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.

F5 Advances Data Center Vision With BIG-IP

F5 Networks (FFIV) announced the release of its BIG-IP version 11 software Monday. The latest version speeds provisioning of services on an application-by-application basis, and enables better visibility and reporting of IT resource utilization. Read More

Data Center Strategies

The Data Center Knowledge Guide to Data Center Strategies will explore three actions to take in order to formulate a pragmatic data center strategy. Read More

Dell Buys Force 10 to Boost Networking

Dell announced its intent to acquire data center networking company Force 10 Networks Wednesday for an undisclosed sum. Force 10 will complement Dell’s data center portfolio and help broaden the product offerings available to Dell’s enterprise client, the companies said Read More

Riverbed Buys Zeus, Aptimize, But Shares Fall

Riverbed Technology (RVBD) continued to expand its performance optimization portfolio beyond WAN-optimization through acquisitions of Zeus Technology and Aptimize. Riverbed also fell short of revenue expectations and saw its shares drop sharply in after-hours trading. Read More