Network World[2] is an IT website that provides news and information to network executives. Its tagline is "The Connected Enterprise." The company is headquartered in Framingham, Massachusetts, United States.


  • 1986 - Network World was started by parent company International Data Group as a spin-off of Computerworld. The site is updated daily with news, features, product reviews and tests, opinions, blogs, videos and podcasts.
  • 1995 - Network World gained LAN Magazine.[3] Notwithstanding the site was gained by Information Week ( redirects to
  • 2005 - Network World launched a Web site called Network World Fusion which it renamed

Article topics

Network World has sections on topics like Cisco, cloud computing, Microsoft, open source, SDN,[4] and wireless.

Outside coverage

The publication is a perennial winner of awards[5] from organisations like the American Society of Business Publication Editors.[6] Content includes investigative pieces like "Where the public cloud actually lives"[7] as well as lighter fare, like the annual Tech Industry Graveyard.[8] Popular blogs on the site include Layer 8[9] and BuzzBlog.[10]

Network World additionally is involved in tech industry events, including the IIT Roadmap[2] series. In addition, the publication has a presence across social media sites, including YouTube[2] and Facebook[2]