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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Vyatta - wouldn't it be great if Cisco's IOS ran in a VM?

Vyatta - wouldn't it be great if Cisco's IOS ran in a VM?

I've been meaning to comment on a post by Kelly Herrell, CEO of Vyatta, in which he was responding to a comment that it would be great if Cisco made it possible for the functions offered by their network servers to be encapsulated in a virtual machine. This would mean that those functions could be automated and optimized just like any other workload the virtualized environment.

August 8, 2010 by in Cisco

More comments on Cisco UCS launch

More comments on Cisco UCS launch

It was just last week that Cisco announced its Unified Computing System (UCS). As a reminder, the announcement included a Cisco switch, the UCS B-Series blade server, virtual machine software from VMware and other products from Cisco and third-parties.

March 22, 2009 by in Cisco

Cisco SONA

Cisco SONA

Cisco caught my attention by asking me if I wanted to see the results of a study indicating how organizations are seeing Web 2.0 and/or Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) application adoption.

October 7, 2008 by in Cisco