JUPITERMEDIA ANNOUNCES CORBIS DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT FOR COMSTOCK IMAGES AND THINKSTOCK IMAGES
(New York, NY - July 12, 2005) - Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM) today announced an agreement with Corbis (www.corbis.com), a leading media services company, to distribute its Comstock Images and Thinkstock Images collections. Under the terms of the agreement Corbis will distribute select Comstock and Thinkstock images worldwide through its Web site www.corbis.com, starting in September.
"We are pleased to make our Comstock Images and Thinkstock Images collections available through Corbis," stated Alan M. Meckler, Chairman and CEO of Jupitermedia Corporation. "With the great brand loyalty Corbis has built amongst creative professionals, this will be a tremendous new distribution channel for these image collections. We look forward to expanding our relationship with Corbis," added Meckler.
Comstock Images and Thinkstock Images are part of Jupitermedia's JupiterImages' division, one of the leading images companies in the world, providing a powerful collection of premium digital images to the creative professional.
"Our commitment to meeting our clients' needs in the royalty free market has never been stronger," said Jennifer Hurshell, senior vice president of commercial image licensing for Corbis. "The addition of royalty-free imagery from the Comstock Images and Thinkstock Images collections complements Corbis' existing royalty-free offering and positions us to better meet the needs of creative professionals at every level."
About Jupitermedia Corporation
Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM), (www.jupitermedia.com)
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, Goodshoot Images, 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 170 Web sites and over 170 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 IT Service Management Forum.
Corbis (www.corbis.com) provides complete visual solutions used every day by publishers, advertising and design agencies, filmmakers, and other creative professionals to tell their stories with impact that goes beyond words. Our image licensing, assignment & representation, and rights services enable clients around the world to differentiate brands, sell products and services, support news stories, and entertain audiences. Corbis is headquartered in Seattle, with 19 offices throughout North America, Europe, and Asia.
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