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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Does thinking about a networking lifecycle make sense?

Does thinking about a networking lifecycle make sense?

The industry is used to considering system, storage, and application lifecycles. Companies routinely cycle through new requirements, standing up something new to address the requirements, running for a time, and then retiring equipment or applications. Does it make sense to do the same with networks and networking equipment?

April 24, 2014 by in Networking

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Open source software projects, such as that behind Vyatta's network virtualization technology, are typically the product of a very creative community.  Not only do community members develop interesting technology (see Vyatta - changing the world of routers, firewalls and VPNs and Vyatta Open Source Routing and Security Software), they often demonstrate creativity in many other ways.

May 25, 2009 by in Networking

Open-Xchange and Social Networking

Open-Xchange and Social Networking

Before heading off to the OpenSource World/NGDC/CloudWorld conference, I had a chance to speak with Jürgen Geck, CTO Open‐Xchange, and Bill Baker, CEO of Baker Communications Group. They wanted to bring me up to date on their progress.

August 16, 2009 by in Networking