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LogMeIn CEO Michael Simon to Speak on How the Internet of Things Can Transform Business

BOSTON, Sept. 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Michael Simon, President and CEO of LogMeIn, Inc., (Nasdaq:LOGM) will be a featured speaker at this week's Interop New York conference, taking place at the Javits Center from Sept. 29 – Oct. 3. He will lead the session titled, "Moving the Internet of Things from Hype to Business Reality" on Thursday, October 2 at 4 p.m.

Industry analyst firm, Gartner estimates that the Internet of Things (IoT) market will reach 26 billion units by 2020, delivering over an estimated $300 billion in incremental revenue. In his session, Simon will discuss how the IoT promises to holistically transform businesses, and more importantly, outline how to put the IoT into practical reality. He'll describe real world use case scenarios to illustrate how businesses can leverage the IoT to expand their opportunities, increase revenue and optimize their operations, while also delighting their customers and users.

LogMeIn is the company behind the Xively IoT platform. By building on the Xively platform as a service, as well as leveraging Xively's professional services and broad partner ecosystem, companies can quickly optimize internal processes and operations, or build connected commercial products. Xively provides the tools needed to make the IoT real for businesses while setting the foundation for success in the interconnected future.

Interop is an independently-organized conference and exhibition designed to empower information technology professionals to make smart business decisions. It offers a strong combination of educational content, a dynamic exhibition of technology providers and peer networking to IT professionals across all industries.

For more information on Simon's IoT session visit: www.interop.com/newyork/scheduler/session/moving-the-internet-of-things-from-hype-to-business-reality. To learn more about Interop New York, visit: www.interop.com/newyork/.

About LogMeIn, Inc.

LogMeIn (Nasdaq:LOGM) transforms the way people work and live through secure connections to the computers, devices, data, and people that make up their digital world. The company's cloud services free millions of people to work from anywhere, empower IT professionals to securely embrace the modern cloud-centric workplace, give companies new ways to reach and support today's connected customer, and help businesses bring the next generation of connected products to market.

LogMeIn is headquartered in Boston's Innovation District with offices in Australia, Hungary, India, Ireland and the U.K.

LogMeIn is a trademark of LogMeIn in the U.S. and other countries.

CONTACT: Press contact: Craig VerColen LogMeIn, Inc. +1-781-897-0696 Craig.VerColen@logmein.com

Source:LogMeIn, Inc.