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.

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

Google Seeks To Plant Antenna Farm in Iowa

Google subsidiary Google Fiber, Inc. is seeking permission to place large satellite antennas on land near its data center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The antennas could be used to receive content feeds from broadcast networks that could be bundled with a high-speed fiber service. Read More

LBNL Plans For the Exascale Data Center

Last week, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) broke ground on a facility that will house its vision for the  supercomputer of the future. The 140,000 square foot data center may provide the first view into exascale – the new frontier for supercomputing. Read More