Prior to becoming a research director at IDC, Carol Sliwa was a senior news writer covering flash and other memory technologies, storage drives and enterprise architecture. She joined TechTarget's Storage Media Group in 2008 and contributed to many of the company's sites.
Carol began her career in technology journalism as a senior writer at IDG's Network World and moved to another IDG publication, Computerworld, where she was a senior editor and then a national correspondent. She has received national and regional writing awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors. Prior to her work in the tech sector, Carol reported on government and politics as the Boston-based state house bureau chief for The Berkshire Eagle.