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RYFT EXTENDS COLLABORATION WITH THE INTERNET OF THINGS COMMUNITY AT APRIL 28TH IOT SLAM 2016 CONFERENCE

Ryft to showcase world’s fastest data analytics platform at IoT Slam 2016 virtual event

Pat McGarry, Ryft vice president of engineering, to present keynote address on real-time IoT analytics

Pam O’Neal, Ryft chief marketing officer, joins the IoT Community Advisory Board

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Ryft, the performance leader in data analytics, announced that it is collaborating with the Internet of Things Community as a keynote presenter and Premier Partner at the Second International 2016 IoT Slam virtual conference on April 28. Additionally, Ryft’s CMO, Pam O’Neal, joins other authorities as a member of theIoT Community Advisory Board.

Ryft Vice President of Engineering Pat McGarry will present a keynote address titled Preparing for the Internet of Things 50 Trillion Gigabyte Challenge. As the world marches toward the 50 trillion gigabyte IoT data level, the gap between data that can be collected and data that can be analyzed in time to be useful is growing wider by the day. McGarry will provide practical insights into the challenges associated with IoT data and why it presents so many hurdles to conventional enterprise and cloud infrastructures. McGarry will also participate on the Monetization of IoT and How IoT Data and Analytics Play Substantial Roles in This Emerging and Disruptive Space panel.

“Significant advances in data analytics performance, scale and infrastructure readiness are critical to enabling IoT initiatives,” said Pam O’Neal, chief marketing officer at Ryft. “With the world’s fastest and most efficient data analytics platform and our role in industry organizations such as the IoT Community, Ryft is pleased to do our part in accelerating the adoption and application of IoT in commercial environments.”

“We are thrilled to collaborate with Ryft as a partner for the Second International IoT Slam 2016 Virtual Internet of Things conference,” said Bill Mortimer, vice president, strategic marketing at Spirent Communications and IoT Slam and IoT Community chairman. “Ryft has taken a leadership position in the IoT, using heterogeneous computing to deliver real-time insights into IoT data at the edge and in the data center. We look forward to their lessons learned on the front lines.”

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About Ryft Systems, Inc.
Ryft is the performance leader in high-speed data analytics solutions that accelerate and streamline terabyte- to petabyte-scale analytics ecosystems by 100X. With more than a decade of experience delivering incredibly fast data analysis solutions to government agencies, Ryft is the only company that understands how to apply the combination of FPGA acceleration and x86 integration to a broad set of data-intensive workloads.

About IoT Slam and the Internet of Things Community
IoT Slam® is the world’s first and largest virtual IoT conference, covering every aspect of IoT, including Standards, Interoperability, Open Source, Integration, Security, Infrastructure, Business Models, Research, Innovation, Best Practices, Technology, Industry Implementation and Regulatory Compliance, in the world of IoT. The Second International online conference takes place April 28, 2016. For more information, visit www.iotslam.com. IoT Slam delivers best-in-class IoT Strategy, Leadership, Advisory and Methodology — “SLAM”™.

The Internet of Things Community is the world’s largest CxO community of senior business leaders and IoT practitioners, consisting of 13,000+ members. The function of the community is to focus on the adoption and application of IoT in commercial environments, seeking to understand and contribute to application of the technology or to overcome the wide variety of barriers, inhibitors, and technical and operational issues of IoT. For more information, please apply to join our LinkedIn group.

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