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From David Nalley <da...@gnsa.us>
Subject Re: ACTION Requested - Forrester Research Private Cloud Software Report - Fact Check Confirmation
Date Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:13:07 GMT
There are IPs listed there and other identifying information, please share
it with press@cloudstack.apache.org instead - that's private and not
public, unlike this list.


On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 1:58 PM, Chiradeep Vittal <
Chiradeep.Vittal@citrix.com> wrote:

>  Sure. I’ll share it with this group by the end of the day
>
>   From: Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
> Reply-To: "marketing@cloudstack.apache.org" <
> marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>, Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
> Date: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 10:35 AM
> To: David Nalley <david@gnsa.us>, "marketing@cloudstack.apache.org" <
> marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>
>
> Subject: Re: Fw: ACTION Requested - Forrester Research Private Cloud
> Software Report - Fact Check Confirmation
>
>   +1; absolutely. If we have them, by all means, let's provide them!
>
>  Thanks,
>  Sally
>
>    ------------------------------
> *From:* David Nalley <david@gnsa.us>
> *To:* "marketing@cloudstack.apache.org" <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>
> *Cc:* Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
> *Sent:* Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 13:17
> *Subject:* Re: Fw: ACTION Requested - Forrester Research Private Cloud
> Software Report - Fact Check Confirmation
>
>  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 name Cloud management Cloud platform Software list Version
> release date Original release date Customer # Estimate OpenStack
> CloudStack vCloud Director Perpetual license Annual term license Monthly
> billing Free  Apache*  x Apache CloudStack 4.3 1/1/2014 5/1/2010 N/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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