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.

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I've been working on a project to document all of the major and most of the minor players in the virtualization software market as described in the Kusnetzky Group Model of virtualization software. If you're not familiar with these segments, this post describes them.

December 23, 2007 by


Endeavors Technologies' AppExpress Lite

Endeavors Technologies is one of the proponents of one of the important segments of application virtualization, application encapsulation and streaming. The company recently launched a free version of the AppExpress software and made it available on the Internet so that interested parties could try it out before signing on any dotted line.

December 20, 2007 by

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Mapping Application Dependencies - Tideway Systems Virtual Appliance

As organizational application portfolios become ever more complex and interdependent, it can be quite a challenge for IT administrators to keep current on what applications work with what other applications, what data sources are used by what applications, and, of course, where various IT resources reside at the moment. Tideway Systems just launched a virtual applications to take on that task.

December 18, 2007 by


Veeam Reporter 2.5

From time to time, Veeam sends me notes and press releases. The company offers a number of products designed to assist IT professions find and manage virtual servers based upon VMware's ESX server.

December 16, 2007 by


SWsoft Renames Itself "Parallels"

SWsoft* has just issued an announcement that it has changed its name to Parallels. It is not at all uncommon for a company having a successful product, such as Parallels, a virtual machine software product, to take on the name of that product in the hopes of building stronger awareness for their entire product portfolio.

December 12, 2007 by