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.

Oracle Acquires BlueKai Marketing Cloud

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Oracle acquires marketing cloud provider BlueKai, Pivotal is joined by industry leaders to establish an open governance model for Cloud Foundry, and VMware launches its vCloud Hybrid Service in Europe. Read More

Data Scientists Predict Oscar Winners

The Academy Awards are Sunday. Can data crunching predict the winners? (Photo: Oscars.org)

A data scientist can generate a multitude of insightful analyses with enterprise technology solutions and challenging big data opportunities. But who will win the major awards at the Oscars? Farsite data scientists have the answers. Read More

Citrix Offers Big Data Analytics for Mobile Carriers

At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, Citrix (CTXS) launched a new big data analytics solution designed to provide actionable intelligence for mobile operator monetization, and added enterprise mobility management support for Intel Device Protection Technology. Read More

HP Launches OpenNFV to Speed Deployment of New Services

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At the Mobile World Congress event underway this week in Barcelona, HP (HPQ) introduced OpenNFV, a telecom-focused Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) program to help launch new services faster, easier and with less expense through the virtualization of telecommunications core networks and network functions. Read More

Qlogic Acquires Ethernet Assets from Broadcom

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In a deal worth approximately $147 million Broadcom (BRCM) and Qlogic (QLGC) announced an agreement under which QLogic will acquire certain 10/40/100Gb Ethernet controller-related assets and non-exclusive licenses to certain intellectual property relating primarily to Broadcom’s programmable NetXtreme II Ethernet controller family. Read More