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Piriform partners with Lifeboat Distribution

Piriform Signs Distributor Agreement for CCleaner Network Edition with Lifeboat Distribution

By Piriform, Inc

Worldwide agreement gives thousands of resellers access to best-of-breed PC optimization tools

New York, NY, September 13, 2011-- /PRNewswire/ -- a leading global provider of PC optimization software and developer of CCleaner, today announced it has signed a worldwide distribution agreement with Lifeboat Distribution, an international specialty software distributor. Under the agreement, Lifeboat will distribute Piriform’s CCleaner Network Edition and soon-to-be-released CCleaner Network Professional to Lifeboat’s global network of resellers and solution providers.  CCleaner Network Edition is a scalable network version of the popular CCleaner tool for cleaning Windows PCs. CCleaner Network Edition and CCleaner Network Professional extend the benefits of CCleaner to the business and enterprise world, serving customers ranging from small and medium businesses (SMB) to large enterprises.

"Our reseller partners around the world are looking for ways to help customers stretch their IT budgets," said Dan Jamieson, vice president and general manager of Lifeboat Distribution. "Piriform's CCleaner Network Edition and CCleaner Network Professional are compelling additions to resellers' solutions portfolios allowing them to help customers grow productivity, extend PC lifespan and ensure their PCs run clean, safe and fast."

"Lifeboat’s reputation for providing resellers access to best-in-class technology solutions makes this an excellent partnership," said Steve Huber, Piriform's Chief Revenue Officer. "Lifeboat now provides thousands of resellers across the globe with access to the best PC performance optimization solution on the market, CCleaner Network Edition. Lifeboat's resellers benefit immediately by delivering their customers the centrally-managed, enterprise edition of the popular CCleaner software, which has been downloaded over seven hundred million times.  Resellers get a proven solution that is fast and easy-to-deploy, provides immediate and recurring revenue and makes their customers happy, safe and productive."

Piriform's optimization solutions are available immediately to Lifeboat's global reseller network. Piriform will also be exhibiting CCleaner Network Edition and CCleaner Network Professional at Lifeboat's 2011 annual reseller partner meeting to be held on Thursday, October 13, 2011 at Harrah's Resort in Atlantic City, NJ.

Resellers and solutions providers interested in offering Piriform solutions should contact Lifeboat by phone at +1.800.847.7078 (US), +1.888.523.7777 (Canada), +1.732.389.0037 (International), or +31.36.8200.236 (Europe), by email at, or on the web 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, 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, visit Follow Lifeboat Distribution on Twitter:

About Piriform

Piriform is the leading global provider of software that makes PCs run Clean, Safe, Fast™. Piriform’s flagship product, CCleaner, has been downloaded over 700 million times, is deployed in 195 countries and is available in more than 40 languages. Piriform’s award winning product portfolio includes CCleaner, CCleaner Network Edition, Defraggler, Speccy and Recuva which optimize PC performance, improve security and extend PC hardware’s useful life. Piriform products are designed for home use, small and medium business, large enterprises and public sector organizations. Piriform Headquarters is located in the London with offices in New York and Europe. More information is available at

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Source: Piriform Inc
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