Dan Kusnetzky

Daniel Kusnetzky, a reformed software engineer and product manager, founded Kusnetzky Group LLC in 2006. He is responsible for research, publications, and operations. Mr. Kusnetzky has been involved with information technology since the late 1970s. Mr. Kusnetzky has been responsible for research operations at the 451 Group; corporate and marketing strategy for Open-Xchange; system software and virtualization research at IDC; and program and product management at Digital Equipment Corporation.; Today, Mr. Kusnetzky focuses on system software, virtualization technology and cloud computing. In his spare time, he's also the managing partner of Lux Sonus LLC, an investment firm.

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Samsung NX-N2, Zero Client for VDI

Samsung NX-N2, Zero Client for VDI

Suppliers have long suggested that enterprises use VDI to simplify administration, improve security, and reduce costs, using an older PC or a thin client as the endpoint. Samsung's new NX-N2 is designed to address that need while eliminating the need for software updates and device administration.

published April 11, 2014 by

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Moving the big stuff -- Signiant Media Shuttle

Moving the big stuff -- Signiant Media Shuttle

One of the challenges of using Cloud-based big data or media applications is moving big files and objects into the cloud. IBM acquired Aspera just to address this issue. Signiant, long a player in broadcast and other media, says don't forget us.

published April 4, 2014 by

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The battle over virtual machine software

The battle over virtual machine software

Although some believe that virtual machine software, the hypervisor, has become a commodity and is no longer interesting, many suppliers are battling to be the dominant supplier of this technology. They hope to bring customers into their ecosystem and hold them there. Does the hypervisor matter any more?

published March 25, 2014 by

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Patrick McGovern passes - he will be missed

Patrick McGovern passes - he will be missed

Patrick McGovern, founder of International Data Group and information technology media mogul, passed away at the age of 76. It is really difficult to describe the enormous impact he has had on the market for information technology.

published March 21, 2014 by

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Cloud computing and the mainframe

Cloud computing and the mainframe

As cloud computing becomes more important to organizations of all sizes, does this mean that the venerable mainframe is on its deathbed? Some suppliers, such as ASG Software Solutions and IBM, think that cloud computing will power the next 50 years of mainframe use.

published March 14, 2014 by

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