My, oh my... Finally I'll have the
entire IBM Press catalog available to me for reviewing, as I have a very
good review relationship with Pearson...
IBM and Pearson Education Announce Publishing
Monday July 26, 4:00 am ET
New Agreement Grants Rights and Licensees
to Pearson Education to Publish Business and Technology Books Under the
IBM Press Imprint
NEW YORK, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM and
Pearson Education today announced an exclusive worldwide strategic partnership
to publish technology and business books under the IBM Press(TM) imprint,
in English and foreign languages, and in both print and electronic formats.
The arrangement, which combines IBM's leadership in the technology and
services market and Pearson's leadership as the largest publisher of technology
and educational books, aims to make IBM Press the world's leading imprint
for technology knowledge.
Pearson will use its resources
and experience as the largest technology and educational publisher in the
industry to offer IBM Press books that address the wide range of IBM products
and services, architectures, and business solutions.
IBM Press is the official publisher of IBM
retail books for professionals and students. With books designed to help
users prepare for IBM certifications, master the implementation and support
of a diverse range of IBM products and solutions, and educate business
leaders, IBM Press provides a variety of books to suit individual learning
styles. IBM experts and industry innovators write and contribute to the
various titles and series that make up the IBM Press portfolio of books.
IBM Press books are authored by eminent
architects, engineers and consultants, as well as business leaders, with
contributions from consultants and other experts working in the IBM community.
IBM Press books will be published and made available though all of Pearson's
distribution channels, including retail bookstores, corporate, government,
and other institutions; in academic bookstores; and in international markets.
"IBM Press represents an extension
of our long-standing commitment to excellence in technology education and
thought leadership," said Ted Hoff, IBM's vice president for Learning.
"This partnership reinforces our desire to help our customers learn
in a way that best meets their needs."
Will Ethridge, president of Pearson's Higher
Education, International and Professional Group, said, "Learning is
a process that is ongoing throughout one's lifetime. We look forward to
working with some of IBM's brightest talents and bringing to a wide audience
educational and professional materials that communicate compelling ideas
and important knowledge across a wide range of technology and business
issues. Whether people are interested in preparing for certification or
staying abreast of business and technology thought leadership, we anticipate
that IBM Press books will become the standard for technology knowledge
IBM Press is overseen by the IBM Press Publishing
Council and also has an IBM Editorial Board with member representation
across the IBM brands. IBM Press is co-managed by Tara Woodman and Ellice
Uffer. For inquiries regarding submitting a proposal, interested authors
may contact firstname.lastname@example.org
. IBM Press is affiliated with the publishing business of the Pearson Technology
Group, under the leadership of Gary June.
IBM is the world's largest information technology
company, with more than 80 years of leadership in helping businesses innovate.
For more information, see http://www.ibm.com
About Pearson Education
Pearson Education is a business of Pearson
the international media company with market leading businesses in education,
business information and consumer publishing. Pearson's primary operations
also include the Financial Times Group and the Penguin Group. For more
information about Pearson Education, see http://www.pearsoned.com
Source: Pearson Education