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

Linuxworld/NGDC San Francisco

As I walked the show floor at LinuxWorld/Next Generation Datacenter Conference in San Francisco, I saw evidence of a show in transistion. This reminds me of UNIX shows I attended in the early 1980s.

August 5, 2008 by


NCDC ramblings and first week with an iPhone

I arrived at the Moscone Center in San Francisco and proceeded to the speakers ready room to obtain my badge, conference materials and, if the truth be known, get a much needed cup of coffee. In the past few days I've crossed 10 timezones and am having trouble with jet lag.

August 4, 2008 by


Doubletake Customer Profile: Chickasaw Nation

I recently had the chance to communicate with Rob Jacks, Chief Information Technology Officer for the Commerce Division of the Chickasaw Nation. The Commerce Division uses Double Take's data protection software and was willing to speak about their experiences with the technology.

August 3, 2008 by


Neocleus and Endpoint virtualization

Recently I've had the opportunity to speak with Ariel Gorfung, CEO, and Etay Bogner, CTO, both of Neocleus about their concept of "Endpoint Virtualization." At first I didn't understand how this differed from the various forms of desktop virtualization that others are speaking about.

July 30, 2008 by