TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Getty Images, Inc.
(NYSE: GYI), the world's leading creator and distributor of visual content,
today announced that it ranked seventh on the 2007 InformationWeek 500,
which was revealed at a recent gala awards ceremony at the exclusive
InformationWeek 500 conference in Tucson, Arizona. This ranking marks a
significant shift from its 2006 ranking at 143.
"This award caps off an exciting year of technological investments and
developments at Getty Images, with the launch of our new website --
gettyimages.com -- playing a large role in earning this recognition," said
Bruce Livingstone, SVP of Technology at Getty Images. "Our innovative
enhancements to the site, specifically the addition of our
first-of-its-kind Catalyst search tool, demonstrate our focus on engaging
our customers in new ways to make their jobs easier."
"We'd like to extend our sincere congratulations to all InformationWeek
500 honorees. These companies represent today's leading technology
innovators, many of whom have joined us this week," said InformationWeek
vice president and publisher, John Siefert. "This group has prompted
fascinating discussion on some of the most forward looking business
technology initiatives to date."
For nearly 20 years, InformationWeek has identified and honored the
nation's most innovative users of information technology with its annual
listing. The list is unique among corporate rankings because it spotlights
the power of innovation in information technology, rather than simply
identifying the biggest IT spenders. Additional details on the
InformationWeek 500 can be found online at
About Getty Images (http://www.gettyimages.com)
Getty Images is the world's leading creator and distributor of visual
content and the first place creative professionals turn to discover,
purchase and manage imagery. The company's award-winning photographers and
imagery help customers create inspiring work which appears every day in the
world's most influential newspapers, magazines, advertising campaigns,
films, television programs, books and Web sites. Headquartered in Seattle,
WA and serving customers in more than 100 countries, Getty Images believes
in the power of imagery to drive positive change, educate, inform, and
About InformationWeek (http://www.informationweek.com)
InformationWeek is the leading multimedia Business Technology brand --
online sites, magazine, events and research -- providing CIOs and IT
decision makers with unique perspective and tools that work in lock step
with their decision making process -- from the setting of business
strategies to the evaluation and recommendation of technology solutions.
Through its cross-media platform, InformationWeek provides editorial
content developed by both journalists and CIO and IT peers delivered when
and how they want it, 24/7. For Technology Marketers, InformationWeek
offers a dynamic portfolio of products to engage and align with the
largest, most influential buying audience in the market. This means
marketing solutions that target broad audiences (reach), as well as media
programs organized by content themes and specific audience segments
(composition). The InformationWeek audience of 3 million buyers, includes
CIOs, IT executives and business managers who cut across industries, job
titles, company sizes and global borders.
About CMP Technology (http://www.cmp.com)
CMP Technology is a marketing solutions company serving the technology
industry. Through its market-leading portfolio of trusted information
brands, CMP has earned the confidence of more technology professionals than
any other media company. As a result, CMP is the premier provider of
access, insight and actionable programs designed to connect sellers and
buyers in ways that yield superior return on investment. CMP Technology is
a subsidiary of United Business Media (http://www.unitedbusinessmedia.com),
a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services
with a market capitalization of more than $3 billion.
Press Contact for Getty Images:
Director, Corporate Communications
Press Contact for CMP:
Marketing Manager, InformationWeek
SOURCE Getty Images, Inc.