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Internet of Things (IoT) Boston Meetup Hosted at SmartBear

IoT Boston Meetup Featuring Panels on Protocol Management and API Development Expected to Draw 200 Attendees – Thursday, April 9, 2015 – Somerville, Massachusetts
Somerville, MA — April 06, 2015 — SmartBear Software, the leader in software quality tools for the connected world, is hosting the Internet of Things (IoT) Boston Meetup on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at its headquarters at Assembly Row in Somerville, Massachusetts. Organized by David Stephenson, Owner of Stephenson Strategies, a leading IoT consulting firm, the meetup is expected to draw 200 developer attendees and will also be streamed live. April 9 is the 5th Annual Internet of Things Day, designed as an open invitation to the IoT community to participate in an event, host a hackathon or share a beer or coffee with a friend or fellow collaborator and discuss the IoT and its implications.
WHAT:           Internet of Things (IoT) Boston Meetup Hosted at SmartBear Headquarters
WHEN:           Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. EDT
WHERE:        SmartBear Software, Assembly Row, 450 Artisan Way, Somerville, Massachusetts
Greater Boston and New England are home to some of the world’s leading IoT entrepreneurs, researchers and thought leaders. Coming together physically helps to create opportunities for collaboration and entrepreneurship. The event features two panels including a low-level protocol and legacy device data management panel as well as a high-level protocol and API development panel. Panelists are from a wide range of developer communities.
“IoT represents a huge opportunity for device builders and developers to create a completely new way for people and businesses to interact with each other, however, we are faced with the two major challenges of security and standardization,” said Doug McNary, CEO of SmartBear. “SmartBear is at the leading edge of the IoT discussions throughout the industry and our software quality tools are ensuring the highest quality and performance in IoT solutions.”
The meetup is co-organized by Chris Rezendes, Founder and Partner at INEX ADVISORS, working with the most innovative companies and people who are shaping the future through their development and deployment of IoT solutions, as well as Lorinda Brandon, Director, API Partner Development at SmartBear. Follow Lorinda on Twitter @lindybrandon.
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About SmartBear Software

Supporting more than six million software professionals and over 22,000 companies in 194 countries, SmartBear is the leader in software quality tools for teams. The company’s products help deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible while helping teams ship code at nearly impossible velocities. With products for API testing, UI testing, code review and performance monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications, SmartBear equips every development, testing and operations team member with the tools to ensure quality at every stage of the software cycle. For more information, visit:, or for the SmartBear community, go to: LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook.

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