Writer’s Guidelines

WestWorldWide, LLC Editorial Guidelines

Founded in 1981, Computer Technology Review (CTR) is one of the most respected editorial authorities in the computer storage, networking and information technology industries. In fact, CTRwas the first storage publication to have a Web presence. Today, the CTR website has a very loyal following and is one of the largest sites devoted to data storage and data management. Except for specialty printed publications throughout the year, CTR is entirely online.

The editorial calendar is a guide. We are open to ideas outside the editorial calendar; we always cover data storage: Click here for the CTR 2014 Editorial Calendar

General Guidelines

Computer Technology Review (CTR) accepts contributed articles by experts and consultants in the data storage and data management industry. Articles must be exclusive to CTR and vendor neutral with no commercial overtones, superlatives or pricing comparisons. The first rule is that the information be useful to the reader.

Hyperlinking and Keywords

With your submission, you may include hyperlinks within the article that you would like us to consider including. You may also include suggested SEO keywords. After the piece is published, we ask that the contributor provide a link back to the article — this will better enable search engines to find your work and reach more people.

Submitting contributed articles

Articles should run between 1000 and 1,200 words. If you include graphics, please embed them in the Word document and send as separate files, JPG or GIF at 72 dpi.

Authors should submit an abstract prior to writing:

  • Working title
  • Introductory paragraph stating the objective of the article
  • Bulleted outline of main ideas
  • Conclusion paragraph

Articles should be submitted electronically to Editorial Manager Kim Borg (kim_borg@wwpi.com). Please include on the document a point of contact (name, email, and phone), the writer’s name, title, and company URL.

CTR Readership

Readers of CTR are end user IT management, VARs and systems integrators. Our mission is to provide our readers with the information needed to evaluate, specify, integrate, and implement working systems in various vertical applications.

Content Suggestions

Articles addressing trends and management issues are popular with our readers. Integrators are also interested in how to deploy technology solutions to solve IT problems. Below is a list of potential story topics.

Technology solutions deployed in vertical market:

  • Healthcare
  • Entertainment
  • Data security
  • Energy
  • Telecommunications
  • Government
  • Financial
  • Small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs)

Topics related to data management:

  • Emerging technology
  • Green technology
  • iSCSI
  • Virtualization
  • RAID
  • CDP
  • Software
  • Disaster recovery
  • Compliance/ediscovery
  • Data security
  • CXO issues
  • Fibre Channel

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