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.

EMC Revamps VNX For Flash Storage

EMC's VNX series of midrange storage

EMC announced advances in its EMC VNX line of midrange storage, new capabilities for the EMC VSPEX, and the upcoming general availability of EMC ViPR – a new Software-Defined Storage platform. Read More

Intel Targets Cloud Data Centers with New Atom C2000 Chips

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Intel has unveiled the new Atom C2000, a low-power chip designed to bring the power efficiency of mobile phones into the hyperscale environments of cloud data centers. Intel says the new chip will allow it expand in markets for microservers, cold storage and entry-level networking technology. Read More

HyTrust Raises $18.5 Million To Facilitate Growth

Microsoft study suggests cloud security concerns represent an opportunity for hosting providers.

Cloud security automation provider HyTrust will receive $18.5 million from new investors Intel Capital and Fortinet, as well as recent investors VMware and In-Q-Tel. The new funding will support the company’s rapid growth and operations. Read More

Pure Storage Snags $150 Million Capital Infusion

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With a valuation over $1 billion all-flash enterprise storage company Pure Storage has received additional capital to continue its rapid growth, and pave the way for a potential future IPO – announcing that it has closed an oversubscribed $150 million Series E funding round with institutional investors. Read More

VMware Enhances Enterprise Mobile Management

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VMware (VMW) unveiled new capabilities and partnerships such as a new desktop-as-a service, VMware Ready smartphones, a growing community of desktop and mobile partners, and integrated device and workspace management to reinforce VMware Horizon Suite. Read More