CIO WaterCooler announces acquisition of

CIO WaterCooler announces acquisition of

We’re on the move again as we further expand to offer our members further insight and content reach…

The CIO WaterCooler is today announcing the acquisition of, in a move that further expands our free, open and collaborative community for CIOs and IT leaders across the globe. The alliance further establishes CIO WaterCooler as a leading central hub for peer-to-peer knowledge sharing and guidance, enabling its members further content reach for it’s contributors and resource and insight for readers.

Founded in 1998 by Bloor Research, was one of the first online IT community websites in Europe targeting end-users. The acquisition will bring thousands of new members to the CIO WaterCooler community, along with a plethora of rich content, strategic partnerships and relationships.

We would like to say a big welcome to all of’s members and partners. We look forward to continuing our work together, and hope that members find our community an invaluable resource.

The CIO WaterCooler… Providing the IT leader with peer guidance as they build the successful businesses of the future


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The CIO WaterCooler is a free, open and supportive community that helps its users share their knowledge and experience with their peers around the world. We help our members raise their profile, share their news and views and allow to keep up to date with the developments fast pace of change and technology. was one of the first online IT community websites in Europe. It has always had its foundation as the on-line magazine of the IT research and analysis community. Aimed at end-users who specify, recommend or purchase IT products and services it provided a timely means of publishing news, analysis and other relevant content for the end-user purchaser of IT products and services. It quickly expanded into an event centred community running regular summits and forums designed to provide the best of the independent analyst’s community a stage to communicate face to face with users and vendors. In 2006 it was spun out from Bloor and has operated as an independent business from then on.

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