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From Sally Khudairi <sallykhuda...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: ACTION Requested - Forrester Research Private Cloud Software Report - Fact Check Confirmation
Date Wed, 12 Nov 2014 17:53:53 GMT
Always a pleasure, Chip!
 
-Sally


________________________________
 From: Chip Childers <chipchilders@apache.org>
To: "marketing@cloudstack.apache.org" <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>; Sally Khudairi
<sallykhudairi@yahoo.com> 
Cc: Geralyn Miller <geralyn.miller@citrix.com> 
Sent: Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 11:51
Subject: Re: ACTION Requested - Forrester Research Private Cloud Software Report - Fact Check
Confirmation
 

Awesome, thanks Sally!




On Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 11:28 AM, Sally Khudairi
<sallykhudairi@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi everyone --a quick heads-up that I heard back from Forrester a few
> minutes ago.
>
> They confirmed that they have incorporated our request for
> changes/corrections (sent last week: updates to version and release date,
> along with product and organization name), and that their report will be out
> over the next few days.
>
> Many kind regards,
> Sally
>
>
> ________________________________
> From: Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
> To: Geralyn Miller <geralyn.miller@citrix.com>;
> "marketing@cloudstack.apache.org" <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 13:49
>
> Subject: Re: ACTION Requested - Forrester Research Private Cloud Software
> Report - Fact Check Confirmation
>
> Thanks, Geralyn.
>
> Anyone else have any comments/corrections/additions?
>
> -Sally
>
>
> ________________________________
> From: Geralyn Miller <geralyn.miller@citrix.com>
> To: "marketing@cloudstack.apache.org" <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>;
> Sally Khudairi <sk@apache.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 13:38
> Subject: RE: ACTION Requested - Forrester Research Private Cloud Software
> Report - Fact Check Confirmation
>
> Thanks, Sally. I don’t have any comments.
>
>
>
> From: Sally Khudairi [mailto:sk@apache.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 02, 2014 8:11 AM
> To: marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
> Subject: Re: ACTION Requested - Forrester Research Private Cloud Software
> Report - Fact Check Confirmation
>
> Gentle ping. Comments due tomorrow (Wednesday).
>
> Cheers,
> Sally
>
>
> ________________________________
> From: Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
> To: "marketing@cloudstack.apache.org" <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>
> Sent: Thursday, 28 August 2014, 15:40
> Subject: Re: ACTION Requested - Forrester Research Private Cloud Software
> Report - Fact Check Confirmation
>
> Hi folks --how are we looking here?
>
> Any additions? Comments? Corrections?
>
> Thanks so much,
> Sally
>
>
> ________________________________
> From: Geralyn Miller <geralyn.miller@citrix.com>
> To: "marketing@cloudstack.apache.org" <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 12:58
> Subject: RE: ACTION Requested - Forrester Research Private Cloud Software
> Report - Fact Check Confirmation
>
>
>
>
> Thanks.
>
> From:Sally Khudairi [mailto:sallykhudairi@yahoo.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 12:11 PM
> To: marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
> Subject: Fwd: ACTION Requested - Forrester Research Private Cloud Software
> Report - Fact Check Confirmation
>
> Geralyn and team --here you go!
>
> [From the mobile; please excuse spelling/spacing errors and brevity]
>
> ----- Forwarded message -----
> From: "Caputo, Michael" <mcaputo@forrester.com>
> To: "Sally Khudairi" <sk@apache.org>
> Cc: "press@apache.org" <press@apache.org>
> Subject: ACTION Requested - Forrester Research Private Cloud Software Report
> - Fact Check Confirmation
> Date: Tue, Aug 26, 2014 14:26
>
> Hi Sally,
>
> Thanks for the note - and yes that's fine, I've pasted the rest of the
> entries below - please bear in mind that this report is a work in progress
> so it is not fully complete. I have some updates for you all on this
> process:
>
> -We've pushed the deadline out to a week instead of 48 hours. Given that its
> Labor Day weekend, we'd like responses by Wednesday 9/3 if at all possible.
>
> -Please note that this is a follow up report to our "Vendor Landscape:
> Private Cloud Overview" report which will be going live later this week.
> This is not an evaluation piece, but rather a reference point for our
> enterprise customers on your solution listed, along with 20+ other software
> only private cloud solutions. In this report, we break down terminology
> between cloud platforms, cloud management, and full private cloud suites and
> the functionality contained within each.
>
> -Additionally, please be advised that we will NOT be accepting briefings as
