In-Memory Computing Summit 2016 Dates and Call for Speakers Announced after Overwhelmingly Successful Inaugural Summit Wins Industry Raves

Attendees Urged to Buy Tickets Early based on Last Year’s Oversubscribed Waiting List; Visionaries Invited to Submit Proposals for IMC Summit in San Francisco May 23-24

Foster City, California – December 7, 2015GridGain Systems, the leading innovator behind open source and commercial in-memory data fabric solutions that accelerate business operations and time to insights for the enterprise and in the cloud and producer of the only industry-wide In-Memory Computing Summit (IMC Summit), announced that the 2016 Summit will be held May 23-24, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco.

IMC Summit 2016, already supported by inaugural sponsors GridGain, MemSQL and ScaleOut Software, is a multi-track conference that brings together IMC visionaries, decision makers, experts, and developers for the purpose of education, discussion, and networking. The conference provides insights into current uses of in-memory computing as well as the future of this rapidly evolving market, including technical deep dives and business-focused sessions, and offers community and connection opportunities for sponsors and attendees alike.

451 Research Data Management and Analytics Analyst Jason Stamper will present the opening keynote on Monday, May 23. Industry leaders representing analysts, technology vendors and end users will present breakout sessions on Monday and Tuesday.

The call for speakers has now been opened and the In-Memory Computing Summit 2016 is accepting speaker proposals until February 1, 2016. Industry visionaries and leaders should submit proposals at Proposal acceptances will be sent out via email before the end of February.

"We are excited about this year’s IMC Summit, bringing together the world's largest and most influential group of experts in what may be the most impactful technology sector of our lifetime," said Abe Kleinfeld, President and CEO at GridGain. "The feedback after last year’s inaugural summit from attendees and vendors — both sponsors and non-sponsors alike — was outstanding. We’re looking forward to hearing the insights and ideas from the brightest minds in this space, especially considering the speed at which this market is moving. The IMC Summit is where decision makers and influencers will be, discussing new applications, revenue streams and cost savings capabilities of in-memory solutions."

IMC Summit 2016 offers two days of conference sessions, and attendees who register by December 20 using the code “IMCS122015” will save 30%. Register for the event at Email with attendance and registration questions.

The In-Memory Computing Summit 2016 is accepting speaker proposals until February 1, 2016. Submit proposals at

To date, IMC Summit sponsors include GridGain (event organizer and producer), MemSQL, and ScaleOut Software. A limited number of additional Platinum, Gold and Silver sponsorship packages are still available. Visit for more information on sponsoring IMC Summit 2016, or email

The In-Memory Computing Summit 2016 is the only industry-wide event of its kind, tailored to in-memory computing related technologies and solutions. It’s the perfect opportunity to reach technical IT decision makers, IT implementers and developers who make or influence purchasing decisions in the areas of in-memory computing, Big Data, Fast Data, IoT and HPC. Attendees include CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, VPs, IT directors, IT managers, data scientists, senior engineers, senior developers, architects and more. It is a unique forum for networking, education and the exchange of ideas — ideas that power the new world and future of Fast Data. For more information, visit and follow the event @IMCSummit.

About GridGain
GridGain is revolutionizing real-time data access and processing by offering the first enterprise-grade In-Memory Data Fabric powered by Apache Ignite™. Apache Ignite™ is a project by the Apache Software Foundation, which integrates a compute grid, data grid, service grid, as well as streaming, messaging and Hadoop acceleration into a single solution that connects traditional and emerging data stores (SQL, NoSQL, Hadoop) with cloud-scale applications, and enables massive data throughput and ultra-low latencies across any number of clustered commodity servers. The GridGain In-Memory Data Fabric is designed to conquer today’s Fast Data challenges and unleash the competitive advantage of any real-time business, whether on-premises or in the cloud. Offering the most comprehensive, enterprise-grade in-memory computing solution for high-volume transactions, real-time analytics and hybrid data processing, GridGain enables Fortune 500 companies and innovative mobile, web and SaaS companies to anticipate and innovate ahead of market changes. GridGain is headquartered in Foster City, California. Download a 30-day free trial of the GridGain In-Memory Data Fabric here. For more information, visit and follow us @GridGain.

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Samantha Leggat
Lighthouse PR
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