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May 27, 2015 13:01 ET

Ramp Hosts "Innovations," First Annual User Conference Focused on the State-of-the-Art in Digital Audio and Video Streaming

Speakers Include Jim Lundy of Aragon Research and Mike Bucco of EBSCO

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - May 27, 2015) - Ramp, the leading provider of next-generation video and search experiences for media, marketing and enterprises, announced today that it will host Ramp Innovations - 2015, the company's first user conference, June 17-19, 2015, in Boston.

Ramp Innovations - 2015 brings together industry experts, users from major corporations, and partners along with Ramp's team to learn what's next and share best practices from real world case studies. Ramp executives will preview new and upcoming innovations in both live and on-demand audio and video, including on-stage demos of Ramp's newest innovations such as the Ramp Multicast Engine, which recently debuted at the Microsoft Ignite conference in Chicago.

During user sessions, global business leaders including EBSCO, Meredith Publishing and Entercom will share practical tips from their deployments on the Ramp family of video management solutions -- Ramp Video Management, Ramp Video Live and Ramp Multicast Engine.

Keynote speaker Jim Lundy of Aragon Research has described the growth of video in the enterprise as "explosive." Aragon's research shows that video is one of the most valuable content types for enterprises, and businesses are looking for ways to better manage a plethora of rich interactive content. In his keynote, Jim will look at the current state of enterprise audio and video management.

Ramp Innovations - 2015 sessions and speakers will include:

  • Jim Lundy, Aragon Research, "The State of Enterprise Audio and Video Management"
  • Tom Wilde, CEO, Ramp, "Future Developments in Live and On-demand Video"
  • Mike Bucco, EBSCO, "Video Case Studies in Enterprise and Education: Panel Discussion"
  • Steve Vonder Haar, Wainhouse Research, "Optimizing Your Network/CDN for Video"
  • Ray Lau, CTO, Ramp, "Ramp Futures: the Innovation Roadmap"
  • Jay Seaman, ConnectView, "Quantifying ROI on Internal Video Solutions"
  • George White, Cantina Design, "Building Effective Video Microsites"
  • Keith Christoffers, PerformLine, "Innovations in Speech Recognition and Video Integration"

In its 2014 Magic Quadrant, Gartner named Ramp a Visionary in Enterprise Video Content Management, reinforcing the company's reputation as an innovator. Said Tom Wilde, CEO of Ramp: "Ramp is known for its innovation in the audio and video content management space, so we chose to name our first user conference Ramp Innovations - 2015. This event will be a great opportunity to hear from industry thought leaders such as Jim Lundy and help our clients discover new ways to best leverage online video and audio for the enterprise and media."

Ramp's Customer Advisory Board (CAB) will also meet at the conference to share their insights with each other and with Ramp's management and development teams.

Actor John O'Hurley, who became famous in his role as J Peterman on Seinfeld, will appear in the first of a series of digital videos about the hazards of video streaming, titled #SaveYourCEO, which will kick off at the conference.

The event takes place at the InterContinental Hotel, overlooking Boston's historic waterfront. Named one of the Best Hotels in the World by Condé Nast Traveler magazine, the InterContinental is an ideal setting for Ramp's customers to learn, to network and to visit the city of Boston.

To register for Ramp Innovations - 2015, visit http://innovations.ramp.com/

About Ramp
Ramp provides a next-generation media content platform, making it easy for companies to manage live and on-demand video and audio content across a wide range of industries, from media and entertainment to enterprises in every vertical including financial services, pharmaceutical and healthcare, energy, technology and more. Ramp's end-to-end, cloud-based video and audio content platform delivers a total solution for data-driven viewer experiences with the best ROI of any video platform. Companies benefiting from Ramp's solutions include Janssen Pharmaceuticals, EBSCO, Energy Transfer, Entercom, Levi's, EyeforTravel, FOXNews, Golf Channel, Meredith and many more. Learn more about Ramp at http://www.Ramp.com, and follow us on Twitter at @RAMPINC.