Data Center Knowledge Editorial Staff and Contributors

The team at Data Center Knowledge brings together a wealth of experience in reporting and a passion for the data center industry.



Enterprise technology and business journalist Yevgeniy Sverdlik is the Editor in Chief of Data Center Knowledge and leads the daily news operations. Data Center Knowledge is a leading source of daily news and analysis about the data center industry. Sverdlik knows the data center industry inside and out, including the companies and personalities that drive innovation in this business. He covered the industry for DataCenterDynamics for the past five years. He can be reached at or (510) 423-0344.



Technology writer and editor Karen Riccio spent 15 years as managing editor for Data Center Management magazine, published by AFCOM – a leading industry association whose mission is to advance the professional development of individuals in the field of data center and facilities management. She is currently content editor for as well as its weekly newsletter. Karen also oversees the Industry Perspectives section of Data Center Knowledge.



Bill-Kleyman-tnBILL KLEYMAN

Bill Kleyman is a veteran technologist with experience in data center design, management, and deployment. His architecture work includes virtualization and cloud deployments as well as business network design and implementation. Bill enjoys writing, blogging, and educating colleagues about technology. He has published over 800 articles, numerous podcasts and webcasts and has participated in many other forms of interactive media. He has also published whitepapers on cloud computing, data center design, and managing IT environments. In addition to Data Center Knowledge, Bill works as featured writer and contributor; his work has been published on Business Week, Tech Target, CBSi, ZDNet, UBM TechWeb, and many others. During the day, Bill stays busy as the VP of Strategy and Innovation at MTM Technologies. You can find Bill’s latest content on Twitter @QuadStack, and on LinkedIn. Also, visit Bill’s author page for his recent posts.


john-rath-tnJOHN RATH

John Rath is a veteran IT professional and regular contributor at Data Center Knowledge. He has served many roles in the data center, including support, system administration, web development and facility management. John started a data center links news site in 2006 and has since authored numerous blog posts, magazine articles and white papers on a variety of data center topics. John is available on LinkedIn at Visit John’s author page for recent posts.

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