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.

451 Group Adds Yankee Group, Kevin Heslin

The 451 Group, the parent organization of the Uptime Institute, has acquired the Yankee Group from Alta Communications, a Boston private equity firm. Separately, 451 Research has hired Kevin Heslin as a Research Manager. Read More

HPC News: Cray, NVIDIA Win Supercomputing Contracts

Cray announced it has been awarded a $39 million contract from the North-German Supercomputing Alliance (HLRN) to deliver a distributed Cray XC30 supercomputing system. Meanwhile, NVIDIA announced that it has been awarded a contract worth up to $20 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Read More