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.

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

Nydro AS Combines Two Data Center Initiatives in Norway


Two Norwegian companies announced a new entity, Nydro AS, which is the result of the merger of Rjukan Mountain Hall AS and Rjukan Technology Center AS. The new company will create one the largest data center initiatives in Europe, showcasing the benefits of public-private partnerships. Read More

European News: Cable & Wireless, Infinera, Akamai

Latest news from Europe includes: Cable & Wireless Worldwide announced the opening of a new data center in the UK; Infinera partners with Colt Technology Services to make available 100 Gigabit Ethernet services to their customers; and Akamai Technologies and France Telecom Orange announced a strategic alliance for content delivery. Read More