Evolves to Meet Pressing Information Needs of IT Storage Professionals Dealing With Massive Data Growth Rates

Expanded Editorial Portfolio Provides Analysis and Best Practices for Storage IT Professionals Facing Rapidly Changing Storage Needs as a Result of IT Governance and Regulatory Compliance Combined and Revolutionary Technology Advancements

May 13, 2009 (, the leading site for storage insights, analysis and best practices, has launched a newly enhanced Web site to meet the expanding information needs of IT managers and storage decision makers confronting unprecedented data growth challenges.

With companies spending more than 50 cents of every dollar of their IT hardware budget on storage, and the amount of data they're storing and managing growing by 40 percent or more, savvy IT managers are exploring a host of new strategies and technologies to rein in sprawling storage infrastructures and costs. The pressure on IT professionals to store, preserve and protect data while still making data accessible has intensified. The newly expanded resources aim to provide the insight, analysis, news and practical advice storage professionals need to buy, build, deploy and manage infrastructures effectively and efficiently.

"We may be in a global economic recession, but there is exponential growth when it comes to the amount of data and information storage IT professionals are responsible for," said Paul Travis, Site Editor, "At, our singular focus is to provide Storage IT Professionals with the ammunition they need to rapidly transform their data and storage solutions."

The new Web site and all of its resources arms IT and storage professionals with the data and intelligence they need to better analyze and understand the benefits promised by new technologies, such as storage virtualization, cloud storage, data de-duplication, data center consolidation, green initiatives and many more. also facilitates the ability for professionals to share ideas, approaches, questions and contacts.

As part of the InformationWeek Business Technology Network, also provides storage-focused research studies and surveys, webinars, virtual and face-to-face events and a wide range of other information resources that gives storage executives and managers insight into solutions and ideas on how to deliver higher levels of performance. The site launched with a premium research report from InformationWeek Analytics, "The State of Enterprise Storage," which is available for download at

For technology marketers, has developed a wide range of integrated marketing opportunities to reach and engage with a targeted audience of storage decision makers. For more information, please contact Chris Harding, Vice President and Publisher of at

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