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