Hearst’s newspaper division renews contract with Sysorex’s Shoom platform for ad tracking and competitive analysis data

Shoom-by-SYRXPALO ALTO, Calif. – Big data analytics and solutions provider Sysorex (NASDAQ: SYRX) today announced that Hearst Corporation has signed a three-year renewal for Sysorex’s Shoom eTearsheets, an advertising proof-of-publication and competitive analysis service for newspaper publishers. It is the third time Hearst, which owns 15 daily and 34 weekly newspapers, including the Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle, San Antonio Express-News and Albany Times Union, has renewed its Shoom services contract.

“As one of the premiere newspaper publishers in the nation, Hearst places a great deal of emphasis on providing its advertisers with the best services and solutions possible,” said Michael Lynch, Executive Vice President of Sysorex’s Shoom unit. “We are very pleased that it once again selected Shoom solutions to fulfill its customer needs.”

Shoom eTearsheets is a software-as-a-service big data platform that provides proof-of-publication, ad archive and competitive market analysis to more than 250,000 advertisers and 11,000 agencies. eTearsheets allows newspapers and advertisers to search more than 95 million ads across 41 categories for competitive insight and analysis on ad rates, reach and other important metrics.

“Hearst’s three year renewal of our Shoom eTearsheets is further validation of Sysorex’s long term strategy to focus on delivering business analytics and cloud-based services to industries that depend on data-driven insights to maintain a competitive edge,” said Sysorex CEO, Nadir Ali. “In the future we anticipate customers using a combination of our products and services including Shoom, our AirPatrol location-based technology and our LightMiner Data Analytics suite.”

About Hearst Corporation
The Hearst Corporation is one of the Nation’s largest diversified media companies. Its major interests include magazines, newspapers and business publications, cable networks, television and radio broadcasting, Internet businesses, TV production and distribution, newspaper feature distribution and real estate. The company is also the world’s largest publishers of monthly magazines with fifteen titles in the United States and nearly two hundred international editions.

About Sysorex
Sysorex develops the systems and solutions that power the data-driven enterprise. With an innovative approach to big data, analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT), we blend virtual data from software and networks with the huge volume of physical data generated by mobile devices and Internet-connected things to open new worlds of insight. Our unique solutions are helping organizations worldwide improve decision making, increase productivity, and fuel the discoveries of tomorrow. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, we have regional offices in North America, South America, Europe and the Middle East. Visit Sysorex.com, follow us @SysorexGlobal and Link up on LinkedIn.

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