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.

Riverbed and Akamai Accelerate Hybrid Clouds

Riverbed and Akamai have teamed up on a new product, the Steelhead Cloud Accelerator, that combines Akamai’s Internet optimization technology and Riverbed’s WAN optimization technology to deliver end-to-end performance gains for software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications. Read More

New Processors Touted At Mobile World Congress

GSMA Mobile World Congress kicks off with mobile processor news: NVIDIA announces Tegra 3 Super Phones, Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon S4 Pro, Intel expands smartphone portfolio, Marvell introduces multimode TD LTE modem chipset. Read More

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