Contributors to SearchNetworking

Current Contributors

  • Leon Adato


  • Gary Audin

    Delphi Inc.

    Gary Audin has more than 40 years of computer, communications and security experience. He has planned, designed, specified, implemented and operated data, LAN and telephone networks. These have included local area, national and international networks as well as VoIP and IP convergent networks in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia and Asia.

  • Lee Badman

  • 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.

  • Crystal Bedell

    Crystal Bedell is an award-winning writer and editor specializing in business information technology.

  • Destiny Bertucci


    Destiny Bertucci is a head geek at SolarWinds.

  • Michael Brandenburg

    Frost & Sullivan

    Michael Brandenburg is an industry analyst with Frost & Sullivan, covering infrastructure and unified communications with the information and communications Technologies group.

  • Teren Bryson

    World Wide Technology

  • Nick Buraglio

  • John Burke

    Nemertes Research

    John Burke is CIO and principal research analyst with Nemertes Research. With nearly two decades of technology experience, he has worked at all levels of IT, including end-user support specialist, programmer, system administrator, database specialist, network administrator, network architect and systems architect.

  • Mike Chapple

    University of Notre Dame

    Mike Chapple, Ph. D., CISA, CISSP, is a senior director of IT with the University of Notre Dame.

  • Philip Clarke

    Nemertes Research

    Philip Clarke is an expert on mobility and a senior research analyst with Nemertes Research, where he researches wireless and mobility trends that affect the enterprise.

  • Michael Cobb

    Michael Cobb , CISSP-ISSAP is a renowned security author with more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry.

  • James Damoulakis

    GlassHouse Technologies

    James Damoulakis is an IT professional with more than 25 years of experience in systems, storage, backup/recovery and disaster recovery (DR).

  • Lee Doyle

    Doyle Research

    Lee Doyle is a principal analyst at Doyle Research. At Doyle Research, Lee researches the evolution of intelligent networks: SDN, OPEX and COTS.

  • Eamon McCarthy Earls

    Associate Site Editor

    Eamon McCarthy Earls is associate site editor for SearchNetworking.

  • Alan R. Earls

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

  • Rainer Enders

    Rainer Enders has over 25 years of experience in the networking and security industry, particularly VPN.

  • Greg Ferro

  • Michael Finneran

    dBrn Associates, Inc.

    Michael Finneran is the president of dBrn Associates, Inc., an advisory firm that specializes in wireless and mobility.

  • Stephen Foskett

    Gestalt IT

    Stephen Foskett is an active participant in the world of enterprise information technology.

  • Andrew Froehlich

    West Gate Networks

  • Colleen Frye

    Colleen has been a regular contributor to and 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.

  • Andrew Gallo

  • Robin Gareiss

    Nemertes Research

  • Kara Gattine

    Executive Managing Editor

    In her role as executive managing editor, Kara coordinates and oversees the creation, editing and production of editorial projects along with TechTarget's Networking and Security Media groups and contributing writers for both groups.

  • David Geer

  • Phillip Gervasi

    Phillip Gervasi is a New York-based network engineer.

  • Kate Gerwig

    Editorial Director

    Kate Gerwig is the editorial director for TechTarget's Networking media group.

  • Sandra Gittlen

    Sandra Gittlen is a freelance journalist in the Boston area and a former editor.

  • Bernard Golden


    Bernard Golden is a cloud computing expert with years of experience in the industry at Dell (Enstratius), HyperStratus, ActiveState and more.

  • Antone Gonsalves

    Director of News

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

  • Fernando Gont

    SI6 Networks

  • Michael Gregg

    Superior Solutions, Inc.

    Michael Gregg of The Solution Firm has extensive experience securing networks. You can confidentially ask him your corporate network security questions here.

  • Aditya Gune

    Senior Products Editor

    Aditya covers IT hardware and software solutions, focusing on infrastructure from a purchasing perspective.

  • Sudhanshu Gupta

    Sudhanshu has over 10 years of extensive networking experience and is CCIE and MCSE certified.

  • Lynn Haber

    Senior Writer

    Lynn Haber is the senior writer for Prior to joining TechTarget she worked for many years as an independent business and technology editor.

  • Silvia Hagen

    Sunny Connection AG

    IPv6 expert Silvia Hagen is CEO of Sunny Connection AG in Switzerland and works as a senior consultant and analyst for many mid-size and large sized companies.

  • Jonathan Hassell

    The Sun Valley Group, Inc.

    Jonathan Hassell is an expert contributor for several TechTarget sites.

  • Christopher Heun

    Christopher Heun is a freelance writer and former editor at InformationWeek.

  • 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.

  • Joerg Hirschmann

    NCP engineering GmbH

    Joerg Hirschmann is technical director of NCP Engineering GmbH in Nuremberg, Germany.

  • Lindi Horton


    Lindi Horton is senior product manager at ServiceMesh and has more than 10 years of networking experience.

  • Patrick Hubbard


  • David Hughes

    Silver Peak Systems

    David Hughes is founder of Silver Peak Systems and is responsible for the company's product and technical vision.

  • 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.

  • Alissa Irei

    Features and E-zine Editor

    Alissa Irei is features and e-zine editor of Network Evolution in TechTarget’s Networking Media Group. Irei was previously the site editor for SearchSDN.

  • David Jacobs

    The Jacobs Group

    David B. Jacobs of The Jacobs Group has more than 30 years of networking industry experience. He has managed leading-edge software development projects and consulted to Fortune 500 companies as well as software start-ups.

