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From Sally Khudairi>
Subject Re: Apache CloudStack Tearsheet
Date Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:00:34 GMT
Thanks so much, Tim. Your eagle-eyes are much appreciated!

I'll make the change now. Any additional feedback/corrections/additions welcome.

Cheers & chat soon,

> From: Tim Mackey <>
>To:; Sally Khudairi <> 
>Sent: Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 11:51
>Subject: Re: Apache CloudStack Tearsheet
>I just noticed one small problem.  For Xen Cloud Platform, you've abbreviated it as XCM
which should be XCP.  There are some other issues with the reference to XCP, but I'll update
you once I get greater clarity on what constitutes the "correct" answer.
>On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 11:35 AM, Sally Khudairi <> wrote:
>Thanks so much, I'm so glad that you like it.
>>Yes, of course --I'm happy to forward a copy to you! 
>>Please see attached (note that you might be able to receive it personally, but it
might be stripped from the mailing list).
>>Warmest regards,
>>----- Original Message -----
>>> From: Go Chiba <>
>>> To: "" <>
>>> Cc: "" <>
>>> Sent: Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 11:03
>>> Subject: Re: Apache CloudStack Tearsheet
>>> Hi Sally,
>>> It's great!
>>> Can you send MS Word format? I'd like to share it with local members.
>>> -Go Chiba
>>> from my iPhone
>>> 2014/06/18 22:49、Sally Khudairi <> のメッセージ:
>>>>  Hello, everyone --
>>>>  As part of my working with media/analysts on All Things Apache, and the
>>> inclusion of Apache CloudStack to my list of "hot" and newsworthy
>>> items, I've created a tearsheet that can be used as a leave behind
>>> (digitally or physically) as well as a quick point of reference.
>>>>  Below is the plaintext version; I'm also happy to forward a Word or ODF
>>> or PDF
>>>>  format to you upon request.
>>>>  Also, if you are aware of additional users/deployments that are not listed
>>> below, do let me know :-)
>>>>  Thanks in advance for your continued support!
>>>>  -Sally
>>>>  = = =
>>>>  Introducing Apache CloudStack™
>>>>  The mature, Open Source turnkey software platform used for creating
>>> Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud computing in private-, public-, and
>>> hybrid cloud environments.
>>>>  Faster to the Cloud
>>>>  As organizations move towards cloud computing services to alleviate the
>>> burden of managing/maintaining legacy systems, equipment, and networking, many
>>> are choosing IaaS solutions to help reduce costs whilst minimizing business
>>> layer repercussions. ZDNet projects that enterprises will spend $650M for
>>> enterprise public cloud IaaS by 2018.
>>>>  To facilitate the cloud transition, IaaS combines compute and cloud
>>> storage, where the hardware (or virtual machines), computing power, cooling,
>>> networking are outsourced; users of IaaS solutions control the stack required
>>> operate it, such as the operating system, virtual machines, storage, database
>>> servers, Web servers, load-balancing, monitoring, reporting, logging,
>>> middleware, hardware/software upgrades, patches, security fixes, licensing, etc.
>>>>  The cloud offers massive computing power. The challenge, however, is that
>>> many of today's cloud management platforms are cumbersome and difficult to
>>> deploy, making it an often frustrating and resource-intensive investment.
>>>>  Apache CloudStack is designed to deploy quickly and manage large networks
>>> of virtual machines as a highly available, highly scalable cloud computing
>>> platform. CloudStack integrates easily with other technologies, and includes
>>> entire "stack" of features most organizations are seeking with an IaaS
>>> cloud:
>>>>      elegant, Java-based framework
>>>>      compute orchestration
>>>>      advanced Network-as-a-Service functionality
>>>>      user and account management
>>>>      a full and open native API (compatible with Amazon Web Services
>>> Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) for organizations that wish to deploy hybrid clouds)
>>>>      resource accounting
>>>>      choice of first-class User Interface, command line tools, or
>>> full-featured RESTful API to delegate and create self-service offerings
>>>>      scalability (production instances with greater than 40,000 hosts
>>> geographically-distributed environments)
>>>>      user-led development and deployment documentation
>>>>      supports the most popular hypervisors (including VMware, KVM,
>>> XenServer, Xen Cloud Platform (XCM), and Hyper-V to run the virtual machines
>>> guests)
>>>>  Apache CloudStack: The Cloud That Just Works!
>>>>  "CloudStack is gaining better 'real world' adoption … because
>>> it's actually usable in its current form without special effort"
>>>>  –Gartner Group
>>>>  Apache CloudStack is widely used in production by many service providers
>>> set up on-demand, elastic public cloud computing services, as well as
>>> enterprises to set up a private or hybrid cloud for use by their own employees.
>>> In addition, CloudStack is available to individuals and organizations that wish
>>> to study and implement an IaaS for personal, educational, and/or production use.
>>>>  Apache CloudStack users power billions of dollars' worth of business
>>> transactions annually across their clouds, and benefit from:
>>>>  -    Proven technology –CloudStack is among the earliest IaaS solutions
>>> developed, with many long-term, large deployments that prove its stability and
>>> scalability
>>>>  -    Stable codebase –the latest release reflects more than 1.5M lines
>>> code from 170 contributors
>>>>  -    Easy deployment –a Fortune 50 multinational had CloudStack up,
>>> running, and usable within in a single day, as opposed to weeks using competing
>>> IaaS solutions
>>>>  -    Highly scalable –CloudStack’s orchestration platforms have been
>>> to scale to [@@what is the right/best example to use here? Uri Cohen’s 200K
>>> concurrent users at peak? Something else?]
>>>>  -    Flexibility –CloudStack is designed to handle the spectrum of
>>> application/cloud styles that span "legacy virtualization" through
>>> "cloud-native" style workloads, depending on how the cloud operator
>>> designs the infrastructure environment(s) and configures CloudStack to offer
>>> services
>>>>  -    Reliability –CloudStack accommodates for redundancy and resiliency,
>>> providing faster recovery and response time; Europe’s first CloudStack
>>> deployment has been running consecutively for over 14 months at 100% uptime
>>>>  -    Robust community –openly developed "The Apache Way",
>>> CloudStack is overseen by a diverse, active, meritocratic community
>>>>  CloudStack originated at, which was acquired by Citrix in 2011.
>>> CloudStack was submitted to the Apache Incubator in April 2012 and graduated
>>> an Apache Software Foundation Top-level Project in March 2013.
>>>>  Global Footprint
>>>>  Since its introduction nearly six years ago, Apache CloudStack has become
>>> the go-to Open Source platform for a wide range of users such as 1 degreenorth,
>>> 5th Planet, Accudata Systems, Acentrix,  Add Value, Alcatel-Lucent, Amdocs,
>>> Anolim, Apalia, Appcore, Appdel, AppSphere, Ascenty, ASG, AST Modular, Autodesk,
>>> AXEKA, Axelaris, Backbone Technology, BT Cloud, BT Engage IT, Bechtle AG,
>>> Business Connexion, CANCOM, Centracon, CentralWay, China Telecom, Citrix, Clavis
>>> IT, Cloud3, Cloudera, CloudOps, COMBIS, COMLINE Computer + Softwarelösungen,
>>> COMPAREX, Comping, Computer Services Group, Contegix, Control Circle,
>>> Convergence Group, Datacentrix, DataPipe, Dell, Digital China Advanced Systems,
>>> Disney, e-Contact,, Entisys Solutions, Evry, EXA Serve, Exoscale,
>>> Experteq IT Services, FPG Technologies & Solutions, Fritz & Macziol,
>>> GreenQloud, Grid'5000, Hokkaido University, Homeaway, Hostbill, Huawei, IDC
>>> Frontier, Ikoula, IndiQus Technologies, InMobi,
>>>>  ISWest, Joe’s Cloud Computing, Juniper Networks, KDDI, KocSistem, Kommunale
>>> Informatoinsverarbeitung Baden-Franken, KT/Korea Telecom, Kumo, Kyuden Infocom,
>>> Kyushu University, LCS, LeaseWeb, Makro Factory oHG, MCPc, Microland Ltd, NAMU
>>> Tech, NEOS, Networkers AG, Nokia, NTT, NVision Group, OpenERP, Orange,
>>> OverBright, Ozona Consulting, PCextreme, PosAm, PPTV, PromonLogicalis, Proteus,
>>> RedBridge, Redapt, Safe Swiss Cloud, Scalr, Schuberg Philis, sepago GmbH,
>>> ShapeBlue, Shopzilla, Slovak Telekom, SoftLayer, SoftwareONE, SolidFire Storage,
>>> Stratosec, SunGard AS, SwiftStack, Taiwan Mobile, Targus Technologies, Tata,
>>> TNTG Limited, Trader Media Group, TrendMicro/TCloud Computing, Tendril, TomTom,
>>> UniSystems, University of Melbourne, University of Sao Paolo, Verizon, Xtendsys,
>>> WebMD, Zenoss, and Zynga, among others.
