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.

At OFC, Applied Micro Launches Optical Networking Devices


At the OFC 2014 Optical Networking conference in San Francisco this week Applied Micro launched a 240Gbps Optical Transport Network smart PHY family of devices, Broadcom introduced 802.3bj compliant physical layer devices, and Acacia Communications rolled out its Coherent 100G CFP module. Read More

CloudBees Raises $11 Million, Led by Verizon


Platform as a Service provider CloudBees announced that Verizon Ventures led an $11.2 million financing round to grow its business, SAP advances its cloud strategy for SAP HANA, and Informatica launches Cloud Spring 2014 for simplifying integration across cloud and hybrid environments. Read More

Open Networking Summit: Brocade Adds OpenFlow Support

At the Open Networking Summit in Santa Clara, California this week Pluribus Networks announced inNetwork Analytics, Procera Networks’ NAVL Engine was selected by GFI Software, and Brocade launches support for OpenFlow 1.3 across its IP portfolio of products. Read More