Contributors to SearchITOperations

Current Contributors

  • Esther Ajao

    News Writer

    Esther Ajao is eager to take on the world of AI as a news writer at TechTarget. In the past, she has written for the 'New York Daily News' and Bklyner.

  • Rahul Awati

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

  • Rob Bastiaansen

    Rob Bastiaansen is an independent trainer and consultant specializing in VMware and Linux.

  • Corinne Bernstein

    Corinne Bernstein has written and edited business and technology articles for more than 30 years.

  • Adam Bertram

  • 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.

  • Christopher got his first IT job at 15 and has held positions in several disciplines. Currently, he's a DevOps engineer at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

  • 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.

  • Ryann Burnett

    Executive Managing Editor

    Ryann Burnett is the executive managing editor for TechTarget's Business Initiatives group.

  • Stuart Burns

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

  • Dan Cagen

    Associate Site Editor

    Dan Cagen is the associate site editor for SearchWindowsServer and SearchExchange, and an associate features editor.

  • David Carty

    Site Editor

    David Carty is the site editor for SearchSoftwareQuality, and previously served in the same capacity for SearchAWS.

  • Carlos Casanova

    Casanova Advisory Services

    Carlos Casanova is the president of Casanova Advisory Services, and co-author of 'The CMDB Imperative: How to Realize the Dream and Avoid the Nightmares.'

  • 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.

  • Kathleen Casey

    Site Editor

    Kathleen Casey is the site editor for TechTarget's SearchCloudComputing site.

  • Rich Castagna

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

  • Michael Cobb

    Michael Cobb , CISSP-ISSAP is a renowned security author with more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry.

  • 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.

  • Jamison Cush

    Senior Executive Editor

    Jamison Cush is the senior executive editor of video content at TechTarget.

  • Anil Desai

  • Tenzin Dhakpa

    Assistant Site Editor

    Tenzin Dhakpa is an assistant site editor for SearchITOperations. He graduated from Fitchburg State University in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science degree in English.

  • Deepak Singh Dhami

    Deepak Singh Dhami works as a systems engineer, and specializes in IT automation and scripting technology.

  • Ryan Dowd

    Associate Site Editor

    Ryan Dowd is the associate editor for SearchCloudComputing.

  • 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.

  • Aymen El Amri

    Aymen El Amri is a cloud/software engineer, tech author and the founder of eralabs.io.

  • Alyssa Fallon

    Associate Site Editor

    Alyssa Fallon is an associate site editor for SearchITOperations.

  • Paul Ferrill

    Paul Ferrill has been writing in the computer trade press for over 25 years.

  • Laura Fitzgibbons

    Laura Fitzgibbons is a research writer, technical writer and technical illustrator specializing in science and technology content.

  • Emily Foster

    Assistant Site Editor

    Emily Foster is an assistant site editor for SearchITOperations. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a minor in art history.

  • Adam Fowler

    Adam Fowler is IT operations manager at a law firm in Australia.

  • Douglas Francis

    Trimax Americas

    Douglas Francis is an Azure PFE and Microsoft Certified Trainer, helping customers take advantage of the cloud and PowerShell.

  • Dan Franciscus

    Dan Franciscus is a systems engineer with expertise in Puppet and several Microsoft-based technologies, such as PowerShell and Active Directory.

  • Alexander S. Gillis

    Technical Writer and Editor

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

  • Matthew Grasberger

    Imperfect Foods

    Matthew Grasberger is a DevOps engineer at Imperfect Foods with experience in automation and mobile testing frameworks.

  • Logan G. Harbaugh

    Independent consultant

    Logan G. Harbaugh is an IT consultant and freelance reviewer located in Redding, Calif. He has worked in IT for more than 30 years.

  • Grant Hatchimonji

    Grant Hatchimonji is a freelance writer and developer living in Boston specializing in mobile tech and cybersecurity.

  • Kim Hefner

    Managing Editor

    Kim is a managing editor in TechTarget's Editorial Business Initiatives Group.

  • Matt Heusser

    Excelon Development

  • Anthony Howell

    Anthony Howell is a DevOps engineer and PowerShell consultant with 10 years' experience working in IT.

  • Hayden James

    Hayden James is a Linux systems analyst and internet entrepreneur who supports and optimizes high-traffic web app and data servers for clients around the globe with a focus on scalability, performance and security.

  • 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.

  • Joydip Kanjilal

    Joydip Kanjilal is a Microsoft MVP, author and speaker with over 20 years of experience in application development.

  • Will Kelly

    Will Kelly is a technology writer and content creator.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Kristin Knapp

    Editorial Director

    Kristin Knapp is editorial director for TechTarget's Cloud/DevOps group, which covers cloud computing, IT operations and app development topics.

  • Paul Korzeniowski

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

  • Rob J. Lambert

    Cultivated Management

    Rob Lambert is the Director of Cultivated Management.

  • Alicia Landsberg

    Managing Editor

    Alicia Landsberg is the managing editor for the Networking and Security Media Group.

  • 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.

  • David Linthicum

    Deloitte Consulting

    David Linthicum is a cloud expert who writes about cloud management, among other topics.

  • 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.

  • Jessica Lulka

    Site Editor

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

  • Ben Lutkevich

    Technical Writer

  • Kurt Marko

    MarkoInsights

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

  • Nick Martin is senior director of content strategy and member engagement at TechTarget.

  • Mike Matchett

    Small World Big Data

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

  • Robert McFarlane

    Shen Milsom & Wilke LLC

  • Cameron McKenzie

    TechTarget

    Cameron McKenzie is the Editor In Chief for TheServerSide.com.

  • Rob McShinsky

    Rob McShinsky is a senior systems engineer at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., and has more than 15 years of experience in the industry -- including a focus on server virtualization since 2004.

  • Emily Mell

    Site Editor

    Emily Mell is the site editor for SearchITOperations.

  • James Montgomery

    Senior Features Editor

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

  • Nick Moore

    Assistant Site Editor

    Nick Moore is assistant site editor for SearchServerVirtualization and SearchVMware. He graduated with a master's degree from Emerson in 2017.

  • Chris Moyer

    ACI Information Group

    Chris Moyer is an author and the vice president of technology for ACI Information Group. He has years of experience in programming with an emphasis in cloud computing.

  • Stefani Muñoz

    Assistant Site Editor

    Stefani Muñoz is an assistant site editor for SearchVMware. Her responsibilities include editing articles focused on VMware topics and in-depth analyses.

  • Paul Nashawaty

    Senior Analyst

    Senior Analyst Paul Nashawaty covers infrastructure modernization and application modernization at ESG.

  • Theresa Neate

    Theresa Neate is a test consultant and developer advocate who loves lean and agility and advocates for holistic system quality and systems thinking.

  • Sarah Neenan

    Assistant Site Editor

    Sarah Neenan is an assistant site editor for TechTarget's Cloud/DevOps Media Group.

  • Tom Nolle

    Tom Nolle is the president of CIMI Corporation, a strategic consulting firm specializing in telecommunications and data communications. Learn more about Tom Nolle.

  • Beth Pariseau

    Senior News Writer

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

  • Andy Patrizio

    Andy Patrizio is a veteran technology journalist based in southern California.

  • Luciano Patrão

    Elits Global Group

    Luciano Patrão is the technical lead and ICT senior infrastructure engineer for Elits Global Group.

  • Mike Pfeiffer

    CloudSkills.io

    Mike Pfeiffer is an accomplished IT architect, consultant, writer and conference speaker with 20 years of experience in the tech industry.

  • Dave Pinkawa

    Dave Pinkawa is a systems engineer focused on automating IT infrastructure, from AWS to Windows Server.

  • Sabrina Polin

    Managing Editor

    Sabrina Polin is a managing editor for TechTarget's Video Content team.

  • Brien Posey

    Brien Posey is a 15-time Microsoft MVP with two decades of IT experience. 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.

  • Trevor Pott

    eGeek Consulting

    Trevor Pott is an IT consultant and network administrator in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. His IT experience covers systems and network administration to help desk support.