  • Johna Till Johnson

    Nemertes Research

  • Don Jones

    With more than a decade of professional experience in the IT industry, Don is the author of more than 30 IT books.

  • Mike Jude

    Stratecast/Frost & Sullivan

    Mike Jude is a program manager at Stratecast/Frost + Sullivan in charge of the consumer communication services practice.

  • Glen Kemp

    Glen Kemp is a professional services consultant in the United Kingdom. He designs and deploys network and application security tools, including access control and firewalls.

  • Sean M. Kerner

  • Zeus Kerravala

    ZK Research

    Zeus Kerravala is the founder and principal analyst with ZK Research. Kerravala provides a mix of tactical and long-term strategic advice to constituents, including end-user IT and network managers; vendors of IT hardware, software and services; and the IT investment community. Prior to ZK Research, Kerravala was a senior vice president and distinguished research fellow with Yankee Group.

  • Paul Kirvan

  • 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

  • Tom Kunath

    Cisco Systems

  • George Lawton

    George Lawton is a journalist based near San Francisco, Calif. Over the last 15 years he has written over 2,000 stories for publications about computers, communications, knowledge management, business, health and other areas which interest him.

  • Robin Layland

    Layland Consulting

    As an industry analyst and consultant, Robin has covered all aspects of networking from both the business and technical side, and has published over 100 articles in leading trade journals.

  • Irwin Lazar

    Nemertes Research

    Irwin Lazar is the vice president and service director at Nemertes Research, where he develops and manages research projects, develops cost models, conducts strategic seminars and advises clients. Irwin is responsible for benchmarking the adoption and use of emerging technologies in the enterprise in areas including VoIP, unified communications, video conferencing, social computing, collaboration and advanced network services.

  • Mark Lewis

    Mark Lewis is the former editorial events director at

  • Kim Lindros

    Gracie Editorial

    Kim Lindros is a full-time content developer who writes about security and technology topics.

  • David Linthicum

    Cloud Technology Partners

    David Linthicum is the CTO and founder of Blue Mountain Labs and a cloud computing expert who writes about cloud API wars, among other cloud topics.

  • Scott Lowe

    The 1610 Group

    Scott Lowe is a former CIO and frequent contributor to TechTarget, TechRepublic and other IT publications.

  • Howard Marks

    Howard Marks is Founder and Chief Scientist at

  • Dennis Martin


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

  • Craig Mathias

    Farpoint Group

    Craig J. Mathias is a principal analyst with Farpoint Group and specializes in mobile, wireless and unified communication (UC) technologies.

  • Shamus is the senior analyst for the network management practice at Enterprise Management Associates (EMA). He has more than nine years of experience in the IT industry, primarily as a journalist covering the network infrastructure market.

  • Jim Metzler, Ph.D.

    Ashton, Metzler & Associates

    Dr. Jim Metzler is widely recognized as an authority on both network technology and its business applications.

  • Chuck Moozakis

    Executive Editor

    Chuck Moozakis is the executive editor for SearchNetworking.

  • Will Murrell

    UNICOM Systems, Inc.

    Will Murrell is a network engineer with more than 15 years of experience, and a U.S. Army veteran. He has worked for both EMC and Cisco, and is currently a consultant in the Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, area. He advises companies of all sizes on WAN, LAN, security, data center and SDN technologies.

  • Tom Nolle

    CIMI Corporation

    Tom Nolle is the president of CIMI Corporation, a strategic consulting firm specializing in telecommunications and data communications. Learn more about Tom Nolle.

  • Eric Parizo

    Senior Analyst

    Eric B. Parizo is senior analyst at Current Analysis.

  • Tessa Parmenter

    Site Editor

    Tessa Parmenter is site editor for TechTarget websites and

  • Chris Partsenidis

    Chris Partsenidis is the founder and editor in chief of -- one of the few websites recommended by Cisco Systems.

  • Ivan Pepelnjak

  • 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.

  • Michael Rasmussen

    Michael Rasmussen is founder of Corporate Integrity LLC, a leader in education, research, analysis and advisory services monitoring the challenges and trends of the business roles accountable for corporate governance, enterprise risk management, and compliance (GRC). Michael is a sought after thought-leader, keynote speaker, author, collaborator and one of the industry's foremost authorities in understanding GRC.

  • Ron Richard

    Ron Richard Consulting

  • Ted Ritter

    Nemertes Research

    Ted Ritter is a senior account executive with Nemertes Research.

  • Jesse Rothstein

    ExtraHop Networks

  • Margaret Rouse

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

  • Margie Semilof

    Editorial Director

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

  • Dave Shackleford

    Voodoo Security

    Dave Shackleford is the founder and principal consultant with Voodoo Security, as well as a SANS analyst, instructor, and course author and GIAC technical director.

  • Terry Slattery


    Terry Slattery is principal architect at NetCraftsmen and has 20 years of network consulting and design work experience.

  • Joel Snyder

    Opus One

    Learn about Dr. Joel Snyder, an internationally recognized telecommunications and network security expert. Browse his archive of information security articles.

  • Lauren Soucy

    Senior SEM Manager

    Lauren Soucy is the Senior SEM Manager for TechTarget, Inc.

  • Jan Stafford

    Executive Editor

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

  • Robert Sturt

    The Network Union

  • Henry Svendblad

    Henry Svendblad has over 15 years of IT management experience in the software development, healthcare, professional services, education, and hospitality market verticals.

  • 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

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

  • Peter Varhol

    Technology Strategy Research

  • Ray Watson

    Masergy Inc.

  • Julian Weinberger

    NCP engineering

  • Steve Zurier


Past Contributors