Data center facilities pro — A blog

Welcome to Data center facilities pro — A blog about data center facility management, engineering and design. This blog will cover news, trends and tips on topics like data center cooling, data center backup power and data center energy efficiency. Please feel free to comment or email us with your ideas.

Meet the data center editorial team:

Matt Stansberry, Sr. Site Editor Matt Stansberry has been reporting the convergence of technology, facility management and environmental issues since 2003. Before joining, Matt was managing editor of Today’s Facility Manager magazine and a staff writer for the U.S. Green Buildings Council. He is the author of the eBook The Green Data Center: Energy Efficient Computing in the 21st Century. Matt graduated with a BA in English from Kent State University and lives in Eugene, OR.

Mark Fontecchio, News Writer Mark came to TechTarget by way of The Patriot Ledger, a daily newspaper in suburban Boston. Before that he worked as a reporter for Community Newspaper Company, then owned by The Boston Herald, and as a copy editor for The Portsmouth Herald. He got his bachelor’s in English from The University of Vermont, where he minored in computer science, and his master’s in journalism from Boston University. Mark lives in Chicago, IL.

Bridget Botelho, News Writer Bridget Botelho came to TechTarget after working at a Providence, Rhode Island based newspaper called the Providence Business News, where she earned the SBA (RI ) Journalist of the Year award in 2005. Before that she worked as a reporter for Fitchburg, Massachusetts’ daily newspaper, The Sentinel and Enterprise. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Northeastern University in Boston, MA. She also holds an associates degree in science.

Leah Rosin, Associate Editor In her role as Associate Editor, Leah Rosin coordinates and plans the content for Additionally, Leah edits tips and writes blogs for Leah came from the biopharmaceutical manufacturing industry where she worked as an editor for five years. She graduated from Oregon State University with a B.S. in Natural Resources Communications in 2003.

Lauren Horwitz is the managing editor of the Data Center Media Group. Horwitz comes to Data Center from CIO Decisions magazine, where she also served as the managing editor and a contributing writer. Previously, she was a senior editor at Cutter Consortium, an IT research firm, and an editor at the American Prospect, a political journal. In 2007, her work won awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors and Trade, Association and Business Publications International.

Jeanette Beltran, Assistant Editor Jeannette Beltran is the production assistant editor for TechTarget’s Data Center Media Group. She is responsible for compiling and editing newsletters for,,, and She also helps with blog, tip and Ask the Experts editing on all five sites.

Caroline Hunter, Assistant Site Editor As Assistant Site Editor, Caroline Hunter edits tips, columns and Ask the Experts content for She also writes posts for the site’s three blogs, Data Center Facilities Pro, Mainframe Propeller Head and Server Farming. Hunter graduated from Simmons College with a B.A. in English and Philosophy.  She focuses on data center career paths in her writing for the site.  

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