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From Chip Childers <chipchild...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Fw: ACTION Requested - Forrester Research Private Cloud Software Report - Fact Check Confirmation
Date Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:19:40 GMT
If we have a way to get it to them and back it up, IMO, yes.


On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 1:17 PM, David Nalley <david@gnsa.us> wrote:

> Do we want to talk about our number of known deployments. Chiradeep
> recently did some analysis of the CPVM service (which admittedly is
> deprecated) and the numbers were impressive.
>
> --David
>
>
> On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 9:27 AM, Chip Childers <chipchilders@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
>> Sally,
>>
>> The release date for 4.3.0 is March 25, 2014.  That needs to be
>> corrected.  Also, you could mention that a 4.4.1 release will be coming
>> quite soon.
>>
>> Otherwise, not much to fact check... so it looks good. ;-)
>>
>> -chip
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 7:50 AM, Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hello everyone --we just received the following fact-checking request
>>> from Forrester Research.
>>>
>>> They need our approval/corrections within 48 hours. Who is able to help
>>> with this?
>>>
>>> Please forward your comments and I'll liaise with Mike.
>>>
>>> Thanking you in advance,
>>> Sally
>>>
>>> = = = = =
>>> vox +1 617 921 8656
>>> skype sallykhudairi
>>>
>>>   ----- Forwarded Message -----
>>>  *From:* "Caputo, Michael" <mcaputo@forrester.com>
>>> *To:* press@apache.org
>>> *Sent:* Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 7:33
>>> *Subject:* ACTION Requested - Forrester Research Private Cloud Software
>>> Report - Fact Check Confirmation
>>>
>>> Hi Apache Team,
>>>
>>> I'm reaching out to give Apache the opportunity to correct any factual
>>> inaccuracies in an upcoming Forrester report titled "Vendor Landscape:
>>> Private Cloud Software", written by analysts Lauren E. Nelson and Rich
>>> Fichera.
>>>
>>> Apache has been included in this report in the following places, please
>>> review this information and confirm its accuracy, including the table row
>>> with release date information, etc:
>>>
>>> ■  *Cloud platform. *This is the foundational layer that abstracts
>>> existing physical and virtual resources and presents them as an IaaS cloud
>>> environment. Core cloud platform capabilities include: self-service request
>>> workflow, resource management, automated provisioning (through element
>>> automation tools), and basic resource usage reporting. Common private cloud
>>> platforms include OpenStack, vCloud Director, and Apache CloudStack. For
>>> enterprises looking for basic IaaS services, a cloud platform can function
>>> as a standalone private cloud. However, most enterprises look for
>>> additional services that are typically found in…
>>> ■  *Standalone cloud management. *Cloud management tools aren’t for
>>> cloud building but rather for management and optimization of virtual
>>> resources across various deployment types. Cloud management, sold
>>> separately from cloud platforms include: Dell Cloud Manager (formerly
>>> Enstratius), RightScale, and Scalr. Unlike cloud platforms, cloud
>>> management tools cannot exist as a standalone cloud environment. These
>>> tools must connect into public and private cloud platforms. Enterprises can
>>> use these tools as its primarily private cloud management portal while also
>>> leveraging its advanced hybrid capabilities. Core cloud management
>>> capabilities include: process automation and orchestration, cost
>>> comparisons between cloud platforms supported, template designers, and
>>> cloud governance.
>>>  Vendor nameCloud management Cloud platformSoftware listVersion release
>>> date Original release dateCustomer # Estimate OpenStackCloudStackvCloud
>>> Director Perpetual licenseAnnual term licenseMonthly billing FreeApache*
>>> xApache CloudStack 4.3 1/1/20145/1/2010N/A  x
>>>
>>> Please respond within 48 hours - and if you have any questions, don't
>>> hesitate to contact me directly. Thanks again for taking the time to review
>>> and reply.
>>>
>>> Best,
>>> Mike
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>>
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