The IT Services Site to Focus on Datacenters' Biggest Pain Points

New IBM-sponsored Website digs into server consolidation and integration; storage optimization; and datacenter design, construction, management, and strategy

Nov 7, 2011

NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DeusM, the integrated marketing services arm of UBM, today launched The IT Services Site, a new Website built around the key technologies in today's datacenters and how to derive more benefits and efficiencies from them.

Long-time technology journalist James M. Connolly has been named editor in chief of the new site. Connolly was most recently a senior staff writer at Mass High Tech; he was also executive editor and editorial director at TechTarget Inc.

The new community-based Website will consist of blogs, message boards, live chats, white papers, and other educational resources to help readers address specific pain points within their datacenters. The community will be supplemented by a presence on Facebook, Twitter (@TheITServicesSite), and LinkedIn.

"IT decisionmakers have their hands full trying to fine-tune their networks to handle the demands of virtualization and storage networking, as well as prepare for the advent of cloud computing," says Connolly. "The IT Services Site is a solutions-based destination to help them integrate and optimize the critical elements of their datacenters."

The site is published by DeusM, a UBM company. IBM is the exclusive sponsor of The IT Services Site.

Click here to access The IT Services Site:

Amy Averbook
DeusM Marketing Director
(917) 743-2693

About The IT Services Site

Founded in November 2011, The IT Services Site ( is a community where IT decisionmakers, architects, managers, and other IT professionals share news, best-practices, experiences, and research about server consolidation and optimization, storage integration, virtualization, cloud computing, middleware design, and managed services for today's enterprise datacenter.

About DeusM

DeusM is an integrated marketing services company owned by UBM, targeting the fastest growing segment of the online publishing industry: business social media. The company is led by Managing Director Stephen Saunders, Min's Marketer of the Year 2010. He and the other DeusM principals have built and delivered more than a dozen successful sites and online communities over the last 10 years. DeusM's service is based on a unique platform, called Community in a Box (CiaB), which employs a structured system of proven B2B Web publishing best-practices, combined with a breakthrough integrated multimedia publishing platform ("n-Server") to enable marketers to quickly and profitably set up specialized communities for their target customers.

About UBM TechWeb

UBM TechWeb, the global leader in technology media and professional information, enables people and organizations to harness the transformative power of technology.  Through its core businesses – media solutions, marketing services, and professional information – UBM TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed brands, applications, and services in the technology market. More than 14.5 million business and technology professionals (CIOs, IT and IT support managers, Web and digital professionals, software and game developers, government decision makers, and telecom providers) actively participate in UBM TechWeb's communities. UBM TechWeb brands include: global face-to-face events such as Interop, Game Developers Conference (GDC), Web 2.0, Black Hat and VoiceCon; large-scale online networks such as InformationWeek, Light Reading, and Gamasutra; research, training, and certification services, including HDI, Pyramid Research, and InformationWeek Analytics; and market-leading magazines such as InformationWeek and Wall Street & Technology. UBM TechWeb is part of UBM plc., a global provider of media and information services for professional B2B communities and markets.

About UBM plc

UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewellery traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to