Network World

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Network World[1] is an IT website that provides news and information to network executives. Its tagline is "The Connected Enterprise." The company is headquartered in Framingham, Massachusetts, United States.

History[edit]

  • 1986 - Network World was started by parent company International Data Group as a spin-off of Computerworld. The site is updated daily with news, features, product reviews and tests, opinions, blogs, videos and podcasts.
  • 1995 - Network World gained LAN Magazine.[2] However, the lanmag.com site was gained by Information Week (lanmag.com redirects to informationweek.com)
  • 2005 - Network World launched a Web site called Network World Fusion which it renamed NetworkWorld.com

Article topics[edit]

Network World has sections on topics such as Cisco, cloud computing, Microsoft, open source, SDN,[3] and wireless.

Outside coverage[edit]

The publication is a perennial winner of awards[4] from organizations such as the American Society of Business Publication Editors.[5] Content includes investigative pieces such as "Where the public cloud actually lives"[6] as well as lighter fare, such as the annual Tech Industry Graveyard.[7] Popular blogs on the site include Layer 8[8] and BuzzBlog.[9]

Network World also is involved in tech industry events, including the IIT Roadmap[10] series. In addition, the publication has a presence across social media sites, including YouTube[11] and Facebook[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fredric Paul. "networkworld.com". Network World. 
  2. ^ "John E Dunn - Author". techworld.com. Retrieved 9 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "SDN". Network World. 
  4. ^ Bob Brown (22 July 2014). "Round-up of award-winning IDG Enterprise articles". Network World. 
  5. ^ "ASBPE > ASBPE Names Magazine of the Year, Web Site of the Year and Azbee Award Finalists, Winners". 
  6. ^ Jon Gold (2 September 2014). "Mapping the cloud: Where does the public cloud actually live?". Network World. 
  7. ^ Bob Brown (7 October 2013). "2013 tech industry graveyard". Network World. 
  8. ^ Michael Cooney. "Layer 8". Network World. 
  9. ^ Paul McNamara. "Buzzblog". Network World. 
  10. ^ "Network World Events". 
  11. ^ "Network World". YouTube. 
  12. ^ "Network World". Facebook. 

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