Network World

From the data center to the edge

Network World provides deep domain expertise on the modern enterprise data center that supports the critical decisions made by data center managers. Network World is a sought-after resource for these decision-makers that focuses on topics that cover the latest in networking, storage, server and virtualization technologies. Network World is an invaluable resource for data center managers who must build out agile infrastructure and extend their networks to embrace the internet of things (IoT) and for enterprises that are struggling to meet strategic business goals. Engage these executives online, at our executive events and beyond.

What we cover

  • Careers
  • Cloud computing
  • Data centers
  • Disaster recovery
  • Infrastructure
  • Internet of Things
  • Linux
  • Mobile
  • Networking
  • Security
  • Small business
  • Storage
  • Unified communications

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See what’s special about Network World This website is the ultimate resource for supporting data center managers as they make critical decisions and navigate emerging technologies. extensively covers topics such as networking, storage, server technologies through cutting-edge articles, research, signature events, and more. Network World delivers insights that networking executives can trust.


Network World all things networking: The latest news, analysis, and insights for network pros.

Network World first look: News and analysis on networking, the data center, and IoT.


State of the Network: Network World’s study provides a deeper understanding of the network environments within today’s organizations and a comprehensive view of technology adoption trends within network IT. This research focuses on technology implementation objectives and reveals how leading objectives change the way IT decision-makers do their jobs, specifically how their roles are increasing in importance, and the way their organizations function.

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Virtual events:Participate in Foundry’s Virtual Event Summits that provide the ultimate immersive online experience surrounding a variety of critical topics that attract and engage the industry’s most influential tech decision-makers. These interactive events provide attendees with the opportunity to hear from spectacular speakers, access world-class content, and network with their peers and solution providers. Build new and meaningful connections with IT and security decision-makers through speaking and networking opportunities by partnering with us today.

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Meet Network World’s editorial leaders

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Amy Bennett

Editor in Chief, English Language, Enterprise CIO, CSO, Computerworld, InfoWorld, Network World
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Amy Bennett

Editor in Chief, English Language, Enterprise

Amy Bennett is a veteran editor with more than 15 years of experience in B2B tech publishing. In her role as Editor in Chief, English language for  CIO, CSO, Computerworld, InfoWorld, Network World, Amy oversees editorial operations for these award-winning media brands unwaveringly focused on serving the information needs of IT and security leaders. Amy cut her teeth in publishing spending summers answering phones and writing product announcements at a series of small trade publications that are now long forgotten except to vintage tech enthusiasts. She joined IDG in 2000 as Web Production Manager at ITworld, following stints at Harvard Business School Publishing and Daedalus, the Journal of The American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 

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Galen Gruman

Executive Editor for Global Content
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Galen Gruman

Executive Editor for Global Content

Galen Gruman is executive editor for global content at IDG Communications, responsible for the editorial content in English-language editions of the B2B sites in Australia, India, New Zealand, and Southeast Asia (ASEAN countries). He’s had several roles at IDG over his 20-year tenure, including features editor, executive editor, and editor at Macworld; West Coast bureau chief of Computerworld; and executive editor of InfoWorld. Galen is a member of IDG’s global B2B Editorial Board and has led several IDG initiatives outside of editorial, including providing leadership for two CMS initiatives and serving as a member of the Macworld senior leadership team. He has also been an adjunct analyst for the IDC IT Executive Program, editor of UBM’s M-Business magazine, executive editor of Upside magazine, and associate editor at the IEEE Computer Society.

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Marc Ferranti

Executive Editor, News
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Marc Ferranti

Executive Editor, News

Marc Ferranti plays a key role in IDG’s international editorial strategy and has written about a wide variety of IT topics, focusing on enterprise technology. He is currently editor of CIO Africa and CIO Middle East, and the English-language editor of CIO Netherlands and Computerworld Netherlands. Marc also manages IDG’s content-syndication platform, acting as the company’s editorial liaison with licensing partners globally. He started off his IDG career as Paris bureau chief for the IDG News Service, the company’s international tech news wire service. After moving to New York, Marc became the News Service executive editor, and then editor in chief. For more than a decade, he wrote IDG’s Wall Street Beat weekly column, covering tech company financials and IT spending trends. Marc has also written for newspapers including the Wall Street Journal Europe and the International Herald Tribune, and has done radio work for networks including NPR.

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Matt Egan

Editorial Director
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Matt Egan

Editorial Director

An executive leader with more than two decades experience leading successful editorial teams, Matt Egan is Foundry’s (formerly IDG Communications) first ever Editorial Director.

Matt leads and supports Foundry’s world class teams of journalists in key markets across the globe, as they create expert content in multiple major world languages. He is responsible for audience development, data, content, ecommerce, analytics, video, and content strategy for the world’s most popular business-to-business and B2C technology publications and events.

Prior to his global role Matt managed Foundry’s award-winning enterprise and B2C editorial teams in the US, UK, ASEAN, France and Spain.

Matt holds a BA in English and Drama from the University of Hull. He’s married with two children and enjoys running.

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