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.

VMware and Citrix Launch Workforce Mobility Solutions

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For enterprise IT departments, the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement brings challenges. The mobile device management market continues to heat up, as VMware and Citrix expand product offerings to help manage personal laptops used in the workplace and BYOD initiatives. Read More

HP Strengthens BladeSystem Converged Infrastructure

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HP announced significant enhancements to its BladeSystem c-Class portfolio, with three new components, including the BladeSystem c7000 Platinum enclosure, a new HP ProLiant WS460c Generation 8 Server blade and major enhancements to its HP Virtual Connect product family. Read More

Cyan Unveils Compact 100G Optical Technology

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Cyan announced the availability of a single‐slot 100G coherent transponder for the Z‐Series family of packet‐optical transport platforms (P‐OTPs). Delivering 100G in a single slot module allows its service provider and enterprise customers to experience the highest networking speeds in a smaller form factor. Read More

MasterCard Takes Stake in Data Analytics Firm

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As big data continues to be collected more commercial businesses are seeing the high value of analyzing that data, and are choosing partners who specialize in large data set analytics to assist with extracting business insight from petabytes of data. An example: MasterCard has acquired an equity stake in Mu Sigma. Read More