SOURCE: Veeam Software

December 03, 2007 09:00 ET

Veeam Software Partners With Lifeboat Distribution

Agreement Marks Latest Step in Veeam Channel Distribution Strategy

CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwire - December 3, 2007) - Veeam Software, innovative provider of systems management tools for VMware ESX Server environments, has formed a distribution agreement with Lifeboat Distribution, an international specialty software distributor for virtualization and other technically sophisticated products. Under the agreement, resellers and consultants worldwide can more easily license the Veeam management suite, broadening Veeam's reach through the Lifeboat partner network.

"We are really excited about working with the Lifeboat team and supporting their partners," said Rick Hoffman, Veeam vice president, worldwide channels and alliances. "This agreement clearly demonstrates our commitment to the channel-centric sales model. Our tools simplify the management of ESX environments and Lifeboat's distribution network will make it easier for customers and partners alike to do business with Veeam."

Lifeboat, a VMware Authorized Consultant, is notable as VMware's first distribution partner. Today Lifeboat services more than 300 VMware value added resellers, systems integrators, corporate resellers and consultants. With the new agreement, all these partners will have ready access to Veeam Software products.

"Veeam offers unique solutions to real systems management challenges, and our partners are expressing a great deal of interest in Veeam Software," said Dan Jamieson, Lifeboat vice president and general manager. "We're very pleased to be working with this up-and-coming provider."

Consultants and resellers interested in learning more about Veeam Software's partner program should visit http://www.veeam.com/partners/lic_forall.asp.

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. For more information, visit www.lifeboatdistribution.com.

About Veeam Software

Veeam Software, a VMware Technology Alliance Partner best known for its FastSCP product, provides practical, innovative solutions for managing virtual server environments. Veeam Software was founded in March 2006 by Ratmir Timashev and Andrei Baronov, the founders of Aelita Software. Today the company is well on its way to becoming a leader, offering products including Veeam Reporter, an automated way to discover and document VMware virtual server environments; Veeam Configurator, a simple way to configure and provision ESX servers; and Veeam Monitor, for a bird's-eye view of key performance metrics across the entire VMware infrastructure. Learn more about Veeam Software by visiting www.veeam.com.

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