Mark Haranas, senior associate editor, covers the data center markets for CRN, with a focus on servers, software-defined, converged and hyper-converged infrastructure. Mark joined CRN in early 2015 after being assistant managing editor at the daily newspaper The Gardner News. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, with a degree in journalism. Today, Mark lives in Framingham, Mass. and enjoys being a father and watching mixed martial arts.