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.

EMC News: Facebook, VCE, Greenplum

With EMC World 2012 in full swing in Las Vegas, there is news of Facebook using 20 petabytes of EMC storage, VCE announcing new capabilities, and a Greenplum conference for big data science happening next door to EMC World. Read More

Alcatel-Lucent Introduces New Core Routers

Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) has unveiled new core routers designed to allow network operators to embrace the rapid adoption of ‘cloud’ applications, the explosion in video traffic, widespread use of smartphones and tablets and prepare the core of their networks for the next decade of growth. Read More

Roundup: IO, Peak 10, Interxion, AIS

IO New Jersey selected by KnowledgeCentrix, Peak 10 selected by Cloudstar for cloud and storage solutions, Interxion (INXN) awarded Uptime’s M&O Stamp of Approval, AIS completes SSAE SOC 1 and 2 exams. Read More

EMC Buys Syncplicity as EMC World Kicks Off

EMC announced it has acquired privately held Syncplicity, a cloud-based file management solutions provider. The deal was announced as EMC World kicks off this week in Las Vegas, and was accompanied by product announcements. Read More