Lifeboat to Distribute Smith Micro Personal Productivity and Graphics Software Products

Goal to expand and strengthen channel presence in key markets around the world

Shrewsbury, NJ, June 19, 2013 — Lifeboat Distribution, an international specialty software distributor for virtualization and other technically sophisticated products, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Smith Micro Software to distribute Smith Micro’s award-winning suite of personal productivity and graphics products to resellers in North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific.

“Our goal is to expand our channel presence for Smith Micro’s consumer solutions in key global markets,” said Jim Conti, Director, Retail Channel Sales, Smith Micro Software, Inc. “We selected Lifeboat as our partner because of their reputation for building high-value, enduring relationships with resellers around the world.”

“We are delighted to partner with Smith Micro — a software industry legend recognized worldwide for their productivity and creative solutions,” said Dan Jamieson, Vice President and General Manager, Lifeboat Distribution. “Our resellers will find excellent business opportunity with Smith Micro’s creative and utilities products including Poser, Anime Studio, Manga Studio and StuffIt.”

Under the agreement, Lifeboat resellers will sell Smith Micro productivity and creative solutions to customers in the United States, Canada, China, Thailand, Korea, Brazil and Mexico.

Resellers and solutions providers interested in offering Smith Micro personal productivity and graphics solutions should contact Lifeboat by phone at +1.800.847.7078 (US), +1.732.389.0037 (International), +1-888-523-7777 (Canada), or by email at

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, business productivity, 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, visit, 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).

About Smith Micro Software, Inc. – Productivity and Graphics Group

Based in Santa Cruz, Calif., the Smith Micro Software Productivity and Graphics Group produces award-winning software that inspires consumer creativity and enables efficiency. The group’s creative suite of programs provides artists of all skill levels — from novice to professional — with the tools to illustrate, animate and create 2D and 3D art. Some of the Productivity and Graphics Group’s award-winning creative and utilities products include Poser, Anime Studio, Manga Studio and StuffIt. For more information, please visit:

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