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 Unveils Tools for Software-Defined Data Center

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VMware’s VMWorld 2012 conference opened Monday with OpenStack news, a dual-CEO keynote and a number of new solution updates to the software-defined data center. VMware (VMW) is unveiling updated solution strategies and its partner ecosystem is helping to enable the next generation of integrated cloud infrastructure. Read More

Nutanix Brings SAN-free Data Center, Raises $33 Million

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Nutanix has built a compute and storage infrastructure for implementing enterprise-class virtualization without complex and expensive external network storage (like a SAN or NAS). Last week Nutanix raised a new round of financing, led by current investors and joined by a few new ones. Read More