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.

Intel Doubles Down on Cores With Itanium 9500 Processor


Intel (INTC) announced the Itanium processor 9500 series Thursday, based on its new microarchitecture. With twice the number of cores, Intel said the 9500 series will provide improved performance scaling and faster I/O speed over its previous generation of processors Read More

Cloud News: Joyent, Telefonica, RightScale

Cloud companies making news include: Joyent named a new CEO and released its Joyent7 a fabric-based cloud infrastructure platform, a fabric-based cloud infrastructure platform; Telefonica Digital announced the global launch of Instant Servers; and cloud management company RightScale expanded into Australia. Read More