Contributors to SearchDataCenter

Current Contributors

  • Ryan Arsenault

    TechTarget

  • Ethan Banks

    Packet Pushers Interactive

  • Kevin Beaver

    Principle Logic, LLC

    Kevin Beaver is an information security consultant, writer, professional, speaker and expert witness 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.

  • Bridget Botelho

    Editorial Director

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

  • 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

    Vice President of Editorial

    As editorial director of TechTarget's Storage media group, Rich oversees content for Storage magazine, SearchStorage.com, SearchDataBackup.com, SearchDisasterRecovery.com, SearchVirtualStorage.com, SearchCloudStorage.com, SearchSMBStorage.com and the Storage Decisions conferences.

  • Christine Cignoli

    Senior Site Editor

    This is the contributor bio for TechTarget editor and writer Christine Cignoli.

  • 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.

  • Bill Claybrook

    New River Marketing Research

    Bill Claybrook is a marketing research analyst with over 35 years of experience in the computer industry.

  • Alastair Cooke

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

  • Meredith Courtemanche

    Site Editor

    Meredith Courtemanche is the senior site editor for SearchDataCenter.com. She edits tips and other content for the site, writes news stories and creates editorial guides.

  • Steve Craggs

    Lustratus Research

    Steve Craggs is one of the founders of Lustratus Research, President of Saint Consulting, and Vice-Chairman of the Integration Consortium, a global not-for-profit group for furthering the understanding of integration. Steve Craggs is a regular speaker at shows, events and webcasts in the US and Europe, and is a frequent contributor to a wide range of global IT publications including SearchSOA.com.

  • Robert Crawford

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

  • George Crump

    Storage Switzerland

    George Crump is president of Storage Switzerland, an IT analyst firm focused on the storage and virtualization segments.

  • Tim Culverhouse

    Assistant site editor

    Tim Culverhouse is the assistant site editor for SearchDataCenter.

  • Pierre Dorion

    Long View Systems

    Pierre Dorion is the Data Center Practice Director and a Senior Consultant with Long View Systems Inc. in Phoenix, AZ.

  • Alan R. Earls

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

  • Wayne Eckerson

    Industry Analyst

    Wayne Eckerson has been a thought leader in business intelligence and analytics since the early 1990s. He has conducted numerous studies and is a speaker, blogger and consultant.

  • Mark Fontecchio

    News Director

    Mark Fontecchio is news director of the Business Applications and Architecture group at TechTarget.

  • Adam Fowler

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

  • Colleen Frye

    Colleen has been a regular contributor to SearchSOA.com and SearchSoftwareQuality.com as well as other Tech Target websites for some time now. Before this, she was an editor on Software Magazine and ESD Magazine before that. Frye has a breadth of experience writing about topics that range from SOA governance to infrastructure, from open source architecture tools to application integration.

  • Robert Gates

    News writer

    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. You can reach him at rgates@techtarget.com or on Twitter at @RBGatesTT

  • David Geer

  • Antone Gonsalves

    Director of News

    Antone Gonsalves is news director in the Networking media group, working on SearchUnifiedCommunications.com.

  • Nicole Harding

    TechTarget

  • Jonathan Hassell

    The Sun Valley Group, Inc.

    Jonathan Hassell is an expert contributor for several TechTarget sites.

  • Carrie Higbie Goetz

    The Siemon Company

    Simens Global Director Data Center Solutions and Services Carrie Higbie can answer your fundamental unified communications and collaboration (UCC) questions.

  • Lauren Horwitz is an executive editor in the Business Applications and Architecture media group at TechTarget.

  • Adam Hughes

    Managing Editor

    Adam Hughes is the Managing Editor for Modern Infrastructure. He is also the News Editor for the Data Center & Virtualization and End User Computing Media Groups.

  • Laura Hunter

    Laura E. Hunter (CISSP, MCSE: Security, MCDBA, Microsoft MVP) is a technology architect at Microsoft.

  • Diana Hwang

    Content Development Strategist

    Diana Hwang is a senior news writer for the Data Center and Virtualization media group covering Microsoft Windows desktops, tablets, Microsoft Office and mobile technology topics.

  • 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.

  • Randy Kerns

    Evaluator Group

    Randy Kerns is a senior strategist and analyst at Evaluator Group.