>>>>  Products + Availability
>>>>  The latest Apache CloudStack release is v4.3.0, which reflects dozens of
>>> new features, bug fixes, and documentation updates. Apache CloudStack
>>> CloudMonkey v5.1.0 is the latest feature release of its command line interface
>>> tool. As with all Apache products, Apache CloudStack software is released under
>>> the Apache License v2.0.
>>>>  Governance and Oversight
>>>>  Apache CloudStack is overseen by a self-selected team of active
>>> contributors to the project. A Project Management Committee (PMC) guides the
>>> Project's day-to-day operations, including community development and product
>>> releases.
>>>>  Get Involved!
>>>>  Underscoring the ASF's edict of "Community over Code", Apache
>>> CloudStack boasts a very diverse and open community comprising participants from
>>> around the globe. All contributors are on an equal footing, whether they are
>>> writing code or helping with other aspects of the project.
>>>>  The many ways to get involved with the Apache CloudStack community include
>>> participating online on mailing lists as well as attending face-to-face MeetUps,
>>> developer trainings, and user events. Information on the CloudStack community
>>> can be found at and @CloudStack on Twitter.
>>>>  Catch CloudStack in action at the next CloudStack Collaboration Conference,
>>> the official user/developer conference of the Apache CloudStack community,
>>> taking place November 19 - 21, 2014, in tandem with ApacheCon Europe. To
>>> register and for more information, visit
>>> and follow conference updates at @CCCEU14 on Twitter.
>>>>  About Apache CloudStack
>>>>  Apache CloudStack is a mature, turnkey integrated
>>> Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Open Source software platform that allows
>>> users to build feature-rich public and private cloud environments. Hailed by
>>> Gartner Group as "a solid product", CloudStack includes an intuitive
>>> user interface and rich APIs for managing the compute, networking, software,
>>> storage infrastructure resources. CloudStack entered the Apache Incubator in
>>> April 2012 and became an Apache Top-level Project in March 2013. For downloads,
>>> documentation, and ways to become involved with Apache CloudStack, visit
>>> and
>>>>  About The Apache Software Foundation (ASF)
>>>>  Apache products power half the Internet, exabytes of data, teraflops of
>>> operations, billions of objects, and enhance the lives of countless users and
>>> developers world-wide. Established in 1999 to shepherd, develop, and incubate
>>> Open Source innovations "The Apache Way", the ASF oversees 170+
>>> projects led by an all-volunteer community of over 400 individual Members and
>>> 3,500 Committers across six continents. For more information, visit
>>> or follow @TheASF on Twitter.
>>>>  # # #
>>>>  © The Apache Software Foundation. "Apache",
>>> "CloudStack", "Apache CloudStack", the Apache CloudStack
>>> logo, and the Apache CloudStack Cloud Monkey logo are registered trademarks or
>>> trademarks of The Apache Software Foundation. All other brands and trademarks
>>> are the property of their respective owners.
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