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.

Seagate Acquires Xyratex

Seagate (STX) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire hard drive test equipment maker Xyratex for approximately $374 million. Read More

Limelight Sells Web Content Management Business

Limelight sells its web content business to Upland Software, Zayo helps cloud provider Ajubeo expand its cloud hub expansion with fiber connectivity, and Fujitsu deploys DWDM gear to upgrade the JaKa2LaDeMa submarine cable system to 100 Gbps. Read More

Akamai Enhances Web Performance Solutions

Aimed at delivering an increasingly mobile, personalized and dynamic web experience, Akamai (AKAM) unveiled several important enhancements to the company’s flagship web experience solutions designed to intelligently maximize site and application performance. Read More

Intel Adds Graph Builder to Big Data Tools

Intel adds graph and other big data software updates, Trinity Pharma raises $15 million to grow its health care analytics offering, and Spice Machine and MapR collaborate for real-time SQL-on-Hadoop databases. Read More