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.

Chambers: Cisco Continues to Reinvent Itself

Speaking at the annual Cisco Live! event this week, CEO John Chambers focused on Cisco’s five priorities of leadership in technologies related to the core, collaboration, data center-virtualization-cloud computing, video and architectures. Read More

Turbo-Charging Digital Render Farms

The visual effects in summer blockbuster sequels Kung Fu Panda 2 and Cars 2 were generated with powerful workstations and render farms. Here’s a closer look at some of the technology driving those projects. Read More

Zynga to Boost Investment in Data Centers

After talk of numerous data center leases, effective use of Amazon’s clouds and hyper-growth capacity management, social gaming company Zynga hopes to raise !1 billion in an IPO, and says investment in data centers is a priority. Read More