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Mecklermedia Acquires CyberAtlas Site

Mecklermedia, publisher of InternetNews.com, today announced its 18th Web Site acquisition with the purchase of CyberAtlas.com

CyberAtlas.com was bought from Internet Profiles Corp. (I/Pro) last week. Financial terms were not disclosed.

The new site will be added to Mecklermedia's Internet.com network of sites. CyberAtlas compiles and analyzes research about the Internet and information technologies. It features reports focusing on Web demographic market, electronic commerce, advertising, browsers, modems and servers.

"CyberAtlas.com is used principally by Web marketers and Internet industry professionals to support business decisions," said Alan M. Meckler, chairman and CEO, Mecklermedia Corp.

Since its 1996 launch, CyberAtlas.com has garned awards including being named as one of PC Magazine's 1998 Top 100 Web Sites. The site has also been highlighted in Internet surveys such as the GVU study.

"We are pleased that we were able to build CyberaAtlas.com into the highly regarded Web research site that it has become," said Al Hulvey, general manager, I/Pro. "This transition was a result of a decision to focus on other exciting opportunities more central to our core business competencies."