SAN FRANCISCO, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Geeknet Media, a wholly owned subsidiary of Geeknet Inc. (Nasdaq:GKNT), today announced the launch of its first website dedicated to cloud computing, SlashCloud http://slashdot.org/topic/cloud/.SlashCloud will offer the latest information about the field of cloud computing, including new applications and companies. Users will have access to exclusive content, refreshed every business day and created by a high-profile roster of content experts, business leaders, analysts, and application creators. A newsletter http://slashcloud.p.slashdot.org/slashcloud2_signup.html will provide additional layers of insight, as well as the opportunity to interact with a broad community of IT pros. SlashCloud joins SlashBI http://slashdot.org/topic/bi/ a website focused on business intelligence and analytics, in Geeknet's growing collection of online properties dedicated to the technology changing how we live and work. "SlashCloud gives technology professionals a new layer of cloud computing intelligence," said Geeknet Media Vice President and Editor-in-Chief Stephen Wellman. "These websites complement Slashdot, which will continue to act as the go-to social media destination for tech community interaction and discussion of leading technology news and trends." ABOUT SLASHDOT Slashdot is the first and leading social media destination for technology professionals and IT decision makers. Slashdot's highly engaged community of IT influencers share and socialize hundreds of pieces of content every day, including news, analysis, peer questions, and professional insight. Slashdot is a website of Geeknet Media, a wholly owned subsidiary of Geeknet Inc. (Nasdaq:GKNT). ABOUT GEEKNET Geeknet is home to some of the best-known brands in the geek universe, and is the online network for the global geek community. We serve an audience of over 50 million users each month and provide the tech-obsessed with content, culture, connections, commerce, and all the things that geeks crave. Want to learn more? Check out geek.net.