CMPnet's Planet IT
, a new site for information technology professionals, signed seven companies as charter sponsors worth more than $2 million. They are: Microsoft Corp., IBM Corp., Gateway, Information Builders, EDS, 3Com Corp. and Seagate. The sponsorships last six months and allow these companies to be exclusive anchor tenant in one or more of Planet IT's Technology Centers. CMPnet projects that the site will grow to 50,000 registered users by March 1999.
Copyright October 1998, Crain Communications Inc.