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.

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