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From Tim Mackey <tmac...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Supported by ACS logo
Date Fri, 13 May 2016 22:10:20 GMT
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>
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> 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
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>>
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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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>>>>
>>>> *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*
>>>>
>>>> Cloud Services
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>>
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