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.

VMworld 2010 Roundup

As VMworld opens, VMware (VMW) outlines its vision for the next decade in IT and products to help businesses and governments move toward an “IT as a Service” model. Read More

Red Hat Outlines Its Cloud Strategy

Open source software specialist Red Hat (RHT) has laid out its vision for a comprehensive Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution as a part of its Cloud Foundations. It’s the latest company to unveil solutions aimed at bridging the corporate data center and the cloud. Read More

Roundup: Arista, Juniper, Emerson, Force 10

Arista Networks teams with VMware (VMW) on VM integration, Juniper Networks (JNPR) unveils content delivery appliances, Emerson Network Power (EMR) introduces extension to Liebert GXT3 UPS, U.S. Auto Parts Network picks Force 10. Read More

Signs of Strength from Server Sector

Gartner (IT) reported Wednesday that worldwide server shipments grew 27.1 percent year over year in the second quarter of 2010, while revenue climbed 14.3 percent. Plus a look at AMD’s new processor designs. Read More