This is the next step in the evolution of the DealCenter
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New York, NY and Norwalk, CT (Vocus) March 24, 2009
Technology Marketing Corporation, a global, integrated media company, Allied Fiber , the next-generation, nationwide wireless tower and long-haul dark fiber provider, and DealCenter, LLC , an online social networking site for attendees of a trade show or members of a community, today announced the launch of the TMCnet Dark Fiber Community, Hosted by Allied Fiber. The TMCnet Dark Fiber Community provides a resource for valuable dark fiber news, links to industry information, such as white papers and blogs, and access to a network of industry professionals through the Dark Fiber DealCenter. The dark fiber community can be found at: http://dark-fiber.tmcnet.com .
The Dark Fiber Community brings together those that seek to build optical transport networks and wireless backhaul networks more efficiently and cost effectively with the providers of the key elements required for success. The Dark Fiber Community combines not only the key vendors in to one convenient online marketplace, it also facilitates the actual interaction between buyers and sellers through the DealCenter.
"Allied Fiber is pleased to join forces with DealCenter, an online social networking site, and TMC, the leader of communications and technology media," stated Hunter Newby, CEO of Allied Fiber. "The Dark Fiber Community is a major step forward in facilitating business-to-business deal-making. The Community leverages TMCnet's credibility and expertise in driving traffic and the DealCenter's ability to match buyers with sellers of communications network infrastructure. Allied Fiber is proud to host this dark fiber meeting place and to further distinguish itself as a market leader in the communications industry."
"TMCnet is excited to work with both Allied Fiber and the DealCenter to create the newest addition to the TMCnet global online community program," commented Dave Rodriguez, Vice President of Publications and Conferences of TMC. "The Dark Fiber industry needs a 'go to' resource for industry news and developments as well as a system like the DealCenter to provide industry decision makers the opportunity to securely interact and network with each other. Additionally, Allied Fiber is a well-respected leader in communications that shares our vision of advancing new technologies. Our global online community program is a robust vehicle that helps partners build their brands, while contributing to the vast array of valuable content that drives traffic to TMCnet, the most-visited communications and technology Web site in the world."
"This is the next step in the evolution of the DealCenter," states Jaymie Scotto Cutaia, CEO of DealCenter. "DealCenter is already known as the premier online meeting planner for tradeshows and events. Now we are proud to partner with TMCnet and Allied Fiber to provide an online platform for global industry professionals available 24/7, where they can meet, text, post to message boards, email, and conduct business. With qualified, industry-specific members and valuable information readily available, this community will certainly be a success."
The TMCnet Dark Fiber Community, hosted by Allied Fiber, is free to join and available now at http://dark-fiber.tmcnet.com. Select sponsorship opportunities are available for vendors that wish to provide high-value solutions to the Community. Please contact Anthony Graffeo at agraffeo (at) tmcnet (dot) com.
About TMCnet's Global Online Communities (GOCs)
GOCs are a robust editorial platform with layer upon layer of content in multiple media formats, focused on a specific area of the market designed in conjunction with the sponsor of each site. Each GOC is a vibrant community the ranks well on leading search engines and gets frequently bookmarked by decision-makers. GOCs are highlighted on TMCnet by appearing in the top tabs on each page of the site.
Click visit our Global Online Communities, http://www.tmcnet.com/community/, to learn more about creating your company's own global online community, or contact Stephanie Thompson, 203.852.6800 ext. 139 or sthompson (at) tmcnet (dot) com.
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is a global integrated media company helping our clients build communities in print, in person and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications and NGN Magazine. TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMCnet is read by two to three million unique visitors each month worldwide, according to Webtrends. Ranked 2,724 by Quantcast, TMCnet is in the top .03% most visited Web sites in the US. In addition, TMC produces ITEXPO, 4GWE Conference, Digium|Asterisk World and Communications Developer Conference. TMC also recently launched new industry-specific Web sites: IT.TMCnet.com, Cable.TMCnet.com, Robotics.TMCnet.com, Satellite.TMCnet.com, Green.TMCnet.com.
For more information about TMC, visit http://www.tmcnet.com.
About Allied Fiber:
Allied Fiber is an open-access physical network infrastructure provider addressing the lack of accessible dark fiber in the market by making carrier-neutral dark fiber available for long-term lease to any entity that requires it. Allied Fiber will employ the most advanced fiber optic cables in its ducts to its wireless towers and through its regeneration facilities along the route to meet the ever increasing bandwidth demands for wireless, Video over IP and other advanced technologies.
To learn more visit http://www.alliedfiber.com.
About DealCenter LLC:
The DealCenter is an online and physical place, traditionally at and for a trade show, expo or event, where attendees and exhibitors are matched for effective networking. Based on the premise that attendees want face-to-face interaction and pre-event communication to facilitate business deals, the DealCenter increases attendee and exhibitor's sales pipelines with new contacts and fresh business opportunities and allows attending companies to track their event ROI.
The DealCenter has also evolved into an online social network platform dedicated to specific industry sectors. Business peers can now connect with one another, exchange ideas via chat groups, message boards or one-on-one emails in a highly targeted, professional community.
For more information on DealCenter, LLC please visit http://www.deal-center.com.
For media inquiries for Allied Fiber and DealCenter, LLC, please contact:
Jaymie Scotto & Associates
pr (at) jaymiescotto (dot) com
channeleditor (at) tmcnet (dot) com
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