Geeknet Media Launches Data Center Website for Enterprise IT Pros

Jul 10, 2012, 09:00 ET from Geeknet, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Geeknet Media, a wholly owned subsidiary of Geeknet Inc. (Nasdaq: GKNT), today announced the launch of its first website dedicated to data centers and infrastructure, SlashDataCenter


SlashDataCenter will offer the latest information about the data centers, IT infrastructure and enterprise networking strategies and systems that serve both on-premise applications and the cloud. Users will have access to exclusive content, created by a high-profile roster of content experts, business leaders, analysts and application creators. A newsletter and links to Geeknet's Slashdot website will provide additional layers of insight, as well as the opportunity to interact with a broad community of IT professionals and influencers.

SlashDataCenter joins SlashBI, a website focused on business intelligence and analytics, as well as SlashCloud, a website covering the latest in cloud computing. All three websites are part of Geeknet's growing collection of online properties dedicated to the technologies that are changing how we live and work. These websites complement Slashdot, which will continue to act as the social media destination for tech community interaction and discussion.           

"We are excited to launch SlashDataCenter which fills a void in enterprise IT coverage, providing news, insight and deep content focused on the challenges of running a data center in today's global 24x7 business world," said Geeknet Media Vice President and Editor-in-Chief Stephen Wellman. "We are confident this site will give data center managers and the IT pros who work daily with enterprise infrastructure the critical information they need to do their jobs."


Slashdot is the first and leading social media destination for technology professionals and IT decision makers. Slashdot's highly engaged community of IT influencers share and socialize hundreds of pieces of content every day, including news, analysis, peer questions and professional insight. Slashdot is a website of Geeknet Media, a wholly owned subsidiary of Geeknet Inc. (Nasdaq: GKNT).


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