> part of this report process. You are welcome to schedule a briefing through
> our briefings team, but this will not delay publication of this report.
> Please provide feedback using this survey (link here). We will NOT be
> accepting feedback via email or phone inquiry.
>
> I hope this information is helpful, please reach out to me directly if you
> have any questions at all!
>
> Best,
> Mike
>
> 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
> ASG x x ASG CloudFactory v 7.3.1 12/1/2013 2/1/2012 120+  x   x
> BMC x x BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management v4.0, BMC Cloud Operations Manager
> v9.01 5/1/2014 4/1/2009 200     x
> CA x x CA Automation Suite for Clouds v1.6 6/1/2011 6/1/2014 200+    x
> Cisco x x Cisco Intelligent Automation Center, Cisco UCS Director Jan. 2014/
> Dec. 2013 Jan. 2011/ 2009 100+     x
> Citrix x x Citrix CloudPlatform, Citrix CloudPortal Business Manager 2.0
> June 2010/June 2011 March 2014/May 2014 200+  x   x
> CliQr x  CliQr CloudCenter 2014 6/1/2012 40      x
> Cloudscaling x x Cloudscaling Open Cloud System 2.6 2014 2014 5+ x    x
> Connectloud x x Connectloud uCloud v2.0 10/1/2013 6/1/2013 >10      x
> Dell x  Dell Cloud Manager (formerly Enstratius)   100+ x    x x
> Egenera x x Egenera Cloud Suite  6/1/2012 > 100     x
> Embotics x x Embotics Cloud Management Software 4/1/2014 11/1/2007 70+     x
> eNovance x x eNovance Private Cloud   10+ x    x
> Eucalyptus*  x Eucalyptus  5/1/2008 100+       x
> HP x x HP CloudSystem Enterprise Suite, HP Helion April 2014, May 2014 March
> 2013, May 2014 250+ x    x  x
> Huawei x x Huawei FusionSphere 8/1/2014 8/1/2011 200+ x    x
> IBM x x IBM Service Delivery Manager v7.2.4, IBM SmartCloud Orchestrator,
> IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack December 2012, November 2013, May 2014
> August 2010, April 2013, May 2014 250+ x    x  x
> Microsoft x x Microsoft Windows Server 2012, Microsoft System Center 2012
> SP1 10/1/2013 9/1/2012 126+     x
> Mirantis x x Mirantis OpenStack 4.0 12/1/2013  100 x      x
> NetIQ x x NetIQ Cloud Manager 4/1/2014 9/1/2010 10     x
> OpenStack*  x OpenStack Nova, OpenStack 4/1/2014 10/1/2010 N/A x      x
> Oracle x x Oracle Enterprise Manager 6/1/2014 August 2011 (for 12c, Release
> 1) 50+     x
> Piston Cloud x x Piston OpenStack 3.0 2/1/2014 1/1/2012 10+ x    x
> Rackspace x x Rackspace Private Cloud  Apr. 2013? 100+ x      x
> Red Hat x x Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure 1/1/2014 6/1/2013 100+ x      x
> Rightscale x  Rightscale Cloud Manager, Rightscale Analytics April 2014,
> November 2013 2008, November 2013 700+      x
> Scalr* x  Scalr Private Cloud Management for Private Clouds 7/1/2014
> 4/1/2008 20+     x  x
> SUSE x x SUSE Cloud 3 2/1/2014 8/1/2012 40+ x    x
> Ubuntu* x x Ubuntu OpenStack 4/1/2014 4/1/2011 30+ x    x  x
> Virtustream x x xStream Cloud Management 7/1/2014 3/1/2010 < 20     x
> VMware x x VMware vCloud Enterprise Suite featuring VMware vCOPS 5.8, VMware
> vCAC 6.0 September 2013, December 2013 Sept. 2012/ Sept. 2012, original
> release date for vCS 5.5 was Sept. 2013 250+   x  x
>
>
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>
> Michael Caputo
> Research Associate  |Infrastructure & Operations
> direct +1 617.613.6292|
> mcaputo@forrester.com
>
> Forrester Research, Inc.
> Forrester.com|Communities|Blogs|Twitter|LinkedIn|Facebook|Google+
> 60 Acorn Park Drive, Cambridge, MA 02140 United States
>
> On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 1:09 PM, Sally Khudairi <sk@apache.org> wrote:
> Hello again, Mike.
>
> The Apache CloudStack are asking if there is any way they could see the copy
> of the entire first bullet entitled “Cloud platform”? Would that be
> possible?
>
> Thanking you in advance,
> Sally
>
> = = = = =
> vox +1 617 921 8656
> skype sallykhudairi
>
>
>>________________________________
>>
>>From:Sally Khudairi <sk@apache.org>
>>To: "Caputo, Michael" <mcaputo@forrester.com>; "press@apache.org"
>> <press@apache.org>
>>Sent: Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 7:49
>>Subject: Re: ACTION Requested - Forrester Research Private Cloud Software
>> Report - Fact Check Confirmation
>>
>>Thanks so much, Mike.
>>
>>I'll run this by the Apache CloudStack team and will get back to you with
>> any comments.
>>
>>Cheers & chat soon,
>>Sally
>>
>>= = = = =
>>vox +1 617 921 8656
>>skype sallykhudairi
>>
>>
>>>________________________________
>>>
>>>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
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::
>>>
>>>Michael Caputo
>>>Research Associate |Infrastructure & Operations
>>>direct +1 617.613.6292|
>>>mcaputo@forrester.com
>>>
>>>Forrester Research, Inc.
>>>Forrester.com|Communities|Blogs|Twitter|LinkedIn|Facebook|Google+
>>>60 Acorn Park Drive, Cambridge, MA 02140 United States
>>>
>>
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