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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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RT @EFF: Whether you want the basics of protecting yourself online, or you have a specific threat model (like that of a jour…
RT @TechJournalist: OpenFlow is the Past as ONF Announces Stratum Project to Redefine SDN 
RT @mviser: The cold never bothered her, anyway...a 37-year-old attorney, dressed up as Queen Elsa from “Frozen,” came to the r…
POTUS touting “research” from a fake policy institute run by white supremacists and eugenicists. this is fine. 
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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.