"Our Gorilla Guide has been directly responsible for $2.54MM in sales opportunities in the last 12 months."

- Top Hyperconverged Infrastructure Vendor

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Every Custom Gorilla Guide® Content Asset Includes:

Recognized, expert authors

Professional copy and technical editing

Digital format & high-quality printed books delivered to your doorstep

Professional graphics layout

Custom, detailed technical diagrams

Full content rights without renewal costs

How the Custom Gorilla Guide Program Works

Connect with ActualTech Media

A call with us helps us understand your content goals, priorities, and timeline allowing us get the right people at the right time to make your project a success.

Gorilla Guide Development Plan

Through our turn-key discovery process, we work with you to understand how we can best tell your technology story with the right focus for the right audience.

Production & Launch

Our time-tested process includes a detailed writing and review map after which we deliver your launch-ready Gorilla Guide and supporting assets.

Gorilla Guide Silverback Edition – One Book, Many Assets

Some topics require more content and that’s where Gorilla Guide Silverback Edition comes in. These 9-chapter, information-packed books provide clients with a meaty content bundle that educates and converts.

Silverback Gorilla Guides include multiple smaller, persona specific whitepapers to help extend your Gorilla Guide even further! All the benefits of a Gorilla Guide including:

  • 1,000 physical printed copies of your book, delivered to your doorstep
  • A branding package to help promote the book
  • Additional derivative content to assist with social promotion


Gorilla Guides – The Perfect Evergreen Content Asset

The Gorilla Guide series of 6-chapter eBooks dedicated to helping readers navigate the increasingly dense technology jungle. In each book, readers are guided along a journey of discovery as they encounter new technologies and learn how these technologies fit into the increasingly complex technology landscape.

  • 6-chapter print and eBook
  • Kindle and ePub versions included at no charge
  • 1,000 printed copies of this 5.5″ x 8.5″ book delivered right to you for gated program, sales tools, tradeshows, and other in-person events
  • Blog post about the book launch with social promotion
  • Permanent, unlimited and unrestricted rights to the eBook. No annual renewal fees!
  • A-Z production: full writing, editing, and layout/design services


Gorilla Guide Express Edition – A Whitepaper Alternative

When the story is more succinct, ActualTech Media’s 3-chapter Gorilla Guide Express is the answer. Gorilla Guide Express books are delivered as a gorgeous eBook PDF that helps you get the word out on a targeted topic or technology area.

Gorilla Guide Express eBooks are the perfect snackable asset for content syndication, gated programs, events, sales tools and more.

  • An eBook only with grant an unrestricted license to use the book in perpetuity
  • A mini print book (500 copies) + eBook bundle included


Gorilla Guide Tech Briefs

Gorilla Guide Tech Briefs are beautifully formatted 3- to 5-page papers targeted at your preferred audience.

Enterprise Topics We Cover


  • Public
  • Private
  • Hybrid
  • Enterprise/Multi-Cloud

Data Protection

  • Backup/Recovery
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Disaster Recovery as a  Service
  • Data Management


  • Virtualization
  • Containers
  • Kubernetes

Data Management

  • Big Data
  • A.I.
  • Machine Learning

Integrated Systems

  • Hyperconverged
  • Converged
  • Composable


  • Traditional
  • Flash/NVMe
  • Object
  • Secondary Storage


  • Identity and Access Management
  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention
  • Network & Infrastructure Security
  • Endpoint Security
  • Cloud Security
  • Messaging Security
  • Security Awareness

End User Computing

  • VDI


How to Use Your Gorilla Guide Book Throughout the Buyer's Journey

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