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About Data Center Knowledge

Data Center Knowledge is a leading online source of daily news and analysis about the data center industry. We cover a wide scope. Areas of coverage include advancements in power and cooling technology, processor and server architecture, networks, storage, the colocation industry and data center company stocks, cloud, and developments in modern hyper-scale data center space, edge computing, infrastructure for machine learning, and virtual and augmented reality.

Each month, hundreds of thousands of data center professionals (C-level, business, IT, and facilities decision makers) turn to DCK to help them develop data center strategies, and/or design, build, and manage world-class data centers. These buyers and decision-makers rely on DCK as a trusted source of breaking news and expertise on these specialized facilities.

About Our Team

The Data Center Knowledge team is comprised of a dedicated group of reporters, editors, analysts, and data center industry professionals who work continuously to cover the industry’s ever-changing landscape. The team brings together a wealth of experience in reporting and a passion for the data center industry.

Staff

WENDY SCHUCHART

Wendy Schuchart is the Editor in Chief of Data Center Knowledge. She has more than a decade of experience writing about the IT landscape and has another decade’s experience working in enterprise IT as a coder, business analyst and software developer. Before joining Data Center Knowledge she was the managing editor/executive editor at VentureBeat. Her work has been featured in many IT publications, including InformationWeek, Network Computing, Datacenter Dynamics, Green Data Center News, SDX Central and TechTarget. Follow her on Twitter @wendyschuchart

LISA D. SPARKS

Lisa Sparks headshotLisa D. Sparks is the Senior Editor of Data Center Knowledge. Lisa is an experienced editor and marketing professional for Fortune 500 companies. Most recently serving as Senior Communications Analyst at Equinix, she brings decades of experience in journalism, content marketing, strategic development, project management, and process automation to her role. Career highlights for Lisa include leading content development efforts for managed service providers representing vendors such as Cisco, Microsoft, and Veeam. She holds certifications in agile project management from the Project Management Institute and Strategic Development from McKinsey and Company.

Regular Contributors

SAM ADEBAYO

Kolawole Samuel Adebayo is a Harvard-trained tech entrepreneur, tech enthusiast, tech writer/journalist, and an executive ghostwriter. He has 10+ years of experience covering various tech news stories, writing thought leadership blogs, reports, datasheets, and case studies. His areas of expertise include cybersecurity, AI, ML, DevOps, blockchain, metaverse, and big data for C-level executive audiences. He has written for several publications, including VentureBeat, Dark Reading, RSI Security, NWTechs, WATI Security, Draft.dev, and many more. He is also an award-winning poet, with works published in several journals around the world.

RINA DIANE CABALLAR

Rina Diane Caballar is a journalist and former software engineer based in Wellington, New Zealand. Rina Diane Caballar is a journalist and former software engineer based in Wellington, New Zealand. She covers tech and its intersections with science, society, and the environment. Rina's work has appeared in publications including the BBC, The Boston Globe and The Atlantic.

SHARON FISHER

Sharon Fisher has worked in the computer trade press for more than 20 years, covering topics such as networking, storage, security, and the intersection of technology and public policy. She has worked on staff for Computerworld, Communications Week, and InfoWorld, and freelanced for publications such as Byte, Network World, InformationWeek, and PC Week, as well as clients such as the Economist Intelligence Unit, Cisco, and Oracle.

CHRISTINE HALL

Christine Hall has been a journalist since 1971. In 2001 she began writing a weekly consumer computer column and began covering IT full time in 2002, focusing on Linux and open source software. Since 2010 she's published and edited the website FOSS Force. Prior to being a regular contributor for Data Center Knowledge, Christine worked on the site as a writer and editor. Follow her on Twitter: @BrideOfLinux.

STEVEN HILL

Steven Hill is an independent analyst, writer and speaker that has been covering new and emerging technologies in data center infrastructure for nearly twenty years. In the past he has served as a Senior Analyst at 451 Research covering Applied Infrastructure and Storage Technologies, prior to that as a Senior Analyst of Data Center Solutions at Current Analysis and as the Editor for Storage and Servers at Network Computing Magazine.

MARIA KOROLOV

Maria is a Massachusetts-based technology journalist who writes about cybersecurity and virtual reality. During her 20 years of experience covering financial technology and cybersecurity she wrote for Computerworld, was a columnist for Securities Industry News, ran a business news bureau in China, and founded a publication covering virtual reality. She has reported for the Chicago Tribune, Reuters, UPI, and the Associated Press. Before switching to business and technology journalism, she was a war correspondent in the republics of the former Soviet Union and has reported from Chechnya, Afghanistan, and other war zones.

WYLIE WONG

Wylie Wong is a journalist and freelance writer specializing in technology, business and sports. He previously worked at CNET, Computerworld and CRN and loves covering and learning about the advances and ever-changing dynamics of the technology industry. On the sports front, Wylie is co-author of Giants: Where Have You Gone, a where-are-they-now book on former San Francisco Giants. He previously launched and wrote a Giants blog for the San Jose Mercury News, and in recent years, has enjoyed writing about the intersection of technology and sports.


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