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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 17:27:22 GMT
Thoughts Chiradeep?

--David


On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 1:19 PM, Chip Childers <chipchilders@apache.org>
wrote:

> 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 OpenStack
>>>> CloudStackvCloud 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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