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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 13:27:27 GMT
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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