InformIT (publisher)

For the Australian online library database, see Informit (Australia).

InformIT, a subsidiary of Pearson Education, is an online book vendor and an electronic publisher of technology and education content.

Parent company Pearson Education
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location Carmel, Indiana
Publication types Books, e-books, and video
Nonfiction topics Technology
Imprints Addison-Wesley Professional, Cisco Press, IBM Press, Pearson IT Certification, Prentice Hall Professional, Que Publishing, Sams Publishing, and VMware Press
Official website is one of three flagship web sites of the information technology-focused Pearson Technology Group publishing imprints, and one of several sites in the InformIT Network. This site features free articles, blogs, and podcasts on IT topics and products, as well as a bookstore carrying all titles from these imprints.

Publishing imprints represented on[1] include Addison-Wesley Professional, Cisco Press,[2] IBM Press, Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference, Que Publishing, and Sams Publishing.

The other sites in the InformIT Network include:

Safari Books Online joint venture

In 2001, the Pearson Technology Group and O'Reilly Media LLC formed a joint partnership called Safari Books Online, to offer a web-based electronic library of technical and business books from InformIT's imprint partners and O'Reilly Media. The InformIT Network offers access to this service via its web sites. Pearson sold its interest in Safari Books Online to O'Reilly in 2014.


  1. InformIT network of publishing imprints
  2. Safari Tech Books Online Named Exclusive Online Provider of Cisco Press Books

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