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.

Big Switch Networks Unveils Open SDN Suite


Big Switch’s Open Software-Defined Networking (SDN) product suite debuted, with a focus on open standards, open APIs and platform-independence. The company said its product suite unifies applications and infrastructure across vendors, including support for both physical and virtual switches. Read More

Network News: Infinera, Sidera, CoreSite, Level 3

News in the networking field: Infinera announced the availability of Infinera Instant Bandwidth; Sidera is providing connectivity between CoreSite data centers located in critical communications markets; and Level 3 Communications has signed an agreement with Tulane University to provide network services in support of the university’s business continuity infrastructure. Read More