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Ian Murphy

Main Details

Full name Ian Murphy
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
Specialist areas

Cloud computing, datacentre - incl Air Conditioning, Audits, Security, Rack systems, UPS, Bridges, Routers, Storage Area Networks, Microsoft Windows operating systems (server, client and mobile), Microsoft Office, Business Intelligence, Microsoft .NET, Linux, Java, Mobile Internet, Wireless, Networking, education, storage, mobile computing, WAP, Bluetooth, IPv6, telephony, videoconferencing, security, communications, developer tools, mobile phones, database development, AJAX, science - especially where related to nanotechnology and space, fiction (science-fiction, fantasy, horror), computer gaming, equestrian (especially three day eventing)

Editorial work
Media outlets regularly worked for

Business-Cloud, IT Pro, Cloud Pro, Know Your Mobile, Tech Monthly, Imagination, DevX, ToyUpdate, Curved Stick, Hackamore, Datacentre Times, Infrastructure Times, Enterprise Times, IT Expert, Creative Intellect Consulting

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Last updated 29-11-2018 11:10


Ian Murphy is one of the longest-serving technical journalists currently working in the UK. A former Royal Marine who left the armed forces in the early 1980s, he entered the IT industry as a freelance journalist, developer, engineer, technical writer and trainer before making the move into management and running his own company.

As a freelance writer he has written for a myriad of current titles including Computing, Computer Weekly, Techworld, The Register, IT PRO, Data Business, International Developer, Know Your Mobile, Anywhere You Go, Windows NT Magazine and Secure Computing. Ian has also worked as a freelance analyst for Philips Global Media, Ovum, MWD and Creative Intellect Consulting writing reports and consulting with a number of large technology businesses, writing white papers and giving keynote presentations at major IT shows.

When not up to his ears in technology bits and bobs Ian is to be found writing, teaching and playing field hockey, writing about rock music, writing about and reviewing children’s toys, covering major equestrian events and publishing Imagination, a science fiction, horror, fantasy and games magazine. In what spare time is left, Ian is to be found helping to sell merchandise for Symphonic Rock band The Enid.