About

Cloud Computing Adviser delivers expert IT advice and practitioners’ commentary on all aspects of cloud computing, including virtualization’s role in cloud services; data center considerations; grid and utility computing; and SaaS opportunities and issues.


Michelle Boisvert Michelle Boisvert is the Senior Site Editor for SearchCloudComputing.com. 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 mboisvert@techtarget.com.

  Stuart J. Johnston is our Senior News Writer for SearchCloudComputing.com. He has been covering technology with an IT emphasis for 25 years for IDG, CMP, Internet.com, and other major tech publishers. For eight years he wrote PC World’s “Bugs and Fixes” column, and has been bureau chief, senior editor, and senior correspondent for InfoWorld, Computerworld, and Information Week, among other publications. Stuart graduated from the University of Montana School of Journalism with a degree in news writing, and lives in the Seattle area.

Ed Scannell Ed Scannell. As Executive Editor, Ed Scannell is responsible for overseeing the day to day operation of the website, as well as editing and writing news, features and other technical stories. He also oversees the delivery of weekly newsletters and participates in the production of Virtual Trade Shows. Scannell also worked at TechTarget as Site Editor of SearchOracle.com. Before Tech Target Scannell was the Editor of Redmond, a monthly IT magazine and Web site, where he was responsible for running the editorial and production operations. He has also worked for 25 years at Computerworld and Infoworld as Editor at Large mainly covering enterprise class products and technologies from IBM and Microsoft.consultant and administrator for small and medium-sized businesses, helping them develop systems and services on Microsoft and Cisco platforms. Brooks graduated from the University of Massachusetts-Boston with BAs in English and History.

Judith Hurwitz Judith Hurwitz is a thought leader and strategy consultant focused on providing a holistic perspective on distributed technology adoption. She is the president of Hurwitz & Associates, a business technology strategy firm that helps companies gain business benefit from their technology investments. In 1992, she founded the Hurwitz Group, a technology research group. She has worked in various corporations, such as John Hancock, and Apollo Computer. She is the co-author of Cloud Computing for Dummies, Service Oriented Architectures for Dummies, and Service Management for Dummies. Judith holds a BS and MS degrees from Boston University. She was named a distinguished alumnus Boston University’s College of Arts & Sciences in 2005. She is also a recipient of the 2005 Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council award.

Bridget Botelho Bridget Botelho came to TechTarget in January 2007 after working for the Rhode Island-based Providence Business News. Prior to this, she worked as a reporter for the Fitchburg, Massachusetts’-based Sentinel and Enterprise. She earned her BA from Northeastern University’s School of Journalism in Boston, MA in 2002, and also holds an associates degree in science.

Hannah Drake Hannah Drake is the Associate Editor of SearchVMware.com, primary editor of the Virtualization Pro blog and contributor to Cloud Computing Advisor. Her working hours consist of editing and publishing technical tips, producing mediacasts, videocasts, webcasts and podcasts, and creating learning guides. She graduated in 2006 from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst magna cum laude.

Alex Barrett Alex Barrett is the News Director for SearchServerVirtualization.com. Alex has over ten years experience covering enterprise infrastructure and IT. She joined Tech Target in 2002 as one of the founding editors of Storage Magazine, where she oversaw “Trends.” Prior to Tech Target, Alex was Senior Editor at SunExpert Magazine.

John M. Willis John M. Willis has worked in the IT management industry for 30 years. He started as a tape operator on an IBM mainframe while working for his high school computer club, and began his professional career at Exxon as an IT infrastructure analyst. He is the founder of four successful startups over the past 20 years and is currently the CEO of his self-funded Zabovo Corp. Willis is known internationally for his IT Management and Cloud blog. He also has two podcast series on clouds called “Cloud Cafe” and “Cloud Droplets.” Willis is also the co-host of Redmonk’s “IT Management Guys” podcast series.

Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to: