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.

Red Hat Summit Focuses on Cloud Integration

Jim Whitehurst, President and CEO of Red Hat, opens the 2014 Red Hat Summit in front of a filled ballroom at Moscone Center South in San Francisco. (Photo: Red Hat)

At its annual Red Hat Summit event in San Francisco this week Red Hat (RHT) put the focus on developers, with announcements of integrating cloud, hybrid and Internet of Things using JBoss Fuse 6.1 and JBoss A-MQ 6.1, delivering on the promise of modern middleware, and a success story with IBM in helping Casio implement a virtualized storage infrastructure. Read More

Big Data News: MapR Partners With Databricks

Zettaset adds secure HBase for a hardened Hadoop offering; predictive analytics provider RapidMiner launches a PaaS version of its RapidMiner Server solution

MapR adds Apache Spark technology to its distribution, TIBCO advances its ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks integration solution, and Cloudera adds resources to its Cloudera Connect Partner Program to provide deeper levels of engagement. Read More

VMware Launches Horizon 6

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VMware released of VMware Horizon 6, an integrated solution that delivers published applications and desktops on a single platform. The new release is a comprehensive desktop solution with centralized management of any type of enterprise application and desktop. Read More

AppDirect Raises $35 Million, IBM Acquires Silverpop

Cloud services brokerage company AppDirect raises $35 million to continue its rapid growth in the market, IBM adds to its enterprise marketing portfolio by acquiring Silverpop, and Amazon Web Services launches the next generation of EC2 Memory-optimized instances. Read More

Fujitsu and Oracle Accelerate SPARC Servers

Level 3 is one of the world's largest providers of network connectivity services for data centers.

Fujitsu and Oracle accelerate Fujitsu M10 SPARC servers, Violin Memory is selected by iTalkBB to improve performance for on-demand video streaming, and Scality integrates Aspera FASP high performance file transfers for large media content distribution. Read More