Robert Gates joined TechTarget as a news writer for its Data Center and Virtualization Media
Group in March 2015. He covers data centers, data center strategies, server technologies, converged
and hyperconverged infrastructure and open source operating systems for SearchDataCenter. Prior to
joining TechTarget, Robert was a local news reporter for several newspapers and websites, including
Patch.com, Gatehouse Media, Bennington Banner and Keene Sentinel. His work has also appeared in The
Salem News and Boating Times New England. He graduated from St. Michael’s College in 2000 with a
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Mass Communication.