  • Brian Kirsch

    Milwaukee Area Technical College

    Brian Kirsch is an IT Architect and Instructor at Milwaukee Area Technical College, focusing primarily on the virtualization/storage environments.

  • Paul Korzeniowski

    Paul Korzeniowski is a freelance writer specializing in cloud computing technologies and issues, including big data analytics and cloud adoption trends.

  • Garry Kranz

    Staff Writer

  • Jon Langemak

    Jon Langemak is a network engineer at a Minnesota-based corporation.

  • Pete Lindstrom

    Pete Lindstrom is Research Director for Spire Security, an industry analyst firm providing analysis and research in the information security field.

  • Clive Longbottom

    Quocirca

    Clive Longbottom is the co-founder and service director at Quocirca and has been an ITC industry analyst for more than 15 years.

  • Kurt Marko

    MarkoInsights

  • Nick Martin

    Executive Editor

    Nick Martin is Executive Editor for Modern Infrastructure

  • Dennis Martin

    Demartek

    Dennis Martin is the founder and President of Demartek, a computer industry analyst organization with its own on-site test lab.

  • Mike Matchett

    The Taneja Group

    Mike Matchett is a senior analyst and consultant at Taneja Group.

  • Robert McFarlane

    Shen Milsom & Wilke LLC

  • Erica Mixon

    Associate site editor

    Erica Mixon is the associate site editor for SearchDataCenter.

  • 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.

  • Jim O'Reilly

    Volanto

  • Gary Olsen

    HP

    Gary Olsen is a solution architect in Hewlett-Packard's Technology Services organization.

  • Beth Pariseau

    Senior News Writer

    Beth Pariseau is the senior news writer for SearchCloudComputing.com, part of the TechTarget network and Data Center and Virtualization media group.

  • Eric Parizo

    Senior Analyst

    Eric B. Parizo is senior analyst at Current Analysis.

  • 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 seven-time Microsoft MVP with two decades of IT experience. He has expertise in SharePoint collaboration administration and SharePoint 2007, 2010 and 2013.

  • W. Curtis Preston

    Storage Switzerland

  • Alyssa Provazza

    Senior Managing Editor

    Alyssa Provazza is senior managing editor for TechTarget's Modern Mobility e-zine and End-User Computing Media Group. Previously at TechTarget, Alyssa was the site editor for SearchConsumerization.com and SearchVirtualDesktop.com.

  • Margaret Rouse

    WhatIs.com

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

  • Ed Scannell

    Senior Executive Editor

    Ed Scannell is a Senior Executive Editor of TechTarget's Data Center and Virtualization media group.

  • Greg Schulz

    The Server and StorageIO Group

    Greg Schulz is founder and senior analyst with the IT infrastructure analyst and consulting firm StorageIO.

  • Margie Semilof

    Editorial Director

    Margie Semilof is the editorial director for TechTarget's Data Center and Virtualization media group.

  • Jan Stafford

    Executive Editor

    As executive editor, Jan Stafford plans and oversees strategy and operations for TechTarget's Application Development Editorial Team.

  • Colin Steele

    Editorial Director

    Colin Steele is associate editorial director of TechTarget's End-User Computing Media Group.

  • 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.

  • Ed Tittel

    Ed Tittel has worked for over 30 years as a software developer and development manager, a networking consultant, a trainer and course developer, and a technical evangelist for several companies.

  • Jon Toigo

    Toigo Partners International

    Jon Toigo is a veteran planner who has assisted more than 100 companies in the development and testing of their continuity plans.

  • Kevin Tolly

    The Tolly Group

    Kevin Tolly is the founder of The Tolly Group, a leading provider of third-party validation/testing services for over two decades.

  • Keith Townsend

    Virtualizedgeek.com

    Keith Townsend is the principal of The CTO Advisor LLC and founder of TheCTOAdvisor.com with more than 15 years of related experience designing, implementing and managing data center technologies.

  • John Treadway

    Cloud Technology Partners

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

  • Linda Tucci

    Executive Editor

    Linda Tucci is executive editor for TechTarget's CIO/IT Strategy media group.

  • Sander Van Vugt

    Sander van Vugt is an independent technology trainer and consultant based in the Netherlands.

  • Tom Walat

    Site Editor

    Tom Walat is the site editor for SearchWindowsServer.com and SearchExchange.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.

  • Mark Zelden

    CSC

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

Past Contributors

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