Dan Kusnetzky

Daniel Kusnetzky, a reformed software engineer and product manager, founded Kusnetzky Group LLC in 2006. He's literally written the book on virtualization and often comments on cloud computing, mobility and systems software. In his spare time, he's also the managing partner of Lux Sonus LLC, an investment firm.

Ken Hess

Kenneth 'Ken' Hess is a full-time Windows and Linux system administrator with 20 years of experience with Mac, Linux, UNIX, and Windows systems in large multi-data center environments.

Latest Posts

Fusion-IO, flash cache and the importance of a good algorithm

Caching algorithms seem pretty arcane, but are very important for the overall performance of networks, databases and storage systems as a whole. Unfortunately, few understand how important they are. Fusion-IO's Lee Caswell talks about an update to the company's ioTurbine and its importance to accelerating virtualized environments.

December 19, 2013 by

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eNovance offers OpenStack Buffet

OpenStack is an open source cloud services platform that has gathered quite a bit of attention and investment. eNovance believes that its "factory" approach to creating customized OpenStack platforms can make the creation and deployment of private, public and hybrid clouds easy.

December 17, 2013 by

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Revello - virtualization 2.0? Not even close

Revello Systems is offering some innovative technology in the area of virtual machine software. They're claiming to be offering virtualization 2.0. Since they're focusing only on virtual machine software, a part of processing virtualization, one of seven layers of virtualization technology, they're not even close.

December 16, 2013 by

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TeamQuest, risk detection and discovery analysis

Risk prediction and prevention have long been the battle cry of suppliers in the management software market. TeamQuest believes its approach to predictive analytics for dynamic IT environments solves the puzzle of tying symptom analysis and operational data together to create useful insights.

December 13, 2013 by

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Report: Risk of an Uncertain Security Strategy

In spite of high-profile data breaches and the potential business impact of cyber attacks and data loss, small and midsize organizations are still not making cyber security a priority. Sophos and the Ponemon Institute recently released a report, Risk of an Uncertain Security Strategy, that highlights the need to make security a key priority.

December 10, 2013 by

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Metalogix liberates SharePoint and Exchange data

SharePoint and Exchange are complex, quite flexible products that are in use by many organizations. Liberating the content stored in these products to allow some or all of it to be hosted in a service provider's data center can be challenging. Metalogix says they have got that covered.

December 9, 2013 by

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