SOURCE: Coyote Point Systems

October 10, 2006 11:51 ET

Coyote Point Systems Expands Partner Program With Focus on Government and Education

Industry-Leading Load Balancing and Traffic Management Systems Leverage Partners' Expertise in IT for Education

DALLAS, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 10, 2006 -- Coyote Point Systems, Inc, the performance and value leader in application traffic management, announced that its new Coyote Point Partner Program will work through leading technology solutions providers focused on networking and optimization solutions for the government and education markets. Coyote Point partners in government and education include GTSI, MicroAge and Red River. Coyote Point also unveiled its new partner-friendly branding, including a distinctive new "paw print" logo, highly recognizable hardware bezel and other branded partner program elements.

"Coyote Point is extremely pleased to partner with leading IT solutions providers that have proven expertise in the networking needs of customers in the education space," said Jack Irving, Vice President of Sales for Coyote Point Systems. "Coyote Point server load balancing and application traffic management systems are already deployed in 37 of the nation's 50 state university systems, as well as prestigious private institutions like Harvard and Stanford. Working together with valued partners like GTSI, MicroAge and Red River, Coyote Point is enjoying strong growth in the education market by delivering unsurpassed price/performance benefits for IT departments at schools and institutions -- combined with ease of use and predictable real-world performance across a range of configuration options."

Coyote Point actively working to expand its partner network by actively recruiting and developing new partner relationships to serve customers in education and government. For example, MicroAge College Station, a Texas-certified HUB vendor of IT solutions, including networking, mobile and wireless, is now offering Coyote Point systems. MicroAge provides technology products and technical services to organizations worldwide. Its partnership with Coyote Point extends MicroAge's ability to offer affordable Web infrastructure solutions to its customers in government and education.

"All our applications -- from CRM, purchasing and general ledger to all the interactive programs on our student and faculty portals -- go through our Coyote Point systems," said Tom Tuchscher, Associate Director of Information Technology for National University. California's leader in adult education and accelerated learning, National University is California's second largest, private, non-profit university and offers the nation's third largest graduate program. "We needed high availability, high performance and a high level of protection for our servers. Coyote Point delivers everything we need while also being economically sensible. And since we have a small staff, the simplicity of the Coyote Point solution also was an important selling point."

About the Coyote Point Partner Program

The Coyote Point partner program is supported by tools including the new Web-based Partner Resource Center that acts as a centralized mechanism to coordinate the activities of partners' sales teams with internal Coyote Point sales and systems engineering, support and other resources. Additionally, the program features a new Sales Engagement Program to drive business opportunities by leveraging the influence of Coyote Point partnerships and alliances. The program also includes co-marketing opportunities, case studies, demonstration systems and branded promotional items. For more information, visit

About Coyote Point Systems

Coyote Point Systems, Inc. is today's performance and value leader in server load balancing and application traffic management. 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., Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa. The company can be reached at 1-877-367-2696 or

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