Contributors to Data Center

Current Contributors

  • Ryan Arel

    Former Associate Site Editor

    Ryan Arel is former associate site editor for SearchDataCenter.

  • Adam Armstrong

    News Writer

    Adam Armstong is a news writer covering storage and storage hardware. Prior to joining TechTarget, he was a staff writer and then chief news editor for StorageReview.com.

  • Rahul Awati

    Rahul Awati is a PMP-certified project manager with IT infrastructure experience spanning storage, compute and enterprise networking.

  • Ethan Banks

    Packet Pushers Interactive

  • Nick Barney

    Technology Writer

    Nick Barney is a technology writer for WhatIs.com. Barney joined TechTarget after writing and editing for journals, news sites and technology companies.

  • Kevin Beaver

    Principle Logic, LLC

    Kevin Beaver is an information security consultant, writer, professional and speaker with Atlanta-based Principle Logic LLC.

  • Stephen J. Bigelow

    Senior Technology Editor

    Stephen J. Bigelow, senior technology editor in the Data Center and Virtualization media group, has more than 20 years of technical writing experience in the PC/technology industry.

  • Stephen J. Bigelow

    Senior Technology Editor

  • Julia Borgini

    Spacebarpress Media

    Julia Borgini is a freelance technical copywriter and content marketing strategist who helps B2B technology companies publish valuable content.

  • Bridget Botelho

    Editorial Director, News

    Bridget Botelho joined TechTarget as a reporter in 2007 and has covered a variety of technologies and IT industry trends.

  • Mark Bowker

    Senior Analyst

    Senior Analyst Mark Bowker analyzes what it takes to support and secure the hybrid workforce via end user computing solutions.

  • John Burke

    Nemertes Research

    John Burke is CTO and principal research analyst with Nemertes Research. With nearly two decades of technology experience, he has worked at all levels of IT, including end-user support specialist, programmer, system administrator, database specialist, network administrator, network architect and systems architect.

  • Stuart Burns

    Stuart Burns is a virtualization and Linux expert at a Fortune 500 company.

  • Brad Casey

    Brad Casey holds an MS from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and has experience in penetration testing, public key infrastructure, Voice over IP (VoIP) and network packet analysis.

  • Rich Castagna

    Rich has been involved with high-tech journalism for more than 20 years.

  • Joe Clabby

    Clabby Analytics

    Joe Clabby is the president of Clabby Analytics and has more than 32 years of experience in the IT industry, with positions in marketing, research and analysis.

  • TechTarget Contributor

    Every day, millions of technology professionals rely on TechTarget’s network of sites to consume news analysis; read useful tutorials, how-tos and tips; and consume in-depth features and vendor product comparisons.

  • Alastair Cooke

    Alastair Cooke is a freelance trainer, consultant and blogger specializing in server and desktop virtualization.

  • Meredith Courtemanche

    Director of Editorial Training

    Meredith Courtemanche provides training to all of TechTarget's editorial teams.

  • Robert Crawford

    Robert Crawford has been a CICS systems programmer off and on for over 30 years.

  • Tim Culverhouse

    Site Editor

    Tim Culverhouse is the site editor for SearchSoftwareQuality. He edits and writes content and helps drive the site's social media strategy.

  • Kerry Doyle

    Kerry Doyle covers issues relevant to both IT and enterprise leaders through cogent white papers and analyses covering a diverse range of topics.

  • Alan R. Earls

    Alan R. Earls is a freelance writer focused on business and technology.

  • Pearson Education

    Pearson products are designed to support and advance career development for professionals.

  • John Edwards

    John Edwards is a freelance technical writer for SearchStorage.com.

  • Don Fluckinger

    Senior News Writer

    Senior News Writer Don Fluckinger covers customer experience technologies for TechTarget Editorial.

  • Adam Fowler

    Adam Fowler is a principal solutions architect with more than 20 years in IT, holds multiple Microsoft certifications and blogs about technology.

  • Dan Franciscus

    Dan Franciscus is a veteran IT professional, currently working as a manager of Digital Experience Tools.

  • Damon Garn

    Cogspinner Coaction

    Damon Garn works as a freelance writer and editor and has written the Linux+, Cloud Essentials+, Cloud+ and Server+ CompTIA study guides.

  • Robert Gates

    News Writer

    Robert Gates is a news writer for TechTarget's Data Center and Virtualization Media Group. He covers data centers, data center strategies, server technologies, converged and hyper-converged infrastructure and open source operating systems for SearchDataCenter.

  • Alexander S. Gillis

    Technical Writer and Editor

    Alexander S. Gillis is an assistant technical writer and editor in the WhatIs group at TechTarget.

