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.

AppDirect Raises $35 Million, IBM Acquires Silverpop

Cloud services brokerage company AppDirect raises $35 million to continue its rapid growth in the market, IBM adds to its enterprise marketing portfolio by acquiring Silverpop, and Amazon Web Services launches the next generation of EC2 Memory-optimized instances. Read More

Fujitsu and Oracle Accelerate SPARC Servers

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Fujitsu and Oracle accelerate Fujitsu M10 SPARC servers, Violin Memory is selected by iTalkBB to improve performance for on-demand video streaming, and Scality integrates Aspera FASP high performance file transfers for large media content distribution. Read More

Fundings Galore: Boundary, Ineda, IPO for MobileIron

IT Infrastructure Monitoring solution provider Boundary raises $22 million in a C-round of funding, MobileIron files for an IPO hoping to raise as much as $100 million, and startup company Ineda Systems has raised $17 million to advance its low-power SoCs for the Internet of Things market. Read More