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.

Intel Enters the Hadoop Software Market


The market for Hadoop software continues to attract new players. Intel (INTC) announced the availability of its Distribution for Apache Hadoop, including new management tools. More than 20 partners announced support for Intel’s Hadoop offering, including Cisco, Red Hat, Cray and Supermicro. Read More

BTI Systems Launches SDN-Enabled Platform


BTI Systems, a Canadian networking software and systems company unveiled Intelligent Cloud Connect, an open software-rich platform that combines network intelligence and application awareness with significantly expanded capacity and scale. Read More

EMC Supercharges Hadoop


EMC announced Pivotal HD, a new distribution of Apache Hadoop, this week. It features native integration of EMC’s Greenplum massively parallel processing database with Apache Hadoop. Read More