Dan Kusnetzky

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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.

The Kusnetzky Group LLC is an independent technology industry research firm that focuses on system software, virtualization and cloud computing infrastructure. Dan's opinions are based upon research, personal experiences and actual use of technology. They are not based upon the relationships the company may or may not have with suppliers, end user organizations, the media, consultants or other analysts. Dan's research is available on a subscription basis through Kusnetzky Group LLC. Dan's attendance at industry events or at client meetings may be sponsored by the client. Clients may provide hardware or software for testing prior to the publication of analysis that includes that product. Clients may also provide shirts, jackets, coffee cups, folders, backpacks, pens and other event tchotchke. While nice, these don't effect Dan's opinions or insight about those clients or their products.

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Payformance Customer Profile

Payformance Customer Profile

After speaking with suppliers, I find it enlightening to speak with someone actually putting technology to use to learn more about what they are doing and why. I recently had the opportunity to communicate with Jason, Beckham, the VP of Information Technology for PayFormance Corporation about his organization's use of NetApp's storage and software combined with VMware vSphereTM, QLogic QLE8152 Converged Network Adapters, Cisco Nexus 5010, EMC CLARiiON arrays and Hitachi Data Systems .

May 22, 2011 by in Banking

Market share is like a beach ball

Market share is like a beach ball

Market share is something bandied about by suppliers of operating systems, Web browsers, as well as all sorts of systems.  Often these suppliers speak as if everyone agrees on what "market share" is, how it is counted and will put forward with their views on the market.

May 9, 2010 by in Banking

Risk management and cloud computing

Risk management and cloud computing

In my view, security is a critical component of a successful cloud computing implementation regardless of the company size, the vertical market it plays in or what workload or application is living in the cloud. In the world of business intelligence, this translates to risk and risk management.

September 11, 2009 by in Banking