Press Migrates Content, Forums to

SOUTHBORO, MA – MARCH 15, 2001 – In a move reflecting the rapid adoption of Linux across the enterprise,, the premier Web resource for enterprise IT professionals, today announced it is migrating into beginning next month. This move enables visitors to take advantage of the unique navigation structure of and access a broader base of related content, and allows to reach a wider audience of enterprise IT professionals.


"This is an important move as it exposes a broader enterprise audience to's highly acclaimed content, forums and respected columnists," said Bill Reinstein, CEO, " has more than 1,000,000 unique visitors per month, and this step enables us to maximize the efficiency of our unique taxonomy-driven navigation system, allowing even more enterprise IT professionals to access a broader base of Linux-related information." Editor-in-Chief Kathy Badertscher and Senior Editor John Pancharian will continue to guide Linux content development and community building on Top columnists including Nick Petreley, Joe Barr and Richard Sharpe will continue their roles offering insightful, knowledgeable commentary to the rapidly growing Linux community, and through this migration, now reach a wider enterprise audience as a featured microsite within has already migrated all Linux, Java, and Unix-related forums and newsletters to the infrastructure, with Linux-related newsletters among the most widely read with over 120,000 subscribers.

This migration only relates to content on, and does not reflect any changes to the highly successful LinuxWorld Conference and Expo series, produced by IDG World Expo (, a separate IDG business unit,. LinuxWorld Conference and Expo is dedicated to Linux users, software developers and business leaders. The next event will take place August 27 – 30, 2001 at The Moscone Center in San Francisco. This four-day event features an in-depth technical and education-rich conference program and hundreds of exhibitors showcasing the hottest Linux products and developments. More information is available at

Through its partnerships with IDG's leading enterprise IT publications – CIO, Computerworld, InfoWorld, and Network World – delivers an impressive array of news, engaging broadband content, and information relating to all areas of technology. In addition to its own original news and analysis, content is licensed from these partners, analyzed and categorized according to an exclusive IT taxonomy. This revolutionary taxonomy structure enables visitors to quickly drill down to find the most directly relevant information available.

In addition to its award-winning editorial content, offers a wide range of resources and services, including webcast programs; eNewsletters; expert advice; forums; vendor white papers; career advice and employment listings; and a training center.


By bringing together the deepest and most-trusted IT content and integrating it with a dynamic Web-navigation framework, has become the premier Web resource for enterprise IT professionals. delivers award-winning, unique editorial, an impressive array of news, webcasts, services, and information relating to all areas of technology — as well as content from IDG's powerhouse enterprise IT publishers: CIO, Computerworld, InfoWorld, and Network World. Ranked among the top ten Internet media properties by Advertising Age's BtoB, and named a "Hot Site" by USA Today,'s family of sites includes, JavaWorld and Pioneering the next generation of IT information delivery, is "changing the way you view IT."

About IDG World Expo

IDG World Expo ( produces world-class tradeshows, conferences, and events for emerging IT markets around the globe. As the leading IT event management company, IDG World Expo leverages its unsurpassed experience and knowledge of IT-focused events and conferences, enabling technology companies to capture the attention and loyalty of influential buyers. IDG World Expo's portfolio of conferences and events includes Macworld Conference & Expo, LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, COMNET Conference & Expo, ASPWorld Conference & Expo, and Internet Commerce Expo (ICe). IDG World Expo is a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the leading global provider of IT media, research, conferences, and expositions. and IDG World Expo are business units of IDG, the world's leading IT media, research and exposition company. IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers and 4,000 book titles. IDG is also a leading producer of 168 computer-related expositions worldwide, and provides IT market analysis through 51 offices in 43 countries., the logo, and 'changing the way you view IT' are trademarks of, Inc. All other products or company names mentioned are used for identification purposes only, and may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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