The German specialist publisher Addison -Wesley with a focus on publications on IT topics heard next Markt Technik and Pearson Education, Inc. publishing group Pearson Education Germany GmbH - a subsidiary of the international media group Pearson PLC.
Melbourne Wesley Cummings founded the publishing house in 1942. Their first release was Mechanics from MIT professor Francis Weston Sears. The first book related to IT issues was to Electronic Digital Computer Programs for the authors Maurice V. Wilkes, David J. Wheeler and Stanley Gill.
1984 Addison -Wesley Germany was founded in Bonn; it belongs as Verlagsimprint since 1999 Pearson Education Germany GmbH.
Early 2013, Pearson announced that the publisher withdraw from the segments of IT and photography and brands Addison-Wesley and market will set the end of 2013 & technology.