CMP Media's TechWeb Network Integrates eBay Marketplace Enabling Tech Visitors to Buy and Sell Technology

Relationship With eBay Provides Visitors With Global Access to Electronic and Computer Products

Mar 4, 2003

CMP Media's TechWeb Network (, the network of business technology sites including InformationWeek, InternetWeek and Network Computing, today announced an agreement with eBay, The World's Online Marketplaceā„¢, to integrate the eBay Marketplace with By tapping into eBay's large marketplace of nearly 62 million registered users, visitors can buy and sell new, used, refurbished and depreciated merchandise on eBay directly through the website.

This relationship provides visitors immediate access to over 39,000 infrastructure, 33,000 printer, 35,000 desktops and 45,000 software products through the site's Electronics & Computers category. visitors can buy and sell their own products; browse products by category, region, or name; and have full access to all eBay services, such as shipping and freight management, buyer/seller warranties, and discussion boards, all from within the site.

" readers buy a lot of technology and often require instant access to hardware and software," said Brad Shimmin, editor in chief, Online. "By integrating the eBay marketplace within our site content, we will provide our readers with an efficient tool that will let them cut through the red tape and solve business problems in real-time."

The TechWeb Network 2003 audience survey shows that frequent visitors, who are involved in the technology purchase process, expect to purchase on average $27 million each in technology in 2003.

Network Computing visitors can access the Network Computing eBay marketplace at .

About CMP's TechWeb Network

CMP Media's TechWeb ( is the network for Business Technology professionals with purchasing power. With up-to-the-minute IT-related news and information, TechWeb continues assisting business technology professionals make timely, well-informed buying decisions. CMP's news and information is created and managed by a team of experienced and talented journalists that know the IT industry inside and out. TechWeb debuted in 1994 as the first online news source for IT news and information on the Web.

About CMP Media LLC

CMP Media LLC ( is a leading integrated media company providing essential information and marketing services to the entire technology spectrum -- the builders, sellers and users of technology worldwide. Capitalizing on its editorial strength, CMP is uniquely positioned to offer marketers comprehensive, integrated media solutions tailored to meet their individual needs. Its diverse products and services include newspapers, magazines, Internet products, research, direct marketing services, education and training, trade shows and conferences, and custom publishing.

   Michael Grover
   CMP Media's TechWeb Network


CONTACT: Michael Grover of CMP Media's TechWeb Network, +1-949-223-3615,

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