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.

Facebook, eBay Among Uptime Green IT Winners

eBay, Facebook and Verizon Wireless are among the winners in the The Uptime Institute’s 2012 Green Enterprise IT (GEIT) Awards, which recognize pioneering advancements for significantly improved energy productivity in IT and data center operations. Read More

Cloud News: Nimsoft, Fujitsu, Citrix, CloudPassage

News from the cloud computing sector includes: Nimsoft’s IT Management tools have been added to Fujitsu Global Cloud Platform; Citrix acquired online collaboration platform Podio; and cloud security provider CloudPassage secured $14 million in funding, bringing the company’s total backing to $21 million. Read More

IO Launches New Edition of DCIM Software

IO has announced a new release of IO.OS, the company’s data center operating software. IO.OS was released last year as a stand alone product, and now includes three editions address a range of customer needs, from a small data center to a complex chain of data centers. Read More