Re: Quotes for release

From: Andy Astor
Subject: Re: Quotes for release
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Msg-id: 000b01c6d07b$bd96cf90$9b30fea9@andya
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I'm would think Sony would be happy to give support. We may be able to get
other companies as well. I am copying Christian Danella, president of
Prequent - our PR agency - who can coordinate getting supportive quotes.

andy

> -----Original Message-----
> From:  [mailto:pgsql-advocacy-
> ] On Behalf Of Josh Berkus
> Sent: Monday, September 04, 2006 5:39 PM
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> Subject: [pgsql-advocacy] Quotes for release
>
> Folks,
>
> OK, I've solicited Sun, Apple, Unisys and OmniTI for quotes for the 8.2
> release.   We may end up with Sun simply becuase I can reach an executive
> at Sun and get a quote out of them, whereas both Unisys and Apple have
> been fence-sitting about any public support for us.
>
> Given Pervasive's shutdown, I think it's essential that we get the quote
> of
> a Fortune 500 company on the release to show that we're still relevant.
> So I don't think a quote from a startup or small consulting company is
> equivalent.
>
> If we do end up with Sun as the "suit" quote, then I'd like to have a
> backup for OmniTi as the "8.2 features" quote, since OmniTi is a big
> Solaris vendor and we don't want the release All About Sun.    Can anoyone
> come up with another medium-to-high-profile PostgreSQL user who can be
> enthusiastic about some/all 8.2 features?  Maybe Greenplum has someone?
>
> --
> --Josh
>
> Josh Berkus
> PostgreSQL @ Sun
> San Francisco
>
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