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.

Vendors Outline API Standard for PaaS Clouds

In cloud computing news, a group of IT companies lef by Oracle, Rackspace and Red Hat are set to submit a management specification for platform as a service (PaaS), and Quantum challenges Amazon Glacier with its new Q-Cloud. Read More

Riverbed Integrates Stingray and SDN With VMware

Riverbed Technology (RVBD) made integration announcements at VMWorld 2012, with Stingray Traffic Manager integrating with VMware’s vFabric Application Director, and a planned product to ensure operational viability of VMware-based SDNs and virtual data centers. Read More

VMware Unveils Tools for Software-Defined Data Center


VMware’s VMWorld 2012 conference opened Monday with OpenStack news, a dual-CEO keynote and a number of new solution updates to the software-defined data center. VMware (VMW) is unveiling updated solution strategies and its partner ecosystem is helping to enable the next generation of integrated cloud infrastructure. Read More