JUPITERMEDIA ACQUIRES JGURU.COM
(New York, NY - May 11, 2005) - Jupitermedia Corporation's (Nasdaq: JUPM) JupiterWeb division announced the acquisition of JGuru.com (www.jguru.com), an online community for Java programmers and software developers. JGuru.com provides news, information, forums and online courses designed for Java programmers and software developers. The JGuru.com online community is comprised of top Java developers, who are encouraged to maintain their individuality and express their own opinions freely, which gives JGuru.com the credibility needed for the success of any online community. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
"The acquisition of JGuru.com further adds to JupiterWeb's comprehensive collection of online communities and will be a valuable resource for user audience as well as for Jupitermedia," stated Alan Meckler, Chairman and CEO of Jupitermedia Corporation. "JGuru.com's audience of Java software developers are very passionate about their industry and dedicated to their profession. This makes them a highly desirable audience to advertisers needing to reach them," added Meckler.
JGuru.com will become part of Jupitermedia's EarthWeb.com Network, which is organized into five "channels" targeting the needs of IT Management, Hardware and Systems Professionals, Networking and Communications Administrators, Web and Software Developers.
For more information on JGuru.com, contact Scott Bialous, Vice President and Group Publisher of JupiterWeb at [email protected] or 415-466-0440.
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headquartered in Darien, CT, is a leading global provider of original information, images, research and events for information technology, business and creative professionals. Jupitermedia includes JupiterImages, one of the leading images companies in the world with over 7.0 million images online serving creative professionals with brands like Comstock Images, Creatas Images, PictureQuest, Liquid Library, Thinkstock Images, Thinkstock Footage, Photos.com, HemeraImages.com, Ablestock.com, PhotoObjects.net, Clipart.com and Animations.com; and JupiterWeb, the online media division of Jupitermedia which operates five distinct online networks: internet.com and EarthWeb.com for IT and business professionals; DevX.com for developers; ClickZ.com for interactive marketers; and Graphics.com, for creative professionals. JupiterWeb properties include more than 150 Web sites and over 150 e-mail newsletters that are viewed by over 20 million users and generate over 300 million page views monthly. Jupitermedia also includes: JupiterResearch, a leading international research advisory organization specializing in business and technology market research in 18 business areas and 14 vertical markets; and JupiterEvents, which produces offline conferences and trade shows focused on IT and business-specific topics, including Search Engine Strategies and WiFi/VoWiFi Planet.
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