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Lifeboat Distribution Adds Blue Lane VirtualShield to Virtualization Software Portfolio
Lifeboat Distribution, an international specialty software distributor for virtualization and other technically sophisticated products, today announced its agreement with Blue Lane Technologies, a leading provider of vulnerability shields for virtual server infrastructure, to distribute Blue Lane's VirtualShield vulnerability protection software to its network of virtualization resellers and solution providers.

"Security of virtual infrastructure is one of the most critical IT concerns for customers and therefore presents significant service opportunities for solution providers," said Dan Jamieson, vice president and general manager, Lifeboat Distribution. "Blue Lane's VirtualShield software is a great addition to our Virtualization World View -- helping expand the business opportunity for our solution provider partners to design complete and secure virtualization solutions for their customers."

"This agreement significantly expands market access to our products through Lifeboat's multinational network of virtualization solution providers," said Jeff Palmer, president and CEO at Blue Lane. "We're excited that our award winning vulnerability shield software will now be part of a complete best-of-breed solution allowing customers to reap the benefits of virtualization, while maintaining a strong security profile."

Blue Lane VirtualShield works with VMware's Infrastructure 3 platform and helps protect against attacks on known vulnerabilities and corrects malicious and offending traffic, allowing customers to enforce security policies that enable heightened security and availability.

Lifeboat's Virtualization World View software ecosystem addresses customer needs for software development and test, server and workstation administration, security, storage management, performance monitoring and management, and business continuity and disaster recovery. The Lifeboat Virtualization World View currently includes industry-leading products from VMware, Acronis, Blue Lane, DataCore, PHD Technologies, Platespin, StorageCraft, SyAM, Thinstall, ToutVirtual, Veeam, Virtugo, and Vizioncore.

Published Wednesday, January 09, 2008 7:58 PM by David Marshall
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