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.

News From Japan: Mitsubishi, Fujitsu, IIJ

Mitsubishi starts a 26 billion yen ($336 million) data center property fund, Fujitsu launches an analytical simulation cloud service and Internet Initiative Japan (IIJ) reports revenue growth of 47.7 percent in the first quarter of 2011. Read More

Roundup: Sprint, Citrix, EMC

Sprint Nextel (S) to launch cloud services, Citrix (CTXS) closes acquisition of desktop virtualization company RingCube, EMC expands VMAX virtual data center. Read More

Canadian Government To Close 280 Data Centers

On Thursday the Government of Canada announced measures to streamline and identify savings in its IT operations through Shared Services Canada, which includes reducing the number of data centers from 300 today to less than 20. Read More