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January 12, 2010 09:05 ET

Entuity and Lifeboat Distribution Team Up to Expand North American Channel for Network Management Solutions

New Relationship Focuses on Adding Innovative Eye of the Storm Product Line for Lifeboat Resellers

MARLBOROUGH, MA and LONDON--(Marketwire - January 12, 2010) -

News Facts

  • Entuity®, a leading provider of network management solutions and the global developer of its award-winning Eye of the Storm® (EYE) software portfolio, today announced that Lifeboat Distribution, an international specialty software distributor has joined the Entuity Channel Partner Network (ECPnet™).

  • Lifeboat Distribution is an international specialty software distributor for virtualization, security, application and network infrastructure, business continuity/disaster recovery, and other technically sophisticated products. Lifeboat Distribution will distribute the EYE product line to its solution provider channel in the United States and Canada.

  • With more than 5,000 resellers in the United States and Canada, Lifeboat Distribution's addition of the EYE product line will enable their resellers to grow their market share and offer advanced, reliable network management solutions to up-sell to existing customers.

  • The EYE network management portfolio enables IT professionals to quickly reduce costs, as well as deliver and prove the service levels expected by end users. EYE automatically and continually discovers and captures in-depth network data and analytics to provide insight, control, and predictability for network performance and availability at a price point to match any business model.

Supporting Quotes

  • Quote, attributed to Dan Jamieson, Vice President and General Manager, Lifeboat Distribution
    "Lifeboat Distribution solution providers build their network practices by helping customers deliver on the network performance and availability their businesses require. With Entuity's EYE product line, they have a fully integrated approach that helps ensure their customer networks are deployed economically and perform optimally. Our resellers will see the terrific opportunity to bolster their network solutions business with Entuity's trusted, proven network management solution."

  • Quote, attributed to Peter Licursi, Vice President, Global Sales, Entuity
    "Our new relationship with Lifeboat Distribution provides Entuity with a broader reach for the EYE product line. Engaging in this partnership provides Lifeboat Distribution's resellers enterprise-class network management solutions that will meet a variety of IT needs and price points. EYE's insight into the network infrastructure will arm resellers with a value-add product for their IT customers. Entuity looks forward to advancing this new partnership with Lifeboat Distribution and is dedicated to our mutual success."

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About Lifeboat Distribution

Lifeboat Distribution, a subsidiary of Wayside Technology Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSTG), is an international specialty software distributor for virtualization, security, application and network infrastructure, business continuity/disaster recovery, database infrastructure and management, application lifecycle management, science/engineering, and other technically sophisticated products. Lifeboat Distribution services thousands of solution providers, VARs, systems integrators, corporate resellers, and consultants worldwide, helping them power a rich opportunity stream, expand their margin+ services revenues, and build profitable product and service businesses. For more information, please visit, or call +1.800.847.7078 or +1.732.389.0037.

About Entuity

Entuity is a leading provider of network management and service delivery solutions at price points to match a range of business models. The Company's line of Eye of the Storm (EYE) software automatically discovers and captures unrivalled network data and analytics, and provides integrated fault, device and flow-based performance management capabilities that help businesses reduce network downtime, lower operational and capital costs, achieve sustainability goals, commit to, deliver and prove service level commitments, and ensure network configuration compliance.

Winner of numerous industry and business awards in the last year including the Network Computing Editor's Choice Award, EYE has been praised for its fast deployment, ease of use, and low cost of ownership. Entuity customers include enterprises, SIs, and MSPs such as ABB, Aptina, Astra Zeneca, BMC Software, CLS Services, DIRECTV, Deutsche Bank, IBM Global Services, Perot Systems, Phones 4U, The Royal Bank of Scotland, SASSA, Sony, Visteon, and WorldPay. For more information on Entuity, please visit or call +1.508.357.6346 (North America) or +44 (0) 20 7444 4800 (Europe).

Entuity and Eye of the Storm are registered trademarks of Entuity, Ltd. All other marks and names mentioned herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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