TechWeb and CA Offer Powerful Business Technology Solutions Centers to Inform and Connect IT Professionals on Enabling Lean IT
Rich Media Concierge Web Sites with Peer-based Technology Communities Guide IT Professionals across Security, IT Automation, Mainframe, Service Assurance, and Application Performance Management
Apr 29, 2009
TechWeb, the global leader in business technology media, and CA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CA), the world's leading independent IT management software company, today launched powerful online Solutions Centers for busy Information Technology (IT) professionals. These online resources feature an interactive web site, featuring a Concierge who guides the visitor through critical information and education tools all in a 3-D environment. Open communities for IT professionals to connect, collaborate and share information with peers and subject matter experts are an integrated part of the Solutions Centers.
The Solutions Centers cover the most critical technologies areas for IT professionals charged with simplifying IT management and creating more business value. The Solutions Centers are available to IT decision makers and can be accessed at the following URLs:
Application Performance Management: http://apm.solutionscenter.techweb.com/
IT Automation: http://automation.solutionscenter.techweb.com/
Service Assurance: http://service-assurance.solutionscenter.techweb.com/
Mainframe 2.0: http://mainframe.solutionscenter.techweb.com/
Security Management: http://security.solutionscenter.techweb.com/
Each topical Solutions Center contains technology white papers, enterprise IT case and use studies, tutorials, product demonstrations, and access to podcasts, webcasts and video programming. The communities are open, user-driven and hosted by TechWeb editor and community manager Kim Moutsos, an 11-year technology industry professional. The community provides an easy way for IT professionals to collaborate, form open or private workgroups around specific topics, geos or industries, and pose questions to the community and subject matter experts on specific needs. The Centers also utilize social media applications such as Twitter, RSS and links to popular professional networks to extend conversations and discussions across the Web.
"Enterprise IT pros ask us repeatedly for easy-to-access, intuitive web destinations with rich information where they control their level of participation," said Kim Moutsos, Solutions Centers editor and community manager. "So, we partnered with CA to provide a rich media destination with a deep portfolio of business technology information and tools tightly integrated with IT peer communities on specific technology solutions."
"Our customers are asking us to organize actionable information they can apply to their business - be it delivered via video, audio, text and/or interactive formats," said Michelle Accardi, Vice President, Marketing Shared Services at CA, Inc. "These Solutions Centers guide the user in a 3-D interactive environment with an integrated community for IT Pros to connect on real-world business technology challenges and opportunities."
For more information, visitors can log onto the web and go directly to the Solution Center URLs included above or contact Community Manager Kim Moutsos at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TechWeb (http://techweb.com/aboutus), the global leader in business technology media, is an innovative business focused on serving the needs of technology decision-makers and marketers worldwide. TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed media brands in the business technology market. Today, more than 13.3 million* business technology professionals actively engage in our communities created around our global face-to-face events, Interop, Web 2.0, Black Hat, and VoiceCon; online resources such as the TechWeb Network, Light Reading, Intelligent Enterprise, InformationWeek.com, bMighty.com, and The Financial Technology Network; and the market leading, award-winning InformationWeek, TechNet Magazine, MSDN Magazine, and Wall Street & Technology magazines. TechWeb also provides end-to-end services including next-generation performance marketing, integrated media, research, and analyst services. TechWeb is a division of United Business Media, a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2 billion. (*13.3 million business decision-makers: based on number of monthly connections.)
About CA, Inc
CA (NASDAQ: CA) is the world's leading independent IT management software company. With CA's Enterprise IT Management (EITM) vision and expertise, organizations can more effectively govern, manage and secure IT to optimize business performance and sustain competitive advantage. For more information, visit www.ca.com.
Contact: TechWeb Kerri Ross Strategic Director, Integrated Programs email@example.com CA, Inc. Michelle Accardi VP, Marketing Shared Services Michelle.Accardi@ca.com
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CONTACT: Kerri Ross, TechWeb, Strategic Director, Integrated Programs,
firstname.lastname@example.org; Michelle Accardi, CA, Inc., VP, Marketing Shared Services,
Web Site: http://www.techweb.com/