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.

Riverbed Integrates Stingray and SDN With VMware

Riverbed Technology (RVBD) made integration announcements at VMWorld 2012, with Stingray Traffic Manager integrating with VMware’s vFabric Application Director, and a planned product to ensure operational viability of VMware-based SDNs and virtual data centers. Read More

VMware Unveils Tools for Software-Defined Data Center

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VMware’s VMWorld 2012 conference opened Monday with OpenStack news, a dual-CEO keynote and a number of new solution updates to the software-defined data center. VMware (VMW) is unveiling updated solution strategies and its partner ecosystem is helping to enable the next generation of integrated cloud infrastructure. Read More

Nutanix Brings SAN-free Data Center, Raises $33 Million

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Nutanix has built a compute and storage infrastructure for implementing enterprise-class virtualization without complex and expensive external network storage (like a SAN or NAS). Last week Nutanix raised a new round of financing, led by current investors and joined by a few new ones. Read More