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.

Big Data News: Hortonworks, MapR, SAS

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Hortonworks innovates the latest open enterprise Hadoop with release 2.1 of its Hortonworks Data Platform, MapR expands big data search with Elasticsearch, and SAS updates its Master Data Management and SAS Federation Server software. Read More

Interop News: Marvell Launches New Packet Processors

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At Interop 2014 this week in Las Vegas Marvell launches a new series of Prestera DX packet processors, NETGEAR builds Broadcom StrataConnect SoC into its ProSAFE gigabit smart switch solutions, and Alcatel-Lucent enhances its Unified Access wired and wireless portfolio. Read More

Intel Commits $100 Million to Developing Smart Devices in China

The low-power, small-core Intel Quark processor is designed for emerging applications in rapidly growing Internet of Things. (Photo: Intel)

At the Intel Developer Forum in China Tuesday CEO Brian Krzanich outlined a Smart Device Innovation Center in Shenzhen and a $100 million investment fund to accelerate innovation of smart devices, including tablets, smart phones, PCs, 2in1s, wearables, the Internet of Things, and other related technologies in China. Read More