Data Center Knowledge 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.



Rich Miller is the founder and editor-in-chief of Data Center Knowledge, a leading source of daily news and analysis about the data center industry. At DCK, Rich has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities. Rich has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has been a professional journalist and analyst for 25 years, working at daily newspapers before shifting to online publishing. Rich is a regular source for national media writing about the data center industry. Rich is based in New Jersey. Email: Phone: (513) 322-1738. Twitter: @datacenter. Visit Rich’s author page for recent posts.



Jason Verge is an Editor/Industry Analyst on the Data Center Knowledge team. Jason has a strong background in the data center and Web hosting industries from his work at Tier 1 Research and The 451 Group, where he has spent five years as a research analyst. In the past he’s covered all things cloud (IaaS, PaaS and SaaS), mass market hosting, managed hosting, enterprise IT spending trends and M&A. Jason has also consulted leading global hosting companies on their product portfolios, as well as consulted around data center site selection. He will be writing about a range of topics at DCK, with an emphasis on cloud hosting. Jason is based in Washington, DC, and has a BA in English from Marymount University in Arlington, Va. Email: Phone: (513) 322-1634. Twitter: @jasonverge. Visit Jason’s author page for recent posts.


Colleen-Miller-Staff-tnCOLLEEN MILLER

Colleen Miller is a journalist and social media specialist. She has more than 25 years of writing and editing experience, with her most recent work dedicated to the online space. Colleen covers the data center industry, including topics such as modular, cloud and storage/big data. Previously, Colleen was Senior Officer, Web and Publications, for The Pew Charitable Trusts, where she directed content and web site development. Colleen is based in New Jersey. Email: Phone: (513) 322-1739. Twitter: @cmiller237. Visit Colleen’s author page for recent posts.



Edwin is a veteran of technology publishing industry. He has spent time with CMP Media and Miller-Freeman working with Sys Admin, UnixReview, Dr. Dobb’s Journal, the Software Technology Group and the Operating Systems Group. He is in charge of business development and sales of advertising and marketing for Data Center Knowledge. Edwin is based in Lawrence, Kansas, and has his degree in engineering from the University of Kansas. He can be reached at or (513) 322-5616.




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, contributor and author and his work has been published on Business Week, Tech Target, UBM DeusM, UBM TechWeb, and many others. Bill stays busy as a virtualization and cloud solutions architect at MTM Technologies. He is on Twitter at @QuadStack and on LinkedIn at Visit Bill’s author page for 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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