We expect to move quickly to introduce the first in a cohesive set of Lifeboat engineering and technical education services designed to help our reseller customers expand their businesses with our key vendor lines.
Shrewsbury, NJ (PRWEB) March 17, 2015
Lifeboat Distribution, an international value added distributor for virtualization, security, business continuity and other technically sophisticated products, today announced that industry technical services leader Justin Current has been appointed to create a global Lifeboat professional services organization. He will also take the lead in formalizing the Company’s strategy to support the cloud and managed services offerings of key Lifeboat vendor lines.
“Justin Current has an outstanding record of building effective professional services teams for both distributors and vendors,” said William R. Botti, Executive Vice President, Lifeboat Distribution. “We expect to move quickly to introduce the first in a cohesive set of Lifeboat engineering and technical education services designed to help our reseller customers expand their businesses with our key vendor lines.”
Justin has been a professional and technical services leader for both distribution and software vendor companies. For Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions, Justin built an elite technical services team and a professional services business that experienced over 40% growth over his tenure. While at Avnet, he supported that distributor’s managed and cloud services initiatives—creating a formalized cloud delivery process—and also established and formalized the Avnet education offering for VMware Authorized training. Most recently—for Veeam Software—Justin launched the global Veeam Certified Engineer (VMCE) and authorized education provider programs, and also established professional services offerings for Veeam resellers to provide around Veeam Backup and Replication software.
About Lifeboat Distribution
Lifeboat Distribution, a subsidiary of Wayside Technology Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSTG), is an international value added distributor for virtualization/cloud computing, 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 vendors 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 http://www.lifeboatdistribution.com, or call +1.800.847.7078 (US), +1.732.389.0037 (International), +1.888.523.7777 (Canada), or +31.36.8200.236 (Europe). Follow Lifeboat Distribution on Twitter (@LifeboatVAD) and Facebook (LifeboatDistribution).
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