CMP Technology Launches Over the Air, Comprehensive Mobile Enterprise Blog for CIOs and IT Managers


MANHASSET, N.Y., Feb. 12: CMP Technology's InformationWeek today announced the launch of Over the Air, a mobile enterprise blog which is the only media source focused on in-depth mobile enterprise news, intelligence, and analysis targeted to CIO's and senior IT managers. Over the Air grapples with the challenging issues and opportunities posed by taking enterprise software and data mobile. The blog will also cover the latest smartphones, cell phones, PDAs and notebooks, demonstrating how these devices address the challenges faced by CIOs and IT managers of mobilizing business applications. Over the Air adds a significant information resource to the InformationWeek network, which sets the agenda for business technologists.

Written by Stephen Wellman and Eric Zeman along with wireless technology experts, IT consultants and experienced technology journalists, Over the Air combines unique perspectives that will provide a comprehensive look at mobility. The blog offers desktop and mobile access to readers through WAP, text messages, email and the Web. To register and read Over the Air, go to: http://www.overtheair.biz/

Well-known journalist, industry analyst and editor, Stephen Wellman, will serve as Over the Air's Editor-in-Chief. With eight years of industry experience, Wellman has been tasked with creating email newsletters and other forms of online content that address the needs of the mobility marketplace. In addition to serving as editor in chief to the Over the Air blog, Wellman is Editor-in-Chief for Grok on Google, the only email newsletter that chronicles the Web's leading agent of change. Wellman has chaired numerous wireless and telecom industry events and has been a featured speaker at high-profile conferences and business strategy seminars.

Eric Zeman, a prominent figure in the mobile industry and most recently the Editor-in-Chief of Mobile Enterprise magazine, is Over the Air's Contributing Editor. Previously, Zeman wrote for Broadband-Today.com, Phonescoop.com, LAPTOP magazine and Palisades Magazine. In addition to authoring two science fiction books, Zeman has been featured at industry events as a speaker, panel moderator and contest judge.

"Despite an eagerness to adopt mobile solutions, CIOs and enterprise IT managers continue to face challenges as they mobilize their workforce. Over the Air's news and analysis will help top-level IT professionals unlock the potential of mobility that will advance their business opportunities," Wellman said. "The Over the Air blog fills the gap in this fast-growing sector of enterprise IT."

Public relations professionals should contact Wellman at 516.562.7866 or swellman@cmp.com or Zeman at 973.970.5664 or eric@zemanmedia.com. For sponsorship opportunities, contact Shabnum Norling at 415.947.6114 or snorling@cmp.com.

About InformationWeek

InformationWeek sets the agenda for business technology executives, covering the full range of information access points IT decision-makers use today. A trusted, authoritative source and information filter, InformationWeek helps community members understand and focus on what's important up-to-the-minute -- in print, online, through independent research and at live, peer-to-peer events. Through its cross-media platform, InformationWeek delivers content to complement the print publication to its community of business technology leaders when and how they want it, 24/7. The InformationWeek community includes an audience of 2.5 million CIOs, IT executives and business managers who cut across industries, job titles, company sizes and global borders.

InformationWeek is consistently recognized for its commitment to excellence and thought leadership by the IT community, receiving many of the industry's top media accolades, including several awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE), top spots in BtoB Magazine's Media Power 50 and Circulation Excellence Awards from Circulation Management Magazine.

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.

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