Contributors to MicroscopeUK

Current Contributors

  • Klaus Allion

    ANT Telecom

    Klaus Allion is managing director at ANT Telecom, a bespoke telecommunications provider based in High Wycombe. Klaus has over 25 years’ experience working in the telecommunications industry, including roles as divisional manager at Bosch Telecom UK and sales and marketing director at ASC.

  • Tim Anderson

    Tim Anderson has been a freelance journalist since 1992, specialising in software development and cloud computing

  • Warwick Ashford

    Senior analyst

    Warwick Ashford was security editor at Computer Weekly until September 2019. He joined the CW team as chief reporter in June 2007, focusing on IT security, business continuity, IT law and regulation, compliance and governance. He was appointed security editor in May 2012. He is now senior analyst at Kuppinger Cole.

  • Ian Ashworth


    Ian Ashworth is the EMEA channel director at Netwrix Corporation and is responsible for running Netwrix’s global channel programme and expanding partner network

  • Caroline Baldwin

    Business Editor

    Caroline is a former business editor at Computer Weekly, amd was responsible for coverage of IT issues in key business sectors including retail, media and manufacturing, as well as government IT, CIO interviews, IT management topics and technology startups.

  • Kayleigh Bateman

    Computer Weekly

    Kayleigh Bateman was the special projects editor for Computer Weekly, until August 2015. She covered IT skills, education, jobs and recruitment in addition to women in technology, managing the WITsend blog for Computer Weekly. She is also the editor of CW Europe.

  • Matthew Beale

    Ultima Business Solutions

    Matthew Beale is modern datacentre architect at Ultima Business Solutions, an automation and transformation partner.

  • Nick Booth

    Nick Booth is a freelance writer.

  • Alex Bransome

    Doherty Associates

  • Paul Briggs

  • Paul Clapham

    Paul Clapham is a marketing consultant who also writes on business topics in trade magazines. He has more than 30 years experience in the marketing world and has been actively involved in all the main sectors of marketing.

  • Ryan Compagnone


    Ryan Compagnone has over 10 years’ experience in bringing emerging cyber security vendors, such as Thycotic, Lieberman Software (Now Beyond Trust) and Venafi, to market in EMEA.

  • Andy Cordial

  • Richard Davies

    Leading Edge Forum

    Richard is vice president, strategic advisory at DXC Technology and managing director of the Leading Edge Forum

  • Greg Day

    Palo Alto Networks

    Greg Day is vice-president and chief security officer (CSO) for Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) at Palo Alto Networks. As part of Palo Alto Network’s Office of the CSO team, Greg is a regular writer and contributor of essays and blogs on cyber security issues, as well as a keynote speaker and expert panellist on industry forums across EMEA.

  • Stuart Day


    As director of channel sales at iland, Stuart truly understands the trends and nuances of the ever-changing cloud industry. With more than 17 years of IT industry experience gained within a range of startup and mature technology organisations, Stuart has held senior channel focused positions at companies such as Zerto, Isilon (now Dell EMC) and DDN

  • Caroline Donnelly

    Senior Editor, UK

    Caroline Donnelly is a senior editor at Computer Weekly, having joined the site in March 2015. Her beats include datacentre, cloud and virtualisation technologies, and finding out all about the end users deploying them.

  • Zach Emmanuel

    Computer Weekly

    Zach Emmanuel is a reporter for Computer Weekly and MicroScope.

  • Linda Endersby

  • Cath Everett

    Cath Everett has been a journalist and editor for around 25 years. She specialises in employment and workplace issues and writes about the impact of technology on society.

  • Karl Flinders

    Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly

  • Mark Fullbrook

  • Bryan Glick

    Editor in chief

    Bryan is editor in chief of Computer Weekly, responsible for managing and developing the team producing all Computer Weekly editorial content.

  • Bill Goodwin

    Computer Weekly

    Bill Goodwin is Computer Weekly's premium content editor. He is an award-winning journalist, who has written for national newspapers, magazines and has worked as a researcher on investigative television documentaries.

  • Ian Grant

  • 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.

  • Thomas Honoré


    Thomas Honoré is CEO and president of Columbus. He has more than 20 years’ leadership experience at tech firms including IBM and Oracle. He regularly writes and gives speeches on digitisation.

