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New York, 17 June 2014

Apress announces partnership with the Independent Oracle Users Group

Collaboration pairs top Oracle experts with top Oracle content through a new publishing agreement

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Apress – part of Springer – today announced the creation of the “IOUG Press.” This new partnership is a joint effort by the Independent Oracle User Group (IOUG) and Apress to deliver the highest quality content possible on Oracle technologies. The IOUG is the world’s leading independent organization for users of Oracle products, and Apress is a leading independent technical publisher. Together these two forces provide the best content and publishing opportunities for professionals seeking Oracle products.
Jonathan Gennick, Assistant Editorial Director for Apress said, “Our new endeavor with the IOUG will enable us to publish high-quality content on a broader number of topics, including Oracle’s Middleware products, application server engines and various acquired products that Oracle has purchased over the years. IOUG members involved in these areas gain a top-notch venue in which to publish. ”
Through IOUG Press, Apress will be offering IOUG members exclusive discounts on Oracle content, and will work alongside the IOUG’s leadership for technical review and authoring opportunities. Both groups aim to collectively bring high-quality technical content to the entire range of constituencies served by the IOUG.
Apress not only hopes to grow its Oracle audience through this new initiative, but also hopes this will open up other conversations to form closer and mutually beneficial relationships with technology user groups in other topic areas throughout the world.
Books from the new IOUG press will be available on apress.com starting June 17. Apress is due to publish three Oracle books in July, and five more through the end of year. For more information visit http://www.apress.com/ioug-press.
About Apress Media: With more than 1,500 books in print and e-formats, Apress is the authoritative source for IT professionals, software developers, and business leaders all over the world. Apress provides high-quality, no-fluff content that helps serious technology professionals build a comprehensive pathway to career success. Since 2007, Apress has been part of Springer Science+Business Media, one of the world's leading scientific, technical, and medical publishing houses, enabling global distribution of Apress publications. For more information, please visit www.apress.com.
About IOUG: Founded in 1993, the Independent Oracle User Group (IOUG) is a community of more than 20,000 Oracle technology and database professionals – from database administrators and developers to application and infrastructure architects, business intelligence specialists and IT managers. IOUG empowers Oracle technologists to be more productive while enhancing their career development by delivering continuing education, sharing best practices, offering leadership and networking opportunities, and providing context, not just content.
Springer Science+Business Media (www.springer.com) is a leading global scientific, technical and medical publisher, providing researchers in academia, scientific institutions and corporate R & D departments with quality content via innovative information products and services. Springer is also a trusted local-language publisher in Europe – especially in Germany and the Netherlands – primarily for physicians and professionals working in healthcare and road safety education. Springer published roughly 2,200 English-language journals and more than 8,400 new books in 2013, and the group is home to the world’s largest STM eBook collection, as well as the most comprehensive portfolio of open access journals. In 2013, Springer Science+Business Media generated sales of approximately EUR 943 million. The group employs more than 7,000 individuals across the globe.

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