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.

Sony Launches Media Storage Cloud Services

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Sony today announced the launch of Sony Media Cloud Services, a new subsidiary that will serve as a virtual workspace that includes media applications to store, share and manipulate content from any location in the world. Read More

IBM Advances Big Data Platform, PureData System For Hadoop

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To expand on its Big Data platform, IBM has announced new technologies for data acceleration and new Hadoop System advancements, including an industry-first innovation called “BLU Acceleration,” which combines a number of techniques to dramatically improve analytical performance and simplify administration. Read More

Nuage Launches Network Automation Platform

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Nuage Networks, a cloud networking provider backed by Alcatel-Lucent, has launched its Virtualized Services Platform (VSP), a new software-defined networking platform that will allow companies to quickly scale their cloud operations. Read More

UK Provider Six Degrees Acquires BIS

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UK data center services provider Six Degrees Group announced that it has acquired independent data center operator BIS. BIS operates five data centers across London and provides corporate colocation and private cloud services. Read More