Doyenz, Lifeboat Distribution in distribution agreement

Published 12 October 2011

Lifeboat Distribution, a software distributor for disaster recovery, will distribute Doyenz’s cloud-based recovery services to thousands of its reseller partners across North America

Doyenz Inc. announced it has signed a distribution agreement with Lifeboat Distribution, a software distributor for disaster recovery. Under the agreement, Lifeboat, a subsidiary of Wayside Technology Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSTG), will distribute Doyenz’s cloud-based recovery services to thousands of its reseller partners across North America.

Lifeboat will provide its resellers with recovery, disaster prevention, and business continuity services from Doyenz. These services were designed for the SMB market, enabling IT administrators to replicate physical or virtual servers in the cloud. Doyenz says it is the only recovery cloud provider that provides IT professionals with on-demand verification that their IT services are replicated in the cloud and ready for immediate deployment in the event of downtime. “The deep level of automation in the Doyenz solution ensures IT professionals can restore the physical or virtual environment in under five minutes so there is little operational disruption to the business,” the company says.

Doyenz’s cloud-based recovery services are a timely and valuable new offering for our North American resellers,” said Dan Jamieson, vice president and general manager of Lifeboat Distribution. “As they help their small and medium-sized customers define their recovery strategies, our resellers are looking for trusted solutions that provide near instant recovery in the event of a disaster. Doyenz fits the bill.”

Our partnership with Lifeboat provides Doyenz access to thousands of North American resellers with strong SMB relationships,” said Eric Webster, chief revenue officer of Doyenz. “Our vision is to make recovery of IT applications and infrastructure fast, simple and accessible to companies of all sizes. Through our partnership with Lifeboat we’re delivering an affordable enterprise-class cloud recovery solution for the SMB market, while still driving a profit for the channel.”

Doyenz’s cloud-based recovery solutions are available immediately to Lifeboat’s reseller network in the United States and Canada.  Doyenz is also exhibiting their solutions to reseller attendees at Lifeboat’s 2011 annual reseller partner meeting being held tomorrow, Thursday, 13 October 2011, at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey.