Data Center Meet the Editors
SearchDataCenter.com has a team of dedicated editors who bring you the best data center information. Our staff teams up with users and top technical experts to bring you a constant stream of fresh, original content. Here's a look at who's behind the site:
Margie Semilof Editorial Director firstname.lastname@example.org
As editorial director, Margie plans and oversees strategy and operations for TechTarget's Data Center and Virtualization Media Group. She works closely with the editorial team to keep the many sites focused on the information needs of IT professionals. She has spent many years as a reporter, editor and columnist at various technology media companies. She holds BS and MA degrees from Boston University.
Alex Barrett Editor in Chief of Modern Infrastructure email@example.com
Alex Barrett is editor in chief of TechTarget’s Modern Infrastructure Ezine. She joined TechTarget in 2002 as one of the founding editors of Storage magazine. During her tenure, she has reported and edited on the topics of storage, virtualization, data center infrastructure and IT operations. Prior to TechTarget, Alex worked at Computer Publishing Group, writing news and features about Unix and the Internet.
Ed Scannell Senior Executive Editor firstname.lastname@example.org
Ed Scannell is senior executive editor for TechTarget’s Data Center and Virtualization media group, with editorial oversight of SearchCloudComputing.com and SearchWindowsServer.com, which includes writing and editing news, features and other technical stories. Previously, Scannell was Executive Editor of TechTarget’s SearchCIO/IT group and site editor of SearchOracle.com. Prior to TechTarget, Scannell worked for many years at Infoworld and Computerworld covering a range of enterprise class technologies, winning twice for best news story of the year from the Computer Press Association.
Meredith Courtemanche Senior Site Editor email@example.com
Meredith Courtemanche is senior site editor for SearchDataCenter.com. She edits tips and other content for the site, writes news stories and creates editorial guides. Meredith joined TechTarget in 2012 from PennWell, where she covered the semiconductor manufacturing industry for more than five years. She holds a B.A. in English from Boston University.
Sharon Zaharoff Assistant Site Editor firstname.lastname@example.org
Sharon Zaharoff is the assistant site editor for SearchDataCenter.com. She graduated from Quinnipiac University in 2013. Sharon has editorial and blogging experience in various fields, from career and retirement strategies to short fiction. She has also studied abroad in Europe and volunteers with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Bridget Botelho News Director email@example.com
Bridget Botelho has worked as a reporter for TechTarget since joining the company in 2007, covering a variety of data center technologies including server hardware, operating systems and desktop virtualization. Prior to joining TechTarget she worked as a reporter for both daily and weekly newspapers. She graduted from Northeastern University's School of Journalism in 2002.
Stephen J. Bigelow Senior Editor firstname.lastname@example.org
Stephen J. Bigelow has more than 20 years of technical writing experience in the PC/technology industry. He holds a bachelor of science in electrical engineering, along with CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+ and Server+ certifications and has written hundreds of articles and more than 15 feature books on computer troubleshooting, including Bigelow’s PC Hardware Desk Reference and Bigelow's PC Hardware Annoyances.
Michelle Boisvert Executive Site Editor email@example.com
Michelle Boisvert is the Executive Site Editor for SearchDataCenter.com. Prior to joining the cloud team, she was senior managing editor of e-publications for the Data Center and Virtualization group. Before joining TechTarget in 2007, Michelle was managing editor for SMT magazine, a business-to-business publication serving the electronics assembly industry. She graduated with a B.S. in journalism from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1998. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Robert Gates News Writer email@example.com
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.