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From Nux! <>
Subject Re: Discover PICO Ikoula's new VM
Date Thu, 06 Nov 2014 18:22:41 GMT
+1 what he said

Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!


----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mark Hinkle" <>
> To:
> Sent: Thursday, 6 November, 2014 18:05:03
> Subject: Re: Discover PICO Ikoula's new VM

> I think any offer or indication of a product or service that features CloudStack
> would be fine to the marketing list.
> I think this set-off a lot of spam filters because their were 7 image
> attachments.
> I think a plain text email is preferred since it's a mailing list.
> I think it's cool that a CloudStack-based solution is being promoted here or
> anywhere else and we should welcome that.
> Regards, Mark
> On Nov 6, 2014, at 12:48 PM, Giles Sirett <> wrote:
>> No, I doubt anybody on this list is going to rush out and buy an instance from
>> Ikoula. And I agree, that spam is a pain
>> But this is a *marketing* list  - and I would love to hear more stories from
>> folks doing things  with Cloudstack; if that means hearing some of their
>> gotomarket then so be it. Some will be good, some will be dull and a few may be
>> great. We need to hear those great stories.
>> That email wasn’t sent from a DB, Anne-Claire sent it herself. I guess because
>> she thought people may be interested (and I'm sure she also hopes that some of
>> us may buy something or tell our friends to buy something) and has basically
>> got a message saying "don’t do that again". IMO that is bad form, especially
>> after I pointed out that they are active supporters of this community.
>> So, when Ikoula do announce their *great* thing - we wont hear about it.
>> A while back Anne-Claire sent a similar email (they had been graded as no2 cloud
>> provider in France behind SomebodyiCantRemember). It, too, was just a piece of
>> marketing from them
>> It resulted in this:
>> @Ikoula beat @Cloudwatt in EVERY ranking for French #iaas market.
>> guess what its built on ?
>> #cloudstackworks
>> And also partly contributed to a French journo contacting me to  write a  piece
>> about Cloudstack
>> Kind Regards
>> Giles
>> D: +44 20 3603 0541 | M: +44 796 111 2055
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: David Nalley []
>> Sent: 06 November 2014 17:16
>> To:
>> Subject: Re: Discover PICO Ikoula's new VM
>> On Thu, Nov 6, 2014 at 11:56 AM, Giles Sirett <>
>> wrote:
>>> Joe
>>> Ikoula are a cloudstack user, based in France, and are good friends of the
>>> CloudStack community.
>>> I think its great to see them developing new services based on
>>> Cloudstack and sharing that with the rest of us
>> So I like that they use CloudStack. I like that they are developing new
>> services, based on CloudStack. I am just not sure how it's relevant in this
>> particular venue.
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