Asankya CEO Named Featured Speaker at First-Ever Government IT Conference & Expo

Scott Ryan addresses 'Growth of Government Clouds' at latest SYS-CON Event

Sep 30, 2009, 08:40 ET from Asankya

ATLANTA, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Asankya today announced that company President and CEO Scott Ryan will be speaking on "The Growth of Government Clouds" as part of the Cloud Computing Track at the first Government IT Conference & Expo October 6 at 9:40 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C.

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Ryan will address session delegates as to the importance of adopting an efficient approach to cloud computing by solving real-world problems of performance, consistency and security through the adoption of cloud acceleration technologies. He will provide insight into the technologies that provide high-speed delivery of Internet-based applications as well as the methods to deploy them within the government to effectively remove the barriers to adoption of Internet computing.

"With cloud computing being named by the Obama administration as an evolutionary step of government technology, many IT administrators working in the public space need to quickly get up to speed as to how they can securely store and deliver mission-critical information to and from the cloud," said Ryan. "We have been working with government entities for more than two years providing the fast and secure movement of two-way application data in the field and between agency sites. I look forward to discussing how we've been able to improve performance and delivery speeds while maintaining the security and application independence agencies require through the implementation of cloud acceleration."

GovITExpo is a one-day event examining the ways that Internet-based technologies are changing the way that federal agencies leverage, procure and utilize IT. Built upon the success of SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Expo, this technical program addresses major themes of data storage, security and software services. More information about the event is available at http://govitexpo.sys-con.com/

About Asankya's RAPIDnet Application Delivery Network

Asankya's RAPIDnet is the premier Application Delivery Network service for high-speed delivery of secure Internet applications. The breakthrough Asankya RAPID Protocol uses multiple pathways across the Internet to deliver large improvements in throughput and consistency while maintaining the security and availability that enterprise applications require. This enables Asankya's customers to take advantage of public cloud economics while preserving the security and speed benefits of private networks.

Asankya's RAPIDnet is the only application delivery service that accelerates encrypted traffic, optimizes bi-directionally, and improves the performance of both TCP- and UDP-based applications. The RAPID Protocol, the cornerstone of Asankya's RAPIDnet, is a breakthrough parallel networking technology that solves transport inefficiencies inherent in TCP, increases throughput across the Internet by using multiple pathways, and reduces network load by removing duplicate packets. The research leading to RAPID was initially funded by the National Science Foundation, developed at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and first utilized by the U.S. Intelligence Community.

About Asankya (www.asankya.com)

Asankya is the cloud acceleration company delivering high-speed performance for dynamic Internet applications. The company's RAPIDnet Application Delivery Network is utilized by leading SaaS companies, cloud storage providers, private enterprise cloud users and key government entities. Asankya is venture-backed by Veritas Venture Partners, In-Q-Tel, Seraph Group, Georgia Research Alliance and Ridgewood Advisors. Asankya is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

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