SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- InformationWeek Analytics, the leading service for peer-based IT research and analysis, in conjunction with Network Computing, today announced the launch of Network Computing Pro, a new subscription model targeted at networking-, storage- and communications-focused business technology professionals. Network Computing Pro features a library of research and strategy reports intended to help IT professionals at all stages of the technology purchase process. A subscription to Network Computing Pro provides IT professionals access to more than 450 technical analyst reports covering such topics as application optimization, cloud computing, data center, storage, virtualization, wireless and more, all written by the editors of Network Computing, real-world IT experts and InformationWeek Analytics analysts. Network Computing Pro is the ultimate resource for IT, by IT.
"The data and best practices found in Network Computing Pro reports will be vital for IT decision-makers as they plan their infrastructure upgrades," said Mike Fratto, Editor of Network Computing. "We're excited to offer this new service to our audience."
"We've seen in multiple surveys that IT pros' most valued source of information is their peers," said Art Wittmann, Director of InformationWeek Analytics. "They want to know what vendors and technologies have worked for their peers and what it took to be successful in delivering on the promise of a new product or technology." Networking Computing Pro provides this information, along with analysis from industry-leading editors and analysts.
"As we release Network Computing Pro, we're providing more reports assessing vendors and the impact of their products and product upgrades on IT systems," said Wittmann. "We're pleased to broaden the content we offer, at a price that's very affordable."
Network Computing Pro subscribers enjoy the following benefits:
- Dozens of research reports that tell them why & how their peers are adopting emerging technologies and what the changes are from year to year
- Strategy session and best practice reports that help them plan successful technology adoption
- Fundamentals and tutorials that explain the details of new technologies
- Vendor assessments, product impact reports & reviews to help them vet the right partners
- Salary surveys & professional development guides to help them chart a career trajectory
Annual subscriptions are $199, and subscribers receive immediate access to the Network Computing Pro library of over 450 reports. To subscribe, visit pro.networkcomputing.com.
Network Computing Pro is the latest addition to parent company UBM TechWeb's comprehensive portfolio of business information and decision-support tools for technology professionals worldwide. For more information on UBM TechWeb, please visit ubmtechweb.com.
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