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

Endeavors Technology, Application Streaming and the Cloud

I just completed a fascinating conversation with Neil Gardner, VP of Marketing, and Jan Tarzia, Director of Corporate Communications, of Endeavors Technologies concerning the roll application virtualization and streaming has in a future "cloud computing" based environment. It appears that the catch phrase du jour is cloud or mesh computing.

April 28, 2008 by

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Tideway Systems Simplifies Mapping Application Dependencies

I had the delightful opportunity to speak with Richard Muirhead, Tideway Systems' Founder and CEO, about the launch of the newest release of Tideway Foundation. The company is focused on making life simpler for IT administrators who are doing their best to keep up with a rapidly changing IT environment that is based upon services running on Windows, Unix, Linux and Netware.

April 27, 2008 by

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Using Earth Day

According to Wikipedia, Earth Day is "one of two different observances, both held annually during spring in the northern hemisphere, and autumn in the southern hemisphere. These are intended to inspire awareness of and appreciation for the Earth's environment.

April 23, 2008 by

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Xenocode - Another take on desktop virtualization

Dan's journey into desktop virtualizaiton land continues with this post. As I trudged down the path towards a greater understanding of all virtualization technologies, I met Kenji Obata, Founder, CEO and all around interesting person, of Xenocode and we had an interesting discussion of application virtualization and the role it plays in overall desktop virtualization.

April 22, 2008 by

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Desktone - desktop in the cloud

I recently had a conversation with Henry Ruta, CEO, and Jeff Fischer, Senior Director of Strategic Development, both of a desktop virtualization startup, Desktone.  If nothing else, the company has a very impressive executive team and appears to be well funded.

April 21, 2008 by

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Survey Data - CA

Towards the beginning of April, I was approached by representatives of CA who wanted me to discuss a then-recent survey about the adoption of virtualization technology. Having conducted numerous studies while I was with IDC, I'm always skeptical when looking at survey data.

April 20, 2008 by

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Sun xVM Ops Center

I've long known that Sun is one of the few suppliers that has an entry in nearly every virtualization software category listed in the Kusnetzky Group Model. This not only allows the company to address organization's requirements at almost every level.

April 17, 2008 by

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