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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Apani user profile - CIGNA

Apani user profile - CIGNA

I recently had a chance to communicate with Joe Monday and Steve Thomas, both Directors at CIGNA, about their organization's selection and use of products from Apani Networks. Thanks for taking time out of your busy schedule Joe and Steve.

June 12, 2008 by in Security

ManageFusion 2008

ManageFusion 2008

I'm sitting in the media workroom preparing for today's sessions at Symantec's ManageFusion 2008. The event is being held at the JW Marriott resort and conference center in the land of the Mouse, that is Orlando, FL.

October 14, 2008 by in Security

Catbird helps VMware sites to enforce PCI security

Catbird helps VMware sites to enforce PCI security

Compliance and security are concerns for organizations that plan to move their environment to cloud computing. When these organizations virtualize sensitive systems and assets, such as PCI payment processing, they learn that compliance can be challenging. Catbird and VMware have partnered to address these concerns.

March 25, 2013 by in Security

Neocleus - A different take on desktop virtualization

Neocleus - A different take on desktop virtualization

Ariel Gorfung, CEO, Neocleus, and I had a fast paced, interesting discussion about the company's notion of "endpoint virtualization" and how that can change how organizations deploy and use desktop and laptop systems. At first I had trouble really getting to the heart of what they were doing.

May 18, 2008 by in Security

Virtual Appliances: Once and done philosophy in action

Virtual Appliances: Once and done philosophy in action

Suppliers offering "virtual appliance servers" have often stopped by to brief me on their products and how they're going to take over the market in some segment or another. The most recent example was a really interesting discussion I had with Dave Asprey, VP of Marketing for Zeus Technology, about their take on a security appliance.

February 27, 2008 by in Security