CMP starts mags for China & Middle East, e-newsletter & tech online sites.
CMP has introduced its software developer brand, Dr. Dobb's Journal, to the professional software development market in China through a licensing agreement with China Machine Press. The monthly publication is written in Simplified Chinese and has an initial circulation of 10,000 software developers, system administrators, IT managers and programmers, researchers and teachers.
In related news, Dr. Dobb's Journal has launched a new free e-newsletter for software developers. Programmer's Bookshelf Newsletter, an online companion to the magazine's "Programmer's Bookshelf" column, includes reviews of books, updates on recent releases, recommendations and book exerpts.
Also, CMP has introduced CRN and BYTE magazines into the Middle East market through a licensing agreement with Al-Rakameiat Publishing (Dubai). CRN Middle East is published monthly for a circulation of 23,000 distributors, resellers, importers and consultants throughout the Middle East. It will be published in both Arabic (20,000) and English (3000). Editorial includes regional and global news about the channel, features on business sector categories and IT management startegies.
Published in Arabic, BYTE Middle East is published monthly for 2000 IT manufacturers, and IS and IT managers throughout the region. Editorial includes local and international IT news, product reviews and software and hardware tips.
Finally, CMP has launched two new tech web sites. IT UtilltyPipeline.com is a new site focused on helping IT executives and practitioners "optimize their investments in products and services that facilitate" utility computing and on-demand computing, CMP said. Editorial focuses on utility and on-demand computing, grid computing, utility services and enterprise software and hardware. SmallBizPipeline.com carries technology news and reviews, advice and business management information for business units with under 1000 employees. CMP said the site is targeted to professionals who have IT responsibilities but who lack IT training of education.
Additional topical sites in the Pipeline series will be launched this quarter, including MobilePipeline.com, LinuxPipeline.com, ServerPipeline.com, NetworkingPipeline.com, SecurityPipe-line.com and StoragePipeline.com.
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