Meet the Editors has a team of dedicated editors who bring you the best networking information from around the Web. Our staff keeps in constant contact with users and top technical experts to bring you a constant stream of fresh, original content. Here's a look at who's behind the site:

Rivka Gewirtz Little

Rivka Gewirtz Little Senior Site Editor

Rivka Gewirtz Little is the Senior Site Editor for, and She works with editorial staff to develop content aimed at readying businesses for the changing nature of the network, including its infrastructure and applications. Rivka was previously the site editor of and a senior news writer at Rivka has been covering telecommunications and networking since deregulation of the FCC in 1996. She began her career as a daily news reporter in Texas and has been a frequent contributor to The Village Voice, The Houston Chronicle and numerous technology and business publications. She can be reached at or on AIM at rivkalittle.


Rachel Shuster

Rachel Shuster Associate Site Editor

Rachel is an Associate Editor for TechTarget’s Networking Media Group, with focus on, and Prior to joining TechTarget, Rachel was a part of the Editorial team at Jones and Bartlett Learning, a college and higher education textbook and multimedia publisher, where she handled final editing and production for all academic and professional textbooks in the nursing education division. She also worked closely with the IT department to launch companion websites and online testing programs for many of the division’s books, as well as other digital products. Currently, Rachel is also a freelance writer and columnist for the Pulse Magazine, a lifestyle and entertainment magazine for central Massachusetts, where she covers a wide variety of stories on health, dining, technology, style, and culture. Rachel is a graduate of Worcester State College with a B.A. in English and Writing Concentration.


Kara Gattine

Kara Gattine Senior Managing Editor

In her role as senior managing editor, Kara coordinates and oversees the creation, editing and production of content from the site team and contributing writers leveraging that into comprehensive site features for the websites in the Networking Media Group:,,, and She works closely with the editors to keep the sites focused on the information needs of networking professionals and decision-makers. With 10 years of experience in computer technology and over 11 years of experience covering the networking and mobile markets with TechTarget, Kara understands the critical issues that enterprise networking pros face and delivers quality content that will help them address their greatest challenges.


Shamus McGillicuddy

Shamus McGillicuddy Director of News and Features

As the director of news and features for TechTarget's Networking Media Group, Shamus manages news coverage,,,, and He manages the news team and focuses his own writing and reporting particularly on issues that affect enterprise network managers and engineers. Previously he served as news writer for and Before joining TechTarget in 2006, Shamus was an award-winning reporter for The Patriot Ledger, a daily newspaper in Massachusetts. He holds a masters degree in journalism from Boston University.