451 Research, the IT research and advisory company, has announced the hiring of two new members to its growing analyst team. Penny Jones joins 451 Research after covering the data center industry as Global Editor at DatacenterDynamics FOCUS. Chuck Whitney joins 451 Research after working with Yahoo! as a Senior Manager of Datacenter Operations.
Penny Jones joins 451 Research’s London office as a Senior Analyst, reporting to Research Director Rory Duncan on the European Services team. As Senior Analyst for 451 Research’s European Services channel, she provides insight into the European multi-tenant data center and colocation services markets; European Web, application and managed hosting services; European cloud (IaaS, PaaS & SaaS) services; and Internet exchanges and content delivery networks (CDNs).
Penny Jones joins 451 Research after covering the data center industry as Global Editor at DatacenterDynamics FOCUS for more than four years. She has spent over 10 years writing about enterprise technology, and has also worked as a senior reporter for daily newspapers and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in her native Australia.
Practical data center operations
Chuck Whitney joins 451 Research’s Datacenter Technologies channel as a Senior Analyst, reporting to Research Vice President Andy Lawrence on the Datacenter Technologies team. Prior to 451 Research, he worked with Yahoo! as a Senior Manager of Datacenter Operations. His responsibilities included the Central U.S. and Latin American Facilities and Site Operations, as well as coordination with design, construction, supply chain, community relations and sustainability teams.
The hiring of Chuck Whiteney would bring the vital perspective and expertise in practical data center operations to the growing Datacenter Technologies team at 451 Research.