KNect365, an Informa Business, Launches ITPro, Adds New Leadership and Extends Beyond its Microsoft-Centric Roots to Meet Information Needs of All IT Professionals
ITPro Takes Multiplatform Approach to IT, Unites the Best of Windows ITPro, SharePoint Pro, SQL Server Pro, Dev Pro and SuperSite for Windows and Bridges IT/Dev Connections Conference and Professional Education Online Platform
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- KNect365, an Informa business, today unveils ITPro, a new brand and media site serving IT professionals. ITPro addresses the shifting landscape of technology in the workplace and explores a broad range of topics that help IT professionals understand how to solve business challenges with technology.
ITPro will build upon its Windows ITPro, SharePoint Pro, SQL Server Pro, Dev Pro and SuperSite forWindows roots, evolving to multiplatform editorial coverage of the full range of technologies used by IT professionals. And it presents the content in a new and more navigable way. It also connects to the annual face-to-face event IT/DevConnections (the 2018 iteration will take place in Dallas) and the Professional Education Online Platform.
ITPro broadens its content scope to appeal to the modern IT professional, including Microsoft-specific technologies as well as those on other platforms. ITPro serves the IT community with an online source of daily news, analysis and how-to's about the information technology industry. The new site will focus on topics such as data analytics, cloud and data center operations, collaboration technologies, machine learning, the mobile-first workplace, open source, DevOps, security, software development, and the Internet of Things (IoT).
"Our sites are the top destinations for IT professionals and users on the front lines of the new developments in technology — operating systems as a service, cloud-first software, mobility as part of workflow and now digital transformation of everyday work. Our new brand reflects the exciting state of technology and business: immediate, multiplatform and productive," said Sue Troy, senior content director for ITPro. "The content reflects the world of IT as it is today, where information flows across different mobile and desktop platforms, lives in the cloud, and works to improve data analytics. New topical sections like security reflect growing coverage around one of the largest areas of concern for IT pros and users."
A Team of Experts with Deep IT Knowledge The ITPro team brings readers all the information they need to know to do their jobs well.
ITPro is led by Troy, who is responsible for overseeing all technology content and forums. She joins the site following a stint as executive editor of ITPro's sister site The IoT Institute. She has more than 25 years in content leadership and management roles for IT-focused outlets at TechTarget and Ziff Davis Publishing. Troy has broad knowledge of IT and its practice areas, with subject matter expertise around IT leadership, digital transformation, storage technologies and channel businesses. She has a special interest in emerging technologies such as IoT, blockchain, big data and artificial intelligence.
Lisa Schmeiser, content director, has been reporting on the tech industry for nearly 20 years. At ITPro she focuses on collaboration and mobility. Previously, she served as editor in chief for SuperSite for Windows and continues her role as editor in chief of Windows Secrets.
Nicole Henderson, content director, has been reporting on the cloud industry for seven years as an editor and industry analyst. Her focus at ITPro is cloud and security. Previously, she served as editor in chief at TheWHIR and content director for Talkin' Cloud.
Richard Hay, senior content producer, spent 30 years in the U.S. Navy watching technology inside and outside of the service rapidly change throughout his career. He now writes about the tech that impacts all of us each day in our personal and professional lives.
With more than 40 years of journalism and the last 15 years covering tech, Christine Hall, senior content producer, writes about all aspects of IT and has a passion for open source and related topics.
For information on ITPro sponsorship opportunities, contact Kathleen Connolly, general manager for Enterprise and Connected Innovation at KNect365, at [email protected].
About Informa ITPro,Channel Futures, Data Center Knowledge, The IoT Institute websites and the IT/Dev Connections, IoT World, Container World and Data Center World show brands are part of Informa which operates at the heart of the Knowledge and Information Economy. It is a leading business intelligence, academic publishing, knowledge and events business. With more than 7,500 employees globally, it has a presence in all major geographies, including North America, South America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.