EMA Expands IT Management Coverage with New Senior Analyst
January 22, 2015
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Shamus McGillicuddy has joined Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) as senior analyst in the network management practice area.

McGillicuddy will specialize in tracking and researching the tools, technologies, and practices associated with planning, deploying, monitoring, optimizing, and troubleshooting enterprise-class networks.

“EMA has a long tradition of deep and rich enterprise network management research, and our newest team member will help us to maintain our position as the top independent analysis firm covering the sector,” said Jim Frey, EMA VP of Research, Hybrid Cloud & Infrastructure Management. “The considerable experience that Shamus has accumulated in covering the evolution of SDN will be of particular value as EMA continues to track and cover this important and disruptive evolutionary technology trend.”

Prior to joining EMA, McGillicuddy was the news director for TechTarget’s networking publications, where he led the news team’s coverage of all networking topics. In this role, he published hundreds of articles about the technology and competitive positioning of networking products and vendors. Additionally, McGillicuddy was a founding editor of TechTarget’s website SearchSDN.com, a leading resource for technical information and news on the software-defined networking industry.

“I’m very excited to join EMA, whose analysts I have long trusted as a journalist,” said McGillicuddy. “With SDN, the Internet of Things, bare-metal switching, and countless other shifts in the networking industry, the network management market will be evolving rapidly. I look forward to working with companies that are innovating in this area.”x`

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