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ITWeb: The business technology media company

A vital resource for South African ICT decision-makers, ITWeb delivers news, views and information through diverse content platforms, including online, e-newsletters, social media, print and events. ITWeb is recognised as South Africa's technology news and information leader.

ONLINE PRINT
ITWeb Online ITWeb Brainstorm
ITWeb eNews ICT Insight
ITWeb Africa The Margin
CareerWeb Custom publishing
ITWeb Multimedia
ITWeb on Social Media
EVENTS OTHER WEBSITES
ITWeb Events defenceWeb
iFashion
HR Pulse
TrainingWeb
Launched: 1 March 1996
Format: daily, online, and an array of e-newsletters.
Editorial mission: hard news as it breaks.
Readers: technology professionals and business decision-makers.
Offices: Johannesburg and Cape Town.
An audited site.
Dominates the local ICT market, both from a readership and client base perspective.
The largest newsroom in SA dedicated to ICT content.
Caters to over 100 000 discerning ICT professionals each month.
Remains the most desirable daily vehicle for marketers of business technology.
Biggest archive of information on the local ICT sector.
Vast portfolio of industry experts who write regular columns.
Dozens of industry portals providing niche news on sub-sectors.
Virtual Press Offices provide targeted marketing for hundreds of ICT companies.
Regular major industry surveys supply valuable up-to-date information.
Feedback facility invites reader comments and participation.

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A free newsletter, e-mailed to over
30 000 subscribers, five days a week.
One of the first regular e-mail newsletters available in SA.
Remains the largest specialist newsletter in the country.
Subscribers to eNews form the core of ITWeb's Web site audience.

Specialist newsletters are available for readers with niche interests, delivering a weekly summary of the technology channel, e-business, telecommunications, security or mobile and wireless news, among other ICT topics.

ITWeb Africa provides daily news, analysis, features and insights into
Africa's rapidly changing ICT sector.

Decision-makers, investors, analysts and others with vested interests in
Africa's ICT sector are ITWeb Africa's target audience.

To cater to this audience, sections on the Web site cover telecoms, security, business intelligence, enterprise solutions, networks, ICT and governance, mobile and telecoms in Africa. Additional sections include 'Talk from the Top' and 'Movers and Shakers': two portals that are dedicated to interviewing the continent's C-level technology enterprise personalities and those behind Africa's top start-ups.

All content is provided with the necessary local perspective required to understand what is happening on the ground, as ITWeb Africa posts daily news written by editors in South Africa and correspondents in Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Ghana and Botswana.

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CareerWeb was launched in June 2000 and is the only online recruitment
service provider that focuses on the IT industry. The site is committed to
providing the best product, service and value to this specialist niche market.

It is the premier career site providing IT professionals with a "one-stop shop" for career opportunities, career and salary advice and CV storage. This makes CareerWeb the perfect place for advertising job vacancies and targeting skilled IT professionals.

CareerWeb capitalises on ITWeb's daily reach of over 30 000 South African IT and business professionals, and draws on the natural synergy between news content and career information provision.

Focuses on IT recruitment.
Simple, quick and user-friendly.
Unlimited access.
Excellent after-sales service and personal attention.
Fast, simple search facility.
Quick job entry.

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ITWeb Multimedia Department

Since its online debut in April 2010, the ITWeb Multimedia Department has grown exponentially and now publishes regular videos with numbers recorded as high as 113 000 views.

 Evolving technology demands click-quick access to current news content. Professionals in the technology sector rely on ITWeb for their daily debriefing on all the latest ICT news. As the demand for video has grown over the past few years, ITWeb's video division has expanded to accommodate the migration to an audio-visual platform.

Spanning a wide variety of topics, the ITWeb Multimedia Department encompasses various categories and has adopted different styles to engage the targeted audience.

The video categories comprise:

News: the inside-scoop on current news affairs, as well as an update on all the latest trends and events.
Events: coverage of ITWeb's events and executive forums, providing highlights from the events, as well as interviews with world-renowned key speakers and industry professionals.
Interviews: opinion pieces with industry professionals, allowing in-depth analysis and discussion of initiatives and trends.
Industry videos: an insider's look at the inception, functioning and future development of companies, services and solutions in the technology industry.
Reviews: demonstrating the functions and capabilities of new gadgets and devices.
Adverts: showcasing the new offerings from service and solution providers in the ICT sector.

ITWeb Multimedia also produces regular content for ITWeb Africa, DefenceWeb, Brainstorm and Bytesize Digital.

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ITWeb is active on social media. Our Twitter account provides a feed of
the most recent headlines, announcements about competitions and promotions, live reporting from events, and interviews with interesting people in the industry. We can also be found on Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+, where we share the highlights of what's going on in the industry. ITWeb also has a YouTube account where we document events, interview interesting IT personalities, and provide technological reviews.

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Launched in 2001, ITWeb Brainstorm magazine is an authoritative voice
in the technology sector and one of the most respected local monthly
business magazines.

It provides in-depth analysis of complex issues facing the ICT industry in SA and worldwide, and presents a big-picture view of the world of business technology. It is issue-driven and packed with critical analysis that goes beyond the news of the day.

Given its audience of company executives and decision-makers, Brainstorm is produced with an eye on quality, with particular attention paid to its appearance and top-notch photography.

The monthly publication also produces independent company reports under its own banner that allows for a trusted view of a particular company.

Brainstorm's high-profile readers are also consumers of technology, so it features the latest gadgets, apps and innovations that define the Digital Age, truly making it "a magazine for decision-makers and other intelligent people".

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ITC Insight is a monthly supplement to ITWeb Brainstorm magazine. Presented in a concise, easy to-read, dynamic and visually appealing format, the supplement presents the month's key company news, news analysis, thought leadership pieces, ICT job and events listings.

 Each issue brings a summary of a recent ITWeb survey results, giving readers insights into the technology adoption trends and investment strategies in the local market - from business intelligence, to cloud computing and virtualisation, to security and mobility.

Editorial mission and content: Providing a concise, intelligent digest of solution provider and vendor news and developments, key ICT events, ITWeb's business technology survey results, and opinion pieces by people in the know.

The Margin is ITWeb's channel-focused publication centred on the business of selling technology. Produced on a quarterly basis, the magazine offers insight and analysis on the trends and technologies
affecting South Africa's ICT channel, today, and into the future.

This full-colour magazine addresses issues relevant to all channel players – from the biggest market-leading vendors, to small standalone IT retailers. It also features the people who shape and sell the products, solutions, services and technologies that are defining the industry.

In addition to being made available in print, The Margin is offered online and is downloadable in PDF, and for iPad and Android tablets.

With a controlled, free distribution in print, The Margin reaches an audience of 5 000 targeted and focused South African ICT channel readers, including vendors, distributors, consultants and ISPs, and companies of all sizes.

 From single-page advertorials through to 280-page handbooks, from digital pitchbooks to employee magazines, ITWeb's custom publishing department produces publishing and media projects across multiple platforms for a wide variety of clients and audiences in the ICT and financial services sectors. Custom publishing offers clients the ability to reach a defined and targeted audience with editorial messaging.

With experience in producing high-end print publications that draw the reader in with interesting visuals and provide a compelling editorial story matched to a client's key messaging, ITWeb's custom publishing department is also able to provide multimedia services packaged into digital versions to be accessed on iPads, Android devices or as a mobile Web site.

ITWeb's thought-leadership forums provide a powerful networking and knowledge exchange platform, addressing prevailing business technology issues and industry trends.

Format: conferences, mini-exhibitions, seminars.

Editorial mission: insight and networking.

Audience: business and technology decision-makers.

Audience value: deep insight into issues, trends and developments, delivered in an interactive, highly concentrated, cost-efficient way; the opportunity to listen to thought leaders and industry experts and network with peers.

Advertiser value: multiple, cross-platform sponsorships maximise brand recognition; unique opportunity for marketers to network and interact with the buyers; lead generation.

Delegates attending ITWeb events gain access to informed and influential speakers – leaders in their fields – who keep them apprised of new developments and innovative and effective ways to address current challenges.

Sponsors supporting these events get access to advertising and marketing platforms that reach into every corner of the local ICT landscape.

The ITWeb Events division has access to an extensive network of readers, business technology suppliers, industry associations and professional organisations, and ICT thought leaders and trailblazers.

Look to ITWeb Events to get:

Topical ICT industry conferences, summits, and workshops.
Exclusive executive forums developed in collaboration with individual clients.
Premium programme content presented by industry experts.
One-stop integrated event development, event management and publicity, with guaranteed media exposure in ITWeb publications.

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defenceWeb aims to be to the defence and civil security industry what ITWeb is to the ICT world. It has the ambition of becoming the preferred provider of news, insight and facts to the defence and security community and the public at large.

As a news service, it brings readers up-to-date self-generated reports, opinion and insight.
As a platform, it encourages players in the defence and security community to address each other and the broader public in their own words by means of its Virtual Press Office.
As a research port-of-call, it offers comprehensive coverage and linkage to security and defence sector reporting in Africa's media and academic publications.
As a public educator, it provides detailed open source files and data on defence and security issues as well as African militaries.

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iFashion was born from the commitment to uplift and revitalise the South African fashion industry. It provides the opportunity for fashion industry members to create networks that will facilitate action and inspire industry growth.

The site provides useful and up-to-date information to keep the industry on top of what is happening locally and abroad, to make it more competitive and encourage a thirst for quality education.

iFashion provides a marketing platform for all within the industry; from the student who wants to share her talent, to the household names we have come to know and love. By increasing local and international public awareness of South African clothing brands and talent, it aims to inspire increased demand and brand loyalty.

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HR Pulse is an online publication filled with essential information about how to manage employee-related questions and issues. It is essential reading for anyone who manages employees or owns their own business.

All stories are generated exclusively by high-profile HR and labour experts.
All content is free and written in plain English, which means they can be read and digested in under 10 minutes.
Because the content is online, it is always available, wherever you are, and is fully searchable.
Readers include a niche audience of directors, managers, CEOs and HR professionals.
The press offices hosted on the site ensure those companies have a direct link to their target market, via HR Pulse.

Must-read articles include:

How to engage employees and increase their productivity at work.
How to tell the difference between a fake sick note and a genuine one.
The value of induction.

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An online database of ICT training courses and providers, TrainingWeb offers ITWeb readers an up-to-date listing of ICT training providers, courses and degrees.

Regularly updated and easily searchable, TrainingWeb guides ICT professionals and corporate training managers in locating and selecting the training courses and institutions that are right for them.

ITWeb Informatica's Corporate IT Training Guide is the print counterpart to TrainingWeb – a definitive annual directory of ICT training providers. Comprehensive listings are complemented by focused and analytical editorial that discusses the key issues and developments in the IT training sector.

For training providers, the Training Guide is the most effective way to reach training decision-makers at some of SA's largest companies.


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