  • Mary K. Pratt

    Mary K. Pratt is an award-winning freelance journalist with a focus on covering enterprise IT and cybersecurity management and strategy.

  • Manning Publications Co.

    Established in 1993, Manning Publications is an independent and innovative publisher of books for the IT community.

  • Packt Publishing

    Packt Publishing aims to put software to work in new ways by providing IT professionals high-caliber learning materials and services.

  • Bob Reselman

    Bob Reselman is a nationally-known software developer, system architect and technical writer/journalist.

  • IT Revolution

    IT Revolution is a leader in publishing, event production and research on IT subjects.

  • Linda Rosencrance

    Linda Rosencrance is a freelance writer and editor in the Boston area.

  • Margaret Rouse

    WhatIs.com

    Margaret Rouse writes for and manages WhatIs.com, TechTarget’s IT encyclopedia and learning center.

  • Walker Rowe

    Walker Rowe is a freelance writer based in Chile.

  • Moriah Sargent

    Associate Director

    Moriah Sargent is the associate director of e-products at TechTarget.

  • David Savage

    Harvey Nash Group

    David Savage is a writer and blogger and will be contributing pieces focused on software skills, career development and hiring trends.

  • Ed Scannell

    Editor at Large

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

  • Margie Semilof

    Editor At Large

    Margie covers topics of special interest to enterprise architects and others on corporate strategic management teams.

  • Dave Shackleford

    Voodoo Security

    Dave Shackleford is the founder and principal consultant with Voodoo Security, as well as a SANS analyst, instructor, and course author and GIAC technical director.

  • Robert Sheldon

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

  • Scott Sinclair

    Practice Director

    ESG Practice Director Scott Sinclair has a proven history in the storage industry.

  • Prateek Singh

    Continuum Managed Services LLC

    Prateek Singh is an infrastructure developer, specializing in scripting and automation. He is the author of PowerShell Guide to Python and a contributor to the open source community. His blog has also been recognized among the Top 50 PowerShell Blogs in the world.

  • Larry E. Smith, Jr.

    Business Technology Architects

    Larry Smith Jr. is the senior DevOps engineer at Business Technology Architects.

  • Matt Sprague

    CDI LLC

    Matt Sprague is manager of Infrastructure Services at CDI LLC where he manages a cross-functional team of engineers that maintains data center and service offering infrastructures.

  • Rob Strechay

    Senior Analyst

    Senior Analyst Rob Strechay covers cloud and DevOps at Enterprise Strategy Group, drawing upon more than 20 years of industry experience across a broad range of cloud, infrastructure, and data products and markets.

  • Muddu Sudhakar

    Startup companies

    Dr. Muddu Sudhakar is the CEO and an investor of a stealth mode startup company.. He has over 20 years of experience working in IT and holds over 40 patents.

  • 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.

  • Doug Tedder

    Tedder Consulting LLC

    Doug Tedder is the principal of Tedder Consulting LLC, a service management and IT governance consultancy, as well as an author, blogger and speaker.

  • Katie Terrell Hanna

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

  • 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.

  • Chris Tozzi

    Fixate IO

    Chris Tozzi is an editor and DevOps analyst at Fixate IO. He has a particular focus on open source, Agile infrastructure and networking.

  • John Treadway

    Cloud Technology Partners

    John Treadway leads the products and software business at Cloud Technology Partners, with an entrepreneurial background.

  • Tom Walat

    Site Editor

    Tom Walat is the site editor for SearchWindowsServer.com. He edits tips and other content and writes articles.

  • Jack Wallen

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

  • Tim Warner

    Tim Warner is an IT professional, technical trainer and author based in Nashville, Tenn.

  • 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.

  • Sander van Vugt

    Red Hat, SUSE and Ubuntu

    Sander van Vugt is an independent Linux trainer and consultant based in the Netherlands, as well as the author of more than 50 books.

Past Contributors

SearchSoftwareQuality
SearchAppArchitecture
SearchCloudComputing
SearchAWS
TheServerSide.com
SearchDataCenter
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