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From David Nalley <da...@gnsa.us>
Subject Re: Fw: ACTION Requested - Forrester Research Private Cloud Software Report - Fact Check Confirmation
Date Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:17:39 GMT
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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