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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BiTMICRO targets content delivery and big data

BiTMICRO targets content delivery and big data

Solid state storage devices are all the rage. Storage suppliers have applied SSD technology to caches, storage volumes and even complete storage systems. BiTMICRO is bringing its SSD technology to the commercial market to address the needs of content delivery and big data analytics.

August 21, 2014 by in Storage

Kaminario 5th generation K2 released

Kaminario 5th generation K2 released

Kaminario releases its newest generation of K2 storage servers. This generation addresses the need to take high-performance flash storage to a new level of scalability, reliability, performance, and cost effectiveness.

May 27, 2014 by in Storage

PernixData and the catch phrase mambo

PernixData and the catch phrase mambo

If you can't get people interested in your dance, maybe it is time to try to co-opt music from someone else's dance. PernixData is trying to co-opt "storage hypervisor" for it storage virtualization product even though what it does has nothing whatsoever to do with hypervisors. Don't we already have enough confusion in the market?

August 7, 2013 by in Storage

Nexenta virtual storage appliance for virtual desktops

Nexenta virtual storage appliance for virtual desktops

Nexenta says that virtual desktops executing on a server use storage differently than do server workloads. The company has developed a virtual storage appliance designed to address that issue and offer higher performance than traditional server-oriented storage virtualization solutions.

March 4, 2013 by in Storage