SOURCE: Lifeboat Distribution

February 26, 2008 12:00 ET

Lifeboat Distribution Adds Insystek TotalView Product Suite to Virtualization World View Software Ecosystem

Single, Common Dashboard for Physical and Multiple Virtualization Environments Now Available Through Lifeboat Global Reseller Network

SHREWSBURY, NJ--(Marketwire - February 26, 2008) - Lifeboat Distribution, an international specialty software distributor for virtualization and other technically sophisticated products, today announced its agreement with Insystek Incorporated, to distribute that company's TotalView Suite of products. Insystek is the first company to provide a singular, uniform dashboard for management and administration requirements for both cross platform virtualization providers and physical environments.

"We've constructed our Virtualization World View ecosystem by recruiting best-of-breed software that provides our global reseller network with total virtualization solution business opportunity needs," said Dan Jamieson, Vice President and General Manager, Lifeboat Distribution. "Insystek's solution set supports this, with the agentless, scalable, integrated TotalView Suite that provides a common interface to manage the industry-leading VMware infrastructure, as well as virtualization platforms from Citrix, Microsoft and others."

"We are pleased to expand our market access via Lifeboat's North American and international reseller and solution provider network," said Alex Turner, Founder and CTO of Insystek. "The addition of the Insystek TotalView Suite to Lifeboat's Virtualization World View, with its focus on customers' ever increasing management challenges by offering a common tool set across hypervisors and physical servers is vital to our collective market success."

Insystek's TotalView suite encompasses the management disciplines of software distribution, asset management, compliance, consolidation, monitoring, alerting and virtual desktop requirements using a consistent methodology across virtualization platforms.

About Insystek Incorporated

INSYSTEK® was established in 1999, after a need was determined for a reliable, affordable systems management solution in the IT marketplace. INSYSTEK® was one of the earliest adopters of the CIM schema, and is a driving force behind management innovations in the industry today. INSYSTEK® has grown from initially servicing the local US market to now providing affordable systems management solutions to customers around the world. The mission of INSYSTEK® is to provide superior scalable enterprise management solutions, enabling customers to manage virtual and physical infrastructures with a single comprehensive solution.

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. For more information, visit www.lifeboatdistribution.com, or call +1.800.847.7078 or +1.732.389.0037.

Lifeboat is a registered trademark of Lifeboat Distribution in the US and other countries.

The statements in this release concerning the Company's future prospects are forward-looking statements that involve certain risks and uncertainties. Such risks and uncertainties include the continued acceptance of the Company's distribution channel by vendors and customers, the timely availability and acceptance of new products, and contribution of key vendor relationships and support programs. The forward-looking statements contained herein are also subject generally to other risks and uncertainties that are described from time to time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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