To compete successfully, new technology companies must quickly establish relationships with customers, industry analysts, sales and distribution partners and the media. As the largest global media company serving the information technology industry, IDG is uniquely qualified to build these relationships. IDG informs more people about information technology than any other company in the world. IDG is the leading multibillion dollar provider of IT media, research, conferences and events. IDG publishes more than 300 newspapers and magazines in 85 countries, led by the Computerworld, InfoWorld, Macworld, Network World, and CIO global product lines. Through IDG.net, IDG offers online users more than 330 web sites in 70 countries. IDG also produces hundreds of computer-related conferences and trade shows in 35 countries, and its research arm, International Data Corporation (IDC), provides computer industry research and analysis through 51 offices in 43 countries worldwide.