INTERNET.COM ACQUIRES BHS.COM-THE WEB'S LEADING RESOURCE FOR NT/WINDOWS 2000 SOLUTIONS(WESTPORT, CT - August 11, 1999) - internet.com (Nasdaq: INTM), the E-Business and Internet Technology Network, today announced that it has acquired BHS.com "The Windows 2000 Resource Center". BHS.com (http://www.bhs.com) has been incorporated into the internet.com Network (http://www.internet.com) of 65 Web sites and related Internet media properties. Terms were not disclosed.
BHS.com is a leading technical resource for NT/Windows 2000 professionals, providing news, FAQs, link libraries and discussion boards. More than 60% of BHS.com's audience members are Internet and information technology professionals with buying authority or influence; more than 80% access the site via bookmarks, indicating an extremely loyal user base.
BHS.com is the latest addition to the internet.com Network in recent weeks. Others include The Web Developer's Journal (http://www.webdevelopersjournal.com), Wall Street Research Net (http://www.wsrn.com), ASPWatch (http://www.aspwatch.com) and Streaming Media News.
"BHS.com is a significant addition to the internet.com Network. The site is a critical asset to advertisers looking to target NT/Windows 2000 prospects who are buying for large networks," said internet.com chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler. "BHS.com consists of one of the most demographically attractive online communities for marketers to reach and will greatly enhance our collection of Internet Technology resources."
internet.com's Internet Technology Channel is one of nine that comprise the internet.com Network, consisting of the most widely recognized resources serving system administrators and Internet technology professionals. Other recognized sites in internet.com's Internet Technology Channel include WinPlanet (http://www.winplanet.com), Swynk.com (http://www.swynk.com), ServerWatch (http://www.serverwatch.com), LinuxPlanet (http://www.linuxplanet.com) and 15Seconds (http://www.15seconds.com).
internet.com Corporation, based in Westport, Connecticut, is a leading provider of global real-time news and information resources for Internet industry and Internet technology professionals, Web developers and experienced Internet users. internet.com operates a network of 65 Web sites, 45 E-mail newsletters, 55 online discussion forums and 52 moderated E-mail discussion lists with over 1.8 million unique visitors that generate approximately 48 million page views monthly. internet.com's global presence includes editions in Canada, the United Kingdom, Arabia, Australia, Asia, France and Israel.
Interested advertisers should contact Susan Leiterstein, Vice President and Publisher of internet.com, at [email protected] or (203) 341-2962. For e-commerce and licensing opportunities, contact David Arganbright, Vice President, Commerce and Licensing, at [email protected] or (203) 341-2858.
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