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.

Asetek Liquid Cooling To Support EU Initiative

A server tray using Asetek's Rack CDU Liquid Cooling system, which was announced this week. The piping system connects to a cooling distribution unit. (Source: Asetek)

Previously reserved for extreme densities and supercomputers, liquid cooling continues to make strides in the data center. Asetek announced that its data center liquid cooling solutions are a part of the European Commission roadmap for moving to a low-carbon economy. Read More

Data Center Links: Elastichosts Expands With Equinix

Equinix (EQIX) announced that Elastichosts, a global Cloud Server provider, has deployed in Equinix’s International Business Exchange (IBX) data center in Hong Kong. Meanwhile, Canadian data center operator CentriLogic announced an agreement to acquire the Capris Group. Read More

IBM Watson Could be Offered as Technology as a Service

The IBM Watson supercomputer.

IBM Watson – a cognitive computer – starred on Jeopardy! a few years ago. Today, IBM is experimenting with offering a way to reach Watson through a cloud service, and recently asked USC students for creative ways to apply Watson to business and social challenges. Read More

Verizon to Help U.S.D.A. Move to the Cloud

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News from the cloud computing sector includes developments from Verizon, HP and Dell. Verizon will be moving federal agencies to its enterprise federal cloud product; Dell expands Master Data Management cloud solution; and HP was selected by Molson-Coors. Read More

Guide to Optimizing Your Data Center’s Efficiency

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Evolving from server closets to multi-million dollar facilities, the modern data center incorporates a number of innovations that contribute to its effective and efficient operation. Facility and IT infrastructure must be agile and keep pace with the business, while maintaining mission-critical distinction. Read More