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From Will Stevens <williamstev...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Supported by ACS logo
Date Fri, 10 Jun 2016 14:17:20 GMT
I would like to bump this conversation.  I would like for us to select a
few of these and then vote on them in the PMC for the purpose of adding
them to our official marketing and trademark guidelines pages.

Thanks,

Will

On Fri, May 13, 2016 at 6:24 PM, Julia Simon <jsimon@cloudops.com> wrote:

> 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>
>> 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
>>>>>> www.shapeblue.com
>>>>>> @shapeblue
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 11 May 2016, at 17:10, Julia Simon <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>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Giles.Sirett@shapeblue.com
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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>>>>>>
>>>>>> *Giles Sirett*
>>>>>>
>>>>>> *CEO*
>>>>>>
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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.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Warmest regards,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Sally
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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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
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> BIT.Group GmbH
>>>>>>
>>>>>> T +49 3591 5253 1415
>>>>>> F +49 3591 5253 9999
>>>>>>
>>>>>> M +49 160 90822573
>>>>>>
>>>>>> E andre.walter@bitgroup.de
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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