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.

AMD SeaMicro Servers Will Power New Verizon Cloud

A customized version of the AMD SeaMicro SM15000 server (shown above) will power a new enterprise IaaS offering from Verizon Business. (Photo: Verizon)

Seeking to optimize for speed and performance, Verizon will use AMD SeaMicro SM15000 servers to link hundreds of cores together in a single system to power its new Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud platform and cloud-based object storage service. Read More

Arista Networks Adds Two New High Density Switches

Arista Networks has added 100GbE line cards to its Arista 500 network switching portfolio, pictured above.  (Source: Arista)

At Interop New York this week Arista Networks announced two new switches to the 7000 product family. This latest introduction expands the portfolio of switches available with consistent Arista EOS in the form of a single binary image across all products, greatly simplifying network administration. Read More