  • Christine Horton

    Christine is a channel journalist and former editor of ChannelPro and ChannelBiz, as well as a contributor to most of the UK channel publications

  • Jason Howells

    Barracuda MSP

    Jason Howells is the director EMEA of Barracuda MSP. He has more than 20 years of sales and management experience driving profitable growth in IT security and data protection.

  • Adrian Keward

    Red Hat

    Adrian Keward is chief technologist, public sector, at Red Hat. Responsible for defining strategy for customers, focusing on the translation of business and technical issues, Adrian leads work with UK government (central and Local) on their journey to open standards, open source and open architecture.

  • Ian Kilpatrick

    Nuvias Group

    A leading and influential figure in the IT channel, Ian Kilpatrick heads up the Nuvias cyber security practice. He has overall responsibility for cyber security strategy, as well as being a Nuvias board member.

  • Paul Kunert

  • Billy MacInnes

  • Alistair Mackenzie


    Alistair Mackenzie is the founder and CEO of Predatar, and chairman of Silverstring

  • David Manners

  • Ian Masters

  • Sean McGrath

    Senior reporter

  • Sean McGrath

    Senior reporter

  • Chris Mellor

    The Register

    Chris Mellor is storage editor at The Register.

  • Andrew Millington

  • Scott Murphy

    Ingram Micro UK

  • Joe O’Halloran

    Computer Weekly

    Joe O'Halloran is networking editor at Computer Weekly

  • Jeremy Payne

    Enghouse Interactive

    Jeremy Payne is international vice-president at Enghouse Interactive.

  • Tony Pepper


    Tony Pepper is the CEO and co-founder of Egress. With nearly 15 years’ experience in taking high-tech data security products to market, Tony has a strong track record of successfully creating innovative technology solutions designed to meet the demands of modern business trends.

  • Leonidas Plagakis


    Leonidas Plagakis is a security engineer for leading cyber security, data analytics and cloud security consultancy, RiverSafe.

  • Nick Powling

    Exertis Hammer

    Nick has been with Exertis Hammer since 2004 and has held various business development roles prior to becoming general manager for components in 2014

  • Simon Quicke

    Microscope Editor

    Simon Quicke is the editor of MicroScope.

  • Simon Quicke

    Microscope Editor

  • Adam Rice

  • Karl Roe

    Nuvias Group

    Karl Roe is vice-president of services and cloud solutions at pan-EMEA, high-value distributor Nuvias Group.

  • Nick Sacke


    Nick Sacke is head of products and internet of things (IoT) at Comms365. He has over 30 years of telecommunications experience, ranging from sales to director roles.

  • Cliff Saran

    Managing Editor

    Cliff Saran is the managing editor (technology) on Computer Weekly magazine responsible for commissioning, writing and overseeing the magazine strategy concerning all matters relating to technology from up-and-coming research and development to systems management challenges and legacy support and maintenance.

  • Alex Scroxton

    Security Editor

  • Adrian Taylor

    A10 Networks

    Joining A10 Networks in September 2018, Adrian is responsible for driving growth through direct customer engagements, as well as leveraging channel, service provider and technology partnerships.

  • Rebecca Thomson

    Computer Weekly

  • Sue Troy

    Editorial Director

    As Editorial Director of TechTarget's CIO, IT Strategy and Channel Media Group, Sue Troy steers the editorial coverage of,, and

  • Archana Venkatraman

    Datacentre Editor

    Archana Venkatraman is the former Datacentre Editor for Computer Weekly.

  • James Warner

    Glide Business

    Warner joined Glide just over two years ago as sales and marketing manager and, having been recently appointed as managing director, plans to continue the investment into providing next generation infrastructure to liberate businesses nationally

  • Jonathan Whitley

    WatchGuard Technologies

    With more than 15 years of business experience in IT, Whitley has held senior positions at several software companies, including WatchGuard, Clearswift, Secure Computing, Sophos, Dr Solomon's Software, Wolfram Research and triCerat EMEA

  • Richard Wilson

  • Davey Winder

    Davey Winder is an award winning journalist who has been using, and writing about, emerging technologies for 20 years.

  • Bart van Moorsel

    Tech Data

    Bart van Moorsel is a Solutions Design Specialist EMEA at Tech Data, and has worked at the company for almost two years. Bart’s role is part of the European Security Competence Centre, which creates new programmes for businesses based around new vendors and product lines – specialising in specific security solutions.

  • Ian van Reenan


    Ian van Reenen is the vice-president of engineering for endpoint products at Datto.

Past Contributors