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.

Qlogic Acquires Ethernet Assets from Broadcom

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In a deal worth approximately $147 million Broadcom (BRCM) and Qlogic (QLGC) announced an agreement under which QLogic will acquire certain 10/40/100Gb Ethernet controller-related assets and non-exclusive licenses to certain intellectual property relating primarily to Broadcom’s programmable NetXtreme II Ethernet controller family. Read More

Broadcom Launches Open NFV Platform and Multiple SoCs

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Gearing up to showcase a number of new technologies and innovation at Mobile World Congress next week in Barcelona, Broadcom announced a new Open Network Function Virtualization platform, a global location chip for wearables, and a single-chip millimeter wave system on a chip capable of 10 Gbps. Read More

Network News: MRV, LSI, Cyan

MRV helps operators migrate to a 100G optical transport platform with OptiDriver, LSI Axxia network processors add big endian support for Wind River Linux, and Cyan partners with Intel, Red Hat and Conectem to demonstrate end-to-end vEPC and NFV at Mobile World Congress. Read More

NetApp Launches Scale-Out Storage

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To help manage storage across private and public clouds NetApp (NTAP) introduced FAS8000 series scale-out enterprise storage systems with the I/O flexibility to simplify and eliminate complex upgrades as IT needs change. Read More

A10 Networks, Aerohive Networks File for IPOs

F5 enhances its Sythesis architecture to extend the reach of software defined application services, A10 networks and Aerohive Networks file for an initial public offering of stock, and Level 3 is selected by Tata Consultancy Services to expand its services in Brazil. Read More