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From Julia Simon <jsi...@cloudops.com>
Subject Re: Supported by ACS logo
Date Fri, 13 May 2016 22:24:38 GMT
Agreed, and Will, this looks great. A font for each element would also need
to be defined in the branding guidelines.

On Friday, 13 May 2016, Tim Mackey <tmackey@gmail.com> wrote:

> That's exactly what I had in mind, Will.
>
> btw, I rather like Julia's "contributor to" role logo idea as well.
>
> I feel anything which adds to brand identity and allows users to spread
> the word is a good thing.
>
> -tim
>
> On Fri, May 13, 2016 at 5:47 PM, Will Stevens <williamstevens@gmail.com
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','williamstevens@gmail.com');>> wrote:
>
>> 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
>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','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
>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','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
>>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','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
>>>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','giles.sirett@shapeblue.com');>
>>>>> www.shapeblue.com
>>>>> @shapeblue
>>>>>
>>>>> *From:* Will Stevens [mailto:williamstevens@gmail.com
>>>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','williamstevens@gmail.com');>]
>>>>> *Sent:* 12 May 2016 16:48
>>>>> *To:* marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
>>>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','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
>>>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','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
>>>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','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
>>>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','giles.sirett@shapeblue.com');>]
>>>>> *Gesendet:* Mittwoch, 11. Mai 2016 20:15
>>>>> *An:* <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
>>>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','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
>>>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','giles.sirett@shapeblue.com');>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> giles.sirett@shapeblue.com
>>>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','giles.sirett@shapeblue.com');>
>>>>> www.shapeblue.com
>>>>> @shapeblue
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On 11 May 2016, at 17:10, Julia Simon <jsimon@cloudops.com
>>>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','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
>>>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','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
>>>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','andre.walter@bitgroup.de');>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> *Von:* Giles Sirett [mailto:giles.sirett@shapeblue.com
>>>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','giles.sirett@shapeblue.com');>]
>>>>> *Gesendet:* Donnerstag, 28. Januar 2016 23:23
>>>>> *An:* <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
>>>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','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>
>>>>>
>>>>> Giles.Sirett@shapeblue.com
>>>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','giles.sirett@shapeblue.com');>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> <image004.png> <http://www.shapeblue.com>
>>>>>
>>>>> *Giles Sirett*
>>>>>
>>>>> *CEO*
>>>>>
>>>>> *, *
>>>>>
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>>>>> On 29 Jan 2016, at 01:14, Sally Khudairi <sk@apache.org
>>>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','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.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Warmest regards,
>>>>>
>>>>> Sally
>>>>>
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>>>>>
>>>>> ------------------------------
>>>>>
>>>>> *From:* "Walter, André" <Andre.Walter@bitgroup.de
>>>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','Andre.Walter@bitgroup.de');>>
>>>>> *To:* "marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
>>>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','marketing@cloudstack.apache.org');>"
<
>>>>> marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
>>>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','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*
>>>>>
>>>>> Cloud Services
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> BIT.Group GmbH
>>>>>
>>>>> T +49 3591 5253 1415
>>>>> F +49 3591 5253 9999
>>>>>
>>>>> M +49 160 90822573
>>>>>
>>>>> E andre.walter@bitgroup.de
>>>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','andre.walter@bitgroup.de');>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
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