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.

CloudBees Raises $11 Million, Led by Verizon

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Platform as a Service provider CloudBees announced that Verizon Ventures led an $11.2 million financing round to grow its business, SAP advances its cloud strategy for SAP HANA, and Informatica launches Cloud Spring 2014 for simplifying integration across cloud and hybrid environments. Read More

Open Networking Summit: Brocade Adds OpenFlow Support

At the Open Networking Summit in Santa Clara, California this week Pluribus Networks announced inNetwork Analytics, Procera Networks’ NAVL Engine was selected by GFI Software, and Brocade launches support for OpenFlow 1.3 across its IP portfolio of products. Read More

Netronome Network Cards Accelerate SDN and NFV Designs

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Networking solutions provider Netronome has launched a new platform architecture to augment virtual switch implementations with hardware acceleration NICs in standard servers for software defined networks (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) designs. Read More

Salesforce.com Boosts Strategic Investments in Europe

Salesforce.com announces plans to boost its European strategy in response to customer and revenue growth in the region, VMware and Carpathia team to offer a vCloud Government Service offering, and Red Hat brings Enterprise Linux to the Amazon GovCloud (US). Read More

Aerospike In-Memory noSQL Database Powers Snapdeal

Snapdeal, India’s largest Internet retail marketplace has deployed an Aerospike in-memory NoSQL database to provide consumers with the up-to-the-moment updates about product availability, pricing, and seller ratings to help make buying decisions informed and convenient. Read More

Dell Awarded $37 Million Deal With GSA and Homeland Security

Dell has been awarded five year, $37.1 million IT services contract in support of General Services Administration. Dell was selected by the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the United States General Services Administration (GSA) to provide those agencies with IT services and solutions worth up to $22 billion. Read More