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From Will Stevens <williamstev...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Supported by ACS logo
Date Fri, 13 May 2016 21:47:15 GMT
You are looking for something like this, right Tim?  Pardon the choice of
font, I am not a designer and did not even try.  :P  We will want to make
sure the font names are listed in the color pallet template.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/1392076/apache_cloudstack-01.png

On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 2:14 PM, Tim Mackey <tmackey@gmail.com> wrote:

> One observation I'd make is that the proposed logos all work well if you
> have a white (or light) background. It would be good to have a variant
> which allows for a dark background.
>
> To my eye, most of the "powered by" statements are too small. I like the
> weight of #9, but wish it included the monkey. Maybe something along the
> lines of #8, but with the font size for the "powered by" of #9 with the
> "powered by" statement placed centered above the "apache cloudstack"
> emblem?  I'm not a designer or I'd mock something up to better visualize
> what's in my head. For me, the monkey is part of our brand identity, and
> I'd hate to see it subordinate in a logo program.
>
> -tim
>
> On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 1:57 PM, Will Stevens <williamstevens@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Haha.  I am not sure if I should be taking that as a compliment or not
>> Giles.  :P
>>
>> On the topic of the branding colors, I have not found any color
>> guidelines for marketing material (and I have looked).  Is that because we
>> don't have one, or is it just because my google foo is weak?
>>
>> While I agree the the "color" version is the most consistent with the
>> current branding, is there anything that says we can't use colors that
>> better match the context in which the graphics are used?  If we do want to
>> restrict the colors, I think we should definitely think about creating a
>> color guide which we all use.
>>
>> I ask because the graphic designer in me actually likes the dark blue
>> version in many cases.  In addition to that, we will need to increase our
>> marketing activities going forward and having quality guidelines and
>> resources will help us present a cleaner and higher quality message.
>>
>> I don't want to derail this conversation, but I thought it was relevant
>> considering Giles comments.
>>
>> On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 1:32 PM, Giles Sirett <giles.sirett@shapeblue.com
>> > wrote:
>>
>>> Andre – this is great work – thanks for progressing
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I agree 100% with everything Will said
>>>
>>> (which is strange for me)
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I’ll refine his comments a little more
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Although I like the novelty of 6, I think 7 will be more usable.
>>>
>>> I think both 8 and 9 would be useful in different situations
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> So, if possible I’d suggest that we publish 7,8 and 9
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I suggest that we only publish the blue versions of each as the colour
>>> is quite intrinsic to the brand
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I’m sure some people will disagree. If anybody does, shout in the next
>>> day or two and we can have a vote on this list so Andre can progress (which
>>> I think will be the first ever vote on marketing@)
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Kind Regards
>>>
>>> Giles
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> giles.sirett@shapeblue.com
>>> www.shapeblue.com
>>> @shapeblue
>>>
>>> *From:* Will Stevens [mailto:williamstevens@gmail.com]
>>> *Sent:* 12 May 2016 16:48
>>> *To:* marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
>>> *Subject:* Re: Supported by ACS logo
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I think that #4 and #5 are the least useful because Apache CloudStack is
>>> not mentioned and the monkey alone does not have enough brand recognition
>>> in order for those to effectively present the Apache CloudStack project
>>> (IMHO).
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> #6 and #7 are my favorite vertical versions.  #8 and #9 are my favorite
>>> horizontal versions.  I think in some situations #1 will also be useful.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 11:31 AM, Cyrano Rizzo <cyrano@usp.br> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi Andre,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Congratulations by the great job! All of them are very good, I think the
>>> 3/9 and 2 are the best, in this order.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I didn't get the difference between 3 and 9, unless the size.
>>>
>>>
>>> []´s
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Cyrano Rizzo
>>>
>>> +55 (11) 99769-9001
>>>
>>> Universidade de São Paulo
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 4:03 AM, Walter, André <Andre.Walter@bitgroup.de>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hello to all,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Sorry for the miss out, our security rules were too strong ;-).
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> The URL http://poweredbycloudstack.bitcloud.cloud/ should be accessible
>>> now from everywhere and we are looking forward for your comments and
>>> feedback.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks and best regards.
>>>
>>> Andre
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *Von:* Giles Sirett [mailto:giles.sirett@shapeblue.com]
>>> *Gesendet:* Mittwoch, 11. Mai 2016 20:15
>>> *An:* <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>
>>> *Betreff:* Re: Supported by ACS logo
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Yes - me too
>>>
>>> Kind Regards
>>>
>>> Giles
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> D: +44 20 3603 0541 <+44%2020%203603%200541> | M: +44 796 111 2055
>>> <+44%20796%20111%202055>
>>>
>>> Giles.Sirett@shapeblue.com <giles.sirett@shapeblue.com>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> giles.sirett@shapeblue.com
>>> www.shapeblue.com
>>> @shapeblue
>>>
>>>
>>> On 11 May 2016, at 17:10, Julia Simon <jsimon@cloudops.com
>>> <jsimon@cloudops..com>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi André,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I am having trouble accessing that url. Would you check to make sure
>>> it's valid.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Danke schön!
