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.

IBM Lights Up Silicon Nanophotonics for Big Data


IBM has announced a major advance in the ability to use light instead of electrical signals to transmit information for future computing. Referred to as Silicon Nanophotonics, the technology allows the integration of different optical components side by side with electrical circuits on a single silicon chip. Read More

AT&T Partners With Akamai on CDN Suite

Akamai Technologies (AKAM) and AT&T announced a strategic alliance to deliver a global suite of content delivery network (CDN) solutions to companies. Also, Level 3 (LVLT) to stream TED talks, and Octoshape collaborates with Juniper (JNPR). Read More