Author Archives: John Rath

About John Rath

John Rath is a veteran IT professional and regular contributor at Data Center Knowledge. He has served many roles in the data center, including support, system administration, web development and facility management.

Cisco Launches Managed Threat Defense

New data center architecture means a new breed of security is needed.

Cisco launches a Managed Threat Defense security solution, A10 Networks unveils a new partner program, and Continuum Data Centers selects Ciena to enable high-performance connectivity in Chicago. Read More

Numerify Launches Next Generation Cloud Analytics

Numerify emerges from stealth with its turnkey Numerify360 solution for cloud analytics, Alteryx releases Analytics 9.0 with easy access to insight from a number of new sources, and Siemens AG selects Teradata to industrialize its big data analytics.
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Dell and Big Switch Partner on SDN Solution

The Dell S600 is one of the switches that will offer Big Switch Networks’ Switch Light OS. (Photo: Dell)

In response to strong customer demand for migration paths to software-defined networks (SDN) Dell and Big Switch Networks announced a strategic agreement that has Dell reselling the Big Switch Big Tap application and the Switch Light Operating System, running on Dell’s high performance Open Networking switches. Read More

HP Introduces XP7 Enterprise Storage

HP introduces XP7 enterprise storage for mission critical applications, PernixData launches new features for its FVP virtualization software, Micron releases a new enterprise-class SATA SSD, and SanDisk announces 15 nanometer technology. Read More