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.

Roundup: NetApp, Cisco, Microsoft, Fusion-io

Cisco (CSCO) and NetApp (NTAP) announced the availability of a Cisco Validated Design for the FlexPod shared infrastructure and Microsoft private cloud, Japanese social gaming company Drecom using Fusion ioMemory to power its MySQL databases. Read More

HPC Roundup: TACC, Blue Waters, Cray

Supercomputing action: Cray cabinets for Blue Waters installed at NCSA , Texas Advanced Computing Center receives $10 million commitment, Cray forms business unit in China for training and sales. Read More

Roundup: Internap, Peak 10, AboveNet

Internap (INAP) selected by Scholastic Education for private cloud to deliver education content to K-12 schools, Peak 10 selected by VirTech Systems, AboveNet (ABVT) expands in Atlanta market. Read More

Healthcare IT News From HIMSS 2012

News from the HIMSS healthcare technology conference: New joint mobile solutions for healthcare from Verizon and Motorola, HP announces healthcare alliance program, Avaya showcases health collaboration innovations. Read More

Equinix, Carpathia Team on Dulles Data Vault

We’re seeing some interesting partnerships in which multiple companies work together to create a specialized data center facility. An example: a new project announced today in Dulles, Virginia, where Carpathia Hosting, Equinix and Digital Realty Trust will work together on a 64,000 square foot data vault. Read More