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.

Fusion-io, NetApp Team on Server-Side Flash

Flash storage specialist Fusion-io announced that it is working closely with storage industry leader NetApp to provide solutions using server-side flash and caching software products for NetApp Virtual Storage Tier. Read More

Overcoming the IT Service Management Syndrome

The job of IT Service Management is often a monumental undertaking that can be described as a syndrome. The operational complexity of predictably assuring a portfolio of reliable services under mission critical circumstances is challenging at best. Growing complexity in IT can lead to inefficiencies and potential blind spots, and a library of disparate tools to address IT management.
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Riverbed, Juniper Partner on Application Delivery

Riverbed Technology (RVBD) and Juniper Networks (JNPR) announced a technology partnership in wide area network optimization, application delivery and mobility to deliver market-leading technologies for enterprises looking to increase the efficiency of their IT infrastructures and securely deliver better performance of applications across devices, networks and clouds. Read More