  • Jason Gilmore

    Jason Gilmore a Columbus, Ohio-based consultant, writer and trainer. He is author of several popular books, including the bestselling "Beginning PHP and MySQL, Fourth Edition", and "Easy PHP Websites with the Zend Framework".

  • Carrie Goetz

    StrategITcom LLC

    Carrie Goetz is principal and CTO of StrategITcom, as well as a fractional CTO to several companies.

  • Antone Gonsalves

    News Director

    Antone Gonsalves is editor at large in the TechTarget Editorial News Group.

  • Cameron Hashemi-Pour

    Site Editor

    Coming from a background of technical editing and writing, Cameron Hashemi-Pour currently works as Site Editor for SearchEnterpriseAI.

  • Solveig Haugland

    Solveig Haugland has worked as a technical writer, course developer, instructor and author in the high-tech industry for 20 years.

  • Carrie Higbie

    The Siemon Company

  • Makenzie Holland

    Senior News Writer

    Makenzie Holland is a senior news writer covering big tech and federal regulation.

  • Margaret Jones

    Executive Editor

    Maggie is executive editor at TechTarget. She is a 2011 graduate of Assumption College, where she majored in English literature and minored in philosophy.

  • Ron Karjian

    Industry Editor

    Ron Karjian is Industry Editor and writer on business analytics, artificial intelligence, data management, computing, security and enterprise applications.

  • Sean Michael Kerner

    Sean Michael Kerner is an IT consultant, technology enthusiast and tinkerer, and has been known to spend his spare time immersed in the study of the Klingon language and satellite pictures of Area 51.

  • Wayne Kernochan

    Infostructure Associates

    Wayne Kernochan is the President of Infostructure Associates, an affiliate of Valley View Ventures and has been an IT industry analyst for 22 years.

  • Zeus Kerravala

    ZK Research

    Zeus Kerravala is the founder and principal analyst with ZK Research. Kerravala provides a mix of tactical and long-term strategic advice to constituents, including end-user IT and network managers; vendors of IT hardware, software and services; and the IT investment community. Prior to ZK Research, Kerravala was a senior vice president and distinguished research fellow with Yankee Group.

  • Brian Kirsch

    Milwaukee Area Technical College

    Brian Kirsch is an IT architect and instructor at Milwaukee Area Technical College. He has been in IT for over 20 years and holds many certifications.

  • Paul Kirvan

    Paul Kirvan is an independent consultant/IT auditor and technical writer/editor/educator. He has more than 25 years experience in business continuity, disaster recovery, security, enterprise risk management, telecomm/IT auditing.

  • Paul Korzeniowski

    Paul Korzeniowski is a freelance writer and leading industry voice with more than 10,000 articles published.

  • Jon Langemak

    Jon Langemak is a network engineer with over 10 years of experience designing, building and maintaining high-performance networks.

  • Ryan Lanigan

    Ryan Lanigan is the former assistant site editor for SearchServerVirtualization.com.

  • Allyson Larcom

    Associate Site Editor

    Allyson Larcom works as associate site editor for SearchVMware.

  • George Lawton

    George Lawton is a journalist based in London with over 30 years of experience writing about computers, communications, knowledge management, business and health.

  • Michael Levan

    Michael Levan is a cloud enthusiast and DevOps pro. He coaches engineers and provides consultation services for customers on cloud and DevOps projects.

  • Clive Longbottom

    Clive Longbottom is an independent commentator on the impact of technology on organizations. He has also been an ITC industry analyst for more than 20 years.

  • Peter Loshin

    Former Senior Technology Editor

    Peter Loshin is a former TechTarget senior technology editor.

  • Scott D. Lowe

    ActualTech Media

    Scott Lowe is a former CIO and frequent contributor to TechTarget, TechRepublic and other IT publications.

  • Jessica Lulka

    Site Editor

    Jessica Lulka writes and edits content for TechTarget's SearchServerVirtualization site.

  • Ben Lutkevich

    Site Editor

    Ben is a site editor for Software Quality.

  • Kurt Marko

    MarkoInsights

    Kurt Marko was an engineer and technologist who designed and built digital systems at varied scales.

  • Howard Marks

    Vast Data

    Howard Marks is Founder and Chief Scientist at DeepStorage.net.

  • Mike Matchett

    Small World Big Data

    Mike Matchett is principal IT industry analyst at Small World Big Data.

  • Mark May

    Mark May is a freelance writer and blogger specializing in the areas of storage, networking and virtualization.

  • Tim McCarthy

    News Writer

    Tim McCarthy covers cloud and data storage news for TechTarget.

