Farewell to E2, but Not Goodbye

Susan Nunziata, Director of Editorial | 5/28/2014 | 111 comments

Susan Nunziata
For more than four years, EnterpriseEfficiency.com (E2) has been the best IT community on the Internet. As with all good things, soon our time together here will end.

As of May 31, the E2 party will be over. But fear not. Just like the Oscars or the Grammys, the best parties always have the best after-parties. In fact, in this case, you're invited to two after-parties: Dell Tech Page One, where you can find news and analytics from the Dell Inc. editorial team; and IT Strategy, the new community on InformationWeek.com where all your favorite E2 editors will be hanging out.

Tech Page One is a rich source of information for professionals who place a high value on technology that enables their lives. It covers enterprise technology, business, and a bit of gadget-geek culture. Whether you’re exploring topics like modernizing the datacenter, turning big data into usable insights, or how IT is reshaping healthcare, Tech Page One has you covered.

Our longtime E2 editorial team of Susan Nunziata, Curtis Franklin Jr., and David Wagner, along with all our valued contributors, will be hosting the after-party at our new home: IT Strategy on InformationWeek.com. Our own Sara Peters will also be dropping in as she can; Sara's en route to IT Security stardom with her new gig at our sister publication Dark Reading.

IT Strategy will feature the CIOs and other tech leaders you’ve come to know and love here in our E2 community. But that's not all. The IT Strategy community will throw open its doors and invite the rest of the C-suite into the party. Together, we can talk about how your technology choices impact the business, and how business is affecting the way you make technology decisions.

In the next few days, you’ll see tributes to E2 from our editors, our contributors, and our community members. What always made E2 strongest is you: the people who read our content and listen to our radio shows, join our live chats and comment on our posts, and openly share professional struggles with us on a daily basis. You made E2 the best community around. For that we’re grateful. As we move on to our new home, IT Strategy on InformationWeek.com, we welcome you to join us there and keep our community going strong.

Don't think of this as an ending. Rather, it's two new beginnings. From the foundation of E2, you have two resources at your disposal, each with its own unique content: Dell Tech Page One and IT Strategy.

Thank you for more than four years of sharing your personal and professional lives with us here at Enterprise Efficiency. We feel proud to be a part of this amazing community. We look forward to seeing you at the after-parties.

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Henrisha   Farewell to E2, but Not Goodbye   5/28/2014 12:04:39 PM
It's not goodbye, E2!
I've been with E2 since 2011 and I have a special place in my heart for the team and for the community. E2 is my go-to site when it comes to commentaries on what's relevant on IT. The Geekend columns are a breath of fresh air and I enjoy the cartoons for the humor that they bring to topics that are normally so serious.

A huge thank you to the team who keeps E2 up and running. We haven't thanked you enough for all your work throughout the years. See you at IT Strategy!
StaceyE   Farewell to E2, but Not Goodbye   5/28/2014 12:14:34 PM
Re: It's not goodbye, E2!
I have also been with E2 for a long time, and I look forward to seeing the transition to the new site. I am sure we will still have all the great content we have become accustomed to here.
impactnow   Farewell to E2, but Not Goodbye   5/28/2014 12:25:42 PM
New beginnings
It is truly been amazing four years I can't believe it's been that long! I'm excited to see what the next years will bring our new homes at InformationWeek and Dell tech. Looking forward to meeting some new friends and seeing our old favorites good luck to all.
Susan Nunziata   Farewell to E2, but Not Goodbye   5/28/2014 12:28:36 PM
Re: It's not goodbye, E2!
@Henrisha: Thank you for your kind words of appreciation. E2 would never have achieved what we have without community members like you who have stayed with us. You've made the community what it is by sharing your insights and experiences here with the rest of the folks who are part of our group.

We look forward to welcoming you all to our new "home" on InformationWeek and also welcoming all our new InformationWeek colleagues to join us as we bring the community into a whole new phase.

Thank you for all your support!
ProgMan   Farewell to E2, but Not Goodbye   5/28/2014 12:29:07 PM
Re: It's not goodbye, E2!
Will there be cake at the after parties?
Susan Nunziata   Farewell to E2, but Not Goodbye   5/28/2014 12:30:49 PM
Re: It's not goodbye, E2!
@StaceyE: Thank you so much for being with us all this time. We could not have done this without community members like you, and we look forward to welcoming you in our new home and introducing you to a great big group over at InformationWeek.

Spoiler alert: Curt is already working with our InformationWeek colleagues on a series of weekly radio shows, so we hope to bring you all that you've had here and even more withthe opportunities offered by a bigger platform.

Thank you for your support!
Susan Nunziata   Farewell to E2, but Not Goodbye   5/28/2014 12:32:50 PM
Re: New beginnings
@impactnow: Thank you! It is exciting, albeit bittersweet, as with any big move it's hard not to feel nostalgic about the home we've had here. We take heart in knowing that we can invite you all to swankier new digs and offer you the chance to meet a whole bunch of great new community members, editors and writers at InformationWeek. And we're excited for that opportunity, for ourselves as well as to be able to offer this to all of you who have supported us all this time.

Thank you for your support!
Susan Nunziata   Farewell to E2, but Not Goodbye   5/28/2014 12:33:17 PM
Re: It's not goodbye, E2!
@ProgMan: haha! Yes, cake AND ice cream.
Henrisha   Farewell to E2, but Not Goodbye   5/28/2014 12:34:56 PM
Re: It's not goodbye, E2!
Cake, coffee, biscuits for those on a diet, and warm stories about E2 to share all around!
Susan Nunziata   Farewell to E2, but Not Goodbye   5/28/2014 12:51:09 PM
Re: It's not goodbye, E2!
@Henrisha: Gluten-free biscuits for me. And coffee. Lots and lots of coffee.

:D
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