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.

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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The race to be the leading cloud platform

The race to be the leading cloud platform

The race to be the leading cloud platform is well underway. Amazon's AWS is clearly the market leader at this point. OpenStack is gaining momentum in the cloud platform race. Eucalyptus is not standing still either. Since it is so early in the race, just about anyone could win in the end.

April 26, 2012 by in Amazon

Nimbula - blending with Amazon EC2

Nimbula - blending with Amazon EC2

Some organizations like the idea of deploying applications using EC2, a platform as a service offering, but are concerned about complying with regulations. Nimbula is offering an approach allowing these organizations to blend their own on-premise applications with those projected into Amazon's EC2 cloud.

October 24, 2010 by in Amazon