SOURCE: TuneUp Corporation

TuneUp Corporation

January 13, 2010 09:00 ET

TuneUp Extends North American Distribution With Lifeboat

Volume Licensing Program Brings TuneUp Utilities to SMB and Enterprise Reseller Community

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - January 13, 2010) - TuneUp Corporation today announced an agreement with international specialty software distributor Lifeboat Distribution, to offer its award-winning Windows optimization software suite, TuneUp Utilities 2010, through Lifeboat's network of value added resellers and solution providers in the United States and Canada.

Key Facts

  • The distribution agreement will allow Lifeboat's resellers to make TuneUp Utilities 2010 available to their small- and medium-sized business (SMB) and enterprise customers, including education, government and non-profit institutions.

  • Resellers will be able to sell TuneUp Utilities 2010 to their customers under volume licensing programs. With these volume licenses, Lifeboat's resellers can load TuneUp Utilities 2010 onto customers' networked servers and install the software on any PC within the network.

  • The latest version of TuneUp Utilities supports Windows XP, Vista and 7, and can be run on both the 32- and 64-bit versions.

Supporting Quotes

  • "We are excited to be continuing our expansion in North America. Demand for TuneUp Utilities has been steadily growing throughout the past year," said Stephan Hechler, CEO, TuneUp Corporation. "Our distribution agreement with Lifeboat will allow us to evolve our sales strategy and presence even further in the region, and address the PC maintenance needs of SMBs and enterprises."

  • "Keeping older PCs in service and running smoothly for a longer period of time should be of interest to every IT executive -- especially in today's economy," said Dan Jamieson, vice president and general manager, Lifeboat Distribution. "Our resellers will see the great opportunity to help their customers conserve capital, by using TuneUp Utilities to extend the life of their corporate PCs -- and to help improve productivity for customer employees and IT administrators."

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TuneUp, Lifeboat Distribution, TuneUp Utilities, Windows optimization, reseller, SMB, enterprise, PC

About TuneUp Corporation
Headquartered in Miami, Florida, TuneUp Corporation is a U.S. business and a wholly owned subsidiary of Germany-based TuneUp Software GmbH. The company was founded to serve the North American market, with a focus on supporting TuneUp Utilities sales to retailers, enterprises, SMBs and consumers.

TuneUp Utilities, the leading Windows optimization software suite, was first developed in 1997 by Tibor Schiemann and Christoph Laumann, founders of TuneUp Software. The product is used by more than 13 million people worldwide, and is available in English, German, French, Dutch, Spanish, Italian and Polish. For more information, please visit www.tune-up.com, and for detailed Windows tips and tricks, please visit blog.tune-up.com.

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. The company helps software publishers recruit and build multinational solution provider networks, power their networks, and drive incremental sales revenues that complement existing sales channels. 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.

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