Slashdot Media to Merge with BIZX, LLC, Creating a Market Leader in B2B, Software, Technology, and Data
Merger of Slashdot Media and BIZX Combines Two Innovative and Complementary Business, Technology, and Software Data Companies with Vision of Strengthening Their Value to Clients and Users
Slashdot Media, the global leader in software and professional technology communities, announced a merger with BIZX, LLC, a leading digital-media and big data company. The newly combined company will operate under the name Slashdot Media and will offer market-leading B2B software buying tools, performance marketing & demand generation advertising services, open source software development solutions, and technology comparison engines that will provide unparalleled value to clients and users. Slashdot Media will continue to operate iconic web brands such as SourceForge.net and Slashdot.org, and welcome a portfolio of hugely popular technology and telecommunications comparison-shopping sites including Wirefly.com and VoipReview.org from the BIZX portfolio of media properties. Together, the Slashdot Media brands will reach over 40 million viewers monthly.
“The combination of Slashdot Media’s massive global audience, deep expertise in big data, and storied history in the internet technology marketing landscape with BIZX’s innovative technology and services comparison-shopping engines will create a powerhouse in the B2B software, technology, and big data arenas,” said Logan Abbott, Chief Operating Officer of Slashdot Media.
“Over the past few years, we’ve worked closely with Slashdot Media on a number of initiatives, so the merger naturally makes sense and will provide immediate and measurable value to clients and users,” said Roger Sheppard, President of BIZX who will continue as President of the new combined entity. “Looking forward to 2020 and beyond, we are well positioned to provide our global audience with continued access to innovative technology solutions, premium content, and qualified vendors and our clients with integrated, intent-driven, and highly targeted marketing solutions that help them find, engage, and obtain new customers efficiently.”