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.

SOASTA Provides Stress Testing for Olympic Web Sites

SOASTA's CloudTest Lite is a free tool offering real-time analytics for test automation and application performance testing.

Cloud and mobile testing provider SOASTA announced that it has been named the official web and mobile testing partner for the Sochi Winter Olympics, signing a 10-year contract to assure quality web and mobile user experiences for the 2018, 2020, 2022, and 2024 Olympic Games. Read More

LSI, EMC, Mellanox and Supermicro Join for Hyper-Converged VDI Appliance

LSI collaborates with EMC, Supermicro and Mellanox for a hyper-converged appliance supporting VMware virtual desktops, F5 and VMware collaborate on a number of efforts to provide secure access control for virtual desktop deployments, and Silver Peak enables VMware vCloud Hybrid Service with accelerated data transfers to the cloud. Read More

Riverbed Launches Steelhead Appliance for the Data Center

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Riverbed launches a new Steelhead DX Edition 8000 appliance for wide area network acceleration, Citrix introduces CloudBridge CSX Solution to consolidate servers at branch locations, and Dell introduces thin client infrastructure support for Windows Server 2012 R2 and vWorkspace. Read More

Intel Launches Hadoop-Powered Big Data Platform

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Expanding its investment in a growing a big data portfolio Intel (INTC) launched the Intel Data Platform, a software suite based on open source technologies designed to make it easier and faster for companies to move from big data to big discoveries. Read More