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.

Juniper Introduces Firefly Security Suite

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As the cloud security market ramps up, Juniper Networks unveils a portfolio of security tools, called Firefly Suite, that provides granular, dynamic and secure connectivity for the private and public cloud. Read More

Extreme Networks Named NFL Wi-Fi Analytics Provider

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Addressing the issues with analyzing and solving the challenges associated with connectivity in stadiums, the National Football League has named Extreme Networks (EXTR) as the official Wi-Fi Analytics provider for the League and Super Bowl XLVIII. Read More

SGI and SAP Plan In-Memory Appliance

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SGI announces plans to develop an appliance based on the SAP HANA platform, and Switzerland telecom Sunrise Communications selects Violin Memory to dramatically speed up processing times. Read More

GreenButton Partners with NVIDIA for Affordable Cloud Rendering

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GreenButton, a provider of compute intensive and integrated on-demand cloud solutions, announced a partnership with NVIDIA (NVDA), which complements the company’s existing offerings in the Digital Media and Entertainment industry, and provides a more complete service for both studios and freelance artists. Read More

Google Cloud Platform Adds Hadoop Connector

Hortonworks funded to the tune of $100 million.

Google adds a connector to make Hadoop easier on its Cloud Platform, Air France uses HP Cloud Service Automation to increase reliability and decrease cost on its infrastructure, and Egenera launches a new release of its Cloud Suite Platform.
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Is Intel Inside Your Cloud? Now You’ll Know

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Intel (INTC) is teaming with cloud service providers (CSPs) around the world to launch its Cloud Technology Program, aimed at providing cloud users with a clear view into the technology powering their cloud-based infrastructure. Read More