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.

Roundup: Oracle, Vyatta, PEER 1

Oracle unveils VM 3.0 server virtualization solution, Vyatta releases Network OS 6.3 with packages for Amazon Web Services and Red Hat KVM, PEER 1 completes certifications. Read More

Roundup: HP, IBM, EMC

HP expands converged storage portfolio with federated approach, IBM launches partner initiative with Netezza, Iomega announces rackmount network storage for SMBs. Read More

Amazon Rolls Out AWS GovCloud

On Tuesday Amazon Web Services rolled out a new GovCloud (US) region to provide customized cloud computing services for U.S. Government agencies and contractors with data that is subject to regulatory and compliance requirements. Read More

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