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Shamus McGillicuddy

Boston, MA
Director of News and Features — TechTarget
Covers:  it careers, netework virtualization, network security, wide-area networks, data center networks, software defined networking, network management, network functions virtualization, enterprise networks, campus networks, ethernet, routing and switching, wireless lans
Doesn't Cover: enterprise software, storage systems, smartphones, enterprise applications, video conferencing, pcs, servers, storage, unified communications, soho, mobile apps, server virtualization, storage area networks, data storage, small business it

Senior Analyst, network management practice at Enterprise Management Associates

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Shamus manages the news team for TechTarget's Networking Media group. He writes news for and He's a former newspaper journalist.

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@ShamusEMA — 3,485 followers, 8,362 tweets

Sep 20, 2017

Just encountered this term for the first time in years: “IT consumerization.” Ah, memories.

Sep 20, 2017

RT @thedogist: Gunner, Boxer mix (6 y/o), New York, NY • "He drools a lot. Everywhere. All over me. He's disgusting and I love him…

Sep 19, 2017

When POTUS tweets threat to totally destroy a nation, does that violate @Twitter rules? @jack, you got any thoughts?

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Town reporter at the Patriot Ledger in Quincy, MA.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, I learned to type on an electric typewriter in high school.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

I prefer email. If I know the pitcher well, a phone call is fine.