  • Robert McFarlane

    Shen Milsom & Wilke LLC

  • James Alan Miller

    Senior Executive Editor

    James is a senior executive editor in the Content Innovation and Amplification group, where he leads the High-Performance Content team.

  • James Montgomery

    Senior Features Editor

    James Montgomery is the senior features editor for TechTarget's Cloud and DevOps group.

  • John Moore

    Industry Editor

    John Moore writes features and news analysis articles for SearchITChannel and SearchCIO.

  • Craig S. Mullins

    Mullins Consulting

    Craig Mullins has extensive experience in the field of database management having worked as an application developer, a DBA, and an instructor with multiple database management systems including DB2, Sybase and SQL Server.

  • Paul Nashawaty

    Paul Nashawaty formerly covered infrastructure modernization and application modernization at TechTarget's Enterprise Strategy Group.

  • Amy Novotny

    Senior Managing Editor

    Amy Novotny is Senior Managing Editor of TechTarget's Content Innovation and Amplification Group.

  • Scott Noyes

    Oracle

    Scott Noyes works as a MySQL Support Engineer at Oracle.

  • Beth Pariseau

    Senior News Writer

    Beth Pariseau is a senior news writer for the Cloud/DevOps group at TechTarget.

  • Devin Partida

    ReHack.com

    Devin Partida is editor in chief of ReHack.com and a freelance technology writer.

  • Bob Plankers

    Bob Plankers is a virtualization and cloud architect at a major Midwestern university. He is also the author of The Lone Sysadmin blog.

  • Brien Posey

    Brien Posey is a 22-time Microsoft MVP and Commercial Astronaut Candidate. He has served as a lead network engineer for the U.S. Department of Defense and as a network administrator for some of the largest insurance companies in America.

  • Dave Raffo

    Dave Raffo is an independent IT analyst and journalist.

  • Kelly Richardson

    Associate Site Editor

    Kelly Richardson is an associate site editor for DataCenter. She started at TechTarget after graduating with a Master of Arts in English from UNH in 2022.

  • Daniel Robinson

  • Jacob Roundy

    Jacob Roundy is a freelance writer and editor, specializing in all things technology.

  • Marius Sandbu

    Sopra Steria

    Marius Sandbu is a cloud evangelist for Sopra Steria, in Norway, who mainly focuses on end-user computing and cloud-native technology.

  • Ed Scannell

    Editor at Large

    Ed Scannell is Editor at Large with TechTarget’s News Group.

  • Ed Scannell

    Senior Executive Editor

  • Mary E. Shacklett

    Transworld Data

    Mary E. Shacklett is president of Transworld Data, a technology analytics, market research and consulting firm.

  • Robert Sheldon

    Robert Sheldon, technical consultant and freelance technology writer, has written numerous books, articles and training materials.

  • Scott Sinclair

    Practice Director

    Practice Director Scott Sinclair, part of TechTarget's Enterprise Strategy Group, has a proven history in the storage industry.

  • Dave Sobel

    MAXfocus Partners

    As Director of Partner Community, Dave Sobel is responsible for fostering the growth and success of MAXfocus Partners.

  • Erin Sullivan

    Senior Site Editor

    Erin Sullivan is the senior site editor for TechTarget's Data Backup and Disaster Recovery sites.

  • Dan Sullivan

    Dan Sullivan is an author, systems architect, and consultant with over 20 years of IT experience. He creates tips and advice about cloud computing.

  • Phil Sweeney

    Executive Editor

    Phil Sweeney is an executive editor in TechTarget's Cloud/DevOps group.

  • Katie Terrell Hanna

    Katie Terrell Hanna is a freelance writer and content marketing professional for a variety of enterprise technology companies.

  • Patrick Thibodeau

    Editor at Large

    Patrick Thibodeau reports on HR and ERP technologies. He has covered IT for more than two decades and has won numerous ASBPE journalism awards.

  • Keith Townsend

    The CTO Advisor LLC

    Keith Townsend is the principal of The CTO Advisor LLC and founder of TheCTOAdvisor.com with more than 18 years of related experience designing, implementing and managing data center technologies.

  • Jack Wallen

    Jack Wallen is an award-winning writer and avid promoter/user of the Linux OS.

  • Gavin Wright

    Gavin Wright is a high-tech and computer engineering veteran with over 15 years of experience.

  • Kinza Yasar

    Technical Writer

    Kinza Yasar is a technical writer at TechTarget. She has a background in IT, including a focus on networking in the telecommunications industry.

  • Mark Zelden

    CSC

    Mark Zelden is a z/OS systems programmer and consultant with more than 25 years of experience.

  • Andrew Zola

    Andrew Zola is a freelance technology journalist with bylines everywhere.

Past Contributors

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