NetFort Appoints Lifeboat Distribution as Global Distributor

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Agreement expands NetFort channel presence; Strengthens Lifeboat’s Networking World View software product portfolio

NetFort Technologies today announced that it has appointed Lifeboat Distribution as global distributor for its LANGuardian network monitoring software. The appointment extends the reach of LANGuardian to a global reseller audience and strengthens Lifeboat’s exclusive Network Infrastructure World View software portfolio.

“Working with channel partners is critically important to NetFort,” said John Brosnan, NetFort CEO. “We are confident that Lifeboat’s reputation for proactive, technically-informed reseller service will help us bring our software to a new set of customers worldwide.”

“We're delighted that NetFort has selected Lifeboat as their global distributor,” said Dan Jamieson, vice president and general manager, Lifeboat Distribution. “It's an ideal line extension for our global network of solution provider partners, as they help their customers investigate and monitor activity on their business networks.”

This appointment will be of particular interest to solution providers who also resell SolarWinds, because NetFort offers integration between LANGuardian and the SolarWinds product range. LANGuardian complements SolarWinds solutions and extends their capability by generating traffic and user activity reports that can integrate seamlessly into SolarWinds dashboards.
Resellers and solution providers interested in offering NetFort solutions should contact Lifeboat by phone at +1.800.847.7078 (US), +1.732.389.0037 (International), +1.888.523.7777 (Canada), or +31.36.8200.236 (Europe), or by email at sales(at)lifeboatdistribution(dot)com.

About NetFort:
NetFort provides a range of software products to monitor activity on virtual and physical networks. Headquartered in Galway, Ireland, NetFort was established in 2002 and has built up a global customer base in the enterprise, education, and government sectors. As a deep-packet inspection product that does not require bespoke hardware, NetFort LANGuardian software is unique in the marketplace. It has been successfully implemented and proven to be an invaluable asset in many domestic and international private sector companies, government departments, educational institutions, and local councils. NetFort clients include Honda Canada, London School of Economics, Trinity College Dublin, Tyco US, BT, O2, Red Bull F1 team, Washington Gas, Xilinx Laboratories, Moorefields Hospital, Irish Life, ANZ Bank, Staffordshire County Council, the US Navy, and Australian Catholic University. For more information about NetFort, please visit

About Lifeboat Distribution:
Lifeboat Distribution, a subsidiary of Wayside Technology Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSTG), is an international specialty software 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 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 about Lifeboat Distribution, please visit

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