NAKIVO Enlists Lifeboat to Distribute the Most Advanced VM Backup to Cloud Solution for SMB Channel

Agreement covers United States and Canada, Latin America, Europe, and Russia

Campbell, CA, United States — February 13, 2013

NAKIVO Inc., a leader in affordable VM backup solutions, today announced its official distribution agreement with Lifeboat Distribution – an international specialty software distributor for virtualization and other technically sophisticated products. Under the agreement, Lifeboat will distribute NAKIVO’s backup and replication solution to its multinational network of resellers in the US, Canada, Latin America, Europe, and Russia.

NAKIVO provides the most intuitive, fast, and affordable VM backup and replication solution enabling SMBs to protect and deduplicate data both onsite with local storage and offsite with public clouds. NAKIVO bridges the gap between onsite data protection and offsite cloud storage, delivering improved performance, increased data protection, and higher return on investment. The company's solutions are widely used in SMB virtualized environments including industries such as manufacturing, medical, legal services, financial services, and information technology services.

"Our mission is to help SMBs protect their virtualized data and applications," said Bruce Talley, CEO at NAKIVO. "Together with Lifeboat Distribution, we will reach more customers and give them access to our best-of-breed data protection solution."

Lifeboat Distribution services thousands of solution providers, VARs, systems integrators, corporate resellers, and consultants worldwide, helping them power a rich opportunity stream, expand their services revenues, and build profitable product and service businesses.

"We are delighted to work with NAKIVO to distribute their data protection solution through our reseller partner network in the US and Canada, Europe and Latin America," said Dan Jamieson, Vice President and General Manager at Lifeboat Distribution. "And we’re confident that our solution providers will readily see the excellent value that NAKIVO's affordable, flexible, and easy-to-use backup and replication solution provides to their small and medium-sized business customers."

Resellers and solution providers interested in offering NAKIVO 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


NAKIVO is a US corporation founded in 2012. NAKIVO develops a fast, reliable, and affordable data protection solution for VMware, Hyper-V, and cloud environments. Over 10,000 companies are using NAKIVO Backup & Replication to protect and recover their data more efficiently and cost-effectively, while over 180 hosting, managed, and cloud service providers are using NAKIVO’s software to deliver VM BaaS and DRaaS to their customers. NAKIVO has a global presence with over 2,300 channel partners in 124 countries worldwide. Visit to learn more.

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