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.

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

IBM Issues Watson Mobile Developer Challenge

The IBM Watson supercomputer.

At Mobile World Congress this week in Barcelona IBM is encouraging mobile developers to create apps powered by Watson, Cisco’s Quantum virtualized packet core has passed portability testing, and Radware announces a SDN and NFV solution strategy for mobile carriers and service providers. Read More

Alcatel-Lucent Expands Cloud Partnership With Intel

At Mobile World Congress this week in Barcelona, Alcatel-Lucen (ALU) expanded its relationship with Intel to combine resources and expertise, launched its suite of virtualized network functions, and joined forces with Telefonica to accelerate NFV. Read More