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.

AMD Unveils Nine New Opteron Processors

AMD has unveiled nine new mid-range and entry-level Opteron 4300 Series and 3300 Series server processors, which offer improved performance per watt for customers focused on reducing their energy usage. Read More

Amazon Launches Data Warehouse Service Redshift

Amazon Web Services had announced a limited preview of Amazon Redshift, a fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse service in the cloud. Amazon CTO Werner Vogels announced Redshift at Amazon’s first re: Invent conference Wednesday. Read More

Cisco To Acquire Cariden For $141 Million

Cisco (CSCO) announced its intent to acquire privately held Cariden Technologies for $141 million. Sunnyvale-based Cariden is a supplier of network planning, design and traffic management solutions for telecom service providers. Read More

Networking Vendors Roll Out News at AWS Event

Networking vendors are making announcements in conjunction with the Amazon Web Services (AWS) re: Invent conference, including Riverbed and AWS collaborating, Vyatta Network OS is now available on AWS and F5 BIG-IP virtual edition is available for AWS. Read More