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From Giles Sirett <giles.sir...@shapeblue.com>
Subject RE: Announcing Apache CloudStack CloudMonkey 5.1.0
Date Wed, 18 Jun 2014 14:00:33 GMT
Which, of course, got stripped out of the marketing list :-)


Kind Regards
Giles

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-----Original Message-----
From: Sally Khudairi [mailto:sallykhudairi@yahoo.com.INVALID]
Sent: 18 June 2014 14:54
To: Sally Khudairi; Mark Hinkle; marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
Subject: Re: Announcing Apache CloudStack CloudMonkey 5.1.0

Back again, with a PDF attached in case you're curious as to how it looks <g>

Cheers,
Sally


----- Original Message -----
> From: Sally Khudairi <sk@apache.org>
> To: Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>; Mark Hinkle
> <Mark.Hinkle@citrix.com>; "marketing@cloudstack.apache.org"
> <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>
> Cc:
> Sent: Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 9:42
> Subject: Re: Announcing Apache CloudStack CloudMonkey 5.1.0
>
> Hello, everyone --a quick follow-up on this. As promised, below is the
> revised announcement format for CloudStack-originating news.
>
> I also have this in Word format if anyone's interested.
>
> Thanks in advance for your help! I'm looking forward to working with
> you on the next project announcement --is there anything coming up
> that we can start planning for? (Yes, I know there are several events
> on the calendar...happy to help spread the word).
>
> Chat soon,
> Sally
>
> = = =
>
> Apache CloudStack™ Announces CloudMonkey v5.1.0
>
> Command Line Interface Tool Simplifies CloudStack Configuration and
> Management [DATELINE] —16 May 2014—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, today announced Apache
> CloudStack CloudMonkey v5.1.0, the latest feature release of its command line interface
tool.
> CloudMonkey is written in Python, and can be used both as an
> interactive shell and as a command line tool which simplifies
> CloudStack c5onfiguration and management. Features include:
> -    API Discovery using sync feature, with build time API precaching
> for failsafe sync
> -    Raw API execution support
> -    Reverse search using Ctrl+R
> -    Emacs-compatible keybindings
> -    Pipeable output
> -    Unix shell execution
> -    Support to handle asynchronous jobs using user defined blocking
> or non-blocking way
> -    Tabular or JSON output with filtering of table columns
> -    API parameter value completion
> CloudMonkey v5.1.0 is the next feature release of the 5.x line (first
> released on 24 September 2013). Noteworthy improvements include support for:
> -    version 3 of the CloudStack API signing procedure, adding
> security by preventing replay attacks; and
> -    session-based logins to CloudStack, simplifying initial bootstrap
> of the CLI Apache CloudStack has become the Open Source platform for
> many service providers to 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.
> CloudStack is in use/production at Alcatel-Lucent, ASG, Autodesk, BT
> Cloud, Bechtle AG, China Telecom, Cloudera, DataPipe, Dell, Digital
> China Advanced Systems, Disney, Edmunds.com, GreenQloud, Hokkaido
> University, Huawei, IDC Frontier, Ikoula, Juniper Networks, KDDI,
> KT/Korea Telecom, Kyuden Infocom, Kyushu University, LeaseWeb, MCPc,
> Microland Ltd, Nokia, NTT, NVision Group, Orange, PPTV, Safe Swiss
> Cloud, Schuberg Philis, ShapeBlue, Shopzilla, Slovak Telekom,
> SolidFire Storage, Stratosec, SunGard AS, Taiwan Mobile, Targus
> Technologies, Tata, Trader Media Group, TrendMicro/TCloud Computing,
> TomTom, University of Melbourne, University of Sao Paolo, Verizon, WebMD, Zenoss, and
Zynga, among others.
> CloudStack originated at Cloud.com, which was acquired by Citrix in 2011.
> CloudStack was submitted to the Apache Incubator in April 2012 and
> graduated as an Apache Software Foundation Top-level Project in March 2013.
> Availability
> CloudMonkey v5.1.0 is available immediately as a free download from
> http://cloudstack.apache.org/downloads.html. The latest Apache
> CloudStack release is v4.3.0, which reflects dozens of new features,
> bug fixes, and documentation updates. 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!
> Apache CloudStack welcomes contribution and community participation
> through mailing lists as well as attending face-to-face MeetUps,
> developer trainings, and user events. Catch CloudStack in action at
> the 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
> http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/cloudstack-collaboration-conf
> erence-europe 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, and 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 http://cloudstack.apache.org/
> and https://twitter.com/CloudStack 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
> http://www.apache.org/ 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.
> Contacts
> Apache CloudStack
> [FULL NAME]
> [telephone number with country code]
> marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
> The Apache Software Foundation
> Sally Khudairi
> +1 617 921 8656
> press@apache.org
>
>
>
>> ________________________________
>
>>  From: Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
>> To: Mark Hinkle <Mark.Hinkle@citrix.com>;
> "marketing@cloudstack.apache.org"
> <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>
>> Sent: Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 12:05
>> Subject: Re: Announcing Apache CloudStack CloudMonkey 5.1.0
>>
>>
>>
>> Thanks, Mark.
>>
>>
>> Email server implosions aside, I'd like to correct this, and will
>> have
> something for us to work with soon.
>>
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Sally
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>> ________________________________
>>>  From: Mark Hinkle <Mark.Hinkle@citrix.com>
>>> To: "marketing@cloudstack.apache.org"
> <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>
>>> Cc: Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