>>>
>>> Julia
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, May 11, 2016 at 6:33 AM, Walter, André <Andre.Walter@bitgroup.de>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hello to all,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> sorry for the delay, but our designer was off for some weeks.
>>>
>>> But finally we have put together some proposals and I personally like
>>> the idea with the “stamp “ (option 5 or 6) best. So you can stamp your
>>> homepage or any other Marketing Material with “powered by ACS”. And we can
>>> easily include the proposal of Giles and replace the slogan “powered by”
>>> with "supporter of" or  "contributor to"
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Kindly have a look at following URL
>>> http://poweredbycloudstack.bitcloud.cloud/ and we are looking forward
>>> for your comments and feedback.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks and best regards.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *André Walter*
>>>
>>> BIT.Group GmbH
>>>
>>> T +49 3591 5253 1415
>>> F +49 3591 5253 9999
>>>
>>> M +49 160 90822573
>>>
>>> E andre.walter@bitgroup.de
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *Von:* Giles Sirett [mailto:giles.sirett@shapeblue.com]
>>> *Gesendet:* Donnerstag, 28. Januar 2016 23:23
>>> *An:* <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>; Sally Khudairi
>>> *Betreff:* Re: Supported by ACS logo
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi Andre - welcome to the community - great to see you here and I look
>>> forward to working with you and your colleagues
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> It's great news that you can dive straight in with this important work
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I can't find the old thread on this, but in summary I think it stalled
>>> because the cloudstack logo didn't fit nicely inside the "powered by"
>>> circle that Sally references ( it resulted in the cloudstack logo being
>>> very small)
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Maybe it could be made to work bu somebody with an eye for design. But
>>> as ilya says, we don't have to stick with that design - it's not obligatory
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Maybe best to come up with some ideas and post a link here
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Also : I've always thought that it would be good to give some options
>>> that are not just "powers by"
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> A few with words like "supporter of" and "contributor to" would be great
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Kind Regards
>>>
>>> Giles
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> D: +44 20 3603 0541 <+44%2020%203603%200541> | M: +44 796 111 2055
>>> <+44%20796%20111%202055>
>>>
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>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>> On 29 Jan 2016, at 01:14, Sally Khudairi <sk@apache.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> Thanks, André --your timing is good, actually.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> We just launched the new ASF identity yesterday, and will continue
>>> rolling out the new assets over the next few months.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> To that end, we have an existing "Powered By Apache" campaign that can
>>> be used generally or specifically with certain Apache projects. Please see
>>> http://apache.org/foundation/press/kit/#poweredby
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Again, given that our launch was just 26 hours ago, the icon for Apache
>>> CloudStack on file is the old one, but still very much valid. If this fits
>>> your needs, feel free to use as appropriate.
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>>
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>>>
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>>> ------------------------------
>>>
>>> *From:* "Walter, André" <Andre.Walter@bitgroup.de>
>>> *To:* "marketing@cloudstack.apache.org" <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>
>>>
>>> *Sent:* Thursday, January 28, 2016 9:28 AM
>>> *Subject:* Supported by ACS logo
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Dear all,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I am pretty new to CloudStack community and want to start my thread with
>>> a short introduction.
>>>
>>> I am working for BIT.Group GmbH and heading the area called “Cloud
>>> Services”. There we are delivering Infrastructure Management Services to
>>> big customers (mainly SAP) with a clear focus on open source technologies.
>>> That means we do classical IT outsourcing specialized on implementing and
>>> operating virtualization and OS layer with Experts / Administrators in
>>> Germany (Dresden) and China (Shanghai).
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Giving this background we started last year to build up an own
>>> “BIT.Cloud” and decided to use Apache Cloud Stack and Ceph as focus
>>> technologies. Our experiences with ACS are really good (clearly we find the
>>> one or the other optimization potential ;-)), we had great interactions in
>>> the community already and we decided to deepen our involvement. So
>>> hopefully you will hear now inputs from our side quite more often and we
>>> especially want to increase the CloudStack presence in the German speaking
>>> area.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> What we currently miss is a kind of “supported by ACS” logo, because we
>>> want to publish our Cloud offering with a clear statement of our focus
>>> technologies. I heart that there were already discussions in the past, but
>>> somehow it did not come to an end. Do you also see the need or in general
>>> would you support the initiative to get such a logo?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> In case most of you answer the question with yes, I see following main
>>> questions:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> ·         Would you use the cloud stack (word), the monkey logo or the
>>> combination of both?
>>>
>>> ·         Are there any legal restrictions which we have to consider
>>> (e.g. does somebody has to approve this from ASF side?)
>>>
>>> ·         Do you know why the initiative in the past did not succeed?
>>>
>>> ·         Did someone in the past already created some drafts or
>>> similar?
>>>
>>> ·         In case we have some logo proposals clearly some will like it
>>> and some won’t. Will we start a voting procedure or how does this work
>>> usually?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Please excuse this maybe stupid questions, but as I initially wrote, I
>>> am quite new to this J.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> My wish would be, that everybody can use such a “supported by” logo in
>>> case he wants to and I would offer to engage our designer, to prepare some
>>> design proposals and share the results with you.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I am looking forward for a fruitful discussion and your feedback.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks and best regards.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *André Walter*
>>>
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