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

More commentary on Egenera

I've gotten some feedback from some of my comments in my post HP to resell Scalent System’s V/OE. One of the more interesting of these came from Susan Davis, VP of Marketing at Egenera.

November 28, 2007 by


Virtual Machines - The Challenge of Vision

Virtualization has the potential of offering tremendous advantages over physical environments, but in the move to virtual, the organization often lost some things it took for granted. One of those things is clarity of what is going on, where, and with whom.

November 27, 2007 by


Microsoft's 3rd Party Server Virtualization Validation Program

I had a chance to speak with Aaron Holzer of Microsoft about a program they've been working on for quite some time, the 3rd party Server Virtualization Validation Program (SVVP). Customers have made it clear to Microsoft that they expect support for Microsoft software even if it is running in a virtual environment hosted by someone else's virtualization software.

November 19, 2007 by

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Racemi - disaster recovery and so much more

I had the chance to speak with Charlie Watt, CTO and founder of Racemi, and his colleague Brian Hoffman, VP of Product Management and Service, today. We discovered that we have some common history and similar views on the real scope of virtualization technology and the impact it can have on an organization's strategic planning and operational strategy.

November 15, 2007 by