>>> Sent: Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 11:56
>>> Subject: Re: Announcing Apache CloudStack CloudMonkey 5.1.0
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I wouldn’t sweat it, given the current state of the Apache mail
>>> servers
> it’s unlikely that it ended up in anyone’s inbox anyhow ;)
>>>
>>>
>>> Mark
>>>
>>>
>>> Top-posted for the pleasure of Joe Brockmeier yep I am feeling saucy
>>> today
>>>
>>>
>>> On May 21, 2014, at 11:51 AM, Chiradeep Vittal
> <Chiradeep.Vittal@citrix.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Yes, sure. CloudStack CloudMonkey is another release of the
>>> CloudStack
> project. We just went through the release procedure for 5.1.0, and as
> part of the release procedure [1] we send out ANNOUNCE to announce@ ,
> marketing@ , dev@ and user@
>>>> [1] https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/x/2iNqAg
>>>>
>>>> From: Sally Khudairi
> <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com<mailto:sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>>
>>>> Reply-To:
> "marketing@cloudstack.apache.org<mailto:marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>"
> <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org<mailto:marketing@cloudstack.apache.or
> g>>,
> Sally Khudairi
> <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com<mailto:sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>>
>>>> Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 8:39 AM
>>>> To:
> "marketing@cloudstack.apache.org<mailto:marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>"
> <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org<mailto:marketing@cloudstack.apache.or
> g>>
>>>> Subject: Re: Announcing Apache CloudStack CloudMonkey 5.1.0
>>>>
>>>> Wait --what is this?
>>>>
>>>> Did this go out somewhere?
>>>>
>>>> Please note that this is not an official ASF (Foundation) press
> release, and therefore the ASF boilerplate and format should _not_ be used.
>>>>
>>>> Chiradeep, if you can kindly shed some light on this, I would
> appreciate it. I can also help with creating a communications "kit of
> parts" that can be used specifically for CloudStack-originating
> announcements etc.
>>>>
>>>> Thanking you in advance,
>>>> Sally
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ________________________________
>>>> From: Chiradeep Vittal
> <chiradeepv@gmail.com<mailto:chiradeepv@gmail.com>>
>>>> To:
>>>> marketing@cloudstack.apache.org<mailto:marketing@cloudstack.apache.
>>>> org>
>>>> Sent: Friday, 16 May 2014, 2:25
>>>> Subject: Announcing Apache CloudStack CloudMonkey 5.1.0
>>>>
>>>> May 16, 2014 - The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the
> all-volunteer
>>>> developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 170 Open Source
> projects and
>>>> initiatives, today announced Apache CloudStack CloudMonkey v5.1.0,
> the latest
>>>> feature release of the CloudStack CloudMonkey command line
>>>> interface
> (CLI).
>>>>
>>>> Apache CloudStack CloudMonkey is a command line interface (CLI)
>>>> tool
> for
>>>> CloudStack written in Python. CloudMonkey can be use both as an
> interactive
>>>> shell and as a command line tool which simplifies CloudStack
> configuration and
>>>> management.
>>>>
>>>> CloudMonkey V5.1.0 is the next feature release of the 5.x line
>>>> which
> first
>>>> released on September 24, 2013. Some of the noteworthy new and
> improved features
>>>> include:
>>>>
>>>> - Support for version 3 of the CloudStack API signing procedure.
> This adds
>>>>  security by preventing replay attacks.
>>>> - Support for using session-based logins to CloudStack. This
> simplifies initial
>>>>  bootstrap of the CLI.
>>>>
>>>> Downloads and Documentation
>>>>
>>>> The official source code for the v5.1 release, can be downloaded
> from the Apache
>>>> CloudStack downloads page at
> http://cloudstack.apache.org/downloads.html. A
>>>> community maintained distribution is available at the Python
>>>> Package
> Index
>>>> (PyPi) at http://pypi.python.org/pypi/cloudmonkey/
>>>>
>>>> Availability and Oversight
>>>>
>>>> As with all Apache products, Apache CloudStack CloudMonkey v5.1.0
>>>> is
> released
>>>> under the Apache License v2.0, and is overseen by a self-selected
> team of active
>>>> contributors to the project.  A Project Management Committee (PMC)
> guides the
>>>> Project¹s day-to-day operations, including community development
>>>> and
> product
>>>> releases.  For documentation and ways to become involved with
>>>> Apache
> CloudStack,
>>>> visit http://cloudstack.apache.org/
>>>>
>>>> About The Apache Software Foundation (ASF)
>>>>
>>>> Established in 1999, the all-volunteer Foundation oversees more
>>>> than
> one hundred
>>>> and seventy leading Open Source projects, including Apache HTTP
> Server --the
>>>> world's most popular Web server software. Through the ASF's
> meritocratic process
>>>> known as "The Apache Way," more than 400 individual
> Members and 3,500 Committers
>>>> successfully collaborate to develop freely available
> enterprise-grade software,
>>>> benefiting millions of users worldwide: thousands of software
> solutions are
>>>> distributed under the Apache License; and the community actively
> participates in
>>>> ASF mailing lists, mentoring initiatives, and ApacheCon, the
> Foundation's
>>>> official user conference, trainings, and expo. The ASF is a US
> 501(c)(3)
>>>> charitable organization, funded by individual donations and
> corporate sponsors
>>>> including Budget Direct, Citrix, Cloudera, Comcast, Facebook,
> Google,
>>>> Hortonworks, HP, Huawei, IBM, InMotion Hosting, Matt Mullenweg,
> Microsoft,
>>>> Pivotal, Produban, WANdisco, and Yahoo.
>>>>
>>>> For more information, visit http://www.apache.org/ or follow
>>>> @TheASF
> on Twitter.
>>>>
>>>> "Apache", "CloudStack", "Apache
> CloudStack", and "ApacheCon" are trademarks of
>>>> The Apache Software Foundation. All other brands and trademarks are
> the property
>>>> of their respective owners.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>
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