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: MapR Partners With Databricks

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MapR adds Apache Spark technology to its distribution, TIBCO advances its ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks integration solution, and Cloudera adds resources to its Cloudera Connect Partner Program to provide deeper levels of engagement. Read More

VMware Launches Horizon 6

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VMware released of VMware Horizon 6, an integrated solution that delivers published applications and desktops on a single platform. The new release is a comprehensive desktop solution with centralized management of any type of enterprise application and desktop. Read More

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