About virtualization.info

Established 2003, virtualization.info is the most popular news site about virtualization industry.

Several points differentiate it from any other online media in the space:

  • News digest virtualization.info daily tracks tens of news sources, verifying informations published in every major news magazines, corporate and personal blogs, web forum and newsgroups.From over 500 articles per day we publish no more than 10 major news per day, cutting away all the marketing hype, to avoid waste of time and informations overload.
  • The big picture Most news are enriched with references to the companies’ market position, including past and upcoming product releases, declared and implicit alliances, expected evolutions and more.So each article contributes to detail the overall industry status, to give readers always the big picture.
  • Strategic insights Along with daily news, virtualization.info publishes periodic insights about different aspects of the market, covering competition, emerging trends, customers and partners relationships.Where connections between vendors and their strategies are unclear, our analysis helps connecting the dots.
  • Unique tools On top of filtered news and strategical insights virtualization.info also offers unique tools which highlight the evolution of the market for newcomers and seasoned customers.They include the Virtualization Industry Radar and other high profile tools.

So far virtualization.info has been recognized as a valuable point of aggregation by industry leaders and technical communities, achieving over 250,000 pageviews per month and more than 11,000 RSS feed subscribers per day.

With almost 5,500 pages virtualization.info is referenced by more than 100,000 other sites, blogs, forums and newsgroups talking about virtualization.


About Massimo Ferrari [General Manager & Editor]

Photo of Massimo FerrariMassimo Ferrari started his career in 1999 with a strong orientation in IT Security and he had the chance to support all the major Italian TLC carriers in the development of their security infrastructures and policies.

During his activity, holding several IT management roles in enterprise-grade companies, he achieved a significant experience in architecting and managing complex IT projects, including data center consolidation through virtualization technologies, organization-wide security assessments and private and hybrid cloud projects.

In 2005 Massimo started to be interested in marketing and advertisement projects, as a side activity. These projects have a strong connection with distributed IT infrastructure ad innovative technologies.

From 11+ years Massimo works as independent industry analyst and consultant for many organizations that operate all over the world, including Fortune 1000 and Global 2000 companies.

For his customers Massimo directs several international projects, from infrastructure assessment to product and partners selection, supporting them in the transformation process from traditional IT to IT as a Service.

To see more details about his professional background check www.linkedin.com/in/massimoferrari.

To contact Massimo send an email to massimo {dot} ferrari {at} virtualization {dot} info


About Kenneth van Surksum [Chief Editor]

Kenneth van Surksum pictureKenneth van Surksum is a consultant with a focus on infrastructure, virtualization and systems management technologies based in Amersfoort, the Netherlands.

Kenneth has more than 10 years of experience in designing, building and maintaining and maintaining data centers powered by the leading virtualization platforms.

To see more details about his professional background check www.linkedin.com/in/kennethvansurksum.

To contact Kenneth send an email to kenneth {dot} van {dot} surksum {at} virtualization {dot} info


About Paola Cornacchiola [Editor]

Paola Cornacchiola pictureWorking in enterprises and for enterprises as their main customers, Paola gained knowledge to identify and anticipate customer needs. One of her main focuses is to constantly study the current market as an opportunity and as a trend, focusing on Cloud Computing, SaaS, IaaS.

Paola is a customer-oriented professional, capable of elaborating solutions for expanding and managing company’s business in the enterprise business intelligence market.

To see more details about her professional background check www.linkedin.com/in/paolacornacchiola.

To contact Paola send an email to paola {dot} cornacchiola {at} virtualization {dot} info


About Marcel van den Berg [Editor]

Marcel van den Berg pictureMarcel van den Berg started his IT-career in 1990. His career developed from being an all-round system engineer to a senior consultant role with a strong focus on server virtualization and cloud computing. During many projects Marcel designed and built infrastructures based on VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V.

His passion for technology and sharing knowledge is shown since 2009 on the website up2v.nl. Marcel is currently writing a book on hybrid cloud computing discussing Windows Azure.

To see more details about his professional background check www.linkedin.com/pub/marcel-van-den-berg/3/665/468.

To contact Marcel send an email to marcel {dot} van {dot} den {dot} berg {at} virtualization {dot} info