MECKLERMEDIA, "THE INTERNET MEDIA COMPANY," ACQUIRES AWARD-WINNING CYBERATLAS.COM WEB SITE(WESTPORT, CT -August 24, 1998) - Mecklermedia, "The Internet Media Company" (Nasdaq: MECK) made its 18th Web Site acquisition when it purchased CyberAtlas.com from Internet Profiles Corporation (I/Pro) last week. Terms were not disclosed.
CyberAtlas.com, which will be added to Mecklermedia's Internet.com network of Web sites, compiles and analyzes research about the Internet and information technologies. Features include market reports on Web demographics, e-commerce, advertising, browsers, modems and servers. "CyberAtlas.com is used principally by Web marketers and Internet industry professionals to support business decisions," reports Alan M. Meckler, chairman and CEO, Mecklermedia Corporation.
Since its inception in 1996, CyberAtlas.com has amassed numerous awards including being named as one of PC Magazine's 1998 Top 100 Web Sites. Also noteworthy, major Internet surveys such as the GVU study cite CyberAtlas.com as THE place to begin online research. "We are pleased that we were able to build CyberaAtlas.com into the highly regarded Web research site that it has become," said Al Hulvey, general manager, I/Pro. "This transition was a result of a decision to focus on other exciting opportunities more central to our core business competencies."
Mecklermedia's Internet.com provides real-time news and information resources for Internet professionals and Web developers. Internet.com sites currently serve approximately 18 million pages to 1 million unique visitors monthly. The site features other well-known brands including Web Developer.com, WebReference, InternetNews.com, The Electronic Commerce Guide and SearchEngineWatch. Interested advertisers should contact Susan Leiterstein, vice president and publisher of Internet.com at [email protected] or (203) 341-2962.
Mecklermedia Corporation, "The Internet Media Company," based in Westport, Connecticut, is a leading provider of Internet information through its Internet World and ISPCON trade shows, Internet World weekly and Boardwatch monthly print publications, and the Internet.com network of Web sites, which provides daily news and information resources for the Internet community, as well as ISPCON.com and Boardwatch.com. Mecklermedia also publishes the ISDEX, the only 100% Internet stock index featuring 50 leading companies. Mecklermedia's global presence includes Internet World trade shows and licensed publications throughout Canada, Mexico, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Australia.
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