Garry Kranz is a staff writer in the Storage Media Group. He previously spent more than 13 years as a freelance business and technology writer, including 10 years as a contributor to TechTarget. His work has appeared on SearchDisasterRecovery, SearchNetworking, SearchSecurity, SearchSOA, SearchStorage, and other TechTarget sites. Prior to his freelancing full time, he was a staff editor at Digital Business and managing editor of Richmond Ventures magazine. A New York native, Garry now lives in Richmond, Virginia.