Beth Pariseau is a senior news writer for the Cloud/DevOps group at TechTarget. She began as a news writer for SearchStorage in 2005, moving up to senior news writer two years later, and then began writing for SearchServerVirtualization in June 2010. In 2012, she took over the cloud computing beat and helped to launch SearchAWS two years later. Since 2016, she has been the lead news writer on SearchITOperations, which she also helped to launch. She is the winner of industry journalism awards, including a ASBPE National Silver Award for Best Web News Section for SearchCloudComputing in 2013 and a National Gold Award for a photo gallery about Iceland's data centers published in 2015. In 2014, Beth was named TechTarget’s Writer of the Year. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2002 with a bachelor's degree in English and brought several years of newswriting experience to TechTarget; she has previously been published in The Massachusetts Daily Collegian, The Boston Globe, Daily Hampshire Gazette and Lowell Sun.