Network Computing Announces 'For IT, By IT' Digital Issue Series

Free, Downloadable Magazine Digs Deep into How WAN Optimization and Application Acceleration Technology Can Deliver in a Virtualized Environment

Jul 27, 2009

For 20 years, Information Technology professionals have relied on Network Computing's "For IT, By IT" approach to deliver straightforward, informed insight into the ever-changing landscape of technology. Now, more than ever, IT leaders need a reliable source that shares knowledge and insight from their peers and helps them cut through the tangle of emerging technologies with focused explanations and enlightened opinions on today's pressing IT issues.

To help IT decision-makers through deep and actionable content, the magazine version of Network Computing is coming back to life. This time, in digital format.

Network Computing is launching four quarterly digital issues. The first issue will focus on WAN Optimization and Application Acceleration. Each digital issue will feature the same hard hitting perspective and insight that Network Computing Magazine is known for in the IT community -- defining and framing business objectives and providing practical advice and assessments that help business technology executives make strategic decisions.

"We continually strive to deliver content for our audience in fresh ways. Whether this is via our .com sites, mobile platforms, video, RSS, newsletters, etc., we want to offer readers a personal choice for content consumption," said Brandon Friesen, Vice President and Group Publisher, InformationWeek Business Technology Network. "The move from print to a digital version of Network Computing allows us to deliver the depth of 'For IT, By IT' content and valuable insight in a format that is extremely easy to use."

  In this Issue:

  --  WAN Optimization And App Delivery Go Virtual: You want max performance
      in virtual environments. We look at how WAN optimization appliances
      and app delivery controllers can deliver it.

  --  Secure Switch: ConSentry's latest version of its NAC appliance is much
      improved, but there's still one hole left behind that you'll need to
      watch for.

  --  Anti-Spam Star: Abaca's reputation technology slows spam to a crawl.

  --  Open Standards Manifesto: One IT director's rallying cry for open
      standards development and conformance.

To download the complete Network Computing digital issue for free, click here, or go to:

               Ellen Asuncion
               Sr. Marketing Manager
               InformationWeek Business Technology Network

               Brandon Friesen
               Vice President, Group Publisher
               InformationWeek Business Technology Network

  About Network Computing

Network Computing, the For IT, By IT publication, focuses an analyzing and assessing information technology, products, and standards via strategic and tactical articles, hands-on testing, and custom research. Our mission is to inform IT professionals of the current state of the art in IT technologies, standards, and best practices as well as provide real world context and practical analysis for IT purchases and implementation.

About TechWeb

TechWeb (, 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 such as Interop, Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0, Black Hat and VoiceCon; online resources such as, Light Reading, Intelligent Enterprise,, 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 ranging from next-generation performance marketing, integrated media, market 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 $2.5 billion.

*13.3 million business decision-makers: based on # of monthly connections across TechWeb brands.

About United Business Media Limited

UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetization of B2B communities and markets. UBM's businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities -- from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists -- with integrated events, online, print, and business information products. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to

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CONTACT: Ellen Asuncion, Sr. Marketing Manager, InformationWeek Business
Technology Network, +1-949-223-3622,; or Brandon
Friesen, Vice President, Group Publisher, InformationWeek Business Technology
Network, +1-415-947-6213,

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