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Beyond.com Expands Relationship with CMP Technology, as Exclusive Agency for Recruitment Advertising
Aug 06, 2007 (08:08 AM EDT)


PHILADELPHIA and MANHASSET, N.Y., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beyond.com, Inc., the largest niche career network for business professionals, announced today it has expanded its relationship with CMP Technology by being selected as CMP's exclusive agency of record for recruitment advertising. CMP Technology, one of the largest business-to-business technology media companies, reaches millions of technology professionals through its comprehensive portfolio of online, face-to-face events and print products, including its flagship titles: www.informationweek.com www.eetimes.com www.ddj.com www.techweb.com , , and .

In addition, Beyond.com has acquired www.TechCareers.com from CMP Technology, which includes all of its staff and assets, located in New York City. This acquisition allows Beyond.com to gain broad penetration within the IT and Engineering sectors. The transaction also expands Beyond's recruitment advertising product portfolio, enabling employers to purchase online and print advertising targeting the "passive" technical job seekers who consume CMP Technology's content. By combining top-tier resources and experience, Beyond.com and CMP Technology will elevate their product and service offerings to meet the changing recruitment needs of this growing technology community.

"We recognize the growing demand for technology professionals and have always been committed to serving this professional community," said Rich Milgram, CEO of Beyond.com, Inc. "Our strategic relationship with CMP Technology and acquisition of TechCareers.com will allow us to expand our service offerings within the already strong IT and engineering sectors of our network."

"Beyond.com is an ideal partner to help us take TechCareers.com to the next level, using its well-regarded industry expertise." Steve Weitzner, President and CEO of CMP Technology, said. "This new relationship is a win win; it furthers CMP's commitment to assisting our customers to achieve their business goals by acquiring the right employees while encouraging our readers to enhance their technology careers."

About Beyond.com, Inc.

Beyond.com, Inc., a full-service provider of career software and services, powering a network of more than 15,000 highly niche-specific communities, is dedicated to helping business professionals, corporations and vertical communities connect with each other by providing relevant search and networking tools for every stage of career, business and life. Product and service categories include: careers and recruitment, HR technologies, education, search engines, life management, and networking. Beyond.com is a Safeguard Scientifics partner company. www.Beyond.com

About Safeguard

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. www.Safeguard.com , a holding company, builds value in growth-stage technology and life sciences businesses. Safeguard provides growth capital as well as a range of strategic, operational and management resources to their partner companies. Safeguard participates in growth buyout financings, including corporate spin-outs and management buyouts, expansion financings, industry consolidations and early-stage financings.

About CMP Technology ( www.cmp.com )

CMP Technology is a marketing solutions company serving the technology industry. Through its market-leading portfolio of trusted information brands, CMP has earned the confidence of more technology professionals than any other media company. As a result, CMP is the premier provider of access, insight and actionable programs designed to connect sellers and buyers in ways that yield superior return on investment. CMP Technology is a subsidiary of United Business Media ( www.unitedbusinessmedia.com ), a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $3 billion.

Contacts: Denise Palovick, Director Alix Raine Marketing & Communications SVP Communications Beyond.com, Inc. CMP Technology 610-878-2800 516-562-7827 DeniseP@Beyond.com

CONTACT: Denise Palovick, Director, Marketing & Communications, DeniseP@Beyond.comBeyond.com, Inc., +1-610-878-2800, , or Alix Raine, SVPCommunications, CMP Technology, +1-516-562-7827,

Web site: http://www.informationweek.com/ http://www.eetimes.com/ http://www.ddj.com/ http://www.techweb.com/ http://www.beyond.com/ http://www.techcareers.com/ http://www.safeguard.com/ http://www.cmp.com/ http://www.unitedbusinessmedia.com/

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