(Norwalk, CT – May 21, 2008) Technology Marketing Corporation
)) today announced that the Appliance Deployment channel has been launched as the newest addition to the TMCnet channel program.
The Appliance Deployment channel is sponsored by NEI (NASDAQ: NENG
), a leading provider of server appliance products and services for storage, security and communications software vendors worldwide. The Appliance Deployment channel will host a variety of technical resources, such as white papers, webcasts, podcasts, blogs, feature articles and industry news as a means to inform and educate independent software vendors (ISVs), software-as-a-service (SaaS (News
)) providers, IT infrastructure integrators and network enterprise computing users.
In the “Cool Vendors in Infrastructure Appliances, 2008
” report, L. Frank Kenny, Gartner’s (News
) research director, recently stated, “There have been significant enhancements to hardware, middleware
, software and surrounding services from appliance vendors. This will enable appliance users to more easily support SaaS, shared-service and high-performance environments. Moreover, infrastructure appliances will be a means by which ISVs of all sizes offer SaaS in cloud computing.”
NEI’s unique combination of engineering, manufacturing, logistics and technical support enable its customers to focus on software innovation, drive down the cost of ownership and speed time to market.
“NEI is pleased to sponsor the Appliance Deployment channel on TMCnet, a leading provider of communications and technology media,” said Hugh Kelly, senior vice president of marketing at NEI. “Storage, security and communications application developers are recognizing the inherent development, deployment, manageability and cost-saving benefits that the appliance model provides. TMCnet’s audience is a perfect fit for promoting this model, and we plan to help this channel deliver valuable resources and distinguish NEI as the high value-add appliance provider.”
TMCnet’s channels are micro-targeted information portals where readers can find topic-specific news, articles, feature stories and product reviews. TMCnet has over 100 channels covering important topics in the IP
communications, VoIP, IP telephony, CRM, call center and information technology industries.
“TMCnet welcomes NEI’s Appliance Deployment channel into our program,” stated Dave Rodriguez (News
), Vice President of Publications and Conferences, TMC. “They are a well-respected network appliance company that shares our vision in the advancement of new technologies. Our channel program is a community-building vehicle assisting our partners in growing their brand, while contributing to the vast array of valuable content which drives traffic to TMCnet, the most-visited communications and technology web site in the world.”
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is an integrated global media company helping our clients build communities in print, in-person and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions
, INTERNET TELEPHONY
, Unified Communications
, and IMS Magazine
. TMC is also the first publisher to test new products in its own on-site laboratories, TMC Labs. TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. According to Quantcast (News
)*, TMCnet reaches nearly one million U.S. unique visitors each month. TMCnet serves as many as three million unique visitors globally each month according to Webtrends. In addition, TMC produces INTERNET TELPHONY Conference & EXPO
, Call Center 2.0 Conference
and Communications Developer Conference
For more information about TMCnet’s channels program, please contact Stephani Thompson at (203) 852-6800 ext 139 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
(*Quantcast is an independent Web site that monitors U.S. Web traffic)
Founded in 1997, NEI is headquartered in Canton, Massachusetts and trades on the NASDAQ exchange under the symbol NENG. NEI network appliance solutions are made to ease and enhance the deployment, manageability and security of IT infrastructure applications. With a heritage of providing product and service technologies tailored to support the entire lifecycle of its customers’ appliances, NEI has become the appliance partner of choice for OEMs, ISVs and software integrators worldwide. For more information about NEI’s products and services, visit
Tel and Fax: 972-633-3491