has a team of dedicated editors who bring you the best data center information. Our staff teams up with users and top technical experts to bring you a constant stream of fresh, original content. Here's a look at who's behind the site:

Margie Semilof

Margie Semilof Editorial Director

As editorial director, Margie plans and oversees strategy and operations for TechTarget's Data Center and Virtualization Media Group. She works closely with the editorial team to keep the many sites focused on the information needs of IT professionals. She has spent many years as a reporter, editor and columnist at various technology media companies. She holds BS and MA degrees from Boston University.

Alex Barrett

Alex Barrett Editor in Chief of Modern Infrastructure

Alex Barrett is editor in chief of TechTarget’s Modern Infrastructure Ezine. She joined TechTarget in 2002 as one of the founding editors of Storage magazine. During her tenure, she has reported and edited on the topics of storage, virtualization, data center infrastructure and IT operations. Prior to TechTarget, Alex worked at Computer Publishing Group, writing news and features about Unix and the Internet.

Ed Scannell

Ed Scannell Senior Executive Editor

Ed Scannell is senior executive editor for TechTarget’s Data Center and Virtualization media group, which includes writing and editing news, features and other technical stories. Previously, Scannell was Executive Editor of TechTarget’s SearchCIO/IT group and site editor of Prior to TechTarget, Scannell worked for many years at Infoworld and Computerworld covering a range of enterprise class technologies, winning twice for best news story of the year from the Computer Press Association.

Meredith Courtemanche

Meredith Courtemanche Site Editor

Meredith Courtemanche is site editor for and SearchEnterpriseLinux. She edits tips and other content for the sites, writes news stories and creates editorial guides. Meredith joined TechTarget in 2012 from PennWell, where she covered the semiconductor manufacturing industry for more than five years. She holds a B.A. in English from Boston University.

Sharon Zaharoff

Sharon Zaharoff Assistant Site Editor

Sharon Zaharoff is the assistant site editor for and SearchEnterpriseLinux. She graduated from Quinnipiac University in 2013. Sharon has editorial and blogging experience in various fields, from career and retirement strategies to short fiction. She has also studied abroad in Europe and volunteers with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Bridget Botelho

Bridget Botelho News Director

Bridget Botelho has worked as a reporter for TechTarget since joining the company in 2007, covering a variety of data center technologies including server hardware, operating systems and desktop virtualization. Prior to joining TechTarget she worked as a reporter for both daily and weekly newspapers. She graduted from Northeastern University's School of Journalism in 2002.

Stephen J. Bigelow

Stephen J. Bigelow Senior Editor

Stephen J. Bigelow has more than 20 years of technical writing experience in the PC/technology industry. He holds a bachelor of science in electrical engineering, along with CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+ and Server+ certifications and has written hundreds of articles and more than 15 feature books on computer troubleshooting, including Bigelow’s PC Hardware Desk Reference and Bigelow's PC Hardware Annoyances.

 Michelle Boisvert

Michelle Boisvert Executive Site Editor 

Michelle Boisvert is the Executive Site Editor for and SearchEnterpriseLinux. Prior to joining the cloud team, she was senior managing editor of e-publications for the Data Center and Virtualization group. Before joining TechTarget in 2007, Michelle was managing editor for SMT magazine, a business-to-business publication serving the electronics assembly industry. She graduated with a B.S. in journalism from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1998. Contact her at