Shamus is the senior analyst for the network management practice at Enterprise Management
Associates (EMA). He has more than nine years of experience in the IT industry, primarily as a
journalist covering the network infrastructure market.
Prior to joining EMA, Shamus was the news director for TechTarget's networking publications. He led
the news team's coverage of all networking topics, from the infrastructure layer to the management
layer. He has published hundreds of articles about the technology and competitive positioning of
networking products and vendors. He was a founding editor of TechTarget's website SearchSDN.com, a
leading resource for technical information and news on the software-defined networking
Shamus was previously a daily newspaper journalist who covered crime, education, government, and
politics. He has also worked at the international publisher Cambridge University Press, where he
edited and marketed books on electrical engineering and software development.