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.

Fusion-io, NetApp Team on Server-Side Flash

Flash storage specialist Fusion-io announced that it is working closely with storage industry leader NetApp to provide solutions using server-side flash and caching software products for NetApp Virtual Storage Tier. Read More

Overcoming the IT Service Management Syndrome

The job of IT Service Management is often a monumental undertaking that can be described as a syndrome. The operational complexity of predictably assuring a portfolio of reliable services under mission critical circumstances is challenging at best. Growing complexity in IT can lead to inefficiencies and potential blind spots, and a library of disparate tools to address IT management.
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Riverbed, Juniper Partner on Application Delivery

Riverbed Technology (RVBD) and Juniper Networks (JNPR) announced a technology partnership in wide area network optimization, application delivery and mobility to deliver market-leading technologies for enterprises looking to increase the efficiency of their IT infrastructures and securely deliver better performance of applications across devices, networks and clouds. Read More

Dell Expands Big Data Portfolio

Dell announced a new Big Data Retention solution, designed for organizations that leverage big data analytics to derive business value from their data. The solution integrates with existing analytics platforms as a frontend big data repository for large datasets or a backend archive. Read More