SOURCE: Coyote Point Systems

August 21, 2007 08:00 ET

Coyote Point Adds Premium Tiers to Partner Program

Select VARs, Systems Integrators and Resellers Can Buy Direct at Near-Distributor Pricing

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwire - August 21, 2007) - Coyote Point Systems, the leading provider of server load balancing systems, announced that the Coyote Point Partner Program has been expanded to reward VARs, system integrators and resellers that specialize and excel in delivering application infrastructure solutions based on Coyote Point's Equalizer Series products, and to ensure the most favorable pricing for Coyote Point's premier partners. Coyote Point unveiled the expanded program offerings to more than 1,000 solutions providers at CMP's XChange '07 Conference, one of the IT industry's premier community-building channel events.

Under the terms of the expanded partner program, Coyote Point Gold Paw and Silver Paw Partners are authorized for their ability to demonstrate extraordinary performance in selling, marketing and supporting Coyote Point technology. Coyote Point Gold Paw Partners receive benefits including:

--  Ability to buy direct from Coyote Point at near distributor pricing
--  Earn Market Development Funds at a higher rate than standard partners
--  Opportunities for tradeshow participation and other joint marketing
    activities
--  Full access to Coyote Point's online Partner Resource Center
--  Use of Coyote Point logo and branding
--  Beta Program -- Opportunity to participate in early Beta technology
    programs
--  Sales leads from marketing campaigns and tradeshows
--  Reseller sales and technical webinars -- Learn about product and sales
    tips
--  Public Relations activities -- Increased exposure and customer case
    studies
--  Eligibility for participation in annual partner summits with Coyote
    Point executives
--  Eligibility for spiff programs as incentives for increased Coyote
    Point sales
    

Coyote Point Gold Paw and Silver Paw Partners are authorized to purchase directly from Coyote Point, while a third tier of Bronze Paw Partners can purchase Coyote Point products through a Coyote Point master distributor.

"As a Coyote Point partner, we are making solid inroads in government and education markets because server load balancing is one of today's hottest technologies," said Curt Vinson, President of Lyme Computer Systems, a full-service computer products reseller with a focus on networking, networking security and interconnectivity. "With the move toward electronic government and information accessibility, servers increasingly require load balancing, and Coyote Point's products offer the best combination of very high availability, scalable performance and top value."

"Coyote Point has formed exceptional partnerships with VARs, systems integrators and resellers that are enjoying considerable success in delivering Coyote Point Equalizer Series products as key components of their application infrastructure solutions," said Bill Kish, CEO/CTO and "Alpha Coyote" of Coyote Point Systems. "Now, we are expanding our Coyote Point Partner Program to further motivate and reward the select partners that have demonstrated their excellence in serving their customers with Coyote Point products."

The new Coyote Point Partner Program tiers are effective immediately. Coyote Point Gold Paw and Silver Paw Partners will be reviewed semiannually to determine their ongoing authorization level.

About Coyote Point

Coyote Point Systems, Inc. is the industry's leading provider of server load balancing systems with advanced traffic management functionality. Independent tests confirm that Coyote Point's Equalizer Series systems deliver more than twice the performance and throughput at less than half the price of other industry-leading load balancing and traffic management systems. Thousands of customers worldwide deploy Coyote Point solutions to ensure non-stop availability and top performance for their Web applications systems. Coyote Point is headquartered in San Jose, CA and works with leading channel partners in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa. The company can be reached at 1-877-367-2696 or http://www.coyotepoint.com.

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