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From Sally Khudairi>
Subject Re: announcement writer wanted
Date Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:50:27 GMT
Hi everyone --


We can always have a brief summary statement sent out on that contains
the relevant bits but not the formality of the earlier-referenced format.

As long as the community (and media) are kept in the loop, that should suffice.



From: Daan Hoogland <>
To: "" <> 
Sent: Thursday, June 25, 2015 10:07 AM
Subject: Re: announcement writer wanted

I'm fine with not announcing but there is a 4.4.1 announcement on our
site now. Should that stay?

On Thu, Jun 25, 2015 at 4:00 PM, Sebastien Goasguen <> wrote:
> I believe we discussed last time that we should not do minor release announcements.
>> On Jun 25, 2015, at 2:51 PM, Erik Weber <> wrote:
>> Here's a draft for you, based on the 4.4.3 announcement:
>> The 4.4.3 announcement contain a quote by you regarding the process, I don't know
if you want to reuse it, or if we should get a new one.
>> I see it varies in announcements whether or not they are included, 4.3.2 for instance
does not have a quote.
>> Erik
>> #### DRAFT START ####
>> Mature, easy-to-deploy Open Source Cloud computing software platform
>> boasts improved efficiency and performance.
>> The Apache CloudStack project announced the immediate availability of
>> Apache CloudStack v4.4.4, the latest release for the 4.4 version of the
>> turnkey Open Source cloud computing software platform used for creating
>> private-, public-, and hybrid cloud environments.
>> Apache CloudStack clouds enable billions of dollars' worth of business
>> transactions annually across their clouds, and its maturity and
>> stability has led it to has become the Open Source platform for many
>> service providers to set up on-demand, elastic public cloud computing
>> services, as well as enterprises and others to set up a private or
>> hybrid cloud for use by their own employees.
>> #### INSERT QUOTE #######
>> Lauded by Gartner Group, CloudStack includes an intuitive user
>> interface and rich APIs for managing the compute, networking,
>> software, and storage infrastructure resources.
>> CloudStack v4.4.4 reflects several fixes and backports.
>> A complete overview of all new enhancements can be found in the
>> project release notes at
>> CloudStack has been used by thousands of organizations worldwide and
>> is in use/production at Alcatel-Lucent, Autodesk, BT Cloud, China
>> Telecom, DATACAENTER Services, DataPipe,, EVRY,
>> Exoscale, GreenQloud, Hokkaido University, IDC Frontier, Ikoula, KDDI,
>> KT/Korea Telecom, LeaseWeb, NTT, Orange, PCextreme,
>> Schuberg Philis, Shopzilla, Slovak Telekom, SunGard AS, Taiwan Mobile,
>> Tata, Trader Media Group, TomTom, University of Melbourne,
>> University of Sao Paolo, Verizon, WebMD and Zynga, among others.
>> CloudStack originated at, which was acquired by Citrix in
>> 2011. CloudStack was submitted to the Apache Incubator in April 2012
>> and graduated as an Apache Software Foundation Top-level Project in
>> March 2013.
>> Availability
>> CloudStack v4.4.4 is available immediately as a free download from
>> Apache CloudStack
>> software is released under the Apache License v2.0.
>> Governance and Oversight
>> Apache CloudStack is overseen by a self-selected team of active
>> contributors to the project. A Project Management Committee (PMC)
>> guides the Project's day-to-day operations, including community
>> development and product releases.
>> Get Involved!
>> Apache CloudStack welcomes contribution and community participation
>> through mailing lists as well as attending face-to-face MeetUps,
>> developer trainings, and user events. Catch CloudStack in action at
>> the CloudStack Days or the CloudStack Collaboration Conference
>> CloudStack Days Seattle 2015 , 20th August 2015,
>> and
>> CloudStack Collaboration Conference 2015 in Dublin, 8th and 9th of
>> October 2015,
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