Tom Walat is the site editor for SearchWindowsServer. He edits tips and other content, and writes articles. Before joining TechTarget in January 2012, Tom worked for many years as a reporter, columnist, news editor, online editor and editorial systems manager at a Boston-area newspaper. Tom has won several awards for his work on print and online publications, including first place from the New England Press Association for a website he designed and produced to highlight the impact of OxyContin and heroin use on the South Shore. Tom holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Northeastern University.