>> Sent: Monday, November 18, 2013 10:39 PM
>>> To:
>>> Subject: Establish Cloudstack User Group in Turkey
>>> Hello Kelly and Harm ,
>>> We are looking for establish Cloudstack User Group in Turkey.
>>> Now myself and my colleague Mehmet Mart, working on Apache Cloud 
>>> Stack for how to implement it on our environment.
>>> We are woking on DorukNET and its the biggest 
>>> service provider and first cloud implementer in Turkey with Hyper-v 
>>> and first vCloud Powered Certified DC in Turkey.
>>> Now also we want to open to open world.
>>> We have an options like openstack but because of Mehmets have citrix 
>>> background and i like the apache project focused on cloudstack When 
>>> we work on we start to think about how we can introduce ACS in 
>>> Turkey, we would like to establish VMUG similar user group here.
>>> Because of we are working on ISP we have  a good relations with 
>>> Netapp , Juniper , IBM , F5 and we also want to see all this plugins 
>>> functionality with ACS Also start to write something in my blog 
>>> because when you search something about cloudstack mostly cloudstack 
>>> owen documents appearing and we believe to create more articles on 
>>> our blogs.
>>> Now we would like to learn can we establish such thing in Turkey ? 
>>> What is the requirement and how you can help us to improve it.
>>> Regards
>>> Vahric Muhtaryan

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