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.

UltraViolet ‘Cloud Locker’ Gains Momentum

Is 2011 the year when we’ll see a “cloud locker,” where all of your digital content can be stored and then streamed to you on multiple devices? Akamai recently demonstrated a working prototype of the UltraViolet system. Read More

Microsoft Starts Building Iowa Data Center

Microsoft is ready to move ahead with its delayed $200 million data center project in West Des Moines, Iowa. The project was first announced back in the summer of 2008 but halted when Microsoft trimmed capital spending. Read More