About datacenterHawk

datacenterHawk is a convenient "one-stop-shop" for IT professionals, consultants, data center operators and investors to find data center and cloud solutions.

Our subscription-based service makes the complex process of searching and analyzing colocation and cloud service providers simple and faster than ever. Our cutting-edge online tools help users compare potential data center solutions using real-time capacity information, financial data, and market research; then present the findings in a sharp, easy to understand report.

For non-subscribers, datacenterHawk delivers hard to find information on the top Internet exchanges, cloud computing providers, carrier hotels, and colocation facilities in North America on a per-report basis. With a credit card number, IT professionals can use datacenterHawk to reduce the time it takes to find data center market information down from hours to seconds.


We want to empower data center customers and professionals across the U.S. through innovation and excellence. The best products that work well—that’s our goal.


We’ve got your back.

Our passion is developing innovative products designed to help data center customers and professionals make confident decisions.

We know our stuff.

We believe our industry experience uniquely positions us to deliver unmatched quality.

We’re here for you.

We strive to serve our clients by helping them find data center solutions they can trust.


David Liggitt, Founder/CEO

David is the Founder and CEO of datacenterHawk. He has been active in the data center industry since 2007. Before becoming an entrepreneur, David managed data center transactions for Fortune 500 companies with a global commercial real estate company. He is passionate about helping industry professionals make well-informed decisions.

David earned his Bachelor's degree from Baylor University and currently lives in Dallas with his wife and two boys.

Tuan Vo, Product Director

Tuan is the Director of Product Management at datacenterHawk. He has worked with product and engineering teams for the last 5 years to bring technology products to market. Prior to datacenterHawk, he worked with teams at Dealertrack, DealerSocket, and AutoNation. When he's not pursuing customer insights or researching the latest on PM methodologies he can be found enjoying himself with photography and traveling.

Tuan holds a Bachelor's of Science in Marketing and Business Administration from University of Texas at Dallas. He currently lives in Dallas.

Mike Netzer, Sales Director

Mike is Sales Director for datacenterHawk. He spent the first part of his career prior to joining datacenterHawk doing pension plan administration, including implementation of new clients, operations management and product management. Mike leverages his technical and client management to develop new business and manage customer support.

Mike received his Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Idaho and currently lives in Richardson with his wife and four kids.

Austin Walker, Operations Director

Austin works across datacenterHawk to help the company operate more efficiently. Prior to datacenterHawk, he helped bring safety to the ride hailing industry at Alto, helped companies solve their toughest technology challenges at Credera and pursued various product and service endeavors. He is an avid athlete, reader, and early riser.

Austin earned his Bachelor’s degree from Baylor University and lives in Dallas with his wife and two boys.

Rhett Gill, Content Director

Rhett is the Content Director at datacenterHawk. He has spent his career working in the media industry and has 6 years of videography and video editing experience. Rhett uses his creative eye and talent to help produce video content to improve datacenterHawk’s brand awareness and online presence.

Rhett received his Bachelor’s degree in Film & Digital Media from Baylor university. He currently lives in Allen, TX with his wife and dog.

David Drennan, Senior Technical Developer

David is a Senior Technical Developer for datacenterHawk. He brings 8 years of experience in the field of enterprise IT. Before joining the datacenterHawk team, he worked at AT&T as a developer on internal systems. David delivers IT solutions with his comprehensive experience in all areas of the software life-cycle.

David received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at Dallas and lives in Plano with his wife and cat.

Brandon Ward, Software Developer

Brandon is a Software Developer at datacenterHawk. Before joining the team, he worked at BBVA as a MEAN stack developer and architect. Brandon delivers software solutions with his experience in javascript application development. In his spare time he is an exercise enthusiast who also enjoys playing the guitar and chess.

Brandon graduated from the University of Alabama while studying Computer Science. He currently lives in Dallas, Texas.

Luke Smith, Insight Analyst

Luke has been an Insight Analyst at datacenterHawk since early 2015. At datacenterHawk, Luke is responsible for market research and content creation, including blog content and Insight reports.

Luke graduated from Ouachita Baptist University where he studied Christian Studies. He currently lives in Garland, TX with his wife and son.

Amber Plummer, Social Media Manager

Amber has been part of the datacenterHawk team since late 2016. Amber’s tenure started with her gathering general market updates, data center specifications, and data center comps throughout the U.S. and internationally. She also spearheaded the companys foray into video. Recently Amber transitioned to managing datacenterHawk’s social media presence and assisting video content planning.

Amber received her Master's degree from East Texas Baptist University and currently lives in Garland, TX with her husband and daughter.

Erica Hashert, Insight Analyst

Erica has operated as an Insight Analyst at datacenterHawk since the summer of 2016. One of the team members responsible for market research and site maintenance, Erica also focuses on customer support and client interaction.

Erica holds a Bachelor's of Science in Psychology from Ouachita Baptist University. She currently lives in Dallas with her Border Collie, Nikko.

Stephen Schlenker, Insight Analyst

Stephen is an Insight Analyst for datacenterHawk. His background is in office tenant representation with Swearingen Realty Group where he assisted or negotiated on transactions in 23 states across the United States and in Canada. He is responsible for conducting global market research and helping with quarterly Insight writing.

Stephen earned his Bachelor's in Finance from Texas Tech University.


Kyle L. Thompson, Investor, Energy Industry

Kyle is an active investor involved in a number of energy related enterprises. He spent more than 20 years with Victoria Gas Corporation, first as chief financial officer and later as president and CEO. He serves with the Dallas Petroleum Club and the TCU Energy Institute board of advisors.

Matt Levy, Credera, Co-Founder/Managing Director

Matt is the co-founder, managing director and board member of Credera, a company that helps with management and technology solutions. Matt currently serves on several boards and enjoys participating with entrepreneurial leaders who love shaping great company culture, marketing and leveraging technology. He is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization and Watermark Community Church.

Rob Borrego, Credera, President/CEO

Rob is the president and CEO of Credera. He’s responsible for the leadership and growth of Credera, including business development, recruiting and staff development, financial performance and overall operations. Rob has over 25 years of experience in management and technology consulting in a variety of industries.

Erik Bahr, Facebook, Client Partner

Erik currently serves as a client partner in the Global Marketing Solutions division at Facebook. Since joining the company in 2008, he has consulted with companies such as Southwest Airlines, Walmart, Samsung Mobile USA, Nestle, Frito Lay and Anheuser Busch InBev to help direct their marketing strategy, creative development and executions. Erik lives in Dallas with his